Some feminists have refused to accept, and therefore fully address the implications of, the systematic ostracism of anyone who shares our ideas from the power structures of left leaning political parties. Such a thorough un-personning and deplatforming wasn’t an accident.
It doesn’t matter what our own political ideas mark us as on an independent, objective political spectrum scale.

What matters is that the people who hold physical possession of the movements we care about, and may have helped build, have put us in their “Nazi” box.
No one will be heard whom the people in possession of the material assets, and social capital, of these movements, have marked as untouchable in this way. The woke staffers (they will all be woke) will likely never let your criticism reach the Great Man, or, now, the Great Woman.
We have been placed so far beneath their regard, beneath contempt, by people whom they like so much better than feminists, that we will make no headway so long as we can’t accept and internalize the intended finality of this rejection.
They don’t see us as peers, or friends, anymore, but as the enemies of goodness & decency. They don’t want to hear about our challenge to the sterilization of the LGB kids, or decriminalization of sex buying and pimping, because they want to do these things for their new friends.
When people think this way about you, and you’re small group that they’ve successfully marginalized, you can’t bring them back to the negotiating table with plaintive supplication. They don’t have to listen, and won’t.

We must accept the truth. We must adapt our strategies.
We’re gonna need a bigger boat.

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