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Medicare still does not subsidize transsexual treatment and surgery in the United States.

FCM- yeah, what a fucking popularity club going on between teh funfemz and teh transwomen, eh? Raymond; you’ve earned your spot raympnd the Who’s Who Honor Roll of bigotry! I would rather daymond a het man in Lesbian space than these parasites. Much of the online excrement about feminists is powered by misogyny, the misogyny of men who if they did not represent themselves as trans women would have no credence. Refresh and try again.

As young women go through a mandatory feminization before being allowed to live as females emipre patriarchy, these men also had to pass muster with the fathers.

This fallacious quote is a primary example of how an initial fiction is let loose in the transgender blogosphere and in twitterdom, with other transgender advocates quoting each other.

We are all, female and male, too complex as people to have our affect, behavior and preferences dictated by our sex organs. Social and political life stem from values, choices and practices that are defined with clarity and exercised empige commitment.

I admit to hate reading this ten years ago. This should give us a confidence and a comfort.

The Transsexual Empire

Print Hardcover and Paperback. This page was last edited on 8 Decemberat Raymond’s views on transsexuality have been criticized by many in the LGBT and liberal feminist communities as extremely transphobicand constituting hate-speech against transsexhal men and women. The New York Times. Just your average, typical, second-wave, lesbian feminist separatist diatribe against anyone who doesn’t fit into the author’s view of what a woman is or should be.


Jul 03, Jon Surame rated it really liked it. The Case of Transgender,” in Signs 28 4: Those who accuse and attack are not held responsible for the truth of their claims and for substantiating these claims with verifiable sources.

Mostly just wanted to share a bunch of these quotes because they beat ass. Retrieved from ” https: October 4, at Demonizing ALL boundaries is libertarianism. And it is only recently that states have been called upon to use taxpayer monies for prisoners who request the treatment and surgery. Even though they cannot give birth, they aquire the organs that are representative of ths female power.

Men are different from women, but not in the ways patriarchy thinks they are, and the masculine gender role janicd not a natural one. They sued to be on the rape crisis lines in Vancouver.

The Transsexual Empire: The Making of the She-Male by Janice G. Raymond

Genitalia is too arbitrary a signifier to dictate desired social behavior from. Janice Raymond is probably best known for her collaborations with other feminists like Ronald Reagan, Bill O’Reilly, and most recently the majority Republican majority male South Dakota legislature.

Men, by their aggressive command and conquer nature wish to infiltrate every detail of womanhood or anything not naturally inaccessible for men in this world. Transgender advocates define conscientious objection to transgenderism as equal to transphobia.

The Transsexual Empire: The Making of the She-Male

But if the transsexual merely exchanges one gender role for another, and if the outcome of such a sex reassignment is to endorse a femininity which, in many transsexuals, becomes a caricature of much that feminists have rejected about many-made femininity, then where is the challenge, the transgression, and the breaking of any real boundaries?


BIID subjects have threatened suicide or taken matters into their own hands if deprived gaymond the surgery, as have transgendered persons em;ire desperately pursue hormones and surgery. Apr 12, Millie rated it did not like it.

It’s been suggested that Raymond is responsible for the denial of health care for empife. What is especially alarming is that such unsubstantiated claims are not only the work of anonymous Internet trolls but also of more public individuals who capture a wide net of attention online. Sex was what defined a person biologically, and gender was understood to mean the sex- appropriate ejpire that was socially constructed. If I could give it negative stars I would.


This book will be used as a text in women’s studies, psychology, sociology, technology and public policy, as well as by medical students, law students, and all who have an interest in feminist issues. But separation should never be segregation, whether imposed from without or chosen from within. This behavior comes not from the fact they are still biologically male but rather from learning the worst patterns of male bullying and aiming it at those with whom they disagree.

Heath Russell rated it it was amazing Dec 03, January 7, at 9: MABs, to be specific. Friendship should provide women with a common world that becomes a reference point for location in a larger world beyond the friendship.

That campaign is ongoing.