SJWs Clash Over ‘Transphobic’ #IfMenHadPeriods Hashtag

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#IfMenHadPeriods, a feminist hashtag mocking what it would be like if males menstruated, has caused a huge storm on Twitter, with some labeling it as offensive towards transgender men.

“They’d brag about the size of their tampons” joked one user.

“There would already be a law saying they could have a week off every month. #IfMenHadPeriods” joked another.

A large and vocal group of people, however, did not find the hashtag humorous, citing transgendered males as the reason why the hashtag was both invalid and “offensive.”

“Ugh. Seriously. The #IfMenHadPeriods tag is vile. Trans men exist and DO have periods and cis women erasing them is not okay,” posted one user angrily.

“This tag is so cisnormative. Trans men can have periods. Menstruation is not gender exclusive,” claimed another.

The founder of the hashtag, Jennifer Gunter, a female OB/GYN and self-described “sexpert,” has come under heated attack since starting the hashtag.

Gunter, who frequently tweets about periods, “patriarchal oppression,” and “mansplaining,” defended her hashtag, claiming that she “was tweeting in response to mansplaining about menstruation and mood.”

Fellow feminists and social justice warriors, however, are still posting in outrage at the hashtag and don’t appear to have forgiven Gunter yet.

Charlie Nash is a reporter for Breitbart Tech. You can follow him on Twitter @MrNashington or like his page at Facebook.


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