On Our Radar—Feminist News Roundup: #TransRightsAreHumanRights

This is not the first time the Trump administration has attempted to narrow trans rights.

On Our Radar—Feminist News Roundup: Louis CK Victimizes Himself on Stage

After the New York comedian admitted to exposing himself to five women without their consent, he joked that he “lost $35 million in an hour.” Read more »

On Our Radar—Feminist News Roundup: Georgia Suppresses Black Voters

At least 53,000 voter registration applications, the large majority of them from Black voters, are being held for additional screening. Read more »

On Our Radar—Feminist News Roundup: Charlottesville White Supremacists Face Federal Charges

The four men charged were “among the most violent individuals present in Charlottesville“ at the Unite the Right rally in 2017. Read more »

Popaganda: Queering Virginity

On her Netflix one-woman show, Nanette, Hannah Gadsby opines, “There’s only ever been two options for a little girl to grow up into: virgin or whore…. And I don’t fit neatly into either of those categories. Virgin or whore? I mean, on a technicality, I’d get virgin.” Virginity is a weird, nebulous... Read more »

Naming Fears: Vivek Shraya on Vulnerability as a Tool for Transformation

What if saying “I’m afraid” was just as much of a statement of resilience as “I’m not afraid?” Read more »

Moving Past Toxicity: Fighting for a New Vision of Masculinity

What is the masculinity that exists beyond patriarchy? Read more »

On Our Radar—Feminist News Roundup: Hannah Gadsby Is the Future of Comedy

What if “funny” is the enemy of “honest”? Read more »

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Critical Conditions: For Trans Individuals, Seeking Medical Care Can Be a Minefield

When trans individuals encounter the medical system, they're often met with discrimination and misunderstanding. Read more »

It's Time to End the Long History of Feminism Failing Transgender Women

The marginalization of transgender women in feminism is not new, but the decades-long debate has taken on new dimension thanks to social media and the ease of finding strangers’ personal information online. Read more »

Politically Correct Language Isn't Just About Being Polite—It's About Survival

Photo by Phillipe Leroyer (Creative Commons). Two weeks ago, Jonathan Chait published the lengthy essay “Not a Very P.C.... Read more »