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Transmisogyny In The Name Of Feminism

There are several reasons why someone might side-eye Caitlyn Jenner. For one thing, she and the whole Kardashian /Jenner clan are overexposed. She also has a shaky history when it comes to supporting gay marriage. Then there’s the matter of her being celebrated and often called “courageous” for her decision to live as a transgender woman, despite the fact that her fame, wealth and race make her experience far from typical than the experience of most transgender people.

But it seems that even for Jenner, privilege has limits and like so many other transgender women, she too has to deal with people claiming she isn’t a real woman.

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