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Trans/Substantiation: The Metaphysics of Transgender ☂ [PDF / Epub] ☁ Trans/Substantiation: The Metaphysics of Transgender By Alan McManus ✐ – Natus-physiotherapy.co.uk Sexual politics gets very personal as radical second wave feminists raise fears about persons with penises in female public toilets midwives are instructed that the word mother is discriminatory to pr Sexual politics gets very personal as radical second Metaphysics of MOBI ñ wave feminists raise fears about persons with penises in female public toilets midwives are instructed that the word mother is Trans/Substantiation: The Kindle - discriminatory to pregnant trans men and transactivists relate their experience of exclusion from female space and feminist solidarity Queer theory has led to the umbrella term transgender being used The Metaphysics of PDF/EPUB ½ for transsexual and transvestite people alike, and sometimes also to genderqueer or non binary people who are not necessarily people with an intersex trait Gender is also the basis of religious conflict over ministry and sexual ethics and the centuries old pious but acrimonious debate on the reality and mode of change and presence, in the Christian ritual of Holy Communion, continues without resolutionWhat these two debates have in common is that on one side of each there is an assertion of a reality inaccessible to, and independent of, the evidence of the five human senses on the other side of each there is an assertion of the distinction between symbol, similarity and identityThe difference lies in the nature of the assertion Catholics who believe in transubstantiation that bread and wine become only body and blood use the mediaeval language of scholasticism to explain their belief in this mystical change and presence In contrast, some transactivists do not put forward their assertion that a man can undergo a transition and become a woman, retroactively, or vice versa as a belief but as a fact that must be accepted irrespective of any lack of medical evidence and irreducible to personal psychologyWhereas Catholics consider those who do not accept their assertion to be lacking in faith, but not necessarily in goodwill or intelligence, transactivists accuse their doubters of transphobia and while respecting their right to free speech, deny them a platform to exercise itNoting that Catholics are not committed to any particular language in which to express this assertion, this book offers a new interpretation of change and presence one that may also be helpful to those engaged in debate over transgender This interpretation concerns ontology, the academic discipline of being or the nature of nature.