[Noisebridge-discuss] modern sexism

Yar yardenack at gmail.com
Tue Mar 18 16:35:41 UTC 2014


On Mon, Mar 17, 2014 at 6:57 PM, Elizabeth Hubbard
<emhubbard28 at gmail.com> wrote:
> Pardon the criticism, no offense, but as a lifelong feminist, the term
> "ally" ties my stomach up in knots.  I can't stand when we put up all these
> demographic barriers, like, "You're a man, so you can't be a feminist," just
> because someone has a penis, that means they are somehow fundamentally
> different from women.  What about transgender women and men?  Are we going
> to exclude them, too?  Or just cis-gender men?  And isn't that the sort of
> discrimination we're trying to end?

If the read trans women into the word "men" that is ALL on you. I'm just saying.


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