Dead Wild Roses: The DWR Feminist Quote of the Day – Mary Lou Singleton – Sex is Biological Reality.

https://thewitchofwentworth.tumblr.com/post/129713198478/leading-midwifes-deleted-comment-displays-trans Filed under: Culture, Feminism, Gender Issues, Radical Feminism Tagged: Mary Lou Singleton, The DWR Feminist Quote of the Day

Dead Wild Roses: Transactivism Politically Powerless? – A Feminist Perspective

Men will do pretty much anything to blame others for their problems. Including telling a false narrative and trying to subvert the feminist movement for their own ends. Sorry for the segmented presentation, but it is the best twitter has to offer. https://radfemdreamer.tumblr.com/post/167136358093/thegynocrat-httpstwittercomgappytalesstatus Filed under: Gender Issues, Radical Feminism Tagged: Gender, Power Dynamics, Radical Feminism, ...

Dead Wild Roses: The Meaning of Gender is changing – T.M Murray

  Catch the rest of the article here. “In the past several years ‘gender’ has been radically re-defined by a reactionary movement that has transformed it from a set of conventions and constraints on what men and women can be or do, to an interior mental state. Chrissie Daz is right in saying that something ...

Dead Wild Roses: Conversations on Gender ‘Transitioning’

Accessing a space where gender can be discussed is often fraught with hazards.  Many transactivists are violently opposed to hearing about, never mind discussing, the recent trends in gender identity.  When calls for discussion are met with thought terminating statements -“transwomen are women” or manipulative statements “misgendering is violence and I’ll kill myself if you ...

Dead Wild Roses: Adopt the Gender Identity Platform or Else!

Funny sad really as the male entitlement that females have to deal with daily has begun to negatively affect those backing the whole gender identity hoopla.  The truth as it was in the beginning as it is now – threatening male entitlement is verboten.  I wonder how long it will be before the good doctor ...

Accidental Deliberations: Wednesday Morning Links

Miscellaneous material for your mid-week reading. – Drew Brown discusses how the Libs’ claim to represent – or even understand – the interests of Canada’s middle class is disappearing. And Steven Chase and Robert Fife expose Bill Morneau’s broken promise to set up a blind trust for his assets while he makes decisions which will ...

Dead Wild Roses: Miranda Yardley – On Men ‘being’ Women.

   Miranda Yardley, a transwoman who seems to understand the concept of material reality and the sex based oppression of females.  In this snippet, they address some of the problems that arise when men pretend to be women.   “So far, so good. Yet at number 21, is our old friend Phillip ‘Pippa/Pips’ Bunce, who ...

Dead Wild Roses: When A Voice Tells You You’ll Never Be Enough – Mattea Kramer

   Welcome to the particular mental hell that many women inhabit.  In an insightful article on Tom’s Dispatch by Mattea Kramer we see how the negativity toward women in society internalizes itself and become women’s own inner self-critical voice.   “Girls observe and absorb such double standards, as well as the criticism they receive for ...

Accidental Deliberations: Saturday Morning Links

Assorted content for your weekend reading. – Paul Wells writes about Justin Trudeau’s natural affinity for the rich and privileged, while the Star remains unduly willing to give him the benefit of the doubt when it comes to fulfilling promises of Indigenous reconciliation and tax fairness. And Chantal Hebert discusses Bill Morneau’s role at the ...

Dead Wild Roses: Why We Shouldn’t be using the term “Cis Privilege”

Just a whole jar full of nope.  The hack job transactivism is doing to the language has to stop.  Women do not ‘identify’ with femininity (aka the harmful set of practices and attitudes that marks them as second class human beings), there is no privilege to be found here, despite male efforts to make it ...

Dead Wild Roses: Pronouns – The *Real* Problem…

Yep. Women got 99 problems and worrying about pronoun use shouldn’t be one of them. Filed under: Gender Issues, Radical Feminism Tagged: Pronouns!, Queer/Trans Activism, Radical Feminism

Dead Wild Roses: The DWR Radical Feminist Quote of the Day – MaryLou Singleton – On “CIS”

“I am about to be interviewed about the oppressive nature of gender by a male reporter who called me a “cis woman.” Here is my (slightly edited) written response to him before agreeing to the interview: “When I see the unquestioning use of the word “cis” I assume I am dealing with someone who adheres to ...

