TERFs tend to behave much like a fundamentalist echo chamber so that once a new malicious anti-trans trope is created, it is quickly disseminated and replicated until the trans community and/or allied communities must waste their time addressing the fallacies. Therefore, the TransAdvocate has put together this list of debunked anti-trans TERF tropes for your reference.
The Cotton Ceiling:
TERFs assert that Planned Parenthood conspired to helped teach trans people how to force lesbians to have sex with them and this amounts to corrective rape.
The Transsexual Empire:
TERFs assert that a medical-technical apparatus, in service of the patriarchy, is moving to subsume the female form and this amounts to rape.
Trans Surgery is a Creation of the Patriarchy:
TERFs assert that men, acting in service to the patriarchy, created MTF/FTM trans surgery and, in this way, it is the ultimate rape of the female form.
Cis was created by trans people as a slur:
TERFs assert Cis and Cisgender are slurs recently created by trans people.
TERF was created by trans people as a slur:
TERFs assert TERF was created as a slur against lesbians, women, RadFems and/or feminists and as such, represents one of the ways the patriarchy subjugates women.
The Evergreen College Incident:
TERFs assert all trans women should be viewed as a potential risk because a trans woman had, on multiple occasions, stripped nude and paraded her genitals around in front of 6 year old girls.
The Florence Colorado Incident:
All trans women should be viewed as a potential risk because a 16 year old trans girl was actually a boy pretending to be trans in order to gain access to the girls restroom in order to sexually harass cis girls.
The Bad Apple:
Laws protecting trans equality promote rape, public indecency and assault.
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