Originally posted on Transgender Reality:
Remember being a teenager?  A crush you’d had for a week felt like it had lasted forever and probably meant you should marry the person, the new political idea you had was the one true belief, and so on.  In teenage world, emotions run high and obsessions develop quickly.  Watch what…

Most people have noticed that I don’t really blog anymore. There are a number of reasons for this. Blogging is writing and writing is hard. It takes time, it takes effort, it takes thought. I find as I get older I have less and less energy to devote to this, this effort, which is not […]

Originally posted on Shack Diaries:
First of all I want to make it clear that this is not a personal attack on Caroline Criado-Perez. I just don’t agree with many aspects of her article: ‘Becoming a Woman: Trans Women and Male Violence’. https://weekwoman.wordpress.com/2015/01/28/becoming-a-woman-trans-male-violence/ Though our views may vary, I understand that feminism encompasses differing views…

I am opening Anna Deavere Smith’s “Twilight: Los Angeles, 1992″ tomorrow night (January 27 @ 8pm) hope to see you all during the course of the run. I play a myriad of phenomenally distinct characters that range from a Korean merchant gunshot victim to a Jewish Police Commissioner. I am so honored to have this…

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Originally posted on Left at the Lights:
I am done with social networking or antisocial as the case has been. I threw myself out there because I felt like I could make a difference with everything I’ve learnt in my life and work but when I spoke up, the very people I was complaining about…

Originally posted on Hypotaxis:
I got really pissed off last week – so pissed off I couldn’t write about it – when I read about how Mt. Holyoke, a formerly female-only college, cancelled their production of The Vagina Monologues for fear it would alienate women-indentifying males who have penises. It’s not that The Vagina Monologues…

Originally posted on Slave of the Passions:
I am a woman. This is something I have never questioned. It is something I know with almost complete certainty. A couple of years ago, if you had asked me how I know that I’m a woman, then – after I had stopped looking at you in bewilderment…

Originally posted on Feminists Unknown's Blog:
Can you imagine a world in which women who assert their basic humanity were believed? It’s difficult to picture. A world in which female people were not seen as whatever male people think they are, but in which their pain actually had some value and meaning. Responses to…

Originally posted on phonaesthetica:
Herself, a new “feminist” photo project currently making the rounds online, features lots of naked women. Created by a TV actress, Herself purports to “highlight’s women’s sexuality on their own terms” and “help demystify the female form, to assist in the erasure of coveting it, and to help celebrate the ever…

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Originally posted on The Tusk:
By Maria Catt At the job before the one I have now one of my duties was to take water frozen in red Solo cups and use an ice ball press to press the ice hunk into a ball. It took about a minute a ball. Demand for the ice balls…

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