You think I just don't understand, but I don't believe you.
Stop coopting the term “feminist.”
If you privilege trans concerns over woman-born-women’s concerns, you are not a feminist.
If you believe that the question of “what does it mean to be a woman?” has been settled, and that the only legitimate answer is that a woman is anyone who declares that identity, you are not a feminist.
If you regard a love of pink, frills, makeup, and high heels as evidence that a person is really female deep inside, you are not a feminist.
If you believe that being a woman is based on personal conviction, and that body, genetics, and socialization are irrelevant, you are not a feminist.
If you use the phrase “radical feminist” as an ugly epithet, you are not a feminist.
If you uncritically believe in “brain sex,” you are not a feminist.
If you insist that everyone who self-identifies as a woman must be one…
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