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. […]
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 […]
No, this is not a joke. Well, it is, but this story is actually real. This was on the evening news just now … One of the Norwegian airports, Sola, had the brilliant idea to add a “men only” queue at the security checkpoint. Why? Well, obviously, men carry less stuff. So why have all […]
It has been a while since my last post so I thought I’d do a new “Worth reading” from my RSS feed. This last week has been the semester start week at my university and I have been busy working in the student pub at our mathematics and science faculty and also helping a friend […]
I usually include good and interesting posts in a full “Worth reading” post, but those are usually new posts. These are from 2009 and they are excellent and deserve one post of their own: When allies fail – Part One – What Tami Said When allies fail – Pt. 2 – What Tami Said Tami is giving advice […]
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 […]
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.
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 […]