Archives for the month of: March, 2012

I was thinking after all the events and thoughts of the day, and I wanted to try making a clear and concise reason as to why trans women pose a threat to females. Not the possible physical threat, but the one caused by their appropriation of “female styled” identity.

If tl;dr, read the bold.

The issue is that you (emperical) move throughout your life, collecting thoughts and ideas about what you perceive to define “woman,” “girl,” and “female.” This is from an external perspective because even if you feel like a woman, you still have no idea what it means to be and live as a female. Thus you often encompass ideals imposed by men onto women such as subservience, certain clothing choices and perceived material preferences.

This is dangerous to female liberation because it undermines the reality that females are full human beings, fully capable of acting, wearing and in general, being whatever they want. Carrying on male ideals of women as you were socialised to like and saw from the outside is not helpful to us.

Likely I am now transphobic for posting this, but I don’t stand to give a fuck in this regard.

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Reposting this from my trumblr so it stays visible longer in case I flood my tumblr at some point.

bugbrennan:

Hi. All of the idiots saying “OMG sex with a trans women doesn’t have to mean penetration!”

First of all, gross.

Second of all, here’s the thing. Lesbians don’t like dick. We don’t want to be around it, whether it is “penetrating” or not. YOU SOUND EXACTLY LIKE HETEROSEXUAL MEN WHO SAY THINGS…

It absolutely astounds me how people cannot get such simple concepts, so I am reblogging this and have bolded and intalicised a rather important bit of information. If this it tl;dr just read the bolded section below.

Furthermore, a trans person ignoring their own biological reality in favour of daisy decorated delusions is not only being idiotic towards other people but also hurting their own cause.

Perhaps not all trans people are like my friend I mentioned on the one post I have actually made on my wordpress blog, https://cynicalcynthia.wordpress.com/2012/03/23/confusion-repulsion/. However, it would seem to mean that when it comes to transsexual people who think their body is the wrong sex and who wish to change that, they would be less inclined to do stupid shit like call a penis female and more likely to push the medical world towards doing more research into giving them the possibility of having fully female or male organs in the future.

Delusions that a penis is female and a body with a fully in tact penis and testicles can be female if someone thinks it is does not help people who like females to want your body, nor does it get the medical community moving to do things to actually help you.

So really this whole Cotton Ceiling debacle not only downplays lesbians’ desires for other female bodied people, but also the desires of transsexual people to have a body of their supposedly correct sex.

Outside of this of a bit socially retarded as it seems to ignore the basics mechanics of relationships, being an attraction between two individuals, not a compound incident involving perceived societal tendencies involving complicated social dynamics. So if you look like a dude and a lesbian does not want you, it is not because she is afraid of social backlash or transmisogynist, it is because you look like a dude. Simple as.

You can call that shallow, but even if such an argument held up it does not matter because her individual preferences did not include you and no consensual relationship could possibly form. Such is reality; get the fuck over it.

I may elaborate more on this concept in the future, but for now I have no plans in the works to really do so.

For now, although I tend to side with radical feminists on most issues, I saw something which threw me off; a quote from Germaine Greer in regards to trans women.

http://www.pinknews.co.uk/2012/03/14/in-photos-germaine-greer-glitter-bombed-for-trans-comments/

No so-called sex-change has ever begged for a uterus-and-ovaries transplant; if uterus-and-ovaries transplants were made mandatory for wannabe women they would disappear overnight. The insistence that man-made women be accepted as women is the institutional expression of the mistaken conviction that women are defective males.

I have no idea where she gets this idea, as a trans person very close to me would give their entire being if such a thing was possible; let alone mandatory. In a world where science had moved it to the luxury of being mandatory, she’d likely be the happiest being alive. The only reason she does not beg is its impossibility with current medical technology.

Perhaps other trans people who I don’t know think this way, or perhaps Greer has fallen out of step with the reality that we can only think and conclude with our own ideas by default and we must ask others of theirs directly to ever know them. Regardless, how this idea came to pass, it confuses me based on what I know through the person I know. Perhaps with all the ideas and ideals we form, we sometimes lose sight of the people behind them.

I am not sure down which path I intend to walk this blog, and thus no content is here yet. Stay tuned for population with random stuff, likely dedicated to various drama around the Internet.