Seven Transphobic Tropes Debunked

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Seven Transphobic Tropes Debunked

I’ve discussed in the over 6500 posts on this blog (and had fun eviscerating ) these seven transphobic tropes that seem to constantly pop into articles about this community and radfem hate screeds.

Questioning Transphobia has a excellent series of articles that eviscerate the seven most common anti-trans arguments.  And you know as a TransGriot public service I’m going to make it easy for you to find them.

Thanks to Questioning Transphobia’s Queen Emily for the hard solid thinking and work that went into this series of articles.

Trope 1 – “Really” a Man / Woman
Trope 2 – “Patriarchal Privilege”
Trope 3 – “Reifying Gender”
Trope 4 – “My Theories Are More Important Than Your Experience”
Trope 5 – The “Man in a Dress” / “Deceiver” Double Bind
Trope 6 – Mutilation
Trope 7 – Socialization As A Child

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18 Comments

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  15. […] trans* women and sex workers, how the same arguments and techniques are used. Reading this today whilst on one level I was thinking about how I as a cis woman can ensure I do not fall into […]

  16. […] Seven Transphobic Tropes Debunked – Monica debunks seven of the popular TERF tropes about the trans community. Theterfs.com has a section dedicated to deconstructing and debunking TERF lies. […]

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