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Take Action: Daily Beast Should Apologize for Dismissing Prison Rape

The Daily Beast published a vile and harmful piece about Chelsea Manning and prison rape. Here’s what we can do about it.

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Let’s Talk About Names: Robyn

The power of my own quest for authenticity may be my greatest lesson to impart as a parent.

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Changes of heart and our better selves

I’ve been thinking today about the tensions between what should be the basis of collective morality and policy and the messy, complicated, imperfect realities of politics and social interaction.

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Do men want to be “treated like men?”

Do men want to be “treated like men?”

A few more thoughts on Don Miller’s post about whether women want to be treated equally or like men. Firstly, about what inspired the post…

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Sometimes, “Good Faith” Doesn’t Mean Much

Sometimes, “Good Faith” Doesn’t Mean Much

(Note: This was originally published at Kiri 4.0.) So I’m really frustrated right now, and I need to let this out: Like many queer folks, I’ve noticed a lot of evangelicals trying to rebrand their anti-queer programs as “attempts at respectful dialogue” (thus not-so-subtly implying, of course, that those of […]

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K. Ryan Ziegler on Black male feminism

K. Ryan Ziegler on Black male feminism

Content notes/Trigger warning: street harassment, gender/gender identity discrimination, gender dysphoria, racialized misogyny I love this post by Dr. K. Ryan Ziegler (@fakerapper): How my past as a black woman informs my black male feminist perspective today (TW: racism, misogyny, domestic violence). It’s a really thoughtful piece on how racism and […]

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What does it mean to “unite against the war on women?”

What does it mean to “unite against the war on women?”

Yesterday there were rallies to Unite against the war on women all across the U.S. to protest political attacks on women’s and reproductive rights. I attended and spoke at my local rally and gave some brief remarks on the importance of being intersectional in how we think about and take action to […]

by × April 29, 2012 × 5 comments
Transgender Day of Remembrance (TDoR)

Transgender Day of Remembrance (TDoR)

Trigger warning: anti-trans hatred, violence. Today is the 13th annual Transgender Day of Remembrance (TDoR), a day set aside to remember people who have been killed due to anti-trans violence. The numbers are staggering. This year there are 221 people to be mourned, and those are just the murders that […]

by × November 21, 2011 × Comments are Disabled

Growing up to be a woman

I’m participating in National Blog Posting Month – which means I’m aiming to post at least once a day for the month of November. Most of these will be my posts, but there’ll also be a few guest bloggers, which I’m really excited about! AWH Reader Faith has generously shared […]

by × November 2, 2011 × 7 comments