Dead Wild Roses: Trans Activists Will Destroy Homosexual Rights – Taylor Fogarty

The argument that transactivism is homophobic as well as misogynistic. http://auntiewanda.tumblr.com/post/166817783046/gender-critical-appspot Filed under: Housekeeping Tagged: Homophobia, Transactivism

Dead Wild Roses: Why Age?

I’m pretty happy right now firmly in my middle age. Extending this period if I could…I think I would. Filed under: Housekeeping Tagged: Age, Death, LIfe

Dead Wild Roses: reading Judith Butler

Gender Troubled… tastethespring Reader, I did it.  I sat down and read ‘Gender Trouble.’  NB, trigger warning.  It helps to read Sheila Jeffreys’ Unpacking Queer Politics first to ground yourself in love for lesbians, especially if you are one. Butler’s avowed aim from beginning to end and throughout the book, is to destroy feminism as a ...

Dead Wild Roses: The DWR Friday Musical Interlude – Enya – “Only Time”

I like this song so much that you get to sample the original and a choral arrangement of the work. Go go Enya. 🙂 Filed under: Housekeeping Tagged: Only Time, The DWR Friday Musical Interlude

Dead Wild Roses: “Cis” Gender

Critical Blogging Cisgender: of, relating to, or being a person whose gender identity corresponds with the sex the person had or was identified as having at birth. — Merriam-Webster Gender Identity: the totality of physical and behavioral traits that are designated by a culture as masculine or feminine  a person’s internal sense of being male, female, some combination ...

Dead Wild Roses: These Are The Four Companies Chosen To Build Concrete Prototypes Of Trump’s ‘Big, Beautiful’ Border Wall

That feeling you get when you have a bad dream start to play out in real life… Angry White Men On August 31, 2017, the Trump administration announced its selection of four construction companies to build concrete prototypes of the President’s “big, beautiful” wall along the southern border. View original post 597 more words Filed ...

Dead Wild Roses: You should’ve asked

Amazing and so relevant. Emma Here is the english version of my now famous “Fallait demander” ! Thanks Una from unadtranslation.com for the translation 🙂 View original post Filed under: Housekeeping

Dead Wild Roses: Let them eat text: The real politics of postmodernism

On why the PoMo is bad for you. sisterhoodispowerful FROM: off our backs, August/September 1999, V.29; N.8 p. 7, Word Count: 2852 by Karla Mantilla “After doing some reading in postmodern theoretical texts, several things about the theory suddenly struck me as incongruous. I have been trying to see not just what postmodern theorists say ...

Dead Wild Roses: Men Cannot Be Women

Some simple Friday thoughts. Thanks Miep. There Are So Many Things Wrong With This Angry men are not women. Sad men are not women. Medically altered men are not women, and men who suffer birth defects are not women. Feminine men are not women. Confused men are not women. You are all men. And that’s ...

Dead Wild Roses: Where are the women fighting for reproductive rights?

ANTHRO FEMINISM If you haven’t listened to the Feminist Current podcast interviewing Civia Tamarkin about her documentary “Birthright: A War Story,” you should – especially if you live in the United States. The damage to reproductive rights that the Trump administration and their state government minions are inflicting on US women – and global women ...

Dead Wild Roses: Video: Chris Hedges interviews Maya Dillard Smith and Mary Lou Singleton

Capitalism thrives on the hyper individualism and the extinguishing of class consciousness. Well worth your time to watch Mary Lou Singleton and Maya Dillard discuss gender, identity politics, and feminism. Purple Sage This is an excellent video on the transgender issue. Chris Hedges is a real leftist (read: not a neoliberal) who understands radical feminism. ...

Dead Wild Roses: The Arbourist’s Anecdata – When Do Standards Get in the Way?

   I’m not buying into the idea that there is some sort of perfect way of living one’s life – some ways are better than others, and those various ways appeal to different people…and so on and so forth.  We’re not here talking about *your* choices and and preferences, but rather mine. I’m getting old.  ...

Dead Wild Roses: Male art that dehumanises women vs. female art that illuminates the reality of sexual violence and female objectification

Nordic Model Now! Rae Story reflects on how when male artists create works that dehumanise women it is taken to be a comment on society as a whole, while women’s resulting brutalisation, isolation and objectification is seen as little more than a sideshow. She compares this with the powerful art of Suzzan Blac who mines ...

