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Accusations and attacks against those who dissent janoce transgender ideology have become so vitriolic that even impartial journalists not aligned with any position, who have chosen to write about the debate over transsexualism and transgenderism, are also attacked as transphobic when they raise critical points or questions about the subject. Raymond on gender socialization: Men have always wanted access to Lesbians and now Lesbians help them. Feb 10, Loreal Anderson rated it it was amazing.

Also terribly written, terribly researched, bizarrely Catholic jsnice really just all round a putrid disgusting mess of an ideological work.

Fictions and Facts about the Transsexual Empire

Or do you think that conflict is inevitable, and it is this conflict that drives Radical Feminism forward? It was the boundaries issue that struck me. Apr 12, Millie rated it did not like it. I hate this book so much I wrote a paper in college tearing it apart. I was not then, nor am I now, a Catholic.

Whenever such papers are commissioned, there are multiple individuals and organizations also requested to submit reviews. Obviously the letter writer did not take the time to read the book and had never done due diligence in checking the specific quote on mepire. For radical feminists, separation and worldliness go together and are both necessary to create transformative change.


The Transsexual Empire

Hope you gals enjoy. Critics are not allowed to speak for themselves, even when they have been misquoted and their actual positions misrepresented. This book was written at a time before opinions on trans issues became entrenched and crystallised.

Nov 13, Jessica Sideways rated it did not like it. Janice Raymond is probably best known for her collaborations with other feminists like Ronald Reagan, Bill O’Reilly, and most recently the majority Republican majority male South Dakota legislature. Raymond quotes Robin Morgan in Los Angeles, In the same tne, Jahnsen also objects to my views on prostitution. She’s also not entirely devoid of compassion.

The Transsexual Empire: The Making of the She-Male by Janice G. Raymond

The suffering from gender based conditioning is a result of this thought-reversal and stigmatization of the female. October 5, at 2: Surely if we’re not interested in having sex with cis women and want to sit around getting off on having vulvas, that’s a good thing isn’t it?

Luckily, it was not a long journey and the result was okay. Inthe U. Raymond’s views on transsexuality have been criticized by many in the LGBT and liberal feminist communities as extremely transphobicand constituting hate-speech against transsexual men and women.

Heath Russell, a woman who began the hormonal trajssexual of transgendering to maleness, and then de-transitioned, writes: Transsexual and transgendered persons are entitled to the same human and civil rights as others.

The Transsexually Constructed Lesbian-Feminist”. Raymond; you’ve earned your spot in the Who’s Who Honor Roll of bigotry!


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

Transitioning is a deeply personal issue associated with a lot of pain for many people but it tue not a feminist strategy or even individual feminist stance. For some unknown reason, some people are forced into marriages and others are not. Radical transdexual critics of transgenderism and transsexualism are guilty of hate speech and bigotry. Cover of the first edition. The transgender community is also at odds with itself.

In the past, in the name of some amorphously defined feminist community, value judgments and political opinions, along with the will to enact them in opposition to other women, were seen as divisive. Transgender advocates have pressured event organizers to disinvite critics, even when they are not speaking on the subject of transgender.

I find it auspicious and indicative of the fact that there is an objective truth inside women that some of us are getting at, and that when women-identified-women search within in response to the patriarchal culture around them, the same truths re-emerge. Instead of addressing substance, personal attacks are aimed especially at feminists who raise issues of unnecessary surgery, medical mutilation, channeling children who exhibit non-normative sex role behavior into hospital-based gender identity clinics with the potential goal of surgery, and reinforcement of a gender-defined society.