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Ellora

While thinking about the upcoming San Diego Pride 2019 coming up in Three Weeks, the "Trans Woman Symbol" is a combination of a male and female symbol(s). I guess thats what it is, thats what I have seen. There are many different variations, and I was looking for a simple one, cause I would also like to adapt the idea so I could use it with my Paracord hobby.

 

I wanted to ask what anyone might think, maybe offer suggestions from past or present experiences, and just thoughts. 

The "Anchor" has the Circle, the short bar across the longer bar, capped off with a pair of barbed flukes. 

If this is already a symbol for a trans woman, then great! If not I was going to start using it as one. Maybe even paint them pink and or purple. 

I really dont care to add the male symbol attached to the symbol i would like to use for myself, but until then, I am searching for one that I am truly happy with.  This might be the one, it is still in the planning stages.

Thanks for any and all suggestions and comments! 

 

 

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Ellora

I was just reading about the Anchor and Rudder. 

 

 

"What Is the Meaning of Rudder Symbol?

Rudder symbol symbolizes the people who keep the flow of life and control of fate in their hands. 

"Meaning of Using Anchor and Rudder Symbols Together

When anchor and rudder symbols are used together, they represent to be happy due to the strong bound you have and happy bounds are preferred with free will. It symbolizes the fact that the purpose is achieved consciously and freely. It refers to be determined in order to continue the happiness."

 

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ToniTone

I don't know why, but my stupid comedian wanna be mind went right to thinking something like this would go great on a t-shirt that says "Sexy Boat Time!"

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VickySGV

Before she died two years ago I knew Holly Boswell who created the Trans symbol which was intended for all Trans people across the spectrum.  Her partner still has the original drawing which was made for a conference involving Trans people 25+ years ago.  Holly  drew it really in a bit of exasperation  during a planning meeting of the board of the convention to get some other people to calm down and come together to get the conference (which continues yearly) to be inclusive and focused on the details that concerned ALL Trans people wherever they fell on the spectrum.  The drawing did the job but still with some grumbling which is typical of the Trans community even today.  She would not be objecting to symbols for the separate identities, but that was not her intention at the time.

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36 minutes ago, VickySGV said:

Before she died two years ago I knew Holly Boswell who created the Trans symbol which was intended for all Trans people across the spectrum.  Her partner still has the original drawing which was made for a conference involving Trans people 25+ years ago.  Holly  drew it really in a bit of exasperation  during a planning meeting of the board of the convention to get some other people to calm down and come together to get the conference (which continues yearly) to be inclusive and focused on the details that concerned ALL Trans people wherever they fell on the spectrum.  The drawing did the job but still with some grumbling which is typical of the Trans community even today.  She would not be objecting to symbols for the separate identities, but that was not her intention at the time.

I thought of the idea after I saw her work. I was looking for a charm to make some paracord bracelets for Pride and in general, and got the idea to use the anchor. The anchor is already used for other paracord bracelet projects, so it will work perfectly. 

Thank you for the history behind this wonderful symbol! 

I found the symbol on Amazon, along with some different styles of anchors. I also like the anchor with the rudder, cause of the extra meaning. I probably will try something with all of the symbols, and post them here when I make them.

 

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