March 22, 2014

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Not A Queen, Not A Bitch, Not A Whore, But A Woman

Originally posted on allhailthekween:
“If black women may only choose between the subjectivity of the black queen or the whore, they will find themselves trapped in an identity that depends on the negation of other black women.”  - Shanara Reid-Brinkley I believe that the journey to defining your own womanhood is a rewarding, difficult, sacrificial,…

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March 21, 2014

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On MichFest and Women Only Space

Originally posted on ann tagonist:
It’s still almost five months away but the yearly online backlash against Michigan Womyn’s Music Festival has begun in earnest. Yesterday one of the confirmed acts, Hunter Valentine, announced that they would be pulling out due to the festival’s female-only policy. Hunter Valentine are a band full of vagina-having, vagina-loving…

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March 5, 2014

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The conservative reality of it all.

Originally posted on whoiscis:
When I was a very little boy I wore dresses, fake nails, make-up (if I could get away with it.) and played with barbies instead of G.I. Joes. My favorite things to watch were “Sleeping Beauty” and “Thumbelina”. I knew what all the other boys were into, and none of it…

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March 2, 2014

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Weights and Measures

Originally posted on sexisminschool:
Hello I am an anonymous writer of the age of 10 and I am writing about sexism in my school, this is one of my many blogs that I am going to do under this title. This is my first “story” of sexism, so here it goes! A couple of weeks…

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February 27, 2014

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Identity and narcissism" href="http://bugbrennan.com/2014/02/27/identity-and-narcissism/" rel="bookmark">Identity and narcissism

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Originally posted on The Charnel-House:
. So it would seem that Flavia Dzodan — an Amsterdam-based marketing consultant — denounced me last night. All this as part of a highly-public (online) breakdown of staggering proportions. Not just me, of course. Quite a few others were likewise singled out for abuse in Dzodan’s hate-filled tirade, endearingly titled “I hate…

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February 18, 2014

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Here’s a thing: women exist

Originally posted on Karen Ingala Smith:
Insult us from the playground to parliament: Bitch.  Witch.  Slapper.  Cow.  Dog.  Mouse.  Mousse.  Tart.  Whore.  Slut.  Slag.  Slattern.  Fish-wife.  Man.  Man-hater.  Bossy. Strengthen the cage: reinforce gender by making girlhood pinker, shinier,  sparklier.   Princess, pretty, doll, lady. Kill us, rape us, burn us. Constrict us: corset, girdle, spanx.…

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February 17, 2014

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Originally posted on Peak Stupid:
David/Dana Lane Taylor, @miss_sudo, has spent the last couple of days on a countdown to what was supposed to be an ominous TERF Monday. David promised us that this would be “super fucked up.” He promised that TERFs would “scatter.” All we got is a poorly-written, typo-riddled complaint to the…

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February 17, 2014

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Biological essentialism: can we not?

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Originally posted on Another angry woman:
Last week, I wrote about why I’m pro trans and pro choice. Given the sheer quantity of comments, I’m not sure I made myself clear enough. I think that broad judgments based on perceived biology have historically had some bearing on the oppression of women. I also think that…

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February 14, 2014

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Southern Povery Law Center: TERFs are a hate group

Originally posted on GenderTerror:
Recently a petition was posted online on Change.org asking for the Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC) to list Gender Identity Watch as a hate group. For those who are unfamiliar, the SPLC lists active hate groups across the United States as well as tracks hate movements. Gender Identity Watch is a…

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February 14, 2014

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My problem with Radical Feminism

Wow this guy is mad.

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