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

Facebook apologizes after banning evangelist Franklin Graham for his transphobic post

More evidence of how the big social media corporations primarily act to censor women's speech, not that of rightwing misogynists, however much they claim to have standard policies about which speech is and isn't permitted. (Types like Franklin Graham assuredly are 'transphobic', given that they help enforce male supremacy and compulsory heterosexuality. Meanwhile, when women… Continue reading Facebook apologizes after banning evangelist Franklin Graham for his transphobic post

LGBT Labour pressures members to retract their support for Morning Star statement

After the Morning Star published a statement by Leftists expressing dismay at the attempts to intimidate women out of openly discussing the ramifications of the proposed reforms of the Gender Recognition Act, wheels evidently began spinning to rein in this support for intra-movement discussion. Paul Embery of UK Labour writes on Twitter:      … Continue reading LGBT Labour pressures members to retract their support for Morning Star statement

Improving the climate of debate around proposed changes to the Gender Recognition Act – Morning Star Online

In a significant step forwards for the Left's support for women, the Morning Star has published this open letter "calling for action within our movement to allow debate to take place over proposed changes to the Act": Improving the climate of debate around proposed changes to the Gender Recognition Act Wed July 4, 2018 Dear… Continue reading Improving the climate of debate around proposed changes to the Gender Recognition Act – Morning Star Online

The return of idealism: identity and the politics of oppression

Excellent and refreshing contribution on how gender identity (and other identity-based) politics: - Flout the marxist understanding that oppression is rooted in exploitation. - Are divisive to solidarity amongst the oppressed. - Prevent us from fully relating to female-pattern physical needs and aspects of oppression.   Published March 1, 2018 at Counterfire. The pervasion of… Continue reading The return of idealism: identity and the politics of oppression

When Women’s Rights are #NotaDebate

When there is conflict between trans rights and women’s rights (such as whether toilets and changing rooms should be segregated by ‘sex’ or ‘gender’) an open debate should be encouraged to ascertain how best to accommodate the rights of both parties. This hasn’t happened, and it hasn’t happened in a big way, so it’s worth […]… Continue reading When Women’s Rights are #NotaDebate

Statement Against the ADF

Detransitioned Women Resist the ADF write:   We recently became aware that The Alliance Defending Freedom has been contacting high profile detransitioned people attempting to find potential plaintiffs to bankroll medical malpractice lawsuits. We strongly urge all detransitioned people to resist the temptation of ADF’s financial support. We acknowledge that many of us have received… Continue reading Statement Against the ADF