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Multiculturalism and Social Work | San Francisco State University

Oppressed oppressor: fighting for queer values while fighting to value queers

Author: Yescavage, K.
Author Background:
Date 10/99
Type Journal
Journal Title: Journal-of-Gay, Lesbian, and Bisexual Identity
Volume/Pages 4(4): 357-368
Subject Matter Queers, Transexuals, Feminism, Oppression
Abstract When one is the victim of prejudice, one is often aware of it. When one is the perpetrator of prejudice, however, one may or may not be aware of it. This article details the author's struggle as a bisexual feminist to identify and eliminate her prejudice against transsexuals, particularly MTF (Male to Female) women. (Journal abstract.)