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Transphobic Jokes, Context, and the Free Speech Canard

in Marti Abernathey/Opinion

Recently comedian Vicky Wagner posted this on social media: When criticized, she said: “I appreciate your opinion but Caitlyn had 65 years exp being a man in a man’s world. She had male privilege. Has nothing to do with respect. Has to do with jokes. No one is off limits and I can’t censor my…

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McCarthyistic Trannies and Golden Cis Tears

in Marti Abernathey/Opinion

“Are you now or have you ever been a TERF?” screams the title of the latest missive from the NewStatesman. The implication of the headline is that trans people are silencing through McCarthyistic tactics. The definition of McCarthyism: 1. the practice of making accusations of disloyalty, especially of pro-Communist activity, in many instances unsupported by proof…

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