Anti-Misogyny / Gender / Personal Is Political

I’m Not A Victim Either, Just Because I Have Trauma Triggers

Trigger warning for discussion of pedophilia, rape, pedophilia apologism, rape apologism, domestic violence, and misogynist slurs. I’ve been spending a lot of time in dark places of my own past lately, and absolutely none of this has been ameliorated by Bro Dawks publicly making excuses to sweep certain “degrees” of pedophilia under the rug (obvious trigger … Continue reading

Gender / Personal Is Political / Race/Ethnicity

When Oppression Isn’t Linear: Analysis Of A Microcosm

Just moments ago, I witnessed something really weird. Earlier today, an announcement was made that Dr. Bernice King will be speaking at an upcoming reconciliation event hosted in Vancouver. This is especially remarkable because she is the daughter of renowned civil rights movement leader, Dr. Martin Luther King. This is what I would describe as … Continue reading

Decolonization / Gender / Race/Ethnicity

Miley Cyrus Trying To Racialize Herself: Minstrel or Thief?

I am a white gender-ambiguous person who was assigned to the female sex at birth, and who has experienced an utterly horrendous amount of violence (especially sexual violence) over my relatively short lifetime. That being said, I am not and will never be a Black woman, and as such, will always be missing part of … Continue reading

Anti-Misogyny / Gender / Race/Ethnicity

Counter-Protesting SlutWalk Vancouver 2013: Yes, You’re Racist

Today, a few dozen white women gathered (on the occupied ancestral territories of the Coast Salish peoples) in front of a painted banner that read “SlutWalk Vancouver” to take a stand against slut-shaming and rape culture in general — without acknowledging that for many women of colour, this shared experience has no roots in how … Continue reading

Gender / Race/Ethnicity

The Crimes Of Colonialism Sides With Deep Green Resistance

An elder directed me to this article today, in which a group called The Crimes Of Colonialism (hereby abbreviated as COC, pronounced “cock”, as in dickshit) publicly declares solidarity with Deep Green Resistance (DGR), with specific emphasis on DGR’s gender bashing standpoint: that trans and gender-diverse people don’t exist, on the basis that their gender identities are … Continue reading