(to her response on What Do We Do About Women With a Penis)

Thank you for your response.
I appreciate your acknowledgment of that example of how to get along. Yes, I’m proud of that one, and I treasure good conversations that lead to growth and epiphanies on both sides, and lead to more harmony.
I’m hoping this will be one of those conversations.

Cisgender

“Undermining feminism”

It might surprise you to know that the trans community did NOT come up with that term. Do you know who came up with the word TERF? They did. TERFs did.
Only once the word was thrown back at them in disgust by many other feminists, as well as trans activists, did they back away from the word. They now prefer to call themselves “Gender-Critical.”

Playboy and Privilege

Undermining women??

Sports

But your solution that trans women should compete with men is poorly thought-out. Trans women who’ve been on hormonal treatment over two years lose a LOT of muscle mass and do not pass the rigors of qualification for men’s sports. Also, trans women are not men.

I don’t know if you know, but there is a trans boy in Texas who competes against girls — and wins. He’d rather compete against boys, but Texas law won’t let him.

“Do Your Time”

Lastly, on the “have the decency to wait,” I really, truly don’t understand your premise. How long should I wait? 50 years? I’ll be dead. 25 years? I’ll be in a home. How long should I wait for my life to begin? Whose permission should I seek to live as a woman?

And — “…crashing?” really??
There is a lot of insult in your response.
The sad part is, I’m pretty sure that you don’t mean to insult me.
I’m pretty sure you don’t even realize when you insult me.

I’m hoping we can continue this dialog.
I’m also hoping you can do so with less insult.

Activist. Public speaker. Writer. Community Organizer. Mom. Creator & Host, Empowered Trans Woman Summit. Managing Editor, EmpoweredTransWoman.com

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