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Dec 10, 2022·edited Dec 10, 2022

There is definitely a coordinated push to label the trans discussion as a left/right issue. The fact is that the trans lobby may be part of the left, but it does not own the left.

TERFs are radical feminists. And, radical feminists were never conservative. Conservatives don't like feminists at all, let alone the radical feminists. Those radical feminists come from the left. They remain part of the left no matter how much the TRAs state otherwise. Feminists rightfully call the invasion of female spaces and erasure of the meaning of womanhood by TRAs what it is: regressive, sexist misogyny.

Increasingly, we also hear complaints about gender coming from LGB folks. Lesbians are increasingly vocal about straight trans women insisting lesbians accept them in their dating pool. The lesbians aren't interested in "chicks with dicks." Lesbians rightfully call this trans behavior what it is: homophobic.

There is also a lobby of folks who like to live in scientific reality. These include academics, biologists, medical students, and atheists. They dislike being intimidated. They dislike being silenced. They dislike the infection of our culture with ridiculous nonsense like pronoun declarations. They dislike the nonsense claims that "sex is binary," "sex is a social construct," "sex is a spectrum," "trans women ARE women," and "women are whoever identifies as a woman." No.

The groups opposing gender ideology are diverse. The supporters from the left shouldn't be mislabeled as coming from the right. That makes our entire argument easier to dismiss. "Only right-wing transphobes have a problem with gender. We can ignore them outright." No. The gender critical is a broad movement that's supported beyond just conservatives.

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No, I am one of the Radical Feminists (Radical Lesbian Feminist) who has been fighting this cult since 1972, and we were not leftists or from the left. Leftists, like women in the Socialist Worker's Party and Young Socialist Alliance (the junior version of the SWP) were sent in to recruit us but all I knew left their party, though, like most socialists I knew, moved on to middle class professions.

Be careful to not erase our Lesbian Feminist history. Also, we are not "LBG" but were added against our will.

And I don't call anything oppressive to Lesbians "homophobic" -- it's simply Lesbian-hating.

But otherwise I agree that we all need to be against the trans cult, which is a male supremacist movement.

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I didn't write "leftist." I wrote "from the left." And, that is accurate for US politics. Feminists have always been on the left in the US. They never accepted conservatives. Conservatives never accepted them. They were and are considered part of the Democratic tent.

I've heard and read plenty of lesbians calling the dating demands of trans women as homophobic. You obviously don't speak for all lesbians. That's not meant as a disparagement of you. No one person can speak for everyone, even if they're part of the same group or not. Lesbians have called this behavior homophobic. I agree. It's a variation on the lesbian slur that they "just haven't had good dick." In this case, it's "female dick."

I don't agree that the trans cult is part of some men's rights organization. The MRAs were interested in a lot of things meant to advantage men in general. They were never interested in trans nonsense. Plus, trans men are women. Why would MRAs help trans men? It doesn't make sense.

From what I see, trans activists took over organizations pushing gay rights after those organizations won marriage equality in the US. Rather than lose funding, stop work, and disband, those organizations decided to pivot to the trans issue. That's when we started seeing major changes in US regarding trans issues. The T took over LGB organizations.

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The hands behind this are that of men for the benefit of men and thus it's a men's rights movement. It might not be "the" movement but there is a definite relationship between MRA, incel (see:transmaxxing) and other misogynist groups to synthetic sexual identities (I used it!) with pornography, drugs and middle-class ennui as fuel. The evidence is there if you look and the worst site in the world keeps track of the more egregious characters.

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Dec 14, 2022·edited Dec 14, 2022

First, let's be clear that trans people include both trans identified men and trans identified women. In fact, there's been an explosion of trans identified girls. This appears to be due to social contagions similar to that previously seen among teenage girls such as cutting, anorexia, bulimia, etc. Mislabeling the trans rights movement a men's rights movement ignores the fast growing part of the trans community which is actually female.

