upon conventional feminine ideals that many feminists have rejected.
Debunking “Trans Women Are Not Women” Arguments
Julia Serano

Hari Nef hit this one on the head in her Free the Femme TED Talk. Paraphrasing, “why must we (trans girls) pay a bill we didn’t incur?” If a woman of transition does not want to be a feminist and jump up on the barricades, then she should be excused so she can work out her issues. As the Dalai Lama said, “You have to learn the rules so that you know how to break them properly.” I say to sisters in the sisterhood, leave the trans girls alone so they can learn what most of womankind learns in their growing up. These girls were “raised by wolves,” as Melanie Anne Phillips wrote. Give them a chance.

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