Transphobic rhetoric, some of it violent, appears to be increasing among white nationalists and neo-Nazis as the fight for transgender rights gains visibility and public support.
Actual research shows that sex is anything but binary.
The current debate about intersex women in sports, is actually weakening the TERFs and the transphobic right’s attacks against transgender people. The very existence of XY intersex women, who have been raised as women and who identify as women, makes it very hard to reduce gender identity to chromosomes and genitals.
A few times I have ended up in discussions with “trans exclusionary radical feminists (TERFs) in social media. These women are neither “radical” nor real “feminist”, sharing – as they do – the common traditionalist prejudices against transgender women.
A High School Girl Was Expelled for Defending Herself Against Boys Staging Anti-Trans “Protest” In the Women’s Bathroom
At a high school in Alaska, a female student has been expelled for defending herself against a group of boys who had cornered her in a girl’s bathroom.
The right has been using the writings of trans-exclusive radical feminists to justify their crusade. It’s not the first time the far left and far right have teamed up.
Meghan Murphy, a Canadian TERF, is suing Twitter for the special right to harass trans women on Twitter.
Two North Carolina women have been charged with sexual battery and second-degree kidnapping of a transgender woman in the bathroom of a North Carolina bar, Raleigh police said.