Your DGB for today is to print out this list of ways to be a good ally to transgender folks, for yourself and/or people around you.
Recently the term “TERF” has been circulating social media, partly because of comments by prominent feminist Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie. TERF stands for trans-exclusionary radical feminism, and it’s an extremist movement that seeks to erase and silence trans women by claiming they are not “real women.” This article breaks down the issue:
Here at DGB we urge our Grabbers to make sure their feminism is intersectional and their social justice concerns are inclusive; resisting the tenets of TERF is part of that.
If you want to do even more, please consider supporting Trans Lobby Day, which is coming up on June 8th/9th. Trans women are real women, and real women are powerful.