Talk:Sex worker-exclusionary radical feminism

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Is this a thing?[edit]

Is this actually a thing? Is it prominent and widespread enough to need a standalone article? Acei9 23:00, 3 April 2023 (UTC)

Yes, this is actually rather prominent in current radical feminism, at least in online communities. Wherever you find TERFery online there is often SWERFery interlaced, though as I noted, SWERF stuff is promoted by TIRFs too. Chillpilled (talk) 23:48, 3 April 2023 (UTC)
From what I can Google, SWERF is a newish term that seems mostly in the online world for now (it pops up in mainstream-ish media like The Daily Dot but it's rare overall; on the other hand, it's all over the searches of social media cancers like Reddit and Twitter). I think it's mainly used as a pejorative/insult. The debate between "sex positive" and "sex negative" type feminists though is not new at all. Like TERF, I see the "SWERFs" as an extension of the very-anti-pornography / sex work "sex negative" part of the radical "second wave" of feminism in the 1970s. BobJohnson (talk) 00:13, 4 April 2023 (UTC)
Yeah sex-worker/sex work exclusionary feminism is definitely a thing. --It's-a me, Lgm sigpic.png LeftyGreenMario!(Mod) 01:23, 4 April 2023 (UTC)
Ah well, you learn something every day. Acei9 02:02, 4 April 2023 (UTC)