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There's one generalization that radical feminism holds to that I find compelling.  Its the one where Liberal Feminists agitate to get women a larger piece of the pie, but Radical Feminists want a whole different pie.

However, what makes radfems turn into racist transphobic femme-misogynist fuckups is when they identify anything that's ever been used to oppress women as "in the wrong pie."  As if there is nothing in those things that have value, or as if once they're co-opted they're forever tainted.  Which is a losing game, because the status quo will just continue co-opting things. That's just going to turn into having to slough off everything that's ever been "female."  Because the dominant culture finds the radfems' behavior an extremely useful tool for oppressing feminists! 

Want something that's empowering women to become problematic instead?  The radfems will help.

(this post inspired by the transmisogynist who trolled #transchat on twitter this morning.)

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