The Battle Over Gender Has Turned Bloody

   

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'One of the bitterest obstacles to feminist organizing is when white women universalize their own experiences to the detriment of the interests of women of color, to the extent that those interests do not always align. WoLF teaming up with Heritage does nothing to heal those divisions and in fact doubles down on the very… Continue reading

Michel Foucault « freer lives

Michel Foucault (1926-1984) is probably the single most influential figure in postmodernism, inspiring many later theorists and activists including queer theorists such as Judith Butler. His book The Order of Things, which outlined the theory and method of his early, structuralist phase, suffered a devastating critique from the psychologist Jean Piaget (Piaget p128-35) But it is the… Continue reading Michel Foucault « freer lives

Example 1 gazillion of why rightwingers are not gender abolitionists’ friends

There's a nasty rightwing site - donotlinked here - that opposes 'Safe Schools', an Australian school program aimed at stamping out bullying in schools. [Edit because of people who apparently stopped reading there: we are not saying we endorse all aspects of the program. Keep reading.] This site, UnSafeSchools.org, appears to be operating out of… Continue reading Example 1 gazillion of why rightwingers are not gender abolitionists’ friends

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