Tag Archives: trans

Weekly Feminist Reader

Tweet “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 [...]
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Watch now: Mychal talking about DJ Mister Cee

TweetDon’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. Tweet
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Quick Hit: Demanding the impossible

Tweet 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 [...]
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Quick hit: Janet Mock on the issues facing the black trans* community

TweetOver at The Root, Janet Mock,  a well-known trans* activist, has an interview up where she discusses a number of issues facing black trans* people: How can a trans woman of color get a job if it is not safe for her to step outside her home — if she’s blessed enough to have a [...]
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