Dead Wild Roses: The Rights of Women

A quite comprehensive list. Female erasure is a serious problem in our society and we should move to ensure that the rights of Women are preserved. “Here is a list of the Human Rights of Women that so-called Transgender Rights are eliminating. No one is saying Trans folk should not have rights, but what IS ...

Dead Wild Roses: How Gender Performativity is Victim Blaming

This quote starkly lays out exactly what is at stake when it comes to the politics of gender and those who follow its dictates. So no, feminism is not about being mean to the poor menz, it is fighting against the oppressive shit that hurts women.  Focusing on how the conception of gender is problematic ...

Dead Wild Roses: Biological Determinism – What Feminism Argues

Hmm.  Time to give some side eye to queer theory as it seems to go against much of what feminism is about.  Let’s examine a part of an essay by Susan Cox writing on the Feminist Current.      “Feminists defied patriarchal ideology by declaring that we do not have “wandering uteruses” that make us prone ...

Accidental Deliberations: Wednesday Morning Links

Miscellaneous material for your mid-week reading. – Colin Gordon discusses how contempt for democracy is one of the uniting principles of the right around the globe while reviewing Nancy MacLean’s Democracy in Chains: At the intersection of Buchanan’s market fundamentalism and his embrace of Jim Crow lies a fundamental reservation — nakedly evident on today’s ...

Dead Wild Roses: Canadian Bill C-16 – Radical Feminist Analysis by Megan Murphy

Bill C-16 is problematic for women.  Go read the entirety of Megan Murphy’s article on the Feminist Current, I’ve excerpted a key bit here though. 🙂 Bill C-16 passed at the Senate on Thursday. Under this new Canadian legislation, which follows similar laws in a number of Western countries, a person can determine their gender ...

Dead Wild Roses: Transactivism at it Finest – My Rules Only Apply to Others, Not Me!

Consider this conversation and then juxtaposition it with all the chatter one hears about ‘gender identity’ and ‘gender expression’.  Add to your lens the notion of male privilege and how it often plays out when it comes to respecting the boundaries of females. (not) Funny how that works. http://auntiewanda.tumblr.com/post/160517895825/cecaeliawitch-this-was-a-pretty-grand-moment-and   Filed under: Gender Issues, Radical ...

Dead Wild Roses: Radical Feminism – Defining Sex and Gender.

  One of the problems while debating misguided 3rd wavers, or gender/qu**r activists is that lack of definitional rigour when it comes to the terms ‘sex’ and ‘gender’.  What is chilling is that these activists often refuse to define their terms, yet as demonstrated here in Canada want these same terms enshrined into Canadian law.  ...

Dead Wild Roses: Those Damn Lesbians Appropriating Everything – On a Website: “Her”, that is ostensibly for Lesbians.

It would be nice if dudes could just stay in their own lane. https://grumpyoldnurse.tumblr.com/post/160324241612/rad-bad-and-dangerous-to-know-sapphoicqueen Filed under: Gender Issues Tagged: Funny how that works, Her, Lesbians

Accidental Deliberations: Sunday Morning Links

This and that for your Sunday reading. – Nick Saul reminds us of the need for strong and consistent public pressure to end poverty. And the Economist points out how punitive criminal justice policies coupled with a lack of rehabilitation strand people in poverty rather than allowing for a path toward contributing to society. – ...

Dead Wild Roses: Spot the Dude – Challenge Level: Shooting Fish in Barrel (with a nuke).

https://grumpyoldnurse.tumblr.com/post/160325127172/appropriately-inappropriate Filed under: Gender Issues Tagged: Educational Conversations, Roast, Spot the Dude, The Trans/MRA connection

Accidental Deliberations: Monday Morning Links

Miscellaneous material for your Monday reading. – Paul Krugman criticizes the use of non-compete agreements to trap workers at low wage levels with no opportunity to pursue comparable employment – as well as the Republicans’ insistence on pushing employer-based health care which further limits workers’ options: At this point, in other words, noncompete clauses are ...

Dead Wild Roses: A Short Essay On the Term “Cis-Privilege” – From the Female Perspective.

“Every single time I hear a transactivist or MTT person call us ‘cis’ or ‘cis privileged’ as a woman I am going to assume that they think the following experiences of being a woman privilege us: The number one greatest industry in the world is the buying, selling and trafficking of women and girls for ...

