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TERFs, Essentialism, and Normality

Gender critical radical feminists (henceforth GCers) believe that trans women are not women. They believe we are essentially male because of our biology. They divide the world into female and male – ignoring intersex people as “anomalies”.   865 more words


Don't tell me I'm overreacting  

I struggle to understand,

how I’ve blossomed from someone quiet,

shy, don’t do that

Don’t talk to boys, don’t stay out,

It’s 12 a.m. I’m waiting for the train… 82 more words


"I'm a Visual Person"

How many times has a scrotum told you that he is ‘a visual person’?  If you are female and some dude in your life has told you that – sometimes in all seriousness, sometimes with a smirk – he is trying to tell you a truth about himself and his approach to dealing with women. 1,140 more words


"Good Girls Revolt," a New TV Series Portrays the Lawsuit Brought by Eleanor Holmes Norton

This clip below from the Stephen Colbert Show made me feel really good and I hope it does the same for you. He is bringing a little advertisement to a new TV show, “Good Girls Revolt,” which tells the story of an civil rights suit brought by Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton against Newsweek for equal employment opportunities for women. 129 more words


Emma's labiaplasty

Meet Emma, who got a labiaplasty to give her the confidence to get out of an abusive relationship. This is a perfect example of someone who develops a hatred of her body as a result of being bullied and living in a misogynist culture and who got surgery rather than accepting her body. 2,032 more words

Radical Feminism

Thoughts on the Alleged Rapist, Julian Assange, and Invasions of Privacy

A couple of days ago, there were rumors swirling that Assange was dead. I felt a sense of relief on behalf of his two alleged victims in Sweden. 905 more words


Believing prostitution is inherently harmful to women isn’t sexist, it’s proper recognition of their emotional lives.

Speaking with my friend A, she told me how her own writing on some feminist issues was making her uncomfortable. She is writing about women who are trafficked from poorer circumstances to rich white ones, and forced into domestic labour such as caring for others’ children and households. 1,010 more words

Feminism And Gender