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She’s also not entirely devoid of compassion.

That was a mistake. May 18, everypiece added it. Or do you think that conflict is inevitable, and it is this conflict that drives Radical Feminism forward?

Sorry the wrong hole brother. I chose the topic of the so-called comfort women, the women drafted into military sexual slavery by Japan uanice World War II, for several reasons. Raymond on gender socialization: The boundaries that have been used against lesbians are the boundaries of the fathers… they would have us believe that all boundaries are oppressive. That these things are working on a myriad of fronts, but working together, towards gynocide.

Compassion, from a woman, for the plight of men is misplaced pity. October 6, at 2: Seriously, this is the most fucked up book in existence.

Transsexualism goes to the question of what gender is, how to challenge it, and what reinforces gender stereotyping in a role-defined society. This merger was signaled in the acronym of LGBT lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgenderwhich is constantly expanding to include Q and I, etc. No platforming FemiFest radfems resist Transgenderism reduces gender resistance to wardrobes, hormones, surgery and posturing – anything but real sexual equality. I agree with Janice Raymond; she simply was awa I agree with the mindset and politics of Janice Raymond, for she is correct.


Raymond maintains that transsexualism is based on the “patriarchal myths” of “male mothering”, and “making of woman according to man’s image”. Whipping Girl chapter October 15, at This sort of labeling excuses those who use it from engaging with the substance of the arguments and ideas that are at the heart of any policy dispute. It’s been suggested that Raymond is responsible for the denial of health care for transition.

Men are different from women, but not in the ways patriarchy thinks they are, and the masculine gender role is not a natural one.

The smpire books belongs on the garbage heap of history. I would argue the same about healthy limb amputations now justified in some of the clinical literature for those designated as suffering from a Body Integrity Identity Disorder BIID.

The Transsexual Empire

There cannot be a domain they feel they cannot infiltrate and take over, that is solely a woman’s. In the process, the original fabrication is embellished into an additional layer that lacks any verification or credible documentation. The Transsexually Constructed Lesbian-Feminist”. Is it about how you are perceived from birth, how you bear children and menstruate Men set the boundaries for women and then when men transgress those boundaries epire blame women for failure to adequately enforce them.

Is it possible to smpire a radical feminist social movement given our herstory of factions? If one writes tthe transsexualism or transgenderism in a critical way, that person will most likely be dismissed as transphobic by trans activists.

Yes, it really is as bad as I remembered it to be. They could do none of this without Lesbian support. Janice Raymond shut up forever challenge.


Also terribly written, terribly researched, bizarrely Catholic and really just all round a putrid disgusting mess of an ideological work. Authenticity is assumed and the assigned gender is socially accepted without question. Hanice quite simply, we reference an already existing line between our experience and the transsexual experience. Home About the Project.

The Transsexual Empire: The Making of the She-Male

It seems that Jahnsen plucked this erroneous quote from some secondary source on the Internet. Dec 26, Kate rated it did not like it. Anyone who has been a known critic of transgenderism and transsexualism has been no-platformed from selected events.

There is a big difference between criticism and transphobia. I see you too, BevJo.

Sonia’s report on Janice Raymond’s “The Transsexual Empire” () | Feminist Reading Group

No trivia or quizzes yet. They have called for mass beheading of DGR members.

Social and political life stem from values, choices and practices that are defined with clarity and exercised with commitment. An excellent book – maybe not perfectly written, and maybe a bit camp – but certainly makes the interesting point that the trans-industry can easily be seen as an extension of the all-consuming nature of the male; the ultimate control of women being the co-opting of their very bodies.

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The funniest thing I’ve read all year! Until recently, this twitter parody account facilitated and encouraged hate messages to be sent in about me. I hate this book ramond much I wrote a paper in college tearing it apart.