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It seems that we as feminists today work not only to include women and men of color and different sexual orientations, but we also aim to adopt their causes and struggles as our own. However, there is one group of women and men who I feel are still underrepresented in the feminist movement today: the transgender community.
Ive only had one discussion in my Womens Studies classes on the subject of transgendered identity, and it was more of a debate on whether transgenderism reinforces the gender roles that feminists have worked so hard to abandon. Many of my classmates seemed to agree that because one is transgendered, she or he is forcing her or himself to follow a certain, socially constructed formula to embody the gender they desire. And because they feel that they were born in the wrong body, they themselves become embodiments of the fact that there is more to