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Gatekeeping Is Transphobia

Gatekeeping is a direct product of transphobia. Transphobia manifests in the ideology that being trans is a malady that needs to be prevented at all costs – that a child or adult transitioning represents a failure of character, a sickness, a failure or breakdown of what is right and proper for normal development of gender identity. 879 more words


The "Shit Cis People Say" Alphabet: A is for Attention (as in, you're just doing it for the...)

Welcome to my new Friday blogging series, the “Shit Cis People Say” Alphabet. One letter per week for 26 weeks! Lets’ see if I can pull it off. 342 more words

Deep Fried Mars Bars (Part 2): Let Me Be Weak [CN]


 ‘Come to me, all you that are weary and are carrying heavy burdens, and I will give you rest.  Take my yoke upon you, and learn from me; for I am gentle and humble in heart, and you will find rest for your souls. 

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Breitbart News Calls for a Boycott After Kellogg's Pulls Ads From Their Website

And now in ridiculous Internet news, the folks at right-wing dumpster fire Breitbart.com have announced an official boycott of the Kellogg’s company. 668 more words


Richard Spencer Says America Was 'Designed' for White People, Shouts 'Hail Trump!'

National Policy Institute leader Richard Spencer gave the final speech of his organization’s conference over a week ago. By now, nearly everyone has seen the footage of Spencer, glass in hand, hailing Donald Trump while his audience cheered. 798 more words


Learning to Say "Fuck it" to Passing

If you’re a trans person like me then you’re probably hyper aware of all gendered activities directed your way. Last night I was at Denny’s with some cis female friends and when the server brought the food out she was giving the food to the other girls and was like “And this is for this lady right here”, etc.,  but when she got to me she didn’t repeat the pattern – she didn’t know how to gender me – didn’t know whether I was lady-enough to warrant being called a lady. 1,745 more words


TV Tuesdays: Friends

Friends was one of the most popular television shows of all time, and ruled the world in the 90’s and early 2000’s, as it followed six 20-something friends figuring out life in New York City, and had some feminist moments while doing so. 496 more words

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