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      It seems like there’s a false dichotomy being drawn here between the “extreme minority” driven by “personal agendas” and “activists who care about the actual cause”. There’s room in activist movements for a variety of approaches, and pitting individual activists with differing views against one another as if activism is zero-sum is a classic derailing tactic.

      Some of the concerns you have with the Open Letter are echoed and addressed by Jenn Schiffer in this blog post, which also addresses some of what I’ve touched on about zero-sum rhetoric. I’d recommend it to anyone who’s looking for a counterpoint to the Open Letter from a slightly differing (albeit still feminist) perspective.

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        I’m not really sure what this was meant to say. Do you disagree with the idea that women are highly discriminated against in our industry or society?

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          I disagree with class warfare and the displacement of reason by ideology. I support equal rights for all humans.

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            But what do you actually agree with and disagree with in this article?

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              For someone who allegedly supports “equal rights for all humans,” you’re spending an awful lot of time ignoring rational (id est, possessed of reason) humans talking about suffering they experience. Way to be a part of the problem.

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                Is feminism not reasonable?

                Feminism is the radical notion that women are people, and that we want to be treated as equals.

                Seems reasonable to me, and in-line with what you agree with/support.

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                  With the caveat being women who weren’t born that way.

                  We don’t count.

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                    Do you feel things have improved in this regard? (I’m assuming you are referring to the trans-exclusionary radical feminist component). Third-wave feminism as I understand it is very concerned with intersectionality, which includes LGBTQ issues.