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Daily Feminist Cheat Sheet

All 11 Nobel Peace Prizes this year went to men.

The number of trans people killed in 2016 has now surpassed last year’s count. 22 people have been killed, a number which does not include killings that were not reported or people who were misgendered.

All 11 Nobel Peace Prizes this year went to men.

The number of trans people killed in 2016 has now surpassed last year’s count. 22 people have been killed, a number which does not include killings ...

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Trans Activists, Don’t Throw Mad People Under The Bus!

Ed. note: This post was originally published on the Community site.

This article was written in collaboration with mad pride activist and SSHRC postdoctoral fellow Jijian Voronka.

Recently, the Canadian Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) in Toronto shut down its Child Youth and Family Gender Identity Clinic (GIC), fired its head, the prestigious and highly controversial Dr. Kenneth Zucker, and removed him from his post as Psychologist-in-Chief of CAMH.

Ed. note: This post was originally published on the Community site.

This article was written in collaboration with mad pride activist and SSHRC postdoctoral fellow Jijian Voronka.

Recently, the Canadian Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) in Toronto ...

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At least 48 transgender women killed in Brazil in January

At least 48 trans women have murdered in Brazil in the first month of 2016, Globo reports. “These are scary numbers,” Glória Crystal, the assistant secretary of NGO Livre Orientação Sexual (Free Sexual Orientation) told Globo in an interview about two recent murders in the south of the country. 

At least 48 trans women have murdered in Brazil in the first month of 2016, Globo reports. “These are scary numbers,” Glória Crystal, the assistant secretary of NGO Livre Orientação Sexual (Free Sexual Orientation) told Globo ...

Weekly Feminist Reader

“Most of us [twentysomething women] aren’t scrambling to lock down boyfriends by age 25 — we’re busy building our careers.”

A lengthy but important read on the relationship between “dick culture” and “rape culture”.

Why I don’t do Christmas.

On defending (and critiquing) Beyonce: “She’s not a perfect feminist (none of us are), she still has a way to go (most of us do), but she is certainly a feminist.”

THEMthe first trans* literary journal, debuts:  “I would like THEM to be a place where that narrative can be upset—whether by exploring other stories or contextualizing the familiar ones.”

“Most of us [twentysomething women] aren’t scrambling to lock down boyfriends by age 25 — we’re busy building our careers.”

A lengthy but important read on the relationship between “dick culture” and “rape culture”.

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Watch now: Mychal talking about DJ Mister Cee

Don’t miss our own Mychal on HuffPost Live in a few a minutes discussing the DJ Mister Cee “scandal” with Feministing favorites Laverne Cox, Janet Mock, and Mark Anthony Neal. For background, read Janet’s excellent piece on the subject first.

Don’t miss our own Mychal on HuffPost Live in a few a minutes discussing the DJ Mister Cee “scandal” with Feministing favorites Laverne Cox, Janet Mock, and Mark Anthony Neal. For background, ...

Quick Hit: Demanding the impossible

The Barnard Center for Research on Women recently released Impossibility Now, a video manifesto on critical trans politics made by the trans speaker, writer, law professor and organizer Dean Spade, with Basil Shadid. The video should be required watching for the entire world. We included this in last week’s Weekly Feminist Reader, but I wanted to make sure to specifically highlight it since it does such a great job of articulating complex concepts in a simple manner. Connecting everything from immigration, gender policing, ableism, racism, and sexism, the video critiques federal equality and assimilation efforts and asks us to look beyond what laws say and look at what laws actually do for us. Spade says,

We’re told that the ...

The Barnard Center for Research on Women recently released Impossibility Now, a video manifesto on critical trans politics made by the trans speaker, writer, law professor and organizer Dean Spade, with Basil Shadid. The video should ...

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