The importance for feminists to embrace trans people

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The importance for feminists to embrace trans people

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Post by LOOT » Thu Jan 21, 2016 2:50 am

http://www.theguardian.com/commentisfre ... r-barriers
Feminists shouldn’t be side-tracked into “what is a woman?” theology when most women still confront the same basic old barriers: how do you bring up children and have a career? Why are you paid less? Why do you own less? Why are you more powerless? Why are women prone to assault, mockery and contempt? How do you live with a man? How do you bring up sons? How do you be human first?

When we’ve dealt with all that and gender no longer defines us so brutishly, there may be time to debate the finer points; meanwhile, let’s welcome anyone into the sisterhood, which is already furiously diverse.
Embracing all gender identities would be a monumental step in feminism, from the binary FTM and MTF to genderqueer, agender, gender fluid, transfeminine and transmasculine, it's important to embrace our diversity.

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Post by I REALLY HATE POKEMON! » Thu Jan 21, 2016 3:29 am

I'm not 100% sure on what the core tenets of feminism originally were, so I can't say how important or appropriate it is. Anyone have a comprehensive guide to the subject, preferably like a list? I'm really only at all familiar with modern mainstream feminism (possibly why I don't like it).

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