Debating Trans Inclusion in the Feminist Movement

@article{Green2006DebatingTI,
  title={Debating Trans Inclusion in the Feminist Movement},
  author={Eli R. Green},
  journal={Journal of Lesbian Studies},
  year={2006},
  volume={10},
  pages={231 - 248}
}
  • Eli R. Green
  • Published 2006
  • Sociology, Medicine
  • Journal of Lesbian Studies
SUMMARY The debate over whether or not to allow, accept, and embrace transpeople as a segment of the feminist movement has been a tumultuous one that remains unresolved. Prominent authors have argued both sides of the dispute. This article analyzes the anti-inclusion feminist viewpoint and offers a trans-positive perspective for moving toward a potential resolution of the debate. 
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