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“For Us Only”: on safe spaces, exclusion, and privilege

[CN: examples of TERF arguments, and arguments about “reverse racism”] There is this quote, which I have been unable to find a source for anywhere: when you’re accustomed to privilege, equality feels like oppression. No example is more proof of … Continue reading

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On the “gendered socialisation” of a transwoman

Writing this isn’t an easy thing, because it is something even some of my close friends still struggle with; it is something that too easily gets perpetuated in even the most intersectional of feminist spaces I’ve recently engaged with. It … Continue reading

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[Creative] Hugs are little feminist gummy bears

Note: I usually don’t post poetry on this blog… but for once, I’m making an exception (for once… or maybe twice)… *** To three friends that provide me that which I need and to whom I seek to give the … Continue reading

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Julie Bindel sells her mind (not body)

Originally posted on a paper bird:
Bindel, apparently being plied with drinks by a white slaver Julie Bindel is a British journalist, a fierce opponent of trans people’s human rights (they’re imitation women), and an abolitionist who wants to see sex…

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Why I am not excited about Emma Watson’s speech at the UN

I really am not, far from actually; to be honest I am quite the opposite, I’m really don’t like it. On my newsfeed on Facebook kinda exploded with lots of praise for this British actress who stands up for feminism … Continue reading

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Catcalling and safety: negotiating spaces as a transgender woman

Let me be clear: I don’t like catcalling, I don’t like it at all. I’m a transgender woman who hates catcalling, and I’m sure there are plenty of others out there like me. (Note to cisgender feminists: please read last … Continue reading

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A Statement of Trans-Inclusive Feminism and Womanism

Originally posted on feministsfightingtransphobia:
We are proud to present a collective statement that is, to our knowledge (and we would love to be wrong about this) the first of its kind.  In this post you’ll find a statement of feminist…

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