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Work 4 Peace,Hold All Life Sacred,Eliminate Violence! I am on my mobile version of the door-to-door, going town-to-town holding readings/gatherings/discussions of my book "But What Can I Do?" This is my often neglected blog mostly about my travels since 9/11 as I engage in dialogue and actions. It is steaming with my opinions, insights, analyses toward that end of holding all life sacred, dismantling the empire and eliminating violence while creating the society we want ALL to thrive in

Friday, June 05, 2015

Bruce fuckin Jennder

Bruce jennder represents the very 'gender' box our racist, misogynist, violent, patriarchal society created for me, shoved down my throat, told me I wasn't a 'woman' unless I fit - or at least contorted or killed my soul, brain, & body trying to fit - into this fuckin gender box. I spent decades of my life proclaiming womyn did NOT have to look or be like bruce jennder to be womyn. In fact, bruce jennder is the epitome of society’s fashioned doll woman who is to be dominated, owned and controlled by men.

I so appreciate bruce (and all trans people) defying his gender box society created for him but why the fuck does he want to then claim and use his huge rich white male privilege to validate the fuckin gender box society (wants to) traps womyn in?

Why, with all the advantages he has had the first 60 fuckin 5 years of life, is he so ashamed of being an mtt (male-to-trans) person he'd rather be a limited, oppressive, closeted trans, claiming he can even begin to one iota understand what it means to have a yoni, to survive girlhood, to bleed, to bleed, to bleed, to be born with the knowledge of the ability to create and sustain life, to be deeply connected with all the girls and womyn present today, all those who have come before us and to come after us, all the goddesses, queens, divas, warriors, mothers, grandmothers, daughters, sistars.

NO man, male, trans, or gay boy can BEGIN to understand what it means to be a womon in our country. But they certainly can understand what it means to be a 'female gender' because that is the fuckin box THEY CREATED for us, it is THE way they (males) relate, are taught to understand, and the only way they can accept females - in that fuckin gender box.


From Wipeout Misogyny:

" If we’re worried about groups appropriating from other groups, I think we need to investigate the practice of calling a man a woman because he grinds down his forehead, wears eyeliner, and pins back his genitals. If you look closely, you might find reason to consider this an appropriation of womanhood, or worse, a degradation of it...

...A woman is a woman not merely because of whatever cosmetic feature a man might vaguely emulate. A woman is a woman because of her biology, which Bruce does not share and never will."