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“Pregnant Person” is the “All Lives Matter” of Reproductive Healthcare

by Jonah Mix, Deep Green Resistance Earlier this month, transgender activist Trevor MacDonald published two opinion pieces on the Huffington Post, each to attack the feminist organization Woman-Centered Midwifery. Woman-Centered Midwifery has earned the ire of the transgender movement for their open letter to the Midwives Alliance of North America, protesting MANA’s decision to remove … Continue reading “Pregnant Person” is the “All Lives Matter” of Reproductive Healthcare

Stop the Frack Attack Prioritizes Male Entitlement over Saving the Planet

Dear Reader, do you believe women, including those who have been raped by men, have the right to not be forced to share their most intimate spaces with males? If you believe women have the right to say no, you will not be allowed to table at the Stop the Frack Attack National Convention. Why? … Continue reading Stop the Frack Attack Prioritizes Male Entitlement over Saving the Planet

News Roundup: The Girls and the Grasses, The Colonial History of Conservation, The New McCarthyism, and more

Lierre Keith, Deep Green Resistance co-founder, recently wrote one of the most powerful articles that we have read in a long, long time. Her piece, titled The Girls and the Grasses, is like poetry. We invite you to read it here: Link: http://dgrnewsservice.org/2015/08/25/lierre-keith-the-girls-and-the-grasses/ — Stephen Corry, the director of Survival International writes about the colonial … Continue reading News Roundup: The Girls and the Grasses, The Colonial History of Conservation, The New McCarthyism, and more

Derrick Jensen: The Man Box and the Cult of Masculinity

     by Derrick Jensen / Deep Green Resistance   The man box is full of proof. Except that there is no man box, the man box can never be filled, and real men don’t need proof. Let’s start with Abraham and Isaac. You know the story. God tells Abraham to slit his child’s throat. … Continue reading Derrick Jensen: The Man Box and the Cult of Masculinity

Sorry, Dudes: Exclusion from Femininity is Privilege, Not Oppression

by Jonah Mix, Deep Green Resistance Some days, queer theory feels like an elaborate practical joke. I’m writing this after a good four hours spent in a marathon Twitter exchange, so forgive me if I’m a little short. The man in question was your average trans dude, berating women for their refusal to accept his … Continue reading Sorry, Dudes: Exclusion from Femininity is Privilege, Not Oppression

Derrick Jensen: Liberals and the New McCarthyism

By Derrick Jensen / Counterpunch It’s easy enough, some sixty years after the fact, for us to cluck our tongues at the cowardice and stupidity of those who went along with McCarthyism. It’s especially easy for liberals and academics to say that had they been alive back then, they would certainly have had the courage … Continue reading Derrick Jensen: Liberals and the New McCarthyism

Gender, Patriarchy, and All That Jazz

Like many Americans, I have been paying attention to the current marketing of gender, the unquestionable system that tells us what constitutes male vs. female in our capitalist patriarchy. With morbid fascination, I am witnessing our culture move away from the old women’s liberation values that told young people they could participate in any activity they enjoyed, wear any clothing they liked, play with whatever toys they wanted, and think any thoughts they thought without these behaviors and beliefs being labeled male or female by forces then known as sexism. Not only have the categories of “boy’s toys” and “girl’s toys” returned with a vengeful backlash, now children and the rest of us are being told that an affinity for “girl’s toys” and dresses and make-up actually defines the true essence of girlhood. ... Continue reading →

On Sacred Biology: Interview with Michelle Peixinho and Mary Lou Singleton

Editor’s Note: This video was streamed live on May 14, 2015, by TRTV Show Real Talk. Deep Green Resistance volunteers transcribed the dialogue, published here. Mark: Hello, hello, and good evening and welcome to transition radio live from the land of enchantment: Silver City, New Mexico. My name is Mark Angelo Cummings. Lynna: And I’m … Continue reading On Sacred Biology: Interview with Michelle Peixinho and Mary Lou Singleton

Ernesto Aguilar: What Fathers Should Tell Their Sons

By Ernesto Aguilar for Feminist Current When they find out, people ask me incredulously if I regret not attending my father’s funeral. I had no relationship with my father for all of my adult life. I lived a childhood where he hit my mother often. I could never reconcile it and fought him as a … Continue reading Ernesto Aguilar: What Fathers Should Tell Their Sons

Time is Short: Interview With An Eco-Saboteur, Part III

In 1993 Michael Carter was arrested and indicted for underground environmental activism. Since then he’s worked aboveground, fighting timber sales and oil and gas leasing, protecting endangered species, and more. Today, he’s a member of Deep Green Resistance Colorado Plateau, and author of the memoir Kingfishers’ Song: Memories Against Civilization. Time is Short spoke with him … Continue reading Time is Short: Interview With An Eco-Saboteur, Part III