What We Missed

“This isn’t progressive medicine. This is a best practice.” A must-read open letter from Patience Newbury to the Atlanta’s Feminist Women’s Health Center about their policy of excluding trans women.

Janet Mock takes on the “trapped in the wrong body” narrative that the mainstream media keeps thrusting on trans folks. To quote little light from 2007: “I am not a woman trapped in a man’s body. This body is no man’s.”

Re: Magic Mike - Elizabeth Greenwood on differing pop culture responses to dude and lady former strippers, and a real live former sex worker comments on the conversation (I ♥ Melissa Gira Grant).

Steph Herold on telling abortion stories. Check out ihadanabortion.org.

Maya posted Willow Smith’s “I Am Me” in the Weekly Feminist Reader yesterday. So I shouldn’t post it again today, right?

(Lyrics here.)


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