Month: March 2017

FEMINIST CATFIGHT: TRANS* RIGHTS VS. MALE PRIVILEGE

FEMINIST CATFIGHT: TRANS* RIGHTS VS. MALE PRIVILEGE

Meow! Controversial “debates” abound this week with the argument (mainly from radical feminists) that trans women can’t be “real” women because they experienced male privilege while growing up. First off, this is a complete non-argument; it’s like saying I can’t identify as disabled because I was healthy up until my teens, or because I had a…

MY FEMINISM WILL BE INTERSECTIONAL, OR IT WILL BE…

MY FEMINISM WILL BE INTERSECTIONAL, OR IT WILL BE…

BULLSHIT. That’s right, if it ain’t inclusive, then it ain’t equal. Intersectional feminism strives for equality for all genders, recognising that while gender oppression is a huge factor in an unequal society, it is also more complicated than that alone. There are numerous other influences that are oppressive in their own way, or that combine…