Tags Archives: Transgender & Transphobia

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

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

Radical Feminism — “The Green Flame” Podcast 🔥

In this episode of The Green Flame podcast, we focus on radical feminism. We speak with Saba Malik and Lierre Keith, with Aimee and Kara in the UK, and with Renee Gerlich in Aotearoa (New Zealand). This episode features music from Beth Quist and poetry by Dominique Christina. Special thanks to Beth Quist and Elizabeth … Continue reading Radical Feminism — “The Green Flame” Podcast 🔥

Surviving the Violence of Transactivism: Interview with Ana Marcocavallo from Argentina

Featured image: screenshot of a video taken of transactivists assaulting women at a presentation in Buenos Aires, Argentina.  See video link below.      by Luis Velázquez Herrera / FRIA  (Independent Radical Feminists of Argentina) In Buenos Aires, Argentina, a group of radical women are about to speak in the middle of a crowd at the assembly … Continue reading Surviving the Violence of Transactivism: Interview with Ana Marcocavallo from Argentina

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

Twitter wants me to shut up and the right wants me to join them; I don’t think I should have to do either

I don’t want to choose between the left and the right, I want to engage in critical thought, challenge myself, and form my own opinions.      by Meghan Murphy / Feminist Current In August, I was locked out of my Twitter account for the first time. I was told that I had “violated [Twitter’s] rules against … Continue reading Twitter wants me to shut up and the right wants me to join them; I don’t think I should have to do either

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

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