Tag Archives: trans

Cis and bigotry.

I was born in 1969. Two years after being a gay or bisexual man became technically legal, but a very long time (indeed the process is STILL ongoing), before it became socially acceptable. During my childhood, I recall a great … Continue reading

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How to survive being wrong on the internet.

Here’s the thing. You can say what you want. Other people can be offended about what you said. And ultimately it is up to you to form a judgement as to whether you consider what they said to be valid. … Continue reading

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A different point of view on the Moore thing.

For the full background on this story, you might like to read Suzanne Moore’s original piece about the importance of female anger in the New Statesman here, followed by @Stavvers’ breakdown of who subsequently said what, here (brace yourself, Moore … Continue reading

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Radfem and the trans issue.

If you’re not sure what I’m talking about when I mention “radfem” or radical feminism, I urge you to take a look at this. The short and sweet version is that radical feminism holds that gender – our socially constructed … Continue reading

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