Tag Archive: discrimination

May 28

Let’s talk about “Die Cis Scum” one more time

And keep talking about it till everyone is clear. For my first two main posts and a clarification on DCS go here, here and here. For Natalie Reed’s post on DCS go here. For April Gardener’s commentary on DCS go here. For West of a White House’s defense go here. Those are just some defenses …

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May 08

Jumping to unwarranted conclusions

Following a link on Twitter, I saw this post on Pope Hat. I am going to just say that before this I had never read anything on the Pope Hat blog so I have no clue if this is typical. Typical or not, the post in question crosses lines of irresponsible interpretation and generally ableist language. The …

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Apr 17

You can’t please these people, even by shutting up

The Day of Silence is this Friday, GASP!, and the religious fundies are up in arms about it. Americans United has a short piece about it here. The premise behind the event is simple: Students attend classes but do not speak for the entire day. The Day of Silence isn’t sponsored by the schools. It’s run …

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Apr 05

A spoonful of sugar

TW for the quote below which contains a fictional account of the rape of a child. “She made them all close their eyes and listen to her. She told them to pretend that little girl had blond hair and blue eyes, that the two rapists were black,  that they tied her right foot to a …

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Mar 29

In case I wasn’t clear

I will get a few things out of the way: I am cis I support trans people when they empathize  with “Die Cis Scum” or use it as a source of empowerment. I support trans people that think that using “Die Cis Scum” as a tool for empowerment is too divisive for their tastes. I …

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Mar 21

Fuck. Just fuck.

I don’t even know where to start. I suppose I have to thank @NiceGuyBrianG for exposing me to someone worse than him. I really, really don’t want to thank him, but I have to. Title of the blog that aforementioned asswipe decided was worse than his rape apology: The Necessity of Domestic Violence The title …

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Mar 20

The c___ word

My favorite word in the English language: CUNT It has been my favorite for a long time. I remember watching a VHS cassette of Boys on the Side when I was a teenager. It probably wasn’t the first time I heard the word, but that moment was the first time “cunt” resonated with me. I …

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Mar 10

Does context matter?

I am not perfect. Privileged yes, but not perfect. To be perfect first you must be able to describe the ideal. Societies are in a perpetual cycle of trying to define the ideal and all they really describe is the privilege. I am lucky to have some societal perfections privileges. I am white. I am …

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Mar 09

Colorblind

“When I was a child, I spake as a child, I understood as a child, I thought as a child: but when I became a man, I put away childish things.”    1 Corinthians 13:11 Above is one of the few verses I like in a book I despise. I start with an analogy of growth …

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Mar 07

When shame is not wrong

Ok deep breath before we get started on this one. Yesterday I read 300+ comments on CFI’s Facebook wall under the discussion of whether Jesus was a hermaphrodite. As of right now it is up to 429 comments and still going strong. Personally I wouldn’t think the topic is interesting enough to warrant such a …

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