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“overall trans activism seems tie into a massive program of social engineering for a post-truth male supremacist society in the face of increased female empowerment (real empowerment) and feminist consciousness. so erasing the public knowledge and acknowledgment of biological sex is a serious goal.”

Oh the arguments I’ve had.  Even with people who know and recognize that science and the world of material fact is a thing -once you mention that biological sex is a fact- seem to embrace as much po-mo bullshittery as necessary to unsuccessfully defend the notion that men, if they *feel* hard enough, can be women. *facepalm*

So no, I will not subscribe to the social historical revisionism that transactivism is based on.  The inherent misogyny and homophobia involved with the current platform should make it untenable to any who spend the time to look at what TAism is actually about.

 

 

Yeppers, many radical feminists have been right here, right at this point.  Girlsmoonsandstarts and a rad-fem chorus goes above and beyond with their response, it is made of pure gold.

 

“[…]  Sex isn’t assigned. Socially constructed gender is assigned to sex. Here, let me offer you a visual aide I made a little while ago. (See above).

So we’re born female or male. This is because we’re an allogamous sexually reproducing species. This is easily observed and tested and well understood.

Our word for pre-pubescent and adolescent human females is “girl”, our word for adult human females is “woman”.

Our word for pre-pubescent and adolescent human males is “boy”, our word for adult human males is “man”.

With me so far?

So in human society behavioral expectations are imposed on girls and women, boys and men. This is called gender. And it’s bad because it tends to keep girls and women, the humans born female, in an inferior social position.

Beyond the expectations of behavior are social roles assigned to the sexes, these are gender roles.

Adopting the gender roles of the opposite sex and saying that makes one the equivalent of the opposite sex only serves to reinforce the idea that those gender roles are an inherent part of being that sex. All it does is continue to perpetuate them, and the oppression of girls and women, the humans born female, especially.

The solution then is to do away with gender, not further codify it. Then no one has to feel their sex is wrong because they don’t meet society’s behavioral expectations.”

And the above is the radical position that is causing so much anger.  It is logical, offers a solution, and more importantly works toward a version of society that emancipates females from patriarchy – i.e. feminism.

The claims of trans-ideology, when examined, often fall short of being persuasive. The confusion between sex and gender and the terminology involved almost always plays a large role in making their arguments functionally opaque to the lay person. In this conversation Auntie Wanda, a gender critical feminist, wades through the confusion and gets to the heart of the issue – biological sex is an immutable fact, and that a better argument to displace this notion has not been made.

 

 

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