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Lynn Ballen @lynnhb ?

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  • Lynn Ballen commented on the blog post Marriage equality’s hip hop theme song   9 months, 1 week ago · View

    Yes! This is yet another example of ‘when supposedly well-intentioned allies-with-privilege go oh-so-wrong!’
    Read Karen Tongson’s fabulous analysis of this and how “the rhetoric of ‘sameness’ and the white male hetero privilege that affords such statements of equivalency feel totally patronizing” : http://www.fromthesquare.org/?p=5005

  • It’s clear that Adrienne Rich’s feelings/ideas towards transgender rights evolved. So… why is it that so many commenters here, and on other blogs, seem resistant to the fact that she (and many, many other second wave feminists) learned and grew and evolved in their views? Surely that’s one of the goals of working for all [...]

  • Lynn Ballen became a registered member   2 years ago · View

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