MSNBC Panel: Using ‘Women’ in Abortion Language ‘Excludes Trans Men’

‘We have to really be clear about that’

MSNBC Panel: Using ‘Women’ in Abortion Language ‘Excludes Trans Men’ (NewsBusters)

If you’ve ever wondered whether modern progressivism could create an argument so convoluted, contradictory and esoteric that it collapses on itself, we have an answer. And it comes at the expense of feminists who believe they can fight for “women’s rights” without running afoul of their own speech police.

During “All In With Chris Hayes” on June 2, the host fostered a discussion among media representatives on the “reaction to Caitlyn Jenner” or “The Jenner Effect.” In the middle of the conversation, Michelle Goldberg, senior contributing writer for The Nation, suggested that using the word “women” in abortion language “excludes trans men. 

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