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Old 14 June 2015, 06:27 PM
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Originally Posted by Little Pink Pill View Post
I most certainly am not. Yes, I am aware of that. We were all also raised in an environment that included racism, but I am not going to flip the coin and insult you by suggesting that you don't understand the difference between being raised with racism around you and bring raised with racism directly or indirectly targeted at you.
Thanks for the clarification, but my response is the same to this comparison. Transgender girls are the subjects of sexism, not just observers of it.

To use your racism comparison, it would be more like being raised with racism around you while appearing white but actually being mixed race.

This is why I don't think 'appearing white' should even be an issue here. The only thing that matters is that she lied about experiences she didn't have by inventing her racial background.
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