This article first appeared on the author’s blog, Everyday Feminism, and is reprinted by permission.
Is it cissexist, or anti-trans, to say that you wouldn’t date a woman who has a penis? The answer is more complicated than you might think.
Riley J. Dennis has covered the issue of discriminatory dating preferences before – and she’s gotten all kinds of responses that show that people have a hard time with this issue when it comes to trans folks.
So if you think she’s being homophobic, upholding rape culture, or any of these other common ideas, check out what she has to say about genital preferences now. You might be surprised by what you learn.
The Editors at Everyday Feminism
Riley J. Dennis is a Contributing Vlogger for Everyday Feminism. She’s a polyamorous, atheist, gender non-binary trans woman with a passion for fiction writing, feminism, and technology. She got her BA from Whittier College in 2015 doing a self-designed major called Writing Worlds, a mixture of creative writing and anthropology, focused on realistic fictional world building. Find her on her YouTube channel, Twitter @RileyJayDennis, or her website, RileyJayDennis.com.
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