Wresting the word ‘woman’ away from us

I personally have spent the last few years tying to clarify what people mean when they use the phrase ‘trans rights are human rights’. It’s a neat, clean soundbite that doesn’t convey any meaning in terms of rights – it only conveys meaning around the progressive credentials of the person saying it. It’s used by people who deliberately want to obfuscate the ask, and it’s been picked up by people who haven’t given it much thought but believe it to be the next civil rights fight. Continue reading “Wresting the word ‘woman’ away from us”