Sometimes I feel like this is the easiest activism ever, pointing out that male & female are established, legally important concepts.

Then I remember how many people are doing “activism” on behalf of (mostly white) male tyranny of womanhood, and, nope. THAT’S the easy stuff.
This is like the ancient priests doing rituals to ensure the sun rises and winter ends. Some things don’t need our help. Pretty sure that, when men and women face off in the social arena, male prevalence is the DEFAULT. But, sure. You did that, kids. Good job. You’re the future!
And, wow! Somehow a band of scrappy believers has found a way to make sure the medical industry can both create a problem and fix it! That’s never happened before because pharmaceutical corporations are underfunded and powerless!
Federal medicaid funds don’t pay for abortion, even when a woman’s health is endangered and the procedure is recommended by her doctor. But federal funds do pay for gender transition services. So weird how we the “oppressors” can’t get justice this way while our “victims” can!
Hearing all these trans activists so damn proud of themselves... Sorry, but y’all are enforcing the MAINSTREAM position, which is backed by corporate might and endorsed by some of the most powerful people on the planet. This is pseudoactivism.

I don’t question the reality that being radically gender non-conforming is a fraught prospect in the world today. I’m a single mom lesbian, & the same people who hate me hate trans-identified people. I get it.

But to be a trans ALLY? For most, that take zero courage or resolve.
The democratic party is one of the most powerful organizations on the planet, and it has your back. It doesn’t even need you for this. You are set dressing.

You are not the process - you are the product.
How did this happen so quickly? So comprehensively? Why is opposition silenced, sponsorships pulled, careers ended...

Because this isn’t a social justice movement. It’s a power system readjust. The activism, the holding up of heroes — all that’s just cosmetic.
None of this would have flown if corporations & celebs and millionaire politicians had just suddenly announced that “woman” was being redefined as a commodity, a membership club anyone can join for a price.

No, they needed it to be virtuous. They had to make it our idea.
And I bet it feels good. I bet it’s so satisfying, feeling as though you’ve won.

Guys. We still have the electoral college. Daylight savings time. Gerrymandering. Citizens f-ing United.


You’re making a bunch of people rich, and turning the world into a playground for crossdressers.

A LOT of wealthy white men LOVE to crossdress. (It’s a very expensive hobby.)

Most do NOT identify as women, but they very much appreciate our culture being renovated to suit them.
Seriously. Have you ever seen a fight for justice go this well, this quickly?

Are you SURE you know whom you’re advocating for?
Obama didn’t even voice personal support of the right of gays to marry until 2012. Hillary Clinton didn’t until 2013.

THAT is what the uphill fight of a social justice movement looks like. Gays & lesbians had been a mainstream public reality for DECADES at that point. And yet.
The gender movement is a counterfeit movement. It’s an imitator, a hijacker. This is privilege aping oppression. And it was doing a pretty good job until it got greedy, got carried away. Forgot how long this normally takes groups of people who weren’t pre-positioned to win.
You’re fighting to help for-profit medicine take unjustified risks with the health of countless young people in pain. You’re acting in blind trust of one of the least ethical institutions in human history. You’re telling them not to slow down, or be accountable.
Medicine gave us vaccines and antibiotics, but it also gave us lobotomies, & childbed fever, & thalidomide, & insane asylums as prisons for unruly women.

You really trust them so much and feminists so little?
If your “underdog” position is promoted by mainstream media, medicine, & corporations -

If politicians GAIN power by backing your side -

If NOT being an advocate can cost you your unrelated career -

That isn’t activism.

It’s just maintenance of the (new, shiny) status quo.
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