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Trans-Exclusionary Radical Feminist. That group of feminists that claims that trans women aren't really women, as biological determinism is only a fallacy when it used against them, not when they use it against others.
Isn't it mindboggling that the Royal College of Psychiatrists would invite a TERF like Julie Bindel to come talk at a study day on transgenderism and transsexuality? That's like inviting Fred Phelps to come deliver the keynote at a gay pride.
by zmas March 15, 2011
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Trans-Exlusionary Radical Feminist. Originally just named radical feminism. The basis of radical feminism is that gender is a social construct forced upon people at birth and are roles specifically designed to keep women subordinate to men (masculinity vs.feminity). Men, Trans activist, and liberal feminist use the term "TERF" because the principle of radical feminism cannot coexist with gender/trans ideology
TERF is usually thrown at any woman who express a female centered opionion or whose opinion is out of line with gender ideology. And of course, diversity of opinion is bad and liberals will silence you immediately with the term TERF to justify your harrassment, beating, and raping. All in the name of progressiveness
by Ghostglitter January 20, 2017
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Trans-Exlusionary Radical Feminist. Originally just named radical feminism. The basis of radical feminism is that gender is a social construct forced upon people at birth and are roles specifically designed to keep women subordinate to men (masculinity vs.feminity). Men, Trans activist, and liberal feminist use the term "TERF" because the principle of radical feminism cannot coexist with gender/trans ideology
Radical Feminists are inappropriately named TERFS to silence any female centered discussion
by Ghostglitter December 20, 2016
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A slur used by liberal feminists, men's rights activists, and trans activists to silence anyone (but especially women) who is critical of gender roles and the ensuing domination. Replaces: cunt, dyke, bitch. Is used when someone connects biology (vagina) to sex (female) and the rights of the class called women. Stands for "Trans exclusionary radical feminist", which is a misnomer and not a self-chosen label.
I'm a trans woman and I'm more of a woman than any TERF.
by RadicalWombyn June 26, 2016
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Trans-Exlusionary Radical Feminist. Originally just named radical feminism. The basis of radical feminism is that gender is a social construct forced upon people at birth and are roles specifically designed to keep women subordinate to men (masculinity vs.feminity). Men, Trans activist, and liberal feminist use the term "TERF" because the principle of radical feminism cannot coexist with gender/trans ideology
TERF is a commonly used slur, thrown at women who disagree with gender ideology. It is typically used to justify the harassment, beating, and rape of a woman
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A stupid word used by mostly tumblr hipsters to describe women who question anything trans activists say. You don't even have to be a radfem to be called a trans-exclusionary radical feminist, if someone says you are one then everyone (whoops I mean tumblr) thinks you are one. It's also used to describe lesbians who aren't attracted to the opposite sex, which is technically every lesbian.
Tumblr user: Lesbians who don't like dick are so perverted and gross and dirty. They must be TERFs. What is wrong with them?

Lesbians: Hey that's homophobic

Tumblr user: Omg I can't believe I'm being attacked by TERFs. I need to contact my gender studies teacher to educate you on how bigoted you are for not wanting to fuck the opposite sex. Dirty cis gays ruin everything.
by butt cracker jack December 03, 2017
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A woman, often a lesbian, who doesn’t suck trans women’s dick regardless of whether she is a Trans Exclusionary Radical Feminist (terf) or not.
Despite being a huge support of trans activism, Anne is a huge terf that openly hates dick.
by GothGrrl1996 January 12, 2018
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