Definitions

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  • noun Plural form of womyn.

Etymologies

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Respelling of women in order to deliberately exclude the word men.

Examples

  • And also that while a little envious of the younger generation who seem to have it easier, you don't think of the abuses that still occur daily in doctor's offices, and in places of employment, much less the touchy subject of 'wymyn's spaces'.

    Cat 'Aww!', woman as construct, crossdressing and Intersex/DSD issues

  • Please update the title immediately to use the correct term "wymyn".

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  • Please update the title immediately to use the correct term "wymyn".

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  • The short answer is that very few of us, trans or cis, are entirely gender neutral in our existence – as demonstrated by the insistence of some cis women radical feminists on simultaneously denying trans women access to their sacred ‘wymyn-born wymyn only’ spaces, at the same time as they tell us there is either no such thing as gender, or that it can be learned like the lines of a play.

    Yet another trans 101, in which Helen tells cis people What’s What

  • The short answer is that very few of us, trans or cis, are entirely gender neutral in our existence – as demonstrated by the insistence of some cis women radical feminists on simultaneously denying trans women access to their sacred ‘wymyn-born wymyn only’ spaces, at the same time as they tell us there is either no such thing as gender, or that it can be learned like the lines of a play.

    Yet another trans 101, in which Helen tells cis people What’s What

  • You might also try knowing something about anything before you blather and wring your little hands about someone being mean to the wymyn.

    Cheney calls Democrats soft on national security and slams Obama’s politicized CIA probe - California_Yankee’s blog - RedState

  • Without ever directly saying so, I directed efforts toward saving wymyn and children from exploitation.

    Knitting Clio=Gloria Steinem « Knitting Clio

  • Meanwhile, at the BT Master Debaters' Club no wymyn allowed:

    Oh, yeah -- it's on.

  • Lord, you have created all men and wymyn as equals.

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  • As much as I abhor Christianity, I occasionally attend progressive churches in my community - as long as the pastor expounds on socialism and its variants like environmental causes, and the rights of the oppressed masses of gays, wymyn, African-Americans, Palestinians, Hugo Chavez, and Hezbollah.

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