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[[pt:Cotton ceiling]]

Revision as of 15:53, 19 February 2020

The cotton ceiling refers to the alleged phenomenon in which lesbian and bisexual women are unwilling to have sexual relations with transgender-identified males. The term was coined by Canadian transgender activist and pornography actor Drew DeVeaux.[1] The word "cotton" in this context refers to women's underwear. The term draws a semantic parallel to the glass ceiling, which describes the inability of women to reach high-level positions within the workplace.

References


External Links

  1. https://terfisaslur.com/cotton-ceiling/
  2. https://genderidentitywatch.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/08/ad-hoc-coalition-against-the-cotton-ceiling-condemns-planned-parenthood-toronto-for-anti-female-sex-workshop-_-you-think-i-just-dont-understand-but-i-dont-believe-you.pdf
  3. https://www.feministcurrent.com/2017/01/13/todays-shameless-lesbians-wont-queered/