The Route Less Taken Aug16

The Route Less Taken

If asked by anyone, “Would you change anything about your life if you could?” my answer would have to be a firm no. Yes, there have been times when I wish I hadn’t had the choices I had, when to just live one life would have had to be enough, but then I think, “How boring!”

Feminist Frequency Aug03

Feminist Frequency

Anita Sarkeesian is the creator of Feminist Frequency, a series of webcasts that describe and depict the stereotyped and derogatory ways in which female characters are portrayed in video games.

Intent to Oppress

The anonymous author declares war on me and for that matter on all transpeople. He or she and his or her six compatriots will raise an army of graduate students who will opress me and others like me and render us impotent and invisible– in the name of academic freedom. It’s a peculiarly-worded and most impolite declaration of war based upon an irrational philosophy of who I and others like me are. Happily, he or she is not the arbiter of who I am. I get to say who I am.

Virginia Prince Jul06

Virginia Prince

Prince was a controversial figure in the transgender community. Her insistence on excluding gay and bisexual crossdressers and transsexuals from her groups and her autocratic leadership style generated resistance from the earliest days of her groups.

The Letter

When I learned Routledge Press was planning to publish a book about transgenderism by Australian academician Sheila Jeffreys, I was astonished.