A wonderful response to the recent Morning Star article http://www.morningstaronline.co.uk/a-f7db-Why-I-wont-accept-the-politics-of-gender-identity#.V1Nh1r4SLv8
It is disappointing to have to write this article responding to the very people who I wanted call my allies, my comrades and sisters. Yet here I am again defending an entire community against those who don’t recognise their own privilege and who choose to ignore the mountain of a struggle trans women have had to endure to reach self-actualisation. Let me start by making a positive statement that hasn’t ever been printed in this publication. Trans women ARE women. That’s it, end of story. And in the interests of balance I am responding to the points made by Jennifer Duncan in her article published a few weeks ago.
“Women are not oppressed based on our identities, we are oppressed on the basis of our female biology – a fact that is being erased by transgender politics. The concept of gender identity is being enshrined into law in several…
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