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The problem with rejecting Transrace while only accepting Transgender

Social constructs don’t explain truth about every topic. Social constructs fail in one major way: Social constructs ignore biology and the knowledge we have about biology.

To me, the support for Transgender and the rejection of Transrace is hypocritical when you ONLY use social constructs as your facts to make you right.

The question is:

If transgender is okay, then transrace should also be okay? Both Gender and Race are believed to be social constructs.

Again I see that both gender and race are perceived through the lens of social constructs. So transgender receiving favour while transrace is dismissed is a hypocrisy.

However, I don’t bother with applying social construction to EVERYTHING because the above hypocrisy occurs.

Social construction is a narrow perceptive because it excludes biology. Biological determinism has to be avoided.

However, biology is important because it’s the physical DNA and cells that make us exist and sentient. It’s stupid to ignore biology. Without biology, we wouldn’t exist.

As well, biological women face having their biology minimized and dismissed when they are TERFs who debate trans women.

TERFs — the biological women who don’t accept trans women — have a worthwhile criticism that transitioning from one gender to the next is an action of appropriation.

Some biological women among the TERFs take issue with trans women too much minimizing the biological requisite to being a woman, and overemphasizing their own thoughts and feelings about being the gender of a woman.

Thinking and believing you’re a woman won’t transition your chromosomes and DNA. What’s interesting, though, is that you can transition the sex of your brain. You can change — by treatment with sex hormones — the white matter of your brain from being masculine structured to being feminine structured and vice versa.

Also a note from those who research the transexual brain:

Hormone treatment affects the gross brain morphology as well as the white matter microstructure of the brain. Changes are to be expected when hormones reach the brain in pharmacological doses

Consequently, you cannot take the hormone-treated transsexual brain patterns as evidence of the transsexual brain phenotype because the treatment alters brain morphology and obscures the pre-treatment brain pattern. — “A Review of the Status of Brain Structure Research in Transexualism

Anyway, moving along:

TERFs mostly use social construction to argue with trans women.

Social construction has the pitfall of creating double standards.

When relying on social constructs, TERFs argue the point of patriarchy.

To TERFs, a biological man was born into the social construct or culture of male privilege. Male privilege isn’t enjoyed by biological women because that power deferred to men in a patriarchy isn’t granted to the gender of women.

The trans woman has experienced and been oblivious of male privilege while the biological women can see that privilege in action. 

Male privilege functions like White Privilege. The argument about white privilege arose from Peggy McIntosh looking at male privilege.

However, I want to demonstrate that the support for Transgender and the rejection of Transrace is hypocritical when you ONLY use social constructs as your facts to make you right.

If transgender is okay, then transrace should also be okay? Both Gender and Race are believed to be social constructs.

The problem with social construction being applied to everything, like gender and race, will make everything subject to the ideology or opinion of social construction.

Permitting gender to be fluid but not race is a hypocritical discrepancy because social construction is applied to both gender and race, and race is forbidden from being fluid.

This is why I’m skeptical of social constructs being the grand unified theory on being human. Social constructs fall short and cannot demonstrate the truth about everything.

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