Second, trans folks leveraged their connections to LGB groups in order to push this ideology. 2015 gave them the perfect opportunity given the passage of gay marriage in the US. Rather than disband these organizations purpose-built to push for gay rights, the trans community successfully pivoted them to push for trans rights. So now, organizations that pushed for marriage equality such as the ACLU now push for trans rights. One clear sign that the trans activists came from LGB groups is the transformation of the term homophobic into transphobic for anyone who disagrees with trans ideology. MRAs have no such similar term.

Finally, the groups that traditionally call themselves men's rights groups have zero interest in pushing for trans rights. The hyper-masculine MRA groups have completely different interests and goals than the folks calling themselves trans activists today.

TRAs are therefore closer to gay rights activists than men's rights activists.

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As I suspected, you man'splain since, as a man, you know more about Lesbians, women, and what we are fighting. You don't have a clue.

Yes, "transmen" are women and betray all females, so they are definitely a help to patriarchy. The trans movement is all MRA because it's about erasing Lesbians and women and taking over what we have, and destroy the rest. The takeover started decades before any push for gay rights.

L was rarely part of GB, and both of those are much more sympathetic to trans.

No, Lesbian Feminists were not "part of the left," but that does not mean we were right wing. Voting strategically does not make us "from the left."

Of course many Lesbians used the term "homophobic" because that is what the mainstream says and is what is more acceptable. Few now even know what Radical Lesbian Feminism is, let alone Lesbian Separatism. Some even call themselves "homosexual women" or "gay women," but that is always making gay men/homosexuals the norm and is extremely liberal. We answered all that over 50 years ago, but of course men know our history and lives better than we do.

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@Bev Jo: About your invocation of "patriarchy." I wrote this a few days ago about Germaine Greer. Please take a moment to read it. You REALLY should reconsider your invocation of that shibboleth.

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Greer is not a person I respect. While I never read her books I did read interviews with her and discussions of her outlook and it is she I have foremost in mind when I write about the disintegration of feminism into just another resentment cult.

At its beginning the inequality of women in society was stark. For a woman to have a job was regarded as emasculation of her husband and she was paid barely over half what a man was paid for the same work. Feminism's original goals were focused on equality. Women should be able to have careers if they wanted (though many who preferred a more traditional role were looked down upon) and wages should be the same irrespective of gender. Feminism was anger. It was anger at the inequality.

What happened? Wages converged. Not all the way; instead of 50% women started getting 75% or so. Not ideal, but progress, and progress is good. It didn't mean to stop fighting for equality, but it was satisfying, and this led to the rage softening.

Catastrophe.

Maybe lecture attendance dropped off, maybe the rhetoric got a little milder, but the reaction in feminist circles was uniform: SHIFT THE FOCUS. Wages are measurable, progress could be quantified. This was intolerable. Without maximum rage there would not be maximum lecture fees nor maximum book sales.

Almost overnight feminism turned from an equality movement to a hate cult. This is when we started getting "womon" and "womyn" and "a woman without a man is like a fish without a bicycle." This is when women were encouraged to leave their boyfriends and husbands and become lesbians. Wages are measurable; "patriarchal attitudes" are not. Strident feminists could always say that The Patriarchy was becoming ever more oppressive, and they did, and they still do.

And for some, decades later, the bitterness has never died down. These feminists don't want male allies; men "can't possibly understand" and in making an attempt we are regarded as oppressive and condescending.

And this is when Greer and MacKinnon and the rest went from equality to liberation. They have done all they can to make men and women into enemies.

To hell with them.

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I didn't say there was no patriarchy, I said it wasn't quantifiable.

Thanks for precisely corroborating what I wrote. Enjoy your marginalization.

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Stop this “mansplain” crap.

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by the way, to everyone, all those -phobia words for hate are wrong. OK, morons say stupid shit about "fear is the root of hate" but they're morons.

You know the mis- prefix; misogyny, misanthropy, misandry; well, there is also a suffix. Homomisa, transmisia (I doubt I'm the only one sick of reading "transphobia"); these mean hate, not fear. I don't have the power to change others' use of language and if I did then the singular "they," "reach out," and "moving forward" would be dead meat. Along with "ask" as a noun, "target" and "impact" as verbs.

But I can point these out and hope that some readers who care about accuracy use them.

