TERF is short for Trans Exclusionary Radical Feminism, a branch of feminism who seemingly have forgotten the purpose of feminism and taken man-hating to a new and highly conspiratorial level. Anything that is “tainted” by masculinity is highly toxic.
Not long after I became active in the skeptics and secularist community, the so-called “elevatorgate” incident happened. I was quickly introduced to the sexism that exists in the community. I mean, sexism is everywhere, especially online, but I expected this community to be somewhat more enlightened. It seems I was wrong. The snowball has been […]
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 […]
So, what does an old, white, homophobic, misogynistic, conservative asshole look like? Well, take a look at this guy. This goof is called Pat Robertson. He’s a televangelist. Which means he scams people for a living. You may have heard of him before? He’s that type of person who thinks same sex marriage is somehow […]
This tweet was retweeted by Richard Dawkins’ Twitter account yesterday: Good for you Lucy. Good for you. There are numerous women who have, but I’m glad you’re not one of them.
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 had a little rant on a facebook group today. Yes, I’m back on that shitty facebook thingy. Only to be able to access a few groups though. I don’t use facebook for anything else. This rant is related to labels and the phrase “sex change” that is often thrown around haphazardly in contexts where […]
Jen McCreight just got a fun comment on an old blog post that she reposted for our amusement. It is a wonderful little thing of insanity. I decided to play with it. The comment by WanTan Silo is in blue. PZ’s reputation as a reasonable scientist is definitely tarnished by the way he sets aside reason […]