Making The News A Little More Fun

Previously in Fun With Euphemization: “Josh Lyman and Josh-Lyman-aligned people.” Since one can’t always successfully mute or otherwise avoid every key term in anticipation of the next wave of transphobic news, might I suggest an alternative that will, at the very least, keep things interesting as you attempt to navigate a choppy sea? Remembering the millennials-to-snake-people Chrome extension from 2015, I propose replacing all instances of “trans woman,” “trans man,” and “non-binary” in all news stories, promoted tweets, and public conversations with “Catwoman,” “Batman,” and “the Riddlers,” for as long as brings you joy.

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