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  • Intersexroadshow commented on the blog post The dangers of a gender essentialist approach to sexual violence   1 year, 2 months ago · View

    Thanks for posting on this topic–an important one. Sexual violence relates to power and marginalization, but to think of that only in terms of the power of cis men over cis women misses a lot of the picture. Wherever people are marginalized, they are at greater risk of rape. Rapists often choose victims who are [...]

  • Intersexroadshow commented on the blog post Enough with “I date women and trans men”   1 year, 9 months ago · View

    Alex, Jos said nothing about there being anything wrong with a trans man enjoying dating cis women. She said there’s something wrong with the statement “I date women and trans men.” That’s a statement I’ve heard in cis-lesbian-centric circles many times, while I’ve never actually heard anyone say “I date men and trans women.” (There’s [...]

  • Intersexroadshow commented on the blog post Enough with “I date women and trans men”   1 year, 9 months ago · View

    Just a question, Sylvia: are you only attracted to people once you’ve seen their genitals? Do you never kiss anyone until you’ve checked out their bits?

  • Intersexroadshow commented on the blog post Enough with “I date women and trans men”   1 year, 9 months ago · View

    Justin, I really take issue with your stance that a trans woman isn’t allowed to critique trans men’s behavior (which is not what Jos’ post is about anyway), particularly when you conclude with the stinger that when she does this it is “patriarchal,” which implies that somehow she’s acting like a man. I don’t see [...]

  • Cary Gabriel Costello commented on the blog post Enough with “I date women and trans men”   1 year, 9 months ago · View

    Hear hear. I’m the blogger at TransFusion who drew up the graphic you use–glad you found it useful (and I do want to point out that it’s meant to be tongue in cheek–I’ve had some trans women feel upset by it because they read it as unironic). As a trans man, I want to really [...]

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