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I'm quite disappointed to see women here who are supposedly "gender critical" dismiss this woman so readily when it came to her "obviously unhinged " blogs like are you serious?? You're embarrassing and this is part of the reason it's getting increasingly hard to call myself GC. She was being attacked even by the ones who proudly call themselves TERFs you'd think they'd understand her a bit, but all these labels apparently mean we're pacifist and throw other women under the bus when it's bad optics. She is still a woman who is standing up to this ideology her own way, who has been abused herself but I guess it doesn't matter because "she makes us look bad" incredible. Her writing style is powerful and her rage is what's needed and being angry and reading women like her being rightfully angry as well is what made me see this ideology for what it is and because I felt that rage myself as should all of us. I just hate the absolute lack of female solidarity when it's inconvenient, like not even trying to understand her perspective just immediately villainizing her so we could be perceived as "the good ones". I guess im just disillusioned by how quickly these GCs were to paint her as this violent monster & compare her to TRAS like wtf?? also calling her mentally unstable, schizophrenic …and these are supposed to be feminists the fucking irony

Btw I'm not even gonna delve into her sexual assaults which she apologized and took full responsibility for, and the whole porn industry that she took part in as I obviously condemn it

I'm quite disappointed to see women here who are supposedly "gender critical" dismiss this woman so readily when it came to her "obviously unhinged " blogs like are you serious?? You're embarrassing and this is part of the reason it's getting increasingly hard to call myself GC. She was being attacked even by the ones who proudly call themselves TERFs you'd think they'd understand her a bit, but all these labels apparently mean we're pacifist and throw other women under the bus when it's bad optics. She is still a woman who is standing up to this ideology her own way, who has been abused herself but I guess it doesn't matter because "she makes us look bad" incredible. Her writing style is powerful and her rage is what's needed and being angry and reading women like her being rightfully angry as well is what made me see this ideology for what it is and because I felt that rage myself as should all of us. I just hate the absolute lack of female solidarity when it's inconvenient, like not even trying to understand her perspective just immediately villainizing her so we could be perceived as "the good ones". I guess im just disillusioned by how quickly these GCs were to paint her as this violent monster & compare her to TRAS like wtf?? also calling her mentally unstable, schizophrenic …and these are supposed to be feminists the fucking irony Btw I'm not even gonna delve into her sexual assaults which she apologized and took full responsibility for, and the whole porn industry that she took part in as I obviously condemn it

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Thank you I've read her apology on twitter from TRAS themselves, but I do agree she most probably has PTSD I can imagine from being in the porn industry for so long.. what bothered me is the dismissiveness in calling her unhinged because of her writing style? have they not read Kathy acker she writes similarly to her. And I'm so sorry to hear your abuser didn't take responsibly for what he's done to you which must've been horrible to go through

Thank you.

Keep in mind when the TRAs read her work, they aren't looking to understand her point of view. They are looking to attack her. What can they use to attack her.

With Maya Forstater - they lied and lied and repeated the lies until people thought it was the truth. They said "she had a transgender coworker and misgendered them!" The reality was she misgendered a non-binary individual online, and apologized for it. The truth doesn't matter.

Most people on twitter will only read the excerpts that were selected for them to read - and taken out of context, when she says she's died before - they think that's "crazy" because they didn't read the full article or the Cliff Notes - they have no idea what she means. She's clearly not dead, therefore, she must have lost connection with reality?

There is a lot in there that taken out of context sounds pretty off the wall - it's a lot of exaggeration and hyperbole and I love that kind of talk, I use it too, and I know I get a lot of flack online constantly:

"There were NOT A MILLION X"...

Come on, I was using an exaggeration so obvious it was one... aka hyperbole... and not literally meaning "one million"...