I'm not *afraid* of some man in high heels and makeup mugging me.

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*YOU* responded to what *I* originally wrote. I didn't insult you and attempt to outright dismiss your arguments by calling it woman'splain or such nonsense. I discussed and addressed your arguments without insulting you.

And no, men's rights activists could give a rat's ass about trans rights. Those hyper-masculine jerks don't care about the feminized men calling themselves women. Hell, trans women don't even see themselves as men. The only trans people who DO see themselves as men are trans men - who are women. Those folks certainly aren't about pushing men's rights in general. It's all about the trans people and their trans rights.

As for what lesbians say, there are plenty online that speak and write for themselves. I simply passed along their message as I saw and heard it. You, as one person, don't get to speak for that entire group. That's no different from when I write that TRAs don't speak for all trans people. Lesbians and trans folks aren't single monolithic groups. They're composed of individuals who can and do disagree with each other. No one individual speaks for everyone. Get over it.

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Yes, because you are talking about my life and my community, and erasing what you don't understand or agree with. It's typical for men to think they know more, especially about those they oppress, and then lecture us.

Of course "transwomen" know they are men. And they know and expect the better treatment men get. The women who support them know too, because they never support women in the same way.

There are no "trans people." It's a movement of male supremacists and women who want male privilege. The trans cult could not have better planned with other men their erasure and destruction of Lesbians, women, and our communities. Which is why they are MRAs. They are doing what the other MRAs only dream of. But they are in this together...

If you stopped being so arrogant, you could learn something. But no reason for you to. You all benefit from patriarchy, men and the trans pretenders.

https://www.womenarehuman.com/category/breaking/

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You seem to have missed the entire point I was making with MY post. You focused on "leftists" and socialists which I didn't mention at all. In the US, feminists are part of the left which comprises progressives, liberals, and Democrats. LGB folks typically ally themselves with this group as well. This is opposed to what TRAs would like to label gender critical folks, which is conservative and Republican. Then, TRAs can dismiss our arguments outright by calling them bigoted.

I am not erasing anyone. I correctly pointed out that you don't speak for everyone in your group after you attempted to ignore my points from lesbians that I passed along. You're ignoring my points and calling it man'splaining simply because I happen to be male. That's a sexist argument. You're being sexist.

And while tranwomen know deep down that they're men, they ignore that whole part of their person. They desperately want to believe that they're women. The same goes with trans men desperately wanting to believe they're men. These are folks pushing trans rights. They could give a shit about men in general and men's rights in particular. Their arguments have absolutely nothing to do with the folks who traditionally pushed for men and their rights. They're not arguing about family law (such as child custody, alimony and marital property distribution), male reproductive rights, male suicide, domestic violence against men, circumcision, education, conscription, social safety nets, and health policies. They're 100% focused on trans rights such as enshrining gender identity into law, winning access to bathrooms, changing rooms, and prisons, and pushing pronoun usage in organizations. MRAs don't care about any of that nonsense. That's because the people pushing trans rights aren't MRAs.

Maybe if you weren't so arrogant, you'd figure out what I was actually writing before you responded in an illogical, condescending, ad hominem way yet again.

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"It's typical for men to think they know more, especially about those they oppress, and then lecture us."

You are tiresome.

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"There is definitely a coordinated push to label the trans discussion as a left/right issue. The fact is that the trans lobby may be part of the left, but it does not own the left."

It's asymmetrical. For the right it's just another bigotry. I don't see anything politically left in the "gender ideology" movement; the right has always been about cruelty but you won't find anything in Marx about gender identity. "Trans" is an attention cult.

"Look at me, look at me, I'm *trans*"

"Look at me, look at me, I'm *non-binary*"

Since 2006 there are been a 2000% increase in transgender claims by teenage girls. They differ from authentic dysphoria in their post-childhood onset, and it is almost certain that this is nothing more than "edgy" social contagion, but they run into "trans" activists who encourage them to go on hormones and get pieces cut off and cut out.

Real dysphoria occurs in one in 30K male births, one in 100K female, three times as common in boys, but the "trans" fad—and it would be foolish to call it anything else—is overwhelmingly in girls, though it's the men who make the most noise with the iconic and qualifying lie that "a trans woman is a woman."

