Twitter just banned RuPaul’s Drag Race’s Aja for calling someone a ‘senseless cow’.
Aja identifies as non-binary (using either ‘he, she, they or them’ pronouns) and took to Twitter to call out a trans exclusive radical feminist (TERF).
The tweet in question was a response to Twitter user @radkween – who now has a private account. The Twitter user allegedly said Aja’s gender identity ‘wasn’t real’.
Aja responded yesterday (1 August) on Twitter: ‘Shut the fuck up you fucking terf – calling me a misogynistic troll? You are a bitter ass fake feminist. Real feminists support all women and all genders equality. Don’t misgender me. You senseless cow.’
As a result, Twitter banned the season 9/All Stars 3 Drag Race queen.
For the most part, Aja’s fans praised the All Stars drag queen for calling out transphobia.
But some trans exclusionary feminists began flooding the tweet with disgusting transphobia and deliberate misgendering.
One Twitter user replied: ‘A male raised as male behaving as a male, awwww’.
Another tweeted: ‘Ah, this man seems really angry’.
Aja: ‘A vagina does not make a woman and neither do breasts’
Aja took to Facebook last night (1 August) to explain what happened after
She wrote: ‘I got banned from twitter because I called a girl from a group of Trans Exclusionary Radical Feminists who were all saying my gender identity wasn’t real a senseless cow 🐄
‘But twitter didn’t ban the 200-300 people literally devalidating (sic) my non-binary identity. But I’m here like I might be blocked but guess what I still identify the same way, I am well validated and alive and happy and nobody can take that.
‘Also feminism can be practiced by anyone who believes in equality amongst men and women – because people keep telling me I can’t be a feminist and that trans women aren’t included in feminism.
‘A vagina does not make a woman and neither do breasts. That social construct of an idea is extremely over. But hey maybe it’s just me,’ Aja said.
UPDATE: Aja is now back on Twitter: ‘Anyways moving on, hi Twitter missed you