Why Did Richard Dawkins Tweet About Rachel Dolezal?

Some people did not recognize the reference. Here’s a quick refresher.

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A tweet by the famous biologist and atheist Richard Dawkins on April 10, 2021 made headlines for its comparison between the identity claims of transgender people and those of Rachel Dolezal.

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