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The TERF Industrial Complex: Transphobia, Feminism and Race

August 26, 2020 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Zoom Webinar

“The figure of the “TERF” (Trans Exclusionary Radical Feminist) has emerged as one of the more puzzling flashpoints in recent culture wars on campus and in the media. Why have trans lives and identities become a politically potent rallying cry for people who seem not to care very much for trans people? In this conversation, we explore the outsize influence TERFs wield in the media, what their influence means for feminism, and why their position occupies a unique and troubling place in the current discourse around free speech and “cancel culture.”"

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Clayman Institute for Gender Research
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