Rose McGowan: ‘Caitlyn Doesn’t Understand What Being a Woman Is About’

Rose McGowan has slammed the transgender advocate for receiving the Glamour Woman of the Year award.

But Rose was quick to point out, it’s not because Caitlyn Jenner’s transgender, it’s because she’s Caitlyn Jenner.

McGowan believes Jenner’s comment negate the graver struggles that women face on a daily level, and she vented her anger in a (now deleted) Facebook post.

“Caitlyn Jenner you do not understand what being a woman is about at all,” the actress and occasional singer wrote. “You want to be a woman and stand with us — well learn us. We are more than deciding what to wear. We are more than the stereotypes foisted upon us by people like you.”

“You’re a woman now? Well f—cking learn that we have had a VERY different experience than your life of male privilege,” she continued. “Woman of the year? No, not until you wake up and join the fight. Being a woman comes with a lot of baggage. The weight of unequal history. You’d do well to learn it. You’d do well to wake up. Woman of the year? Not by a long f—cking shot.”

She added, “Let me amend this by saying I’m happy for what she’s doing visibility wise for the trans community, and I’m happy she’s living her truth, but comments like hers have consequences for other women.”

“How we are perceived, what our values are, and leads to more stereotyping. If you know you are going to be speaking to media about being a woman, maybe come to understand our struggles.”

Do you think McGowan has a point?

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Posted by ChristoReport
She has a point. Women have been struggling against the perceptions of our female anatomy in society, for hundreds of years. Now awards can be given, for surgically applying female anatomy to men and prescribing over the counter, oestrogen.

While the transgender community may be delighted, it makes a mockery of what it means to be a woman. Because this award is just another pat on the head for having plastic surgery, breast enhancements, botox, highlights and make-up. It wasn't awarded for anything worthwhile, women might actually do, separate to their anatomy. We're back to being identified as a gender, by our female parts again.

Which is why the award was so bizarre. It would be like giving it to Miley Cyrus or Beyonce, for pushing what it means to be a woman in society, because they had plastic surgery, hair highlights and identified as being female. Or does that only seem significant when you're a gender reassigned woman? Like I said, the transgender community may be delighted, but it only makes a mockery of what it means to be a woman.
Posted by BeckyBoo18Report
Attack of the green eyed monster I think, what is she jealous she didn't get the award.