But there is nothing "left" about it, any more than ripped bluejeans, spikey hair, or listening to Korean boy Smile bands is leftist.

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I’m sorry, you don’t get to be the Based Satan enjoyers. LGB people still reject God’s natural plan for the world and normal human sexuality - just as the trannies do. So do feminists.

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God doesn't exist. Neither does Satan. There's no plan for the world, natural or otherwise. You're pushing delusional beliefs just like the trans folks.

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Hmmmm. I used to argue against religion- now I’m pretty certain it’s intrinsic to humans - what is this GI ideology but a gnostic belief

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1) God is an obsolete explanation for existence that was supplanted by science centuries ago. "Render under Cæser that which is Cæser's, render unto God that which is God's."

Well, Cæser runs the table now. All you PoF have left is the first 10¯⁴³ seconds after the Big Bang and we'll have that answered pretty soon too.

2) "natural" is not a scientific term, nor a religious one; it came out of an advertising campaign in the 1950s and is as meaningless as "common sense."

3) theologically-educated atheists such as myself know that your holy book says that God gave us free will. There is no "natural plan." Read Iranaeus, read Origen, read Edward Hussey.

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Dec 11, 2022Liked by Jennifer Bilek

It is imperative that this analysis and research by Jennifer Bilek reaches a broad audience. Parents, and grandparents, mothers and grandmothers, teachers and affected professionsls are floundering as they witness the trans juggernaut capturing and destroying younger generations. Without this crucial context, they lack effective means of resistance. Thank you as always Jennifer.

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I could not agree more Jennifer. Really well analyzed and argued. I've only come to this topic seriously in the last few months, having spent most of my adult life deeply studying the Western propaganda operations related primarily to justifying and obscuring our illegal immoral counter-insurgency wars and regime-change wars around the globe.

One thing that area of research has made quite clear to me is the following. If all of Academia, all MSM, all of the Corporate world, all the big NGO's, and all Western governments are - ALL SINGING THE SAME SONG IN UNISON - you can damn well bet you're being lied to and gaslighted with a well coordinated propaganda operation. When that propaganda "song" literally flies in the face of material reality - well, as they say "this isn't rocket science." As you pointed out, to believe these entities somehow care about a small marginal group of people - when they clearly care nothing about the welfare of humanity as a whole - one has to have drank a whole lot of post-modern kool-aid.

I really appreciate your macro or "big-picture" approach to thinking about these issues. It is critical to really understanding where this is all going and why it is being promoted from within virtually all Western institutional structures. Thank you for your work.

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thank you Jennifer Bilek, you are the best source of analysis on this issue and I love that you keep your content free. <3

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Dec 28, 2022Liked by Jennifer Bilek

you are amazing. thank you so much for the depth and bravery of your research.

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I’m a working class woman of boomer age, raised by Democratic parents, a liberal although now I would say I’m socialist. And not the DSA variety who can’t seem to accomplish diddly squat for workers; not even sick leave for railroad workers. I support gay marriage and enjoy a good drag queen performance.

But I cannot support the trans agenda being crammed down our throat every where we turn. At first I thought maybe I was just becoming a cranky old fart, but when I learned how the agenda was being pushed in schools....decided I was a sane old fart. :-)

Not all kids are comfortable in their bodies and more than a few have a tough time in adolescence. But isn’t the best thing we can do for these kids is helping them become comfortable in their own skin? To see the their own worth as they move into adulthood? Hormone therapy started in adolescence impacts the maturation of all body systems, not just reproductive, and not in a good way. All I can say about surgery is even the best plastic surgeons can’t fool Mother Nature.

I live in a conservative area with lots of evangelical Christians. Usually these people drive me nuts, but they do serve to slow down school efforts to push the trans gender agenda. And no drag queen story hours at local libraries. It does seem their attitudes toward gays and gay marriage are becoming much more tolerant, especially among younger adults.

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I think it's entirely possible Marek and David didn't read this article all the way through, or understand this issue at all if they think this has anything to do with socialism. What Jennifer describes is unadulterated and unregulated capitalism designed to continue siphoning from the many to the few.

