Ethics of Trans identities

Rachel Saunders
4 min readMar 19, 2024
Photo by Engin Akyurt: https://www.pexels.com/photo/woman-wearing-black-dress-under-water-photography-1435833/

Many conversations about trans individuals on social media revolve around the ethics of trans identities. Are we cheats, are we groomers, are we the scum of the earth, all with the ethical implications that being trans is somehow to be an Untermensch within the fabric of society. Indeed, anti-trans exclusionary feminism explicitly situates trans women as a direct thread to fragile womanhood, and trans men as victims of some immoral and…

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