I am a Woman. You are a Trans Woman. And That Distinction Matters.

Your internalized fear and misogyny is overwhelming. I’m sorry that you feel that your experience of womanhood is so threatened by women of trans experience. I hope you take the time to educate yourself on gender beyond the topics of genitals and surgery, of which you seem to be preoccupied with. Please educate yourself on the correct terms for people of trans experience. They are not “transgendered” and the process of helping minors transition is not “transing kids.” I’m sorry if you experienced trauma, but the transference of that fear or trauma to women of trans experience is narrow minded and dangerous. Your feminism is exclusionary and by “other-ing” women of trans experience, you are helping to facilitate misunderstanding and violence.

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