“Fully sexually available to men”? Haven’t we been through this?

Yes, Virginia, we have. Still, this is kind of a special moment in the history of the feminist blogosphere: transphobia AND rape apologia, in one nifty little stocking stuffer of a post: sex-pos transwomen–if i were born male, like you were, i might be “sex-positive,” too.  you know:  exhibitionist, pro-porn, and squeeee!-fully sexually available to… More “Fully sexually available to men”? Haven’t we been through this?

Germaine Greer: still glowin’, still crowin’, still transphobic as hell

We all know that the natural world is subject to certain rules. Seasons change, for example. Stars die. Eclipses occur. And Germaine Greer spews transphobic bile. In writing about runner Caster Semenya for her latest column, Greer slipped in this little gem: Nowadays we are all likely to meet people who think they are women,… More Germaine Greer: still glowin’, still crowin’, still transphobic as hell

Shorter Julie Bindel – “Lie back and think of England”

Once upon a time, Julie Bindel wrote something that really resonated with me: she spoke of being out with a group of women and getting harassed by some tool who just couldn’t abide by the little ladies going out unsupervised. I recall he called them “carpet-munchers,” among other things. I’m not a lesbian, but I… More Shorter Julie Bindel – “Lie back and think of England”