Tag Archives: transphobia

“You must be very wise, that you know what a woman is. Perhaps you can explain it to me?”

There’s been another round of awfulness from TERFs and their allies the TUMFs (Trans-Unaware Mainstream/Media Feminists – term coined by Julia Serano). To be honest, it feels like it never stops. But the same old arguments that trans women are … Continue reading

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Turbulent TERFs vs Tyke Tiler

[SPOILERS for The Turbulent Term of Tyke Tiler, by Gene Kemp] (I’ve provided the warning but if you don’t already know the twist then the title/topic of my post has probably already given it away anyway. But still, go and … Continue reading

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Free Speech and the fascistic TERF

CONTENT NOTE: transphobic, whorephobic violence Sticking my head above the parapet here for a quick comment on the “Free Speech for Whorephobes” letter published in the Guardian today. The letter has been signed by a bunch of academics, columnists and … Continue reading

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Dr Rupert Read isn’t really sorry

I’m taking a break from planned posts to write on this, since Cambridge is pretty much local to me (I’m in South Cambs Parliamentary constituency, but Cambridge is close). [EDIT TO ADD: Rupert Read has added a long comment on … Continue reading

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A few thoughts for #TDOR

CONTENT NOTE: discussion of transphobic violence, and “justifications”. Today is Trans Day of Remembrance, a day set aside by the transgender/transsexual community to commemorate the murders of trans folks in the past year, and to draw attention to the violence … Continue reading

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