Joelle Ruby Ryan

May 29, 2012

“Lesbian Erasure” as Code Talk for Trans Bashing

On WMST-L (a large Women’s Studies Listserv with over 5,000 members from around the Globe) there has been a thread with quite a few responses about […]
May 21, 2012

What They Call “Womyn-Only” Space is Really Cisgender-Only Space

One of the things that has irked me about the renewed “debates” about women-only space is that the defenders of “womyn-born-womyn” (WBW) policies keep utilizing specious […]
April 2, 2012

Feminism Must Be Led by Love, or Not At All

Recently, I have experienced a round of attacks by some radical-identified feminists and lesbian feminists for my writings and transgender advocacy.  There is a long history […]
September 5, 2011

No, I Still Won’t be Watching “Dancing With The Stars” (With or Without Chaz Bono)

It is beyond sad that some people, trans and non-trans alike, think that Chaz Bono’s upcoming appearance on the stupid reality show “Dancing with the Stars” […]
September 3, 2011

Why I Love Cross-Dressers

Photo by: Mariette Pathy Allen Readers of this Blog may remember a while back that I did a post called Why I Love Fat People.  In […]
August 28, 2011

ARE YOU A MAN OR A WOMAN?

I have awoken multiple times from a nightmare hearing this phrase screamed at me over and over again.  Whether awake or asleep, it echoes over and […]
August 8, 2011

From Cradle to Grave: Trans People are Disrespected, Repudiated and Scorned

I was absolutely horrified, but sadly not surprised, to read about the treatment of Lashai Mclean at her own funeral. The article “Mass Walk-Out at Trans […]