Dead Wild Roses: Radical Feminist testimony on Bill C-16

So nice to see an actual feminist message getting out into the public sphere. Megan Murphy goes to town in a Canadian Senate hearing. Purple Sage Today there was a hearing on Canada’s Bill C-16, which amends the Canadian Human Rights Act and the Criminal Code to add gender identity and gender expression to the ...

Dead Wild Roses: Misgendering lesbians

Edifying work, a must read. Purple Sage I mentioned in a response to Skepto that lesbians get called by neutral or male pronouns sometimes by people who take a look at their appearance and assume they don’t identify as women. He responded: “My first reaction to this was abject horror, because misgendering people is extremely ...

Dead Wild Roses: Gender Critical Greens

The radical feminist position on the topic of ‘Gender Identity’. A great read to get a notion of the principles involved. 🙂 There Are So Many Things Wrong With This https://gendercriticalgreens.wordpress.com GENDER IS NOT AN IDENTITY, IT IS A TOOL OF PATRIARCHY: A FEMINIST VIEW OF GENDER-IDENTITY POLITICS AUGUST 15, 2016 HUMAN BEINGS ARE ALL ...

Dead Wild Roses: Defining ‘Violence’; or, why liberal feminism is full of shit

Source: Defining ‘Violence’; or, why liberal feminism is full of shit Filed under: Housekeeping

Dead Wild Roses: Another Bang- Bang and Kiss of Bullshit

Head over to my blog-pal Syrbal-labrys place for a generous heaping of common sense and fiery political commentary. herlander-walking Another man who decided if his property (i.e. wife) was not performing to his desires, it deserved death by gunshot. So he walked into the grade school where she worked and shot her to death.  Alas, ...

Dead Wild Roses: The Price for Female Disagreement is Male Violence – Sadly Unsurprising.

http://tehbewilderness.tumblr.com/post/156104781174/wow-christ-you-seem-like-the-kind-of-person-whod Filed under: Housekeeping, Radical Feminism Tagged: Feminism, Gender Critical, male violence

Dead Wild Roses: Defunding Planned Parenthood Isn’t Just About Abortions – It’s About Upholding the Bedrock of the Patriarchy

The lowdown on female struggle for reproductive freedom. ANTHRO FEMINISM Donald Trump has just given states the power to completely defund Planned Parenthood. Not just related to abortion services (which weren’t federally funded in the first place), but also family planning, STI, pre-natal, and gynecological services. Planned Parenthood has been under attack since the moment ...

Dead Wild Roses: The Male Oppressor Doesn’t Give a Shit About Your Gender Identity

A great conversation between a Radical Feminist and Trans Person; with commentary. Revive the Second Wave Neither does anyone else, to be honest. I am so tired of males telling me to shut up and listen to trans males. I’m tired of them acting like women don’t have things so bad and that horrible things ...

Dead Wild Roses: If Prostitution is Legalized…A Personal and Political View

Powerful writing on the ills of prostitution, please go view the entire post. ANTHRO FEMINISM Everyday at lunch when it is nice out, I walk across the street to a little café and buy a bag of chips as a snack. And invariably I end up getting catcalled. For me, the gauntlet of sexual harassment ...

Dead Wild Roses: “Cis women. Miright?” – Thoughts on Periods and the Transpatriarchy

Trans-patriarchy/patriarchy. Not much difference if one observes material reality. A well written post articulating the appropriation of the term women and the sex specific issues that come with being female. ANTHRO FEMINISM “Cis Women. Miright?” This is an actual quote from the Geek Girl Puit’s article entitled, “Trans Girl Periods. Yes, that’s right. No, I’m ...

Dead Wild Roses: Agency, choice, oppression, & victimization

Our helping of Radfem goodness for the day. Thank you for the incisive commentary Purplesage. 🙂 Purple Sage It’s time for another talk about the meaning of personal agency among oppressed people, because anti-feminists are still saying shit like: You’re denying women’s agency Take some personal responsibility for yourself You just have a victim mentality ...

Dead Wild Roses: The core ideas of postmodernism

The more you know… freer lives This is the second in a series of posts on postmodernism. Postmodernism arose from the intersection of two trends. One was the onset of hard times economically as the long post-world war 2 boom finally came to an end. Profits were increasingly being made not by expanding production but ...