Dead Wild Roses: The Marginalization of Women within Childbirth Continues (If this seems like a contradiction, keep reading)

I could not hit reblog fast enough. Plus a wonderful quote from said article. Thank you giuliaalexis. “Recently, I got into a Facebook discussion about how gender is not neutral for women. At some point, I commented that patriarchy wouldn’t exist if men didn’t want to control the bodies of women for reproduction – and ...

Dead Wild Roses: You are not a Feminist! And other demands men make of women.

Yeppers, many radical feminists have been right here, right at this point.  Girlsmoonsandstarts and a rad-fem chorus goes above and beyond with their response, it is made of pure gold. http://auntiewanda.tumblr.com/post/159003056741/youre-not-a-feminist-if-your-brand-of-activism   Filed under: Gender Issues, Radical Feminism Tagged: Auntie Wanda, Female Liberation from Patriachy, Identity Politics, Radical Feminist, You are not a feminist!

Dead Wild Roses: Your Radical Feminist Lol/sob of the Day

:/ Filed under: Radical Feminism Tagged: Gender Issues, Lolsob, Loopy Logic, Radical Feminism, Transinaction

Accidental Deliberations: Saturday Afternoon Links

Assorted content for your weekend reading. – Ethan Cox reports on new polling showing that Canadians are highly concerned about inequality – even if our governments aren’t doing anywhere meaningful to address it: Of Canadians surveyed, 73 per cent said their and their family’s economic situation had stayed the same or gotten worse over the ...

Accidental Deliberations: Thursday Morning Links

This and that for your Thursday reading. – In advance of this year’s Progress Summit, Ed Broadbent writes that burgeoning inequality threatens our democracy: Inequality matters. Promises must be kept. It’s not enough for our government to celebrate the diversity of our country but not enact policies that head off growing inequality. Mr. Trudeau, it’s ...

Dead Wild Roses: Why Sex Segregated Bathrooms are Important

    So many conversations start like this: “If you think trans people are all rapists or degenerates, celebrate when trans people lose rights and get attacked, and deny the sexuality of people who accept trans people, you’re an oppressor and a bigot and nobody should take you seriously.” radicurious answered: I disagree with transgender ideology, ...

Dead Wild Roses: Even the Onion is getting in Gender

Filed under: Gender Issues Tagged: Gender, Socialization

Dead Wild Roses: Magdalen Berns -Taking on the Transactivist Rhetoric

Well it is most comforting to watch someone take a stand against the doublespeak that seems to permeate most of transactivst rhetoric. Filed under: Gender Issues, Radical Feminism Tagged: Gender Critical Feminism, Magdalen Burns, Video Time

Accidental Deliberations: Monday Morning Links

Miscellaneous material to start your week. – Jordon Cooper writes that the Saskatchewan Party’s slash-and-burn budget confirms that for them, the poor don’t matter. CBC reports on the devastating effect the budget will have on municipalities, while Courtney Markewitch reports that Saskatoon’s city council is fighting back. And Joel Senick notes that the planned shutdown ...

Dead Wild Roses: Pregnancy is not an Identity

Yet more evidence that identity politics is bad for women.    “Pregnant woman” is not an identity. It is a social reality. A pregnant woman’s ever-contracting rights – whether she can choose to end this pregnancy, whether she will risk imprisonment for drinking too much, whether she will lose her job, whether she will be ...

Dead Wild Roses: Catering to Identity Politics – Blowback.

“Transgender is an anti-gay, anti-lesbian, homophobic and sexist movement. Their aims are to roll back the visibility and pride of homosexuals and undo the scant gains made for women in the female equality movement. The Kennebunk High School administration is perfectly clear: Gay Pride should go back in the closet.” Fascinating stuff.  I’m wondering how ...

Dead Wild Roses: When Identity Politics Trumps Reality; Women Lose – Females Kicked out of B.C. Okanagan Women’s Shelter.

   The politics of gender identity hurt women. And now sadly, I have to qualify what I mean when I write the word ‘woman’ because males, with subjective, indescribable feelings have decided that they are also women.  So, ‘women’ defined here and in reality refers to adult human females. Obvious female erasure aside, let’s move ...

Accidental Deliberations: Thursday Evening Links

This and that for your Thursday reading. – Duncan Cameron writes that democratic socialism can produce a fair economy for everybody. And the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives puts the possibilities in concrete terms with its alternative federal budget. – Armine Yalnizyan argues that it’s long past time for a budget focused on gender equality. ...