May 2, 2013

Misogyny, it’s not just for breakfast anymore.

Recently I came across an interesting story in my newsfeed. It seems Sir Richard Branson, of Virgin Air lost a wager to Air Asia Group CEO […]
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 […]
March 29, 2010

When Ticked Off Gay Men Attack: Misogyny As A Knife

Last week when I posted Tribeca Film Festival Promotes Exploitation of Transgender People, I never thought that the call to action would cause controversy within the […]
September 2, 2009

Privileged and Pretty Equals Success

This morning I received an email talking about a website called “The Pink Butterfly Network“. It claims to be a knockoff of Lynn Conway’s Transsexual Women’s […]
August 30, 2007

Science and Ideology: The Blanchard-Bailey-Lawrence Model of Transsexuality

By Élise Hendrick (reprinted with permission) Autogynaephiles, Homosexuals, and Fabricators: The Blanchard-Bailey-Lawrence Taxonomy of Trans Women I. A Hypothetical Let us suppose that someone claimed to […]
August 3, 2007

Not A Feminist By Birth Or Biology

I’ve been over at Feministing all day, writing responses to “You learn something new every day.” The post is a response to The BBC’s recent coverage […]
July 3, 2007

Randi Rhodes’ Transphobic Moment

Listening to “progressive radio,” you don’t really hear to many examples of out and out transphobia. Listening to Randi Rhodes on Air America Radio I heard […]
February 23, 2007

You Pretty Little Housewife

“Mayor Pat Gerard says she doesn’t believe Stanton will have any problems when he walks in wearing a dress, lipstick and heels.” – Mike Deeson (Tampabays1o.com) […]
February 11, 2007

I Ain’t Got No-Body

(I wrote this post a while ago, but forgot to put it up.) Call it synchronicity or blind luck, but at times multiple posts converge into […]