Isn't transgenderism a form of cultural appropriation?

We ostracize people who steal various aspects of other people's culture. White people who rob Native Americans of their symbols and ceremonies often face criticism. And then there was Rachel Dolezal who spent years fraudulently pretending to be a black woman, she faced public shame for what she did. Why do we... show more We ostracize people who steal various aspects of other people's culture. White people who rob Native Americans of their symbols and ceremonies often face criticism. And then there was Rachel Dolezal who spent years fraudulently pretending to be a black woman, she faced public shame for what she did.

Why do we make exceptions when it comes to gender when it comes to appropriation? Just because you have stolen aspects of the feminine (often stereotypical aspects), why should you be allowed to appropriate female identity?
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