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Gender Identity

Lies and Dangers

February 6, 2024 | Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781925950908
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The concept of gender is central to a vaguely progressive-looking set of ideas based on the maxim that people possess a so-called ' gender identity' . The real problem arises when this nebulous concept, bandied about with different and even incompatible meanings by different groups, is used as a prop to introduce policies that mark a huge setback for the rights of women and girls. The general public, watching the controversy from the sidelines, is confused by conflicting claims about whose rights are being infringed. In this incisive book, Laura Lecuona sets the record straight by reviewing the origin of the current uses of the key term gender and exploring the main theories of transgenderism. She discusses what lies behind the claims about pronoun usage and warns about the consequences of promoting the recognition of so-called transgender children. She points out the collateral damage arising from this activism, from the perpetuation of sexist roles to limitations on freedom of speech. She dares to confront the accusations of transphobia that inhibit those who this ideology and shows the devastating effects transactivism is having on women, both socially and politically.

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About this Author

Laura Lecuona studied Philosophy at the Universidad Nacional Autó noma de Mé xico. An editor and translator specializing in philosophy and social sciences, she has held editorial coordination positions at Paidó s Mexicana, Fondo de Cultura Econó mica and Ediciones SM. As a communicator of feminism, she is a regular lecturer and writer. In the Spanish-speaking world, she is one of the main referents of the feminist criticism of the doctrine of gender identity.

ISBN: 9781925950908
Format: Trade Paperback
Pages: 400
Publisher: Spinifex Press
Published: 2024-02-06

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