Why the new Trans Politics are not Radical – Linda Bellos

13.4.2018 I was deeply surprised to find the Shadow Equalities Minister and the Labour Party Leader both assuming that there is something radical about the new Trans Politics. Admittedly it had taken me several weeks back in September last year to recognise how different the current Trans demands are from the more sensitive and inclusive… Continue reading Why the new Trans Politics are not Radical – Linda Bellos


Labor officials quit in transgender row

    Also see Entire CLP Leadership Quits Amid Claims Of Transphobia: NOV 2017 Wednesday 15TH posted by Morning Star in Britain THE entire leadership of a constituency Labour Party (CLP) in Sussex has resigned in a bitter row over allegations of transphobia. The resignation of all six members of the Bexhill & Battle Labour Party executive committee was… Continue reading Labor officials quit in transgender row

Back from the blogosphere dead to say something about binders

"What troubled me was the number of female people – whether “genderqueer” or “trans” – in the video who said things like “binding makes me feel safer when I am outside.” Or the woman who says, “If I didn’t have my binder, I couldn’t function . . . Couldn’t go out. Couldn’t talk to family.”… Continue reading Back from the blogosphere dead to say something about binders

“Mutilation” — Purple Sage

Thought-provoking piece by purplesagefem. And you know, so long as verbs in their past tenses can also be used as adjectives to describe who people are, we cannot ignore the implications of describing a living human as "mutilated". So to me this is not about "supporting individuals' choices", but about being respectfully mindful of the… Continue reading “Mutilation” — Purple Sage

Socialized Trans – the video | crashchaoscats

reflectin' & dissectin', thoughts on "detransitioning" Socialized Trans - the video by crashchaoscats I recorded a video of myself reading one of my older essays about pressure to transition. You can read the essay Socialized “Trans” here. I mistakenly said in the video that I wrote it three years ago. Actually it was four years ago. Can’t… Continue reading Socialized Trans – the video | crashchaoscats