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Everyone, even fans, are appalled with Rupaul’s ‘shemale’ contest

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Everyone, except GLAAD that is Rupaul, the clown in pancake makeup has figured out a way to be even more obnoxious.  Perhaps he feels that he should fill the vacuum left by the passing of Fred Philps and become the country’s next most hated man? Maybe, but hardly anyone is enjoying his last promotional transphobic…

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The Rabid, Transphobic Hate-Mongering of the Anti-Pornography Movement

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Todays Guest Transadvocate is Dr. Joelle Ruby Ryan. Ryan describes herself as a “transgender, Feminist, Queer, Fat+, Activist, Educator, Writer, Speaker and Firebrand”. She is also the author of Gender Quake: Poems and the co-producer of three autobiographical films. This weekend, there was a conference at the University of New Hampshire entitled “Pornography as Sexual…

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Letterman’s Freak Show

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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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Not A Feminist By Birth Or Biology

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I’ve been over at Feministing all day, writing responses to “You learn something new every day.” The post is a response to The BBC’s recent coverage of a debate with Julie Bindel. Julie believes that sex reassignment surgery is a “mutilation.” The debate over there is one of the best I’ve ever encountered. There’s a…

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Wyoming (IN)Equality

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What the heck is up with Wyoming Equality? From their front page: An equality group is promoting The Michigan Womyn’s Music Festival? For those that don’t know, the Michigan Womyn’s Music Festival is a “womyn born womyn” event that specifically excludes transwomen. In recent years they’ve softened their “no transwomen” policy from “DO NOT ENTER,”…

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