Thursday, May 9, 2013

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 and Lisa Harney 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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