…, destructive systems of oppression targeted specifically at people with female reproductive parts. It’s not a mutually exclusive situation. You can certainly be oppressed for identifying as a woman and/or for having been born with a uterus…
S. Ellen Ireland
Thank you for reading! I totally hear you and agree with what you’re saying. My intention was not to say that it’s a mutually exclusive situation. I completely recognize that women do experience oppression for reproductive reasons and that is just as important to feminism as other parts of oppression. However, the focus of the article was geared towards the transphobia that feminism is rooted in and understanding the implications behind it.
Thank you for sharing your perspective. It’s always great to hear from readers and get genuine feedback. I could understand why I would have come across as being dismissive of reproductive injustices — I didn’t mean it that way!