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Gender Critical Feminism
Feminism is the movement to liberate women from patriarchy. We stand up for the rights of women to control our own bodies as individuals and to control women-only spaces as a class.
Women are adult human females. We do not believe that men can become women by 'feeling' like women or 'identifying' as women. We condemn the erasure of females and female-only spaces, the silencing of critical thinking, the cancelling of feminists and critics, the denial of biological reality and of sex-based oppression. We oppose the 'cotton ceiling' and the pressure on lesbians to have sex with men. Women are oppressed to exploit their biological sex characteristics, and women have a right to a movement that is about their own liberation from that oppression. We resist the redefinition of both "women" and "feminism" to make them serve men.
"Women do not decide at some point in adulthood that they would like other people to understand them to be women, because being a woman is not an ‘identity.’ Women’s experience does not resemble that of men who adopt the ‘gender identity’ of being female or being women in any respect. The idea of ‘gender identity’ disappears biology and all the experiences that those with female biology have of being reared in a caste system based on sex." –Sheila Jeffreys, Gender Hurts
"The key thing to understand about trans rights activism is that, unlike gay rights activism, it is not just a movement seeking to ensure that trans people are not discriminated against. It is, rather, a movement committed to a fundamental reconceptualization of the very idea of what makes someone a man or a woman. In theory, this equally affects both men and women, but in practice, almost all the social pressure is coming from trans women towards the idea of ‘woman’ and the rights of women." –Jane Clare Jones
Nobody should be beat up for simply entering a sex-segregated communal restroom, assuming that is what happened.
But why did this male-identifying female even ask which restroom she should use? She appeared male. Why didn't she simply access the male restroom?
TIFs confound me. They self-exclude from womanhood...make attempts to appear male, but then continue to access female sex-segregated spaces, services, and sports when the need arises, thereby helping to ruin the sex-segregated nature of these phenomona.
Indeed, she should be celebrating her baptism-by-fire entry into the male culture of aggression. These TIFs are dangerously naive.
Exactly. Men have been fighting each other over turf since time immemorial. If women want to be men then welcome to the fight club. Furthermore its this unconstrained male aggressiveness that makes it imperative that women have single-sex spaces.
I mean, women are the superior beings in every way.
Nobody wants to be in a group of strange men. Or even familiar men on the long term if you're doing a desert island experience.
Chinese men in rural areas are desperate to get a woman to be around. Its not just the hole they want. Plenty of countries in the middle east find boys more sexually fulfilling.
If women all took off to some uninhibited continent somehow, they'd last about a week before they'd sell everything to try to get to us.
They know it deep down too. That's why they call us coddled. We make it look so easy.
Not even a known sex offender?
I've heard some case of a TIFs actually killing someone for not accepting her as a man. But when it came time for jail, she choose women's jail for some reason despite how invalidating and dysphoric that would make her.
Ugh... And that awful story about a "brave transman" who had to bravely put on her mother's dress and paint her nails to be allowed to leave Ukraine. Not the women volunteering in the army, nope, it's dealing with "dysphoria" that's brave smh...
As a man you don't get to judge women who keep themselves safe from rape and male violence.
Fair. But I will judge a trans who murders people for "misgendering", but accepts that "misgendering" when faced with real danger. Or someone who claims she is brave just for putting on a dress and painting her nails, while there are actually brave women like my sisters who had to escape the country not just by themselves, but with their kids who they had to protect and take care of the whole way. Real bravery is to get a 3 year old child safe through a panicking people, through a packed train and bus, not "dealing with dysphoria".
"Not even a known sex offender"? NO. For one, doubt very much that those doing the beating up would even know that he WAS a sex offender. And, two, I did write "for simply entering a sex-segregared communal restroom." And, three, I'm not in favor of mob rule...prefer the Rule of Law, no matter how flawed it might be. Also, there is the option of simply detaining a sex offender who has entered a sex-segregated space: I don’t trust a mob of violent men (they're almost always men, right) to wail upon another man with restraint and good judgement...just don't.
because she knows what she is and feels unsafe so she wants the best of both worlds, as highlighted by the fact it was men who beat her up for being in the womens bathroom, not other women.