This tweet (and discussion above) really frames the entire gender theory discussion as succinctly as you can.

Similar to a linguist, seeing all language as malleable cultural usage rather than any fixed prescription, the entirety of gender theory rests on the same. That being...
That people can apply/have applied different definitions of male/female within their culture; then attempted support with some (extraordinarily rare) instances of chromosome abnormalities; as such, male/female is not the rigid binary prescribed by biology.
While these concepts can be quite true in a vacuum, they deteriorate into absolute nonsense when the framework is cast out aggressively in a manner designed to supersede biological sex for the purposes of human categorization.
A group of people can, of course, elect to do whatever the hell they want. That election currently (or any previous instances of the same), however, does not change what IS a rigid binary produced by our own reproduction process. And genetic mutations are simply a red herring.
This doesn't become problematic in any way when it remains the beliefs of an individual. People should be allowed to live however they please; to each their own! But that's not the engine on overdrive in our society right now. Rather...
The gender theorists are mandating a framework onto society that requires all of us to accept a bifurcation of sex and gender where the latter is, by definition, subjective/malleable, and then intended to supersede biological sex in both classification and society's vernacular.
This demand is nonsense, of course. And that reveals itself mostly clearly when its applied in a rigid framework like sports, which inherently requires the separation of the two human sexes for physical purposes. The medical field being another theater where it becomes perverse.
No, we as a society have no obligation to acquiesce to the demands of an ideology which requires the male/female classification of humans (which has stood for millenia; since day one) to be turned completely on its head. To do so would radically change society, and I'd submit...
The VAST majority of Americans are not on board. This will become clear soon with the countrywide application of the Equality Act in contexts like sports.
The above analysis does not change no matter how many gender theorists publish to build foundation for other gender theorists. We are not required to accept any quantity of that as "established science". Rather, we can continue calling it what it actually is: fortified dogma.
This likely all seems so basic/obvious to the average person that I'm sure it begs the question, why this intense societal push to separate and prioritize "gender" over "sex"?

That answer roots back into the theme of much of what is occurring in our culture right now...
It's tied to our maniacal fixation on victimhood and our recent obsession with trying to make everything equitable and fair; truly rooted in prioritizing coddling feelings at the sacrifice of everything else.

And this lands us at an important square re gender theory...
The tension between the gender theory discussed above and the long-accepted diagnosis of gender dysphoria as a mental health condition. There is a clear reason entities compromised by ideologues such as Amazon are making moves like this:
What began as a noble cause (there are people with gender dysphoria who go on to transition, they have that right to, society should not treat them poorly) has, as is often the case of late, completely overshot its landing.

Rather than...
Focusing on treating those with gender dysphoria, as we do a slew of other similar mental health conditions, and then helping those who transition learn how to operate within the framework of reality/society, the activists' demand is to alter the entire framework instead.
This is a common engine in much leftist ideology right now. This group is uncomfortable/disadvantaged/oppressed by this aspect of society, so we demand the foundation be torn down and rebuilt into a vision closer to our version of "Utopia".

On the gender front it's...
All of society must accept subjective gender over biological sex; it is not a mental health issue (gender dysphoria); rather they ARE of that sex; and this framework must be made into the normal so transgenders aren't made to feel uncomfortable.
But just chew on how perverse that thinking and that demand is. We must prioritize the feelings of a person with gender dysphoria over, say, girls having fairness in competition, or women being called "women". It's truly the realm of the bizarre.
The problem is, the ideologues control our institutions, so they are making tremendous headway on this front through brute force and scope.

Mind you, the APA diagnostic manual still considers gender dysphoria a mental health illness... but you can't write that on Amazon.
This is truly a line in the sand we as a society must draw and defend. If we allow this issue to blow a hole through objectivity and basic common sense, everything else will fit through that hole.

This is ground we cannot cede. This is one front worth fighting for.


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