Tags Archives: Transgender & Transphobia

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

An Open Letter to the Left Regarding Silence

Featured image: Yuly Chan, a founding member of Chinatown Action Group. The smearing, harassment, no-platforming, and silencing of women who express feminist opinions about gender and prostitution is unacceptable.      by Cherry Smiley / Feminist Current I can’t remember the exact words, who said it or when, but the general message was: courage isn’t the … Continue reading An Open Letter to the Left Regarding Silence

Trans Activism is Excusing & Advocating Violence Against Women, and It’s Time to Speak Up

Featured image: San Francisco Public Library exhibit featuring blood stained t-shirts encouraging patrons to attack feminists, and deadly weapons—baseball bats wrapped in barbed wire, axes, and more—designed by men to kill feminist women.  Credit: GenderTrender. Threats of violence against women branded as “TERFs” are increasing—will liberals and progressives speak out before it’s too late?   … Continue reading Trans Activism is Excusing & Advocating Violence Against Women, and It’s Time to Speak Up

San Francisco Public Library Hosts Transgender “Art Exhibit” Featuring Weapons Intended to Kill Feminists

Featured image: Display case of weapons at San Francisco Library      by GenderTrender If you thought the age of scold’s bridles and dunking pools designed to torture and kill disobedient women were a thing of the past, you would be wrong. The San Francisco Public Library unveiled an exhibit this week featuring blood stained t-shirts encouraging patrons … Continue reading San Francisco Public Library Hosts Transgender “Art Exhibit” Featuring Weapons Intended to Kill Feminists

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”

Tolerance Has Taken Over Feminism, And It Threatens To Destroy The Movement

Under patriarchy, women have been groomed into a perpetual state of tolerance; today, “tolerance” has been taken up by certain feminists, making it impossible to define a set of collective values or assert shared goals.      by May Mundt-Leach / Feminist Current “We have become reluctant to be labelled as moral crusaders in an age … Continue reading Tolerance Has Taken Over Feminism, And It Threatens To Destroy The Movement

Biophilia

(We must be) BIOPHILIC (people in order to survive) or why pronouns are not personal    Jennifer / Deep Green Resistance Women’s Caucus The original draft of this essay was written on lined paper supported by a copy of Andrea Dworkin’s Unapologetic Writings on the Continuing War Against Women. She is teaching me to write authentically … Continue reading Biophilia

Fighting Sexual Objectification is not Exclusionary

Featured image: The International Coalition Against Human Trafficking      by Max Wilbert / Deep Green Resistance “Feminism is the struggle to end sexist oppression. Therefore, it is necessarily a struggle to eradicate the ideology of domination that permeates Western culture on various levels, as well as a commitment to reorganizing society so that the self-development … Continue reading Fighting Sexual Objectification is not Exclusionary

Group Launches New Gender Critical Action Center

     by Gender Critical Action Center A collective of people who are concerned about society’s growing obsession with “gender identity” ideology announced today that they are launching the Gender Critical Action Center (GCAC) – a weekly international call-to-action. About the GCAC The purpose of the GCAC is to organize collective activity to push back on growing … Continue reading Group Launches New Gender Critical Action Center

Rose McGowan Is Not A Perfect Rape Victim; No Woman Is

Featured image: Transactivist Andi Dier, left, and Rose McGowan. We claim to be ready for women’s anger, as a society, but we clearly still expect women to express it in ways we are comfortable with.      by Raquel Rosario Sanchez / Feminist Current One of the first lessons you learn when you do shelter work is … Continue reading Rose McGowan Is Not A Perfect Rape Victim; No Woman Is