Transphobia in trans* language

I’ve been thinking a lot about language, and the ways in which our word choices reveal how deeply embedded in kyriarchy we are.

Parts of the DFAB (designated female at birth) genderqueer community uses “female-bodied” to describe themselves. I have used this language myself. Natalie Reed articulates why this is so problematic, and how transphobic this language actually is.

I storified her twitter essay here.

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