Category Archives: identity

from inside the trans community

We Need to Recentre Trans Debate ommadusk.tumblr.com/post/93007259702/we-need-to-recentre-trans-debate I’m incredibly frustrated at the current state of debate in the trans community and I believe it would be a good idea to recentre trans debate along the lines of the New Narratives … Continue reading

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Shack art-minefield

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thinking about women-only spaces

Reblogged from: http://womanontheedgeoftyne.tumblr.com/post/88753571326/ive-been-thinking-about-women-only-spaces-and I’ve been thinking about women-only spaces and feminism more generally. One of the arguments often made by otherwise feminist women against women-only spaces is that women’s spaces are not safe spaces for many women – that feminist … Continue reading

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Lament of the Working Class Hero’s Wife

Lament of the Working Class Hero’s Wife O the wains are greeting and the sink is leaking And you’re standing in the pub wi’ your Youngers Tartan Special And you say you’re educating all the younger generation Of your left … Continue reading

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Lesbian dies after being deported by United Kingdom back to Uganda

Originally posted on O-blog-dee-o-blog-da:
By Melanie Nathan, March 12, 2013. Activists in the United Kingdom are blaming the United Kingdom Border Agency for deporting an asylum seeker who has now according to Pink News, died in Uganda, “after she claimed…

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Brain, Bone, Fertility: The Diagnosis of ‘Child Gender Dysphoria’is Dangerous

The post concerns Lupron which is a drug used in cases such as the treatment of advanced cancer.Many serious concerns have already been raised about this drug in adult patients suffering from an array of illnesses. Treatment for children diagnosed … Continue reading

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Feminist Film Review: ‘A Question of Silence’. Directed by Marleen Gorris

This is a reblog of a  film review originally from Cinedyke. This film was made more than 30 years ago but still has incredible impact as a feminist work….you can view this film online via: A Question of Silence [De … Continue reading

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RIP Stormé DeLarverie – Drag King, Activist, Lesbian Legend.

Stormé DeLarverie is often referred to as the “Rosa Parks” of the gay community. She was born in New Orleans in 1920 to a white father and black mother. Because of this she endured much racism, in addition to other … Continue reading

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In response to the article ‘Transgender children know their identity…..’

The article ‘Transgender children know their identity. Bigots in the media don’t’ was published on the 25th May 2014. http://www.theguardian.com/society/2014/may/25/transgender-children-gender-identity-bigots-media. This piece was written by a parent of a child believed to have gender dysphoria-a child who was born male … Continue reading

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The ‘treatment’ for non-gender conforming girls/boys is child abuse

In the UK any child not conforming to gender stereotypes may be diagnosed as having gender dysphoria – defined by the NHS as: “a condition in which a person feels there is a mis-match between their biological sex and their … Continue reading

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