Who Gets to Be a Woman?: Feminist Politics and the Question of Trans-inclusion
AbstractThis paper discusses the recent and ongoing battle involving Kimberley Nixon and her non-trans feminist supporters and detractors. Although non-trans feminists profess a desire to accept diversity, and to create a world that eschews oppression, we often fail to embrace those ideals, which deepens divisions among us and further alienates the trans community. Our capacity to become better allies depends on further reflection on this particular conflict and the theories that support it.
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