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A Strong Argument Cannot be Cancelled

In this article,  Robert Jensen shares a straight-forward view  of Cancel Culture and how critique of a political position is not necessarily directed to mock the people who hold it but rather an invitation to become accountable to one’s obligation to participate in democratic dialogue. Originally published on Feminist Current. Being Canceled In the current … Continue reading A Strong Argument Cannot be Cancelled

The Mignonnes Question

In this piece, Trinity La Fey breaks down Maïmouna Doucouré’s film Mignonnes, which has become extremely controversial. The Mignonnes Question by Trinity La Fey Frenchwoman Maïmouna Doucouré, who wrote and directed ‘Cuties’ (English translation), a film which has sparked an online petition calling for it’s removal from Netflix’s streaming platform, has defended her work against … Continue reading The Mignonnes Question

The Declaration On Women’s Sex-Based Rights

For this episode of the Green Flame we celebrate the United States launch of the Women’s Human Rights Campaign with WHRC U.S. co-contact Thistle Pettersen and U.S. WHRC media moderator Austin DeVille. Our skill-share highlights the WHRC effort to offer mutual support in the face of inevitable backlash: It is of the utmost importance strategically … Continue reading The Declaration On Women’s Sex-Based Rights

Julia Beck on Lesbian Feminism and Gender

This interview with radical lesbian feminist, activist, and writer Julia Beck includes her insights on being politically homeless, girl gangs, the resilience of women (particularly women who have de transitioned), and our need for mutual respect and solidarity and support. Our skill share for this episode is a reading of DGR’s Solidarity Guidelines. Music is … Continue reading Julia Beck on Lesbian Feminism and Gender

Reading ‘Intercourse’ to my Husband

Trinity La Fey writes of sharing walls with abusers, of poverty and work, of finding radical feminism, and of navigating relationships in the midst of a patriarchal society. By Trinity La Fey Background is always tedious; I’ll try not to bore.  Poverty, racism and sexism were not things I gradually discovered.  I spent early years … Continue reading Reading ‘Intercourse’ to my Husband

Communists call for protection for women’s spaces

     by Morning Star COMMUNISTS called for protection of women’s spaces and preservation of “separate spaces and distinct services to protect women from violence and abuse” today. The party’s biennial congress said that women’s rights won over decades of struggle were “under sustained ideological attack,” thanks to the “growth and ascendancy of neoliberal philosophy … Continue reading Communists call for protection for women’s spaces

WordPress censors GenderTrender. Gallus Mag responds

     by 4thWaveNow 4thWaveNow reached out to Gallus Mag of GenderTrender after WordPress dumped the site yesterday. In her most recent post, Gallus Mag  broke the full story of a Canadian MTF trans activist who has launched “human rights” complaints against a group of women’s salon workers who were unwilling to touch and wax … Continue reading WordPress censors GenderTrender. Gallus Mag responds

Tasmania: Transgender Law Reform – Women Speak the Truth

Featured image: Girl Guide boycott goes to Hobart’s iconic Salamanca Market on 13th of October     by Women Speak Tasmania While several groups and individuals are lobbying for extended transgender rights at law, Women Speak Tasmania is working on a comprehensive series of policies to address changes in the law that have promoted the rights … Continue reading Tasmania: Transgender Law Reform – Women Speak the Truth

Neither Cis nor TERF

For radical feminists, gender is understood as not merely a subjective internal sense of self; patriarchal gender norms are a product of culture, imposed on people and limiting everyone’s humanity.      by Robert Jensen / Feminist Current I am routinely described as cisgender (defined as people whose internal sense of gender identity matches their biological … Continue reading Neither Cis nor TERF

The Art of Avoiding Definitions: A Review of “Trans*: A Quick and Quirky Account of Gender Variability”

“Trans*: A Quick and Quirky Account of Gender Variability” aims to clarify, but succeeds only in highlighting the lack of clarity which dominates transgender theory.      by Robert Jensen / Feminist Current “Let me define the terms, and I’ll win any debate,” a friend told me years ago, an insight I’ve seen confirmed many times … Continue reading The Art of Avoiding Definitions: A Review of “Trans*: A Quick and Quirky Account of Gender Variability”