Category Archives: Feminism

The “Lesbophobia” Scam

By Heather McNamara Those of us who have been in the trans activism game for a while are familiar with the mental and linguistic gymnastics that TERFs (Trans Exclusionary Radical Feminists) perform in order to justify transphobia while simultaneously pretending … Continue reading

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Identifying with a gender vs. reaffirming gender stereotypes

Previously: Transition as gender freedom One common criticism leveled at trans people is an objection to the particular way in which trans women embody their womanhood in appearance and mannerisms. We’re frequently generalized as being “stereotypically” feminine or enacting an … Continue reading

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Gender Analysis: Zinnia Argues With People

One of the most persistently frustrating things in my experience of YouTube has been the repeated claim that I’ve somehow refused or neglected to engage with opposing arguments. This is mystifying to me because the entire history of my coverage … Continue reading

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Feminist analysis: Nothing is ugly, nothing is pretty

The truth is a great many men are raised to speak the language of misogyny and objectification from boyhood onward. Continue reading

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Transition as Gender Freedom (Gender Analysis 03)

Suppose I were to show you some pictures from when I transitioned, and asked you to arrange them from start to finish, in the order you think they were taken in.   But that would be a trick question – … Continue reading

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