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Social Justice 101 Part 2: Agents of Kyriarchy

Someone might notice that, when I talk about kyriarchy, the passive voice happens a lot. “People with disabilities are denied accommodations.” “Queer people are made to feel weird and outcast.” “People of color are sometimes asked to speak for their … Continue reading

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Social Justice 101 Part One: I Blame the Kyriarchy

I have decided it has been entirely too long since I wrote a giant-ass series. (Yes, people in the back, I can hear you groaning.) In short, I now think it is time for a giant-ass series about my premises … Continue reading

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Horrifying Story of Assaulted Trans Man

Trigger warning for the violent assault of a trans man. From Tumblr, we have this lovely story of a trans man, James Alexander, who was violently assaulted for being trans. (Warning: link contains pictures of his facial injuries. They’re harrowing.)

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Troy Davis

On Wednesday, Troy Davis, a man who may well have been innocent of the crime for which he was convicted, was executed. Troy Davis was accused of killing Mark MacPhail, a Georgia police officer. Seven of the nine principal prosecution eyewitnesses changed all or … Continue reading

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Femmephobia: Two Misconceptions

Mod Note: If you want to go argue about trans people and cissexism, argue on this thread. I have recently been doing a lot of posts about femmephobia, i.e., the cultural fear, hatred and devaluation of femininity (i.e. weakness, vulnerability … Continue reading

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