Featured image: United Nations Population Fund. Opting in and out of sex-based oppression is something only the most privileged believe they can do. by Raquel Rosario Sanchez / Feminist Current When I was in grad school, I got into a heated debate with a classmate who insisted that “white feminism” was a serious … Continue reading If ‘White Feminism’ is a Thing, Gender Identity Ideology Epitomizes It
by Meghan Murphy / Feminist Current At The Establishment, Tori Truscheit asks, “How can the queerest generation ever still believe in gender roles?” If that question seems jaw-droppingly lacking in self-awareness, congratulations: you have been paying attention. If, on the other hand, you’re scratching your head, trying to get to the bottom of why a society drowning … Continue reading Why ‘The Queerest Generation Ever’ Hasn’t Managed to Address Women’s Oppression
by Purple Sage A friend of mine went to an event recently and found the washrooms like this: The women’s washroom has been turned into a gender neutral washroom, and a sign on the door indicates women, men and in-between. The men’s washroom remains unchanged. Note: these are not single stall washrooms, they are group … Continue reading No space for women
by Meghan Murphy / Feminist Current Planned Parenthood, as you may know, is the largest single provider of reproductive health services in the United States. The non-profit defines itself as “leading the reproductive health and rights movement,” and has supported millions and millions of women, over the past century, in accessing pregnancy tests, contraceptives, … Continue reading Meghan Murphy: Are we women or are we menstruators?
New Books Highlight the Debate between Radical Feminism and Transgender Movement By Robert Jensen Within feminism there has been for decades an often divisive debate about transgenderism. With increasing mainstream news media and pop culture attention focused on the issue, understanding that feminist debate is more important than ever. Two new feminist books that analyze … Continue reading Some Basic Propositions about Sex, Gender, and Patriarchy
By Women’s Liberation Front On August 11th, 2016, Women’s Liberation Front filed a lawsuit against the US Department of Justice and the US Department of Education, challenging their recent actions which have caused the dissolution of Title IX, violating the rights of women and girls, including the fifth and fourteenth amendments of the Constitution. Here … Continue reading Women’s Liberation Front vs. United States
By Robert Jensen / Voice Male Magazine A few weeks after I had published online a critique of the ideology of the trans movement, I was at lunch with a friend who has long been part of various movements for racial, economic, and gender justice and works as a diversity coordinator at a nearby university. The meeting … Continue reading Is The Ideology Of The Transgender Movement Open To Debate?
By Tara Prema / Gender Is War Recently we asked, “What the hell does gender have to do with fracking?” We weren’t being flippant – it’s a question that plagues many of us. The question came up because some leftists are blacklisting and threatening eco-feminists over gender identity politics. The question is whether women can … Continue reading Gender and a Dying Planet
The idea that men and women are inherently, fundamentally different (in ways more profound than just physical characteristics and dimorphism, reproductive capacity, etc.) is strongly felt and believed by the majority of people today. This understanding of ourselves is a convenient one for maintaining the status quo. We believe these differences that are often … Continue reading Meta-analysis study debunks “Male/Female Brain”
On the blacklisting of eco-feminists By Tara Prema / Gender Is War It’s a plot filled with anonymous denunciations, secret meetings, betrayal, dissidents, blacklists and infiltrators. For those just tuning in, this shitshow is the latest infighting on the left, where ideological purity and individual identity are all the rage – literally. Welcome to a … Continue reading What the hell does gender identity have to do with fracking?