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I am going to take a break from social media so this will be my last post here for a while (I will be back eventually). I want to focus on my work and hopefully, in the future, I can expand my monthly donations to more charities like Feminists in Struggle (FIST), Nordic Model Now, and Free Hearts, Free Minds.

Before I go and officially start my break. I wanted to collect everyone's perspectives and ask one last question.

It has been crazy having to defend women as being a defined group of people that are autonomous and independent from males.

So if we did not have to spend so much time telling people that we deserve to be recognized and have rights on the basis of our sex...

...if people did not second guess the fundamental truth that women are female

...if this whole trans debate disappeared or never existed

...what feminist goal are you most passionate about?

If you were not distracted by this whole trans thing, what would you be working on?

What is your vision for feminist action in the future?

I am going to take a break from social media so this will be my last post here for a while (I will be back eventually). I want to focus on my work and hopefully, in the future, I can expand my monthly donations to more charities like Feminists in Struggle (FIST), Nordic Model Now, and Free Hearts, Free Minds. Before I go and officially start my break. I wanted to collect everyone's perspectives and ask one last question. It has been crazy having to defend women as being a defined group of people that are autonomous and independent from males. So if we did not have to spend so much time telling people that we deserve to be recognized and have rights on the basis of our sex... ...if people did not second guess the fundamental truth that women are female ...if this whole trans debate disappeared or never existed ...what feminist goal are you most passionate about? If you were not distracted by this whole trans thing, what would you be working on? What is your vision for feminist action in the future?

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[–] Jack_the_Lass 59 points (+59|-0)

The issues facing women and girls in developing countries. Its the most dire feminist need in the world right now, far above the "1st World" gender wars. (Seriously, sometimes I stop and think about the rank fucking privilege to proclaims trans issues are THE human rights struggle of our modern times. Holy shit).

FGM, lack of education, child marriage, arranged marriage, period poverty, women essentially being "sold" by their families, forced to marry their rapists, femicide of infants....the list goes on and on and on.

People like to shit on globalization but we need to globalize human rights for women. I got accused once in one of my classes for being a "cultural chauvinist" by pointing out the differences in quality of life for women in developed countries versus undeveloped ones. (Ironically from the same dumb-ass SJWs who scream TWAW, lol...try that in Uganda.)

Something that made me so aware about the woman's place in the world was talking to a Palestine guy who grew up in Jordan, when he told me that if I were Jordan my brothers could kill me just for talking to him. Women in the west may have it pretty bad, but the reality of those women is much much worse and as long as this kind of thing is happening to women there, there's no liberation for any woman.

[–] zuubat 5 points (+5|-0)

Yeah, reform immigration policies of First World countries: women, girls, and young sons only. A lottery approach or ???

Not to say there aren't many struggling men in those countries who deserve a better life, but migod think how many more women could have a chance at a decent life if only.

[–] MadSea 35 points (+35|-0)

Taking down the porn industry would be my next target, personally.

[–] Medusa 🐍 35 points (+36|-1)

If I didn't have to focus on this trans horseshit, I would be focusing everything I have on violence against women and pedophilia.

Unfortunately this trans nonsense has to come first right now because it's eroding all of the rights women have fought tooth and nail for.

(And I might as well address the elephant in the room: fighting against the trans nonsense is absolutely part of fighting male violence against women and pedophilia, since the trans movement is obliterating child safeguarding, safe spaces for women, claiming men don't have physiological advantages against women, etc.)

[–] Feministunderyrbed 13 points (+13|-0)

I would argue that trans, pedophilia, and porn culture in general (as spread through dating, the workplace, etc. etc.) is all fundamentally the same thing: removing any and all barriers to men doing what makes their peepees feel good.

[–] remquarqk 24 points (+24|-0)

Help women get out of poverty, and help women find opportunities for education.

[–] BlackCirce wombyn wednesday 22 points (+22|-0) Edited

I want to see programs created especially to locate young butch lesbians and help them develop community and self love, before someone can convince them they're actually men. Everyone who might come into contact with a young lesbian needs to be educated specifically about these girls' needs. And this has to be accompanied by a feminism and women's culture that doesn't ignore and other masculine women. Let Lesbians Lead, No Butch Left Behind

We are going to see a wave of women detransitioning. They may have permanent masculinized traits that might confuse other women. We have to be ready to welcome these women into the movement for women's liberation, no matter what they look and sound like. They may be angry with feminists and ask "where were you, why didn't you protect me." We need to be ready for those negative emotions and have some decent answers. There's going to be pain but I believe an even stronger and united feminism can rise from the ashes of where we are now.

You will be missed OP. Have a good break

If I could only battle something close to home (USA), it would be porn and kink.

Slapping, spitting on, and choking women is not something that young men should think is normal or hot. Porn teaches men, BOYS (they're watching now by age what, 10?) actually, that abuse of women is sexually arousing and that women are only of value if they're very young and have no boundaries.

[–] Foxglove 18 points (+18|-0)

I would like to focus on issues that can help both women and the environment, because both are near to my heart. Prevent unwanted pregnancies, because if women don't have access to contraception and abortion, pregnancy can result in a life of poverty. I would love for women to be in charge of climate action and sustainable solutions.

[–] DaughtersOfLilith 17 points (+17|-0)

Before I realized it wouldn't be allowed to exist anymore, I was trying to create something akin to a modern version of consciousness raising circles for women to heal from traumas and come back to our bodies and our intuition. I’m really interested in reclaiming menstruation as a tool for psycho/spiritual growth. As well as (re)discovering what an authentically female sexuality would even look like (I have read and reread Audre Lorde’s Uses of the Erotic). I’ve had really powerful experiences in circles of women. I miss them.

I feel like if we want any kind of women only spaces it would have to be a secret society. Secret societies have existed for a long time, so... Maybe it's time to start a new one? Just don't start a cult :D

Btw - good luck in your time away. I fully support that. May the time be nourishing and creative for you. Rooting for you.

[–] Barfbin 16 points (+16|-0)

Abortion and bodily autonomy were my main issues before. But I might be torn to focus as much on porn culture now. The normalization of it is creating a generation of women who won’t be able to go into politics and high-stakes leadership positions - all these women whose exes have their “nudes” on their phones, or who tried OnlyFans for a minute and got recorded and that gets distributed, they’re going to be locked out of politics, corporate leadership, and even academics and teaching to some degree.

Boys aren’t dealing with this.

Girls are having choices cut off.

What will be the consequences?

[–] LisbonMuse 14 points (+14|-0) Edited

Sex trafficking, rape, and kidnapping. If there is one girl or woman in the world who's been taken, her family doesn't know where she is, or even if she has no one who's looking for her, that's one too many. If there's sex trafficking happening in any way, for any reason, it's happening too much. If a girl or woman get raped ever, then it's happening too much. I just want to live a life without fear of men. I want to be able to see or go anywhere. I want this for my daughters and all other female descendents. I won't stop until we're free from that.

[–] WatcherattheGates 14 points (+14|-0)

We will miss your voice; I hope you are not gone long!

VAW. Gotta be VAW.

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