Feminist Icon, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, shared some controversial views regarding Transwomen. Adichie opined that if you are born a biological man and afforded the privileges of being a man, and then you switch genders at some point, you cannot equate your experiences as a transwoman to those of biological women.
A Transwoman is a transwoman…It’s not about how we wear our hair, it’s about the way the world treats us.”
While some applauded Adichie for her views, others felt she was lacking in empathy for the experiences of transwomen.
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