Stop Trans Chauvinism Statement Against Feminists Collaborating with the Right Wing

Is it a good idea for gender-critical feminists to make alliances with the Christian Right on issues we might agree on? Stop Trans Chauvinism collective maintains that this is a disastrous strategy. We understand that feminists who have chosen to work with right-wing Christians are sincerely trying to accomplish something positive for women. But we… Continue reading Stop Trans Chauvinism Statement Against Feminists Collaborating with the Right Wing

Feminist racism in the time of COVID

Feminism In New Terms

We have written often on this blog about the current tendency for feminists in Europe to ally with extreme-right Islamophobes, supposedly in the name of women’s rights. But this phenomenon of feminists allying with the extreme right is, naturally, not restricted to Europe: it exists all over the western world. Here we have a strong example in this article by prominent Canadian feminist Meghan Murphy, in which she minimises and excuses some fairly extraordinary racism on the basis that it is a joke, and that – somehow – attacking an individual who shared a link to the “joke” is a distraction from criticising China.

200421-lululemon-al-1036_8c751871db552467dd8aba3891c0e48f.fit-2000w Murphy’s article concerns a racist shirt design, shared notably by the art director of clothing brand Lululemon, who has since been fired. Image source

First point: if the design is indeed a joke, it’s not a very good one.

Murphy’s article concerns a shirt with…

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Tribunal finds against racist ball wax thug Jonathan/Jessica Yaniv

If you haven't heard about this controversial case where a penis'ed Canadian, Jessica (formerly/sometimes Jonathan) Yaniv drove several ethnic minority women out of their aesthetician businesses for refusing to wax his balls, I envy you. Claiming he was discriminated against along transphobic lines - despite these women not offering scrotal waxing to anyone, regardless of… Continue reading Tribunal finds against racist ball wax thug Jonathan/Jessica Yaniv

UK: ‘Pick your own sex’ plans are shelved: Equalities minister Liz Truss abandons drive to relax laws around changing gender

By GLEN OWEN POLITICAL EDITOR FOR THE DAILY MAIL ON SUNDAY PUBLISHED: 6 October 2019  Ministers have shelved plans to relax the law on changing gender following growing public concern over the number of children who are transitioning to the opposite sex. The move has been sanctioned by Equalities Minister Liz Truss after The Mail on Sunday… Continue reading UK: ‘Pick your own sex’ plans are shelved: Equalities minister Liz Truss abandons drive to relax laws around changing gender

Liberal opposition to gender ideology — freer lives

Blogger Freer Lives writes: The last article described the reasons why the capitalist class supports the core ideas of gender ideology, particularly the central, mystical concept of gender identity; but it also discussed points of potential divergence between gender ideology and the bosses’ interests, which have created space for opposition from some sections of the… Continue reading Liberal opposition to gender ideology — freer lives

More high-profile women speak out against transwomen in female sports

Gabby Logan says transgender women competing in sport is ‘not fair’ BBC presenter Gabby Logan has said that transgender women competing in competitive sport is “not fair.” Logan publicly backed comments made by Sharron Davies and Martina Navratilova, who have recently come under fire for their comments about transgender women in sport. Read more Another Female… Continue reading More high-profile women speak out against transwomen in female sports

UK Greens expel more feminists

Twitter narrative here by a Greens member.  As some commenters remark, it's an interesting move for the Greens to attempt to position themselves as worthy of support because of their devotion to science, while gleefully murdering it in support of trans politics.  https://twitter.com/djandyhealey/status/1107717174251139080   Thread continues as follows ... Andy Healey‏ @djandyhealey Mar 18MoreEven more shocking is that I was… Continue reading UK Greens expel more feminists