People do not ignore the existence of women by pointing out that transgender women suffer terribly and that people like you who are prejudiced against them cause their suffering.

Absolutely nothing about supporting transgender women ignores women.

Absolutely everything about your bigotry and bias hurts women.

Your insistence that transgender women are a threat to other women is foolish to the point of absurdity – and based on nothing factual.

You are exactly who I meant in my original comment.

Wishing to hurt other people, as you apparently do, is a truly terrible thing, especially when you do it for no reason that you can express, other than raw ignorance.

Transgender women do not threaten women in prison or other institutions. That’s a fact. Transgender women suffer horribly when housed with men in prisons. That’s a fact.

You can try to dismiss those facts, but they are real whether you like them or not, whether you want them to be real or not.

Real human beings suffer terribly because of bigoted people like you.

And I can’t for the life of me understand it. I don’t know what motivates people to be evil. Nothing about it makes sense.

Nothing about your ignoring true facts makes sense.

Nothing about your incomprehensible assertions about ignoring women makes sense.

Not only have I not ignored you, I have engaged you with facts. Moreover, most of the cis transgender advocates I know (of whom there are legion) are women. I don’t ignore them either.

It doesn’t cost anything to support transgender women, and there is zero downside. Transgender women can’t hurt you, and they don’t hurt you. But they suffer because of you.

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Writer. Runner. Marine. Airman. Former LGBTQ and HIV activist. Former ActUpNY and Queer Nation. Polyglot. Middle-aged, uppity faggot. jamesfinnwrites@gmail.com

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