November 26, 2014

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What is it with Cathy Brennan and her love for transmisogyny?

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I couldn’t make it through this post, but maybe you can. It’s easy to argue with someone when you wholly misrepresent what they say.

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November 14, 2014

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the insanity of the term “cisprivilege”

Originally posted on Plastic Girl:
(and why this made-up term is really bullshit made up by trans-centered and clueless transactivists. Julia Serano comes to mind, actually, as do her neophyte glomlings) http://en.wiktionary.org/wiki/cisprivilege Noun cisprivilege (LGBT, neologism) The social advantage enjoyed by those who are cisgender/cissexual. Who uses the term “cisprivilege” and what does it mean…

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November 5, 2014

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Lena Dunham and Feminism: Beware the Vitriol of the Sisterhood

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Originally posted on TIME:
“Sisterhood is powerful. It kills. Mostly sisters.” Those were the words of Ti-Grace Atkinson, an author and philosopher, when she resigned from the Feminists, a radical group she had founded in the late 1960s. They were repeated, forty years later, in the New Yorker​ by Susan Faludi​, who ​described them as…

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November 2, 2014

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What’s With The Banter?

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Originally posted on Let's Talk Vaginas:
I was walking home from the hospital when a man called out, “Hey beautiful! What’s up?” I carried on walking. I didn’t even turn around to look at him. I hoped, and prayed, that he would ignore me and leave me alone. But the comments continued. “Look at those…

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October 25, 2014

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How Trans Women Can Be Good Allies to Females

Originally posted on Pretendbians: Exactly Like Lesbians, Except Not:
Anonymous asked: Hi. Can you tell me what the perfect trans ally for feminism would look like? Or is there one. If we said “Yes, we are male sexed” but also women, would we be accepted as sisters? Can you describe your vision of an alliance…

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October 25, 2014

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Dear trans women

Originally posted on Feminists Unknown's Blog:
Dear trans women who are also feminists Inclusion is a huge issue in feminism right now, particularly in relation to trans issues. Here are some handy tips on making your feminism more respectful and inclusive: Merely existing as a woman — any woman — is hard. But it’s…

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October 25, 2014

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Dumb

Originally posted on Hypotaxis:
So apparently the blogger GallusMag has been “outed” by trans – ahem – “activists.” And apparently these trans “activists” are screaming all over the internet-sphere about what a victory this is for . . . for . . . uh, something? A victory for male hackers, I guess? I don’t fucking…

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October 24, 2014

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Trans Telephone #gamergate

Telephone is a game played  in which one person whispers a message to another, which is passed through a line of people until the last player announces the message to the entire group. Errors typically accumulate in the retellings, so the statement announced by the last player differs significantly, and often amusingly, from the one uttered […]

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October 23, 2014

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Straw Transwoman err Man

A straw man is a logical fallacy based on the misrepresentation of an opponent’s argument. To be successful, a straw man argument requires that the audience be ignorant or uninformed of the original argument. Transgender Women and their Helpful Allies DEPEND ON the straw man specifically with regard to arguing against “Cathy Brennan.” I generally do not […]

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October 10, 2014

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That Awkward Moment…

So I have been home sick this entire week. Today, I go to the doctor and discover I have a double ear infection. Ouch. Anyway, being home sick means I have been watching a lot of Law and Order: Special Victims Unit and reading publications I normally don’t – like Curve Magazine. I remember when […]

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