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I came across this article, Sharon Alger's "Female Dating Strategy: The positives and negatives of the movement" on Medium from early February of this year (yes, i checked and it's not been posted yet).

It's pretty funny, because we're reading along and she's doing a good job defending the accusation of FDSers being gold diggers and whatnot, but then the author goes 180 when it comes to transphobia. Apparently, sharing national news sources on Twitter about how delusional men have an unfair advantage over women in sports is transmisic.

I unfollowed them immediately. This is disgusting and unacceptable. I searched the sub for the term, ‘trans.’ How was their transphobia so visible on Twitter, yet hidden on Reddit?

[...] As far as I’m concerned, a sub’s Twitter account represents the community as a whole. Those tweets drew a line in the sand. They owe it to their members to be more transparent on the subreddit about their actual beliefs. This declaration of hate for the trans community has soured my opinion of FDS. It’s a shame because they give positive dating lessons for women. It bothers me that they weren’t open about their hatred of trans people on Reddit. Was it because they knew they’d hemorrhage members left, right and center if they were honest? If you’re a member and wondered whether the accusations of transphobia were true, they are. Please don’t turn a blind eye to this.

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I came across this article, Sharon Alger's "Female Dating Strategy: The positives and negatives of the movement" on Medium from early February of this year (yes, i checked and it's not been posted yet). It's pretty funny, because we're reading along and she's doing a good job defending the accusation of FDSers being gold diggers and whatnot, but then the author goes 180 when it comes to transphobia. Apparently, sharing national news sources on Twitter about how delusional men have an unfair advantage over women in sports is transmisic. >I unfollowed them immediately. This is disgusting and unacceptable. I searched the sub for the term, ‘trans.’ How was their transphobia so visible on Twitter, yet hidden on Reddit? >[...] As far as I’m concerned, a sub’s Twitter account represents the community as a whole. Those tweets drew a line in the sand. They owe it to their members to be more transparent on the subreddit about their actual beliefs. This declaration of hate for the trans community has soured my opinion of FDS. It’s a shame because they give positive dating lessons for women. It bothers me that they weren’t open about their hatred of trans people on Reddit. Was it because they knew they’d hemorrhage members left, right and center if they were honest? If you’re a member and wondered whether the accusations of transphobia were true, they are. Please don’t turn a blind eye to this. [Link on Medium](https://medium.com/sharon-alger/female-dating-strategy-90430f6764d3) [Archive Link](https://web.archive.org/web/20210430013719/https://medium.com/sharon-alger/female-dating-strategy-90430f6764d3)

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[–] MenHaveItEasy 4 points (+4|-0) Edited

Yeah, a lot of libfems have this kneejerk reaction. They agree a lot with what FDS and radfems say - then they malfunction and do a full purge of any agreement or praise if they encounter something that's "violently transphobic". Such as, not wanting males in female sports.

They owe it to their members to be more transparent on the subreddit about their actual beliefs. This declaration of hate for the trans community has soured my opinion of FDS.

Of course the cynical side of me believes that the whole thing was a farce. She doesnt care about female positivity, and giving advice to each other on how to stay happy, independent, and safe in the male dominated world and dating. Her only goal was to "whistle blow" that FDS is transphobic hate sub (even though there's no discussions about trans stuff there anyway), and hopefully get the Preddit admins to delete the sub.