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I don't know if you support the US becoming a full blown socialist country but if you do you need to get on board with all the kiddie grooming.

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While I agree 99% with what you wrote here, I think it is important to acknowledge that aberrant BIOLOGICAL processes during gestation can leave (a few--far less than 1%) men feeling as if they are really women when their bodies and gonads are male. After all, all male fetuses start out female, and it is numerous hormone washes during the process that eventually result in a male child. This is not a "mental illness" on their part. This even more rarely happens to a female infant--the processes are different. That being said, most male children who have this happen to them eventually decide to live as men despite struggling with it as children (80%). What this means is that all people of good will should recognize that being "trans" does exist and is not some woke plot, but we should also recognize that what is going on now is a mass psychosis that has no basis in biological fact. No teen girl suddenly decides she is "trans." There are not masses of mistreated trans people whose rights are being violated. And kindergartners do not need to be instructed that being trans is one of their life choices.

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Nonsense. There is no way for any man to feel like a woman. It's an absurd statement and shows how deep the propaganda has rooted itself in people's minds. I can't know what it feels like to be a plant because I'm not a plant, or a fish, or a man because they all have their own biology that I can't experience.

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Okay now this comment I should probably not even respond to, but I will. Feelings are as real in us as they are in any animal. Feelings are our oldest layer of brain. Please read a lot more about evolution, consciousness, emotions, etc. before commenting further. A female knows what a woman feels like both because of her neurology and because she sees models of men and women from the time her eyes have focused enough to observe them. A man does the same.

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Hormones and other pre-natal exposures have a major influence on the development of the fetus including later personality and disease profiles. You aren't making sense and I'm team TERF.

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Your comment is not scientifically factual. The remarks I made are not controversial and are found in many textbooks.

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The biological element is that a very few males are born with the sense that they are female. That does not mean they will dress or pose as female, though it is common for children like this to want to dress and play as female. 80% of those go on to dress and act male as adults--that is, they adjust to cultural expectations. 20% go on to live and dress as female. Those are the trans individuals. So the biological element is the strong sense that one is female from toddlerhood. The trans element is following that up by living as female.

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I am not basing anything on "activists." I am basing my comments on science. Look for a piece online called "Prenatal Hormone Exposure and Sexual Variation." It is in a science journal. It is simply a well-known fact you can find in any science textbook that the fetus is washed with a number of hormones and other endocrine disruptors during pregnancy. Each has an effect on brain development. Males fetuses are very fragile. This is also a sad but well-known fact. They start out female, and only later develop male characteristics. Stress in the mother, which will result in a wash of cortisol coming from the pituitary gland, can kill a male fetus. It is much less likely to kill a female fetus. All those hormones and outside environmental factors have an effect on the brain development of the developing child. It is our brains that tell us "who we are" once we are born and are self-aware. Every one of those pre-natal influences affects that.

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Being trans has nothing to do with being gay or a "gay gene." It also has nothing to do with how "manly" or "feminine" you look. The sense that one is male or female is neurological, and that all happens during gestation. Bruce Jenner is not an example of a trans individual either. He is treated as one, but since he did not exhibit this behavior as a small child, he by definition is not trans. That goes for a lot of other people calling themselves "trans" as well, which was the point of my original comment.

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Good grief--EVERYONE just "feels like me." But there are differences in what that feels like. Did you ever see any of the trans Jeopardy champion Amy? Amy of course was born male, and is entirely sexually normal and has a girlfriend. However, Amy has always, since small childhood, felt female and had an overwhelming desire to be a "beautiful princess." That is a brain difference existing in a very small number of males due to some excess hormone exposure, probably to estrogen or estrogen-mimic in the environment, at the wrong time. Most of these males do not act on these feelings in adulthood once they feel constrained by the culture. But Amy is an exception, probably because s/he is quite an intelligent and confident individual. As I said, male fetuses are fragile, and all fetuses develop as they do because of an exquisitely timed series of thyroid, pituitary and sexual hormone washes during pregnancy. ANYthing can throw that off, including environmental toxins that mimic human hormones. Usually the effects are small, but in rare cases they can be catastrophic, like children born that are both sexes, or neither, or babies that look from the outside like girls, but who are biologically male. There are babies that are born that are really two people and have two sets of DNA, because they started out as twins and then fused into one. Really--you need to do some reading in biology.

