Is He Checking Me Out, Or Just Staring At The Freak? Self-Consciousness And Self-Oppression | Sincerely, Natalie Reed

Is He Checking Me Out, Or Just Staring At The Freak? Self-Consciousness And Self-Oppression | Sincerely, Natalie Reed.

But if we take it as a thing that women’s typically negative and problematic relationship to their body image is deeply connected to socialization, media depictions of women, cultural standards of beauty and so forth… if we take it as more or less established that this is an oppressive phenomenon related to sexism at least (if not patriarchy)… why on Earth would we assume that it operates on the same principle in trans women, who are positioned in a quite distinct socio-cultural location, and typically experience socialization very differently than cis women do?

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