Pt. 6, The Fork in the Road: Sex Class Consciousness vs Biologism, Essentialism, and Identity

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Radical feminist John Stoltenberg responds to trans feminist Cristan Williams‘ commentary on feminist sex class and sex caste epistemology, considers peer tautologies and class analysis of Andrea Dworkin and Catharine MacKinnon. Stoltenberg scrutinizes “manhood” and “womanhood” as gendered identities and notes his historical rejection of a sex and gender binary as cultural constructs.

Keywords: Sex Gender Gender Identity Sex Class

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Pt. 7, Examining Discursive Nuance: Sex, Gender, and Acculturated Identity

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Trans Feminist Cristan Williams responds to Radical Feminist John Stoltenberg‘s commentary on sex class consciousness vs biologism, essentialism, and identity by drawing theoretical correlations between Stoltenberg and Monique Wittig. Additionally, Williams requests that Stoltenberg contextualize the terminology within Stoltenberg’s book, Refusing to be a Man.

Keywords: Sex Gender Gender Identity Sex Identity

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Pt. 8, Discursive Ontology: Feminism, Identity, and Manhood

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Radical feminist John Stoltenberg responds to trans feminist Cristan Williams‘ questions regarding the discursive contexts Stoltenberg has used when conceptualizing “gender identity” and “sexual identity”. Stoltenberg expounds upon his contextualization of “manhood” while requesting that Williams discuss the ways “gender identity” is used within trans feminist discourse.

Keywords: Manhood Gender Gender Identity Language

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Pt. 9, Trans Dasein: Culture, Identity, and Role

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Trans Feminist Cristan Williams responds to Radical Feminist John Stoltenberg‘s commentary on feminism, identity, and manhood, describing how “gender identity” is used within trans discourse. Williams discusses her experience of gender identity, noting the difference between identity and role. Williams asks Stoltenberg to share his perspective on how trans and radical feminists might be able to discuss role and identity in ways that do not construct the trans and intersex experience as being specious.

Keywords: Sex Gender Gender Identity Sex Identity

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Pt. 10, Radical & Trans Feminism: bridging a discursive divide

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Radical feminist John Stoltenberg responds to trans feminist Cristan Williams‘ question regarding the way trans and radical feminists might language oppression without condemning intersex and trans experiences of embodiment. Stoltenberg expounds upon his contextualization of “gender identity”, bridging a discursive divide between trans and radical feminist discourse.

Keywords: Sex Gender Gender Identity Sex Identity

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