Why are plastic surgical procedures to “change” one’s race considered to be racist, while medical procedures for gender assignment not considered to be sexist? If a woman wants to become a man, why is that not considered misogynistic, while if a Chinese wants to have plastic surgery to acquire “Western” features, that raises questions of racism/Western imperialism?
A friend of mine said, “Actually, some feminists do argue against gender reassignment surgery on the ground that it’s sexist. But then they’re countered as cis gendered privilege.”
To which I replied, “It’s amusing to see how this dispute plays out precisely in this rather bizarre incident: Feminists assaulted in Transgender Attack at Portland conference for Social Change
You just can’t make this up!