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Tag: Discrimination

A Lot of Fuzz About Peeing
April 26, 2013 • 4 comments • 1 550 views
Sex & Gender

A transgender woman from Idaho in the US was banned from a grocery store because she was using the women’s restroom. The local police captain explained: The store security officer said he had been dealing with a problem over a couple days with the person going into the women’s restroom and urinating while standing up. […]

Worth Reading – Part IX
September 30, 2012 • no comments • 796 views
Worth Reading

I’m going to try making these on a monthly basis. So here’s the September highlights from my RSS feeds and Twitter. Secularism and Sexism Jen McCreight who took a stand against the harassment that’s going on in the secularism movement has gotten so much hateful feedback for her initiative that she no longer have the […]

MRA: A War on Women?
March 10, 2012 • one comment • 914 views
Sexism

I sometimes write about feminism, but I rarely write about the anti-feminists. I do follow the blog Man Boobz though, and yesterday I found a link to an interesting article from Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC), a civil rights organisation dedicated to fighting hate and bigotry, titled “Leader’s Suicide Brings Attention to Men’s Rights Movement”. The […]

A Chat with Takei
March 10, 2012 • no comments • 449 views
LGBT

George Takei, to us nerds known from Star Trek as playing Hikaru Sulu in the original series from the late 60s, has a word or two to say to the homophobic and transphobic Tennessee lawmakers. Enjoy, and have a Takei ol’ day! Tennessee Lawmakers: We Need To Chat from Allegiance – A New Musical on Vimeo.

Belonging Nowhere?
March 5, 2012 • no comments • 797 views
Feminism, Freethought, LGBT

All communities have their problems and their conflicts. Sometimes belonging to several communities that don’t always overlap can be a bit of a problem. Natalie Reed experienced this recently when she wanted to write a post titled “God Does Not Love Trans People” addressing the sentiment that god loves everyone and thus religious people who […]