What have you heard about excluding transgender women from so-called “women-only” spaces?
People have different ideas about why cis-women-only spaces are necessary, but their ideas come from assumptions and misunderstandings about how power and privilege work.
This comic shows how excluding trans women is not okay – and why it’s transphobic to do so.
The Editors of Everyday Feminism
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To learn more about this topic, check out:
- What Trans-Exclusionary Feminism Really Looks Like
- Why Our Conversations About Street Harassment Need To Include Trans Women
- Why the Feminist Movement Must Be Trans-Inclusive
- 4 Off-Putting Messages We Send to Trans Men Considering Pregnancy
Ronnie Rene Ritchie is a comic artist, illustrator, and storyteller working out of Peterborough, Ontario. Since graduating from the Pacific Northwest College of Art in Portland, Oregon with a BFA in Illustration, Ronnie has had work featured in galleries and sex shops across North America, and their autobiographical webcomic, GQutie, has seen its popularity soar online. Learn more about GQutie, Ronnie’s illustration, or follow them on Twitter @ronithebear.