“Trans identifying male”, and other exclusionary insults

Rachel Saunders
4 min readNov 6, 2023
Photo by Shamia Casiano: https://www.pexels.com/photo/hi-haters-scrabble-tiles-on-white-surface-944743/

Have you heard the one about a trans woman having a prostate exam? Or the acronym TIM splashed across replies to trans women talking about women’s issues. You know, the exclusionary japes that seem to think that just because a woman has a trans history she must always be a man. Funny. As a funeral. Dead on arrival. Exclusionary feminists like to poke fun of trans women as men in frocks, as…

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