The peak trans questions

Originally posted at Purple Sage

The following questions are designed to make anyone reach peak trans.

If there is nothing distinguishing trans women from other women then why are we calling some women trans? How do we know which women to call “trans” if there is no way to tell them apart?

Assuming that transgender means transitioning from one gender to the other, then what did trans women transition from? If they were born women and have always been women then why did they need to transition?

Do you think we need a word that describes the set of all adult humans who can produce ova and bear young? Why or why not? If so, what do you think this word should be?

Can you define the word ‘woman’ without using the word in the definition? (i.e. without using a circular definition.)

For the very first time, I’ve had a commenter attempt to answer the questions.

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