BySara DavidandLeila Ettachfini
Apr 5 2018
Less than 24 hours after police identified a woman named Nasim Aghdam as the person who shot three people at YouTube headquarters in San Bruno, California, before killing herself, TERFs (trans-exclusionary radical feminists) and right-wingers are peddling a conspiracy theory that the shooter is trans. ...More on the conspiracky at Vice (not Press TV)
Trans-exclusionary radical feminism
Trans-exclusionary radical feminism (TERF; also Trans women exclusionary feminism or TWEF) is a subgroup of radical feminism characterized by transphobia, especially transmisogyny, and hostility to the third wave of feminism. They believe that the only real women™ are those born with a vagina and XX chromosomes. They wish to completely enforce the classic gender binary, supporting gender essentialism. The term was likely invented by Hoyden About Town writer Viv Smythe (aka TigTog) in 2008. ...