Now before you make any assumptions let me be clear.
Telling lesbian woman they are transphobic if they do not overlook a pre op trans woman’s penis.
I asked why when women have faced systematic violence at the hands of men and 1 in six women is raped, is it wrong for cis women to have some spaces just for them to feel safe in a world where they don’t?
I asked why as a woman who was born with woman parts it is now considered transphobic to want to have conversations about the distinct and unquestionable differences in life experience between cis and trans women.
“Guys look at me all the time.” “Sure they do because you’re a knockout.” She smiled. Men are not going to be chasing her, wanting to squire her to dinner or a Jennifer Hudson concert or to see a basketball game. And they will want to screw her to see if they can tell a difference between her and a real woman. A lot of men who are interested in post-op trans women are straight and curious.
She’s in for a letdown about things changing after surgery. But a wise trans woman with standards won't allow that to happen.
In the video, Elle columnist Rhyannon Styles talks about her online dating experience, saying that she “discovered that you do have to write ‘I am a male to female pre op transgendered female’ “Because otherwise if you just put transgender that is such an umbrella term that that can be quite confusing for somebody that doesn’t understand the ins and outs of transgender…” She goes on to talk about some of the negative experiences where she recieved messages about her genitalia, but admits that she learned to “…