transmisogyny

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Etymology[edit]

trans- +‎ misogyny.

Noun[edit]

transmisogyny ‎(uncountable)

  1. (LGBT, neologism) Hatred of transgender women.
    • 2011, Diane Railton & Paul Watson, Music Video and the Politics of Representation, Edinburgh University Press (2011), ISBN 9780748633227, page 146:
      The blog critic gudbuy t'jane is even more scathing in her condemnation of the video in arguing that the fact that Lady Gaga 'uses trans women and drag queens to exoticize her videos doesn't defer from the cissupremacist stance that women=vagina, and trans women are therefore not real women . . . This is transmisogyny.'
    • 2011, Julia Serano, in F 'em!: Goo Goo, Gaga, and Some Thoughts on Balls (ed. Jennifer Baumgardner), Seal Press (2011), ISBN 9781580053600, page 199:
      I talk about “transmisogyny” in my book, which is the intersection of being trans and experiencing misogyny. As a trans woman, I don't just experience how our culture devalues femininity—I'm treated as a fake woman.
    • 2013, Shiri Eisner, Bi: Notes for a Bisexual Revolution, Seal Press (2013), ISBN 9781580054751, unnumbered page:
      As to bisexual trans woman, in addition to all of the above, they are also subject to a whole other set of sexual harassment and violence as a result of transphobia and transmisogyny (this goes especially for trans women of color).

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