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Category Archive: Sexism and feminism

Jul 23 2014

What I hear when you ask “Can’t I say anything without offending you?”

If folk stop listening to you, it may not be that they can’t stand your superior thoughts; it may be that they can’t stand you.

Jul 22 2014

I’m not sorry atheists are divided

I’m sorry we need to be.

Jul 21 2014

Recommended reading: bumper edition

Life happened and I haven’t posted much recently. While I catch up on the work, you can all catch up on the reading.

Jun 20 2014

Gia Milinovich is still ignoring her transphobia’s critics

It’s one thing to reject a counterargument, another to pretend you haven’t heard it.

Jun 17 2014

Grandmother, you’re a bully – and I’m disowning you.

One 23-year-old’s last letter to a relative who won’t leave him alone.

Jun 17 2014

Recommended reading: Lena Dunham, (black) atheists, transphobia and Scotland

Time for some recent favourites from around the web.

Jun 17 2014

Chapter 9: Attention

If it had been true I was making being gay up so my peers cared about me, they cared entirely the wrong way.

Jun 05 2014

Chapter 1: Starman

When he draped a single, languid arm around Mick Ronson, life went from sepia to Technicolor.

Jun 04 2014

Recommended reading: Rocky Horror, RuPaul, racism, Elliot Rodger and arguing badly

I’ve liked a few things lately. Snorking them all at once seemed like a good idea.

Jun 03 2014

I’m proud to be “ideological”

I. I’m tired of ‘ideological’ being a dirty word – tired of Westminster suits weaponising it, having it thrown at me when I say Isla Vista had a context and skeptics who rail against feminists ‘importing an “ideology” into the crystalline purity of their movement’. A coherent, connected set of principles that inform how you think is not a bad …

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