I didn’t call women that have plastic surgery stupid, i said they’ve been cut and sewn back up to look like men’s preferences. They are most definitely aware of it, but that doesn’t mean they had much of a real choice either way- unless you think the women whose livelihoods
literally depend on mass market appeal in a misogynistic, patriarchal, hypersexual culture, who make money off of being attractive, ageless, and thin are… free to choose to do whatever they want? That doesn’t make them stupid, it makes them still victims of a society that only
finds value in women for their superficial appeal. Second, I never talked about my preferences in terms of types of women (imagine what my gf looks like! bet you’re wrong), I talked about how lesbian attraction to women is to *women*, not just the images we are sold of
idealized (from a male perspective) women. I never said lesbians can’t be attracted to beautiful women, rich women, or even women that have had cosmetic surgeries, only that if you ONLY find yourself attracted to female celebrities but have never felt such attraction to women
you might actually interact with in real life (not just in your head) your attraction to women may not be genuine. If you need a woman to be in makeup, shapewear, heels, tight dresses, have BBLs, fake breasts, and be hairless before you consider her attractive, you’re not finding
*her* attractive, you’re finding the trappings of femininity attractive. I don’t think it’s controversial to say that lesbians find women attractive even or especially in a natural state. If that makes you feel invalidated abt your sexuality 🤷🏽
And finally, feminism that doesn’t question the “choices” and preferences women have and the societal forces that lead to them is useless. If you want to be told your preferences are all valid and great and natural and 100% unaffected by misogyny, liberal feminism is right there

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I’m ngl it’s driving me crazy that people know the “peg the patriarchy” thing is bad but aren’t criticizing it further 😭 “ppl like to be penetrated tho this is demeaning to women and gays” “It’s just fuck the patriarchy w/ shock value” pls i beg u to THINK ABT WHY THAT IS
why is there a cultural association of penetration w/ humiliation. Who is demeaned. By whom. What does this association tells u abt the status of the penetrator and the penetrated, what they think abt each other. Who benefits. How. Is this enforced elsewhere. In what ways.
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