Tag Archives: mainstream media

Nowhere for trans women to hide: What Bill Simmons’ apology gets right and so very wrong

TweetFreelance journalist Caleb Hannan’s Grantland feature on the reclusive inventor of a golf club, which I wrote about earlier this week, caused a dam to break online; the inventor he researched against her will, Essay Anne Vanderbilt, was a trans woman who had—allegedly—lied about her educational credentials. Despite a pledge on Hannan’s part to write [...]
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Guest post: What motivated the raids on sex workers in Soho?

TweetEditor’s note: This is a guest post from Mitzi Poesener. Mitzi Poesener is the pseudonym of a British sex worker, writer, and activist, living and working in London. It’s been six days since the raids on sex workers in Soho, and there is still rampant speculation about the real motives behind the actions. The operation [...]
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“Do you think I’d be sitting here if they were called Empowerment Walks?”

TweetLove it. Morning Joe on MSNBC had our own Jessica Valenti on the show this AM to talk after her WaPo article this weekend that Maya mentioned in the WFR about SlutWalks and the future of feminism. Visit msnbc.com for breaking news, world news, and news about the economy Get the transcript on MSNBC. Also, [...]
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