Tag: feminism

Living Between the Lines

| Feb 5, 2018 | Reply

The Artist D! examines the recent controversy over the tussle between anti-sexual harassment activist and author Rose McGowen and a trans woman during an appearance by McGowen at a Barnes & Noble book event. The trans woman asked McGowen a question about remarks she made on RuPaul’s podcast. At sometime during McGowen’s response things went sideways and soon the two were shouting at each other and neither one was listening. The Artist D! has listened to the shouting and within it she finds rage and pain but she can’t locate the anti-trans statements attributed to McGowen. She includes the video of the incident in this post along with her analysis.

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Penises and Amazonian Princesses

| Aug 24, 2015 | Reply

During a chance encounter with a feminist lesbian on a train The Artist D learns that feminist lesbians, at least this one, believe that trans women have no right to call themselves women. In their world if it has a penis, or ever did, it just can’t be a woman. And The Artist D knows that is not true.

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We Are the Amazon

| Sep 23, 2013 | Reply

Feminism is often a difficult word to swallow and has been cruelly abused over time for numerous campaigns. The fight of feminists has been a flag taken up by many transgender male to female comrades. Depending on the feminist we are either welcome or completely banned from the club for ever being tainted with any […]

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Book Review: The Difference, Growing Up Female in America

| Apr 1, 2013 | Reply

Girls are treated much differently than boys in the majority of cultures. Whether Iran or America only degree of difference varies. Gina Vizavi reviews a 1994 book called “The Difference, Growing Up Female in America.” She feels the book has insights valuable to TGs.

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