Monthly Archives: January 2013

“If fucking women is a human right for men, that means women don’t have a right to remain unfucked. If a man cannot ‘naturally’ find a woman willing to submit to intercourse with him, but intercourse is his human right, … Continue reading

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Trans criticism is not transphobia

In another post where I wrote about the function of “transphobia,” I demonstrated that a huge portion of what transactivists called “transphobia” really had nothing to do with any explicit hatred (e.g., slurs, name-calling) or outward discrimination (e.g. violence, work/hiring … Continue reading

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“Sexism” is now transphobic

This was posted as a thread in a “social justice” sub on Reddit. While the comments that actually address the question disagree with it, it was nevertheless upvoted. And it was asked. Someone in a supposedly feminist community asked if … Continue reading

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“… it is not in fact extraordinary to be uncomfortable with gender roles”

I came across this succinctly written article that sums up a lot of points I seek to articulate when speaking about transgenderism. The writer is responding to a question about why is she is critical of the idea of transpeople. … Continue reading

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That Cisgender Privilege List, Part 1

If you have been around the feminist sphere long enough to know what “cisgender” means, you’ve probably been around long enough to hear the phrase “cis privilege.” There are many fantastic blog posts made by some brilliant women who unpack … Continue reading

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On the butchering of “essentialism”

“Essentialism” – RANCOM! “Those radfems and their essentialist nonsense.” – Various, numerous transgenderists. The first time I heard this, I was puzzled because, well, radical feminists aren’t essentialists. The entire position of radical feminism is based on an analysis of … Continue reading

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The function of “Transphobia”

I have been on the internet for about a decade now, and throughout the course of my 10-year long browsing session, I have engaged in many threads, topics, discussions, arguments, and debates about homosexuality. These topics have pertained to all … Continue reading

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Originally posted on You think I just don't understand, but I don't believe you.:
I received the following (unsolicted) email from Gallus Mag at GenderTrender, which I present unedited: “As some of you may know, my posting access…

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Challenging the patriarchy is transphobic

“Jailbreak the Patriarchy.” It’s an app for Chrome that swaps gendered words and pronouns. “He” becomes “she” and “woman” becomes “man.” Like the Hawkeye Initiative and other groups that draw male characters in the same way that female comic book … Continue reading

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Trans women are women of the patriarchy

Calling yourself a woman does not make you a woman. All that being a “woman” is is being born as a female, being raised as a female, being treated as a female, being in the female-sex class.  It isn’t an … Continue reading

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