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Plus, a thread on how transwomen retain (at least some) male privilege 👇🏾
What is #maleprivilege? It is freedom, resources, rights, and respect granted instantly to any male person upon (or even before) birth, simply for being male. Having an advantage over another group of humans doesn’t just stop at laws.
When men don’t feel constantly threatened with violence and harassment for just existing. When medical conditions affecting males are given more funding and are more rigorously researched. When men get more pay and are promoted faster due to being seen as more competent in jobs.
Etc, etc, I could make a whole nother post on this alone. Some of this #privilege is surrendered upon transitioning, but some things will always remain. I know about the existence of dysphoria- but an internal state does not negate or cancel out these effects. Patriarchy doesn’t-
-ask any of us how we feel or how we identify. We are each born (or even conceived!) into a gendered hierarchy that molds our experiences during, after, and even before life. FEMALE fetuses are aborted for simply being FEMALE in certain countries. Pregnant women may eat more...
... nutritious foods when they know they are having a boy. Does a future transgirl not have male privilege when she is allowed to be born because the ultrasound showed a penis instead of a vulva? Does not having to go thru #FGM not constitute a privilege?
A male person, regardless of how they identify, will never experience being raped THEN forced to grow a child. Will never have pregnancy scares or suffer through excruciating pain caused by shit like #endometriosis. Won’t suffer as a result of androcentrism in healthcare...
Will never be disadvantaged by period stigmas or tampon taxes. Will never be put in menstrual huts only to die of starvation, assault, or cold. Will never die from labor or childbirth. Will never be frowned at for breastfeeding 🤱🏾 a new baby.
Transladies have absolutely zero political interest in the reproductive rights or bodily autonomy of women. Nothing to lose or gain if Ireland didn’t #RepealThe8th yesterday - and yet still, I see trans activists demanding they be included in shit that will never concern them.
I don’t doubt that being trans comes with unique issues. The ones that come with being a female in a world built for males are NOT some of them. And it’s harmful for everyone for trans activists to keep pretending that being born female is the same as transitioning to one later.
Almost all the transwomen killed in the US over the past couple years were Black or Hispanic, and/or were involved in the sex industry. It seems like the racial and class privileges of white TIMs insulates them from this phobia that’s allegedly killing folx left and right.
Conclusion: you can’t identify your way into or out of sex-based oppression. That’s not how this system works. Gender is external, rather than internal, for all #PATRIARCHY cares. Thank you for coming to my TED talk💁🏾‍♀️ *mic drop* 🎤

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Sep 17, 2018
LMAO @ libfems and “progressives” praising Iceland for its gender equality while steadfastly defending the sex trade...

Could it be a coincidence that countries with the highest rates of gender equality see prostitution as a tool of patriarchy & violence against women? 🤔
🤷🏾‍♀️🤗 Iceland, you’re doing great sweetie.
Hmm, not one mention of abolitionism in this article. They probably didn’t want to set off the pro prostitution lobbyists 🤷🏾‍♀️
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Aug 20, 2018
Ok, here’s a test for all the purported “#sexpositive” “feminists”. Y’all despise “moralistic” views of sexuality, huh? You think sex should be commodified and prostitution should be a job like therapy or tutoring?
Why are we clutching our pearls over “#SexualHarassment”? Why even have this #MeToo shit? What makes sexual harassment any different or worse than all other forms of harassment? What makes grabbing pussies any worse than grabbing someone’s arm? And at that...
What’s wrong with some dude asking his intern to blow him? There’s nothing wrong with asking to make coffee or deliver papers. Isn’t it “just work”? #BlowJobsAreRealJobs, eh? And at that, if prostitution is fully decriminalized, some creep going around asking women to suck his
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Jun 7, 2018
It’s so funny and ironic how #liberals call #RadicalFeminism#WhiteFeminism”, yet, I’ve come across so much actual #racism directed at me and other #GenderCritical black women from self-righteous #trans activists/allies and libfems. 🙄
I’ve gotten more racism from that crowd in the past two weeks than I’ve gotten from any #RadicalFeminists in two months. Or any amount of time. Liberals routinely erase the radical #WomenOfColor from history who either called themselves #radfems or influenced radical feminism so
that they can call radical feminism “white”, misappropriate #Intersectionality from #BlackFeminism to try and justify including males in #feminism, argue that “transwomen are women the same way Black women are women”, (racist and dehumanizing comparison of black women to males),
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May 26, 2018
How gender identity politics is endangering #WomensRights masquerading under the guise of “progressivism”- or in other words, as I said to this @notokyriarchy fatherfucker, an #MRA’s dream come true
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I shouldn’t have to explain the realities of sex-based oppression in 2018! #Female is a biological sex. #Gender is the roles and norms that are imposed on those with female bodies to subjugate them to males for free sexual, domestic, and reproductive labor.
No matter how many genders a given culture had or recognized, somehow, the half of the group with a cock and balls (males) knew which other half of the group to forcibly impregnate (“#NonMen”, according to some). 🤔🤔🤔
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May 24, 2018
Ok, imma explain this one time for all the TRAs in the back:
Comparing black women to males is racist even in the name of “progressivism”, stop using us as props in your braindead arguments already.
Black women have been likened and compared to males for CENTURIES as a way to dehumanize us, to portray us as hyper masculine and unfeeling beasts of burden. This lil “simile” comes all the way from the plantation.
Womanhood, especially BLACK womanhood, is not an identity or feeling. It is a biological reality that was the basis on which my foremothers were raped and forced to bear children like factory farm cattle.
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