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Are Misogynist, Homophobe, & TERF slurs?

in Cristan Williams/Fact Checking/Pop

Into the nexus of the ‘gay alt-right feminist’ movement I received notice that an opinion leader in the sex essentialist activist community had linked to one of my articles titled, You Might be a TERF if… The article lists explicit instances of ideological hate and real-life violence (up to and including attempted murder) carried out in…

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An Australian Media Corporation Takes a Punch at Trans Youth, Using the ‘60 Minutes’ Brand

in Fact Checking/Kellie Winters

On September 10, the Australian media giant, Nine Entertainment, aired a long-anticipated news report “about what can go wrong when doctors misdiagnose a child as transgender.” The story headlined their Australian version of the American CBS program, “60 Minutes,” describing a teen youth, Patrick Mitchell, who had socially and hormonally transitioned from male to female,…

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Women’s privacy is under attack

in Fact Checking/Marian Aanerud

You may have heard that a clothing-optional spa in Toronto turned away a trans woman and that has caused a stir. What you may not understand is why she was turned away. Articles explaining the situation often completely omit one very important detail: the trans woman who was booked at the spa was not planning…

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TERF legal team attempts to CENSOR the TransAdvocate

in Cristan Williams/Fact Checking

The Trans Exclusionary (self-identified) “radical feminist” lawyer Cathy Brennan sent, via her attorney, a cease-and-desist letter, asserting that the following statement from a TransAdvocate story titled, Fake “Radical Feminist” group actually paid political front for anti-LGBT James Dobson organization is false and must be removed from the story: This is not the first time TERFs have worked with anti-feminist/LGBT…

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#DiscoSexology Part II: The Timeline

in #DiscoSexology/Fact Checking/History

By Cristan Williams   Upon completion of this series, this work will be released, in its entirety, as both an audio and ebook. Installment Preface Welcome to the second installment in this series on the rise and fall of Disco Sexology.  This article will provide a concise, yet comprehensive review of the way Disco Sexology rose in…

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Johns Hopkins Resumes Trans Care

in Cristan Williams/Fact Checking/Health/History

Johns Hopkins was an early pioneer in American trans care until anti-LGBT activist Paul McHugh began working at the hospital. In 1979, McHugh was able to end trans care at Johns Hopkins and later wrote that it was his goal to force the closure of the hospital’s gender program saying, “It was part of my intention, when I…

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