Dead Wild Roses: The RPOJ – Feminism Does Not Have to Be Trans-Exclusionary – Actually, it does.

The RPOJ comes for thee. Greetings fellow blog travellers, today we have a special treat as we get to look through the looking glass of the misogyny that masquerades as queer theory. Hypocritical, obtuse, with a generous side of bloviation make for a prime field day for the RPOJ. Let’s watch how attempting to justify ...

Dead Wild Roses: A Thought Experiment – Find the Violence

I saw this posted on social media and decided after reading that it was too good not to share.  It demonstrates what the actual Radical Feminist position on the trans-narrative is, as opposed to the hyperbolic stew of lies that we’re usually exposed to .  Also, highlighted is the radical feminist notion that one must ...

Accidental Deliberations: Friday Morning Links

Assorted content to end your week. – The Oxford Martin School has published a new report on the spread of inequality. And Noah Smith discusses the role of offshoring along with automation in stacking the economic deck against workers. – Meanwhile, Mike Blanchfield reports on the U.S.’ refusal to allow workers to participate in any ...

Dead Wild Roses: Gender is Toxic

Filed under: Culture, Feminism, Gender Issues Tagged: Gender, Patriarchy, Shitty Transactivism

Dead Wild Roses: More on the Violence of Transactivists – Beating Up Grandma Because she’s a TERF.

Get the story reported here. https://aunt-mimi.tumblr.com/post/165397881498/shamelesslyunladylike-daisydeadhead   I’m quite done with the notion that feminism and transactivism can ever be reconciled.  They are mutually exclusive concepts. Feminism is about the liberation of females from patriarchy, and as evinced as of the September 13th – transactivism is about maintaining a respectable queer patina over the ugly ...

Accidental Deliberations: Saturday Morning Links

Assorted content for your weekend reading. – Phillip Inman reports on a new UN study (PDF) showing that the inequality caused by austerity results in particular harm to women who are forced to take on more unpaid labour. – David Sloan Wilson interviews Sigrun Aasland about the mix and balance of public and private development ...

Dead Wild Roses: The Violence of Transactivists – Feminists Injured in Speakers Corner (Hyde Park UK)

This story courtesy of Meghan Murphy writing on The Feminist Current. This story highlights exactly the narrative of what the business end of transactivism is – male violence against women.  There is nothing ‘progressive’, ‘inclusive’, or any other lefty bullshit word appropriated by the transactivists that apply here. This is a story of violent men ...

Accidental Deliberations: Tuesday Morning Links

This and that for your Tuesday reading. – David Sirota talks to Naomi Klein about the push by right-wing politicians and corporate media outlets alike to stifle any discussion of how fossil fuels contribute to the climate change fuelling Hurricane Harvey. Matt Taibbi laments how the media contributed to the development of a public so ...

Dead Wild Roses: The DWR Radical Feminist Quote of the Day: Queer Theory vs Feminism

So many discussion centre around this notion.  It would be nice if we could agree on a basic set of facts rather than arguing from completely different frameworks.   [Source] Filed under: Feminism, Gender Issues Tagged: Definitions, Feminism, Gender, Queer Theory

Accidental Deliberations: Friday Morning Links

Assorted content to end your week. – Noah Smith offers a reminder that market principles don’t work for everything. And Amelie Quesnel-Vallee and Miles Taylor note that in the health sector in particular, the use of private providers to supplement an underfunded public system is leading to inequitable disparities in accessibility. – Andrew Jackson challenges ...

Accidental Deliberations: Sunday Morning Links

This and that for your Sunday reading. – The Center for Economic Performance finds (PDF) that increased inequality and concentration among firms in an industry exacerbates disparities in wealth while putting downward pressure on wages. And Frank Partnoy warns that we may be headed for another financial crisis as loan obligations are again being repackaged ...

Dead Wild Roses: The Bullshite Known as Gender Identity Politics – Raquel Rosario Sanchez

I’m sometimes asked why I give such serious side-eye to the term identity politics.  This isn’t some sort of dogwhistle like the freezepeach moniker that gets affixed to people who want to say racist or sexist things and then hide behind free speech.  Gender IDPOL is a systemic denial of the reality women face and ...

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 ...