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Privileged and Pretty Equals Success

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This morning I received an email talking about a website called “The Pink Butterfly Network“. It claims to be a knockoff of Lynn Conway’s Transsexual Women’s Successes, pointing to transsexual women who should inspire us. I like Lynn Conway, and her Transsexual Women’s Successes page has become more than just pretty faces. But this knockoff…

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Radical Feminists on the Transgender v. HBS Controversy

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I found a pretty intriguing comment over at Womens Spaces/The Margins concerning a post written by Harry Benjamin Syndrome apologist, Cathy Platine, at Pam’s House Blend. That whole thread over at PHB consists of males scratching out turf over the female body, each laying claim to ownership. While I live in this society as a…

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With Apologies to Radical Feminists

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Recently, I commented on a post at Bilerico: You want to get technical Sue? In the strictest definition, you’re not female. The distinction between the “sexes” is that a female has the ability to produce ova, and the male has the ability to produce produces sperm. Your “sex” isn’t based on an organ but on…

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Michfest Music Melodrama

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I really have no desire to go to the transphobic Michigan Womyn’s Music Festival. I don’t really care to protest the event (with Camp Trans). If the Klan wanted to have a meeting out in the midde of nowhere, I’d let em. But the one thing DOES bother me about Michfest are the performers. Artists…

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This Says It Better Than I Ever Could

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From Alas, a blog Amp has been personally attacked many times because of this cartoon. I believe it’s because it’s speaking truth. Some folks don’t like to see their own reflection, or refuse to believe it and react violently when they do.

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