trans-exclusionary radical feminist: an advocate of radical feminism who believes that a trans woman’s gender identity is not legitimate and who is hostile to the inclusion of trans people and gender-diverse people in the feminist movement.
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Origin of TERF
Coined in 2008 by Viv Smythe, Australian feminist, writer, and blogger, as “a deliberately technically neutral description”
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