This is something I debate a lot in my own head and something that I see frequently come up in forums, in articles, and all across the Internet. We all know the Chaser. The women in our lives fear and dread the Chaser and want nothing to do with him.
So what IS a Chaser exactly? Is it someone who purely objectifies women and treats them as disposable objects held up on a pedestal, not being able to see their individual quirks, personas and flaws?
What is it that separates us from them? Some people (mostly women who write about Chasers, from what I've noticed) believe a Chaser can be defined in as simple terms as someone attracted to someone who is trans because of their female body and male genitalia. Does this mean if a trans woman has SRS and is still pursued, the person with them is no longer a Chaser? Are they now legitimised?
Maybe I'm playing devil's advocate here but this is one of those questions that keeps me up at night. Because I don't believe myself to be a chaser - I do identify as trans oriented and I want a real relationship with a woman who does have male genitalia. Some might say that makes me a chaser, but it's simply my preference. I wouldn't rule out a relationship with a trans woman who has had SRS in the slightest.
I'd be very interested to hear the thoughts of everyone on here, particularly those of you with partners.