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Anonymous asked: I can't figure out why people aren't understanding this. If you're a trans woman, and you lived as a man for the first 20 years of your life, you were socialized male. End of story. There is no wiggle room so people's feelings don't get hurt, or so they don't have to bear the shame of male privilege. This is ridiculous. Neither trans men, nor trans women, MAGICALLY obtain the lived experience of their innate gender once they come out and/or transition. And you all KNOW THAT.


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thisisafemblog:

valentinelovecraft:

thisisafemblog:

genderspatial:

^^^^

Everyone needs to understand this. People and especially women who call themselves feminists are so afraid of offending self proclaimed trans people that they refrain from any critical thinking or analysis of why said trans people feel and think the way they do. 

FYI, most trans woman also get socialized as women once they transition. Socialization as a woman is part of the transition process for us. It is a process that takes time. But it does happen for most of us.

The point being made was that they still have been socialized as males. There are effects of male socialization that do not just vanish the moment you tell people you are a trans woman. They have experienced male privilege. Trans women who lived as men do not know what it is to be born and raised as a woman. That is the point of the post.

Sheila Jeffreys, Gender Hurts (via femmephrodite)

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Men have been adjudicating on what women are, and how they should behave, for millennia through the institutions of social control such as religion, the medical profession, psychoanalysis, the sex industry. Feminists have fought to remove the definition of what a woman is from these masculine institutions and develop their own understandings.

overlypolitebisexual:

I cannot and do not support the sexualisation of children or things that are associated primarily with children get that shit away from me.

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Gail Dines (via isabelledarling)

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Orgasms are very nice but revolutions are better.

edgebug:

instead of watching the 50 Shades trailer, why not just make awkward eye contact with a total stranger at the grocery store for a solid 2 minutes and 34 seconds? you get the same skin-crawling, uncomfortable feeling but without the shitty writing, terrible acting and massive dose of rape culture

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the-uncensored-she:

gloomybun:

Female isn’t a gender. Female isn’t a gender. Female is not a fucking gender. And it has a history and reality brought with it.

It’s like those “colorblind” I don’t see race people despite the fact that there is a reality and history that comes with your race.

SEX matters.

Chromosomes don’t lie.

regardless of where it is female body hair is not gross or unhygienic

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Accurate as fuck comment (via the-wolfbats)

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A white man is promoted: He does good work, he deserved it.
A white woman is promoted: Whose dick did she suck?
A man of color is promoted: Oh, great, I guess we have to “fill quotas” now.
A woman of color is promoted: j/k. That never happens.

tiger03lily:

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badgalfaashion:

brainy-beauty:

inmytwistedfairytale:

HE HANDED THAT SHIT TO HIMMMMM

Farrakhan does not fear man. Amen.

DANM!!

I think this make the 10th time ive reblogged this 

amazing

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