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What are you even talking about? Manly Jenner? Feminine Bieber? What? She's talking about children not Bruce Jenner. Like it or not there will always be a small but significant enough group of children to warrants specialized healthcare, who firmly believe their bodies are wrong. Most go on to accept how they are but often require different sorts of therapy to get to that point. You're arguing about something nobody else is arguing about.

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Long article.

I can make it short.

Marxism.

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That makes so little sense as to be a non sequitur. You could have written "pickles!" or "skateboard" and it would provide the same insight.

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It's all about creating division, and of course they do it in the name of inclusion

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I just want to say how glad I am to see this pushback at the 'gender identity" movement. I've been astonished at how many people more than smart enough to know better have been suckered into the vast edifice of lies around this sick and destructive movement, though it's not surprising what with the amount of money going to pharma from the McGender franchises and to for-profit medicine from the Surgery King franchises.

I worry, and I mean a worry a LOT, that non-Republican parents are going to vote for Republicans next year just to protect their children from the surgeons.

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"Our sex is being commodified, reduced to parts, toward this end. This occurs via the normalization of the male sexual fetish of transsexualism being promoted corporately and the appropriation of medical, synthetic simulacrums of women’s wholly sexed humanity"

This is just feminist vomit. You have left out the FTM side of the equation (who now make up the majority of transitioners) in order to define women uniquely as the helpless victims (with no agency) and men as the evil perpetrators (with full agency). You are basically saying "it's all men's fault and women have played no part in it". This is simply not true.

Watch the videos of depraved 'drag'/ fetish acts now being performed in front of children in schools and libraries. The performers might be male (some are women), but the rooms are full of women, whooping and cheering. They are the child abusers. The handful of performers are just enjoying the lifting of the social taboo which has allowed them to perform in front of kids. It is almost exclusively women who have lifted that taboo. By defining women as the default victims you are ensuring women cannot even conceive that they might actually be the cause of this insanity, and therefore have the power to stop it. In every culture women are the primary enforcers of moral standards and social conventions, especially when it comes to sex/ gender/ sexuality etc.

What you're doing is the standard feminist tactic of denying women's power (and responsibility) on some grave social issue, so you can milk the situation for female victimhood points (ahh, that sweet nectar!)

"The wares this industry traffics in are uteruses, sperm, ovaries, eggs, and synthetic facsimiles of penises, breasts, and vaginas"

It was feminism that first introduced us to the idea that sexual dimorphism, and the natural biological gender roles which emerge from it, is the root cause of all personal and social problems in society.

Feminism's goal was always to 'free' women (and free society) from biology and the horrors of gender that come with it. The feminist goal of 'gender equality' can ONLY be achieved by having a genderless population (transhumanism). That was always to true goal of feminism, as anyone with half a brain could see. The current trans activism is just feminism's latest wave, continuing feminism's work - now with the added tools of cross sex hormones and surgery.

It is nothing particularly 'new'. The 1960's - 1990's era of feminism was all about women embracing a caricature of male identity and male sexuality ('sexual liberation' to 'ladette culture') in combination with The Pill which is basically an endocrine disrupter. This was 'trans lite', and it began the process of detaching of women from feminine orientated lifestyles and aspirations to more masculine (or pseudo masculine) and non binary lifestyles and aspirations. This has provoked the massive decline in women's mental health over the past few decades, and after the peak of ladette culture in the 90's, women became traumatised by their foray into (caricatured) male identity and male sexual behaviour, which resulted in an inability to cope with any kind of sexual flirtation or male/ female social interaction at all (which manifested as campaigns against rape culture, manspreading, the male gaze, cat calling etc).

