Science Has Always Been Ideological, You Just Don’t See It

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    Some authors have questioned the strength of Moser’s research, including Lawrence (2017). Although a full debate on autogynephilia is unnecessary (it suffices for my argument that there exist serious critiques and alternative explanations), I must admit that I do not find her rebuttal convincing. The limitations she highlights do not seem to be sufficiently specific to shed doubt on the conclusion that cisgender women also experience autogynephilia, and some of them also apply to the original research supporting sexual orientation divisions among transgender women.


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Ashley, F. Science Has Always Been Ideological, You Just Don’t See It. Arch Sex Behav 48, 1655–1657 (2019).

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