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Gender Hurts by Sheila Jeffreys: a review and some commentary

Where to start with a book such as this? I’ve started and stopped writing this review for several reasons. I feel like if I write too little, I am not doing enough to promote and discuss the important issues in … Continue reading

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The Allure of Michfest: Why Trans Must Colonize This Unique Event

The Ohio Lesbian Festival is open to transwomen, so why all the fuss over the Michigan Womyn’s Music Festival? Why Camp Trans and Transwomen Belong Here? Why the trans-activist pressure guilt-trips on Michfest performers to stop playing at MWMF? The … Continue reading

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Just a friendly reminder to all trans for Mich Fest 2011

With a mere 53, 46 days remaining until the annual Michigan’s Womyn’s Music Festival, a once-a-year festival for womyn-born-womyn, I thought I would pass along a friendly reminder. We do not belong there. We are not wanted. So please, stay … Continue reading

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Top post summary for the last two months

A summary of the ten most viewed, most popular posts (and pages) since I started this blog, Plastic Girl v1.0 [] One transwoman’s view of trans-inclusion, at MWMF [] One transwoman’s view of trans-inclusion, in the restroom [] Trans-fail: we … Continue reading

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Some loose thoughts on why I dislike most transwomen

It was not always so, this deep resentment I have towards (certainly not all, but most of) my fellow mtfs. There was a time when, the only transperson I knew about besides myself, was Caroline Cossey. Then the internet came, … Continue reading

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One transwoman’s view on trans-inclusion, in the restrooms

Because I think I have a basic understanding of what womyn born womyn means, the MWMF is totally a black and white no-brainer. We don’t belong. End of story. No appeal. The crisis shelter is another, but also related, issue. … Continue reading

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Reddit, but didn’t get it!

“but let’s be honest: “five days out of the year” is absolutely not all they’re asking for. this policy sets a precedent for other women-only spaces, and it legitimizes the transphobic views of the people the policy is designed to … Continue reading

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What makes a real woman?

Some women maintain that I am not a female or a woman and never can be, because: I was not socialized as a girl under patriarchy I do not share in the fear and expectations that girls are subjected to … Continue reading

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One transwoman’s view on trans-inclusion at MWMF

If they don’t want us around, then we need to not be there. From everything I’ve ever heard, seen and read about it, the Michigan Womyn’s Music Festival sounds like a lot of fun. I’d love to go. I know … Continue reading

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