Tag Archives: transphobia

Weekly Feminist Reader

Tweet The feminist “Blurred Lines” remakes continue: “No way to know I want it unless I say I want it.” (Potentially NSFW, depending your W) We pardon Spitzer, but not sex workers. Yesterday, “Guero,” a California prisoner held in solitary confinement, died. According to friends he was “strong, was a good person, a good soldier.” [...]
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Read this interview on the murder of Dora Özer

TweetOn Friday, sex workers in 36 cities protested violence and fatal stigma, demanding full, international decriminalization of their trade. The demonstrations were directly inspired by the recent murders of Dora Özer and Petite Jasmine, sex workers in Turkey and Sweden, respectively. The two deaths were recognized both as tragedies in their own right and reminders [...]
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The Oscars gets bro-tastic

TweetSeth MacFarlane put on quite the show last night hosting the Oscars. For a show that could use a dose of relevant humor, he chose a different path–making, racist, sexist, homophobic, transphobic and sizist jokes. And beyond being offensive, they weren’t very funny either–instead awkward and uncomfortable, throwing off the tenor of the Oscars. The [...]
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Daily Feminist Cheat Sheet

TweetOnly sluts straddle motorbikes, amirite? Forty years of Roe and we’ve never been so scared. Justice Sotomayor will be the first Latina to swear in a president. Wronging Rights asks: “What if we responded to sexual assault by limiting men’s freedom like we limit women’s?” (Trigger warning) The Guardian‘s Suzanne Moore leaves Twitter after revealing [...]
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Young Man schools homophobes with… The Bible?

TweetMatthew Vines describes himself as  ”an advocate for the acceptance of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) people within Christian communities and in society at large.” And advocate he does! What’s so great about this speech that he delivered at the church in his hometown, is that he challenges the hijacking of Christianity by using… Christianity. [...]
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