Many of today's transitioners have admitted (after detransitioning) that they used transition and a non binary/ trans identity as a way to escape the discomfort and trauma of maturing into womanhood with all of the sexual attention and other complexities that come with it. We should not forget that it was FEMINISM that got rid of those 'old fashioned' and 'oppressive' social conventions and demure / gallant models of behaviour and interactions that were set up (by the patriarchy) to protect young women and make the complicated business of socialising and mate selection as a young woman as safe, and enjoyable as possible. Those conventions also protected men from the potential life destroying scenario of sexual intimacy with a young woman (because hormones) followed by female regret the next day and the potential for accusations of coercive seduction or even rape in order to save face.

Feminism wanted a Brave New World, and demanded men give it to them, and so now we have it. And of course now feminists are blaming it all on men and playing the victim of their own ill conceived 'sexually liberated' utopia that has turned into this nightmare.

"There are now international forums promoting these wares, AI facial mapping, genetic screening, remaking of the human body, and lawyering to make all the transactions tidy."

The greatest obstacle faced by the transhumanist technocracy is the family... the very thing feminism has dismantled.

"Women are being systematically reduced, in language and law, to “cervix havers,” “menstruators,” “gestators,” and “bleeders” because they have the lion’s share of responsibility for the reproduction of our species which technocratic elites are attempting to colonize."

What has reduced women to the status of 'cervix havers' has been feminism's rejection of traditional (ie biologically orientated) female identities, such as motherhood, femininity, nurturing instincts etc. According to feminists these identities, roles and lifestyles must not be enjoyed, embraced and celebrated by women (internalised misogyny), or men (belittling women) or society at large (oppressing women by enforcing traditional patriarchal gender roles and identities onto them).

Feminism's war on outdated and oppressive notions of womanhood was always destined to reduce women down to being mere 'cervix havers'. When valuing and celebrating women for their biological function is made taboo ('objectifying women'), women's biology can only be talked about in cold, clinical, biological terms. That's precisely what feminists demanded. Now we have it.

"The male sexual fetish of transsexualism, a compulsion to own female biology for oneself....."

Again this is erasing all the thousands of women aspiring to be men, emulate men, caricature men, invade male only spaces, invade traditionally male occupations, adopt male fashions and in recent years take male hormones and surgically transition to a male identity.

We can't talk about feminism's project for women to colonise masculinity, because men are not allowed to be victims of women's appropriation of THEIR identities, social roles, spaces, occupations, or sexuality. Men can't ever be victims because that's an identity reserved for women .... even if that means we have to disempower all women, by defining women as having no agency and no social power. This is a narrative that drives many young women into the trans cult, under the illusion - thanks to feminism - that the only way to gain agency, social power or self actualisation is to assume the identity and social role (and now the hormones) of a man.

".... has been rebranded to "transgenderism” because a male fetish would be a tough sell to any population."

Transexualism was rebranded transgenderism because transexualism describes changing your outward sexual characteristics (with hormones and surgery), whereas transgenderism describes changing your gender on a whim, as if such a thing was possible.

It was feminism that demanded we all accept that gender was a social construct, and not a product of biology. Feminism IS transgenderism because feminism's social construct theory is the foundation of transgenderism (but not transexualism).

My point is not to bash feminism (although I am happy to). My point is that if you REALLY want to save young people from being chewed up by this transhuman agenda you have to stop using 'trans activism' as YET ANOTHER excuse to frame woman as the helpless victims and men as the evil oppressors.

Blaming men and framing women as the poor helpless victims is so boring and predictable.... and insulting to women, apart from anything.

Gen Z/ Gen A deserve more than that. We put them into this situation. We should drop the identity/ gender politics and just focus on saving the youth from being turned into sterile genderless cyborgs. Nothing else matters.

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“ Transgender" sounds cool and edgy & feels mutinous for teens filled with the rebellious spirit of youth who are clueless about the repercussions of being sterilized by the drugs & surgeries being marketed to them”

Best reason there is for shutting down TikTok.

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Ask the next person you meet who is furiously angry if feelings are ephemeral. Of course they don't last forever, or we wouldn't survive. That doesn't mean they don't have a basis in biology. And yes they can be measured, and we know precisely which part of the reptilian brain produces which emotions. This is just basic biology.

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