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Just a heads up to everyone that Foggymaize is my wife and I will be helping her get started editing here. AIRcorn (talk) 07:58, 5 May 2017 (UTC)

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Alerting you to sanctions since you're editing in trans-related areas. EvergreenFir (talk) 05:20, 18 December 2017 (UTC)

Re: Your Question on Feminist Views on Transgender TopicsEdit

Hi Foggymaize

I'm not really editing pages related to the issue, I usually just proofread, and not that often either. So I wasn't aware of that page and have kind of read it quickly so I can answer your question. On that first read through it looks like a fair summary. One might add photographic proof of TERF being used to incite violence in the TERF section, as there is now enormous amounts of photographic evidence of the dehumanising way in which the word is used (lesbians for instance who simply state that they are same-sex attracted are now called TERFs, so it's clearly changed in meaning and/or applied indiscriminately).

There is definitely a branch of feminism that insists on including transwomen but that this refers to transsexuals rather than today's self-identified transgender male is not quite clear. There is a huge battle underway in the UK right now, with ever more grassroots women's rights groups being founded - it seems by the month now - where a lot of previously apolitical women organise to publicly object to a proposed law reform that seeks to introduce sex self-identification. And maybe this is a new fourth wave of feminism, as they seem to focus on rejecting "gender ideology" as regressive and third wave feminism as pandering to the patriarchy (clearly radical feminist views if you look at it closely) but who knows. It's definitely an ongoing issue which is possibly why the reform only gets a passing mention.

But like I said, I think it's quite a fair summary. Depending on your article though, I would suggest that you definitely seek out non-Wikipedia sources. I only ever use Wiki as a starting off point because I have found far too many inaccuracies, untruths and ideological bias in far too many fields. Usually good for a starter, but not good enough to be your only research (but you probably know that).

I hope this answers your question. If not, just get back in touch. Small candles (talk) 21:04, 8 October 2018 (UTC)

Addendum: Having just had another look at the page in question, there is clearly an edit war going on. This is an article dedicated to feminist views of transgender ideology (both critical and supportive) which should neutrally explore and present the various feminist responses to the ideology. Since I looked at it on the 8th (when I thought it could be improved but which page couldn't), it has been changed however, so that it now reads like a transgender ideologist's write up of the issue. It's definitely no longer neutral (if it ever was). So while it was tolerable before, it is now undeniably unacceptable. I am somewhat loathe to get involved though as I don't know if wading into the fray here will lead to anything other than me being banned.Small candles (talk) 16:39, 13 October 2018 (UTC)