Chelsea Clinton: Person with beard, penis can ‘absolutely’ be woman, Hillary not so sure

Chelsea Clinton: Person with beard, penis can ‘absolutely’ be woman, Hillary not so sure
Chelsea Clinton introduces Hillary Clinton at the 2016 Democratic National Convention (Image: YouTube screen grab via BS NewsHour)

[Ed. – Generational rift]

It may appear Hillary and Chelsea Clinton always see eye-to-eye, but in a recent interview one topic cracked the facade of the like-minded mother-daughter power duo.

The one issue Hillary and Chelsea don’t appear to agree on entirely is transgender self-identification.

In an interview with The Sunday Times, journalist Decca Aitkenhead asked the Clintons if someone with a beard and a penis can ever be a woman, to which Chelsea replied emphatically, ‘Yes.’

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However, as Aitkenhead describes it, Hillary looked ‘uneasy’, and blamed generational gaps for being less accepting.

‘Errr. I’m just learning about this,’ Hillary responded. ‘It’s a very big generational discussion, because this is not something I grew up with or ever saw. It’s going to take a lot more time and effort to understand what it means to be defining yourself differently.’

(h/t Weasel Zippers)

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