The Accidental Radical

Radical Feminism - through a personal perspective.
this ant was working hard to serve his queen

this ant was working hard to serve his queen

Vintage

Vintage

No idea where it originated, prob tumblr, from FB

No idea where it originated, prob tumblr, from FB

Vintage - source womens history

Vintage - source womens history

Bell Hooks, Feminism is for Everybody.

Bell Hooks, Feminism is for Everybody.

Not any lesbians I know.  We are all seriously fascinated. Sharing orgasms is a powerful bonding experience.   

Not any lesbians I know.  We are all seriously fascinated. Sharing orgasms is a powerful bonding experience.   

Vintage

Vintage

Language Tips for Cis Feminists Speaking on Trans Issues

radicaldesocialization:

xurria:

unpitchable:

Over the past two years, I’ve shared a lot of space with cisgender feminists who are seeking to add a trans voice to their panel, event, or conference. I can often sense that these feminists’ hearts are in the right place with regards to trans issues. They’re trying and their effort is real but…

Anyone care to take a crack at this heaping pile of dung?

I don’t know if anyone else has any patience left for them, but I sure as hell don’t.

Language Tips For Trans Males Looking Not To Be Misogynistic Dickbags

Please use the correct definitions of “female” (i.e. person born with vagina) and “male” (i.e. person born with penis). When you do not use these definitions, you actively gaslight women by causing us to question the meanings of words that we were taught as soon as we could speak.

Please learn the word “privilege,” defined as “a special right, advantage, or immunity granted or available only to a particular person or group of people.” Recognize that people born male are gifted with male privilege at birth, while people born female do not share this same privilege. Further, please recognize that privilege is not something you can discard; you carry it all your life in the form of socialization and internalized sense of self, no matter what other hardships you may face.

Please use the correct definitions of “woman” (i.e. adult female human) and “man” (i.e. adult male human). By acknowledging us as women, and yourselves as men, you acknowledge that you carry male privilege, and that we have been oppressed because of our biology. Acknowledging your privilege will help us to feel safer around you, which leads to a more productive environment for everyone.

Please learn that “misogyny,” from the Ancient Greek miso and gune, means “hatred of people with female anatomy, i.e. women,” not “hatred of femininity.”

Please remove the prefix “cis-” from your vocabulary. This word is extremely harmful, because it implies that women “agree” or “identify” with the submissive, oppressive gender role which has been forced upon us.

Please look the word “violence” up in the dictionary. Then look it up in the thesaurus, and note that violence is not a synonym of “disagreement.” Note that it is not even synonymous with “name-calling,” “rudeness,” or “exasperation with incorrect usage of the English language.”

Further, please look “gender” up in the thesaurus and note that it is not synonymous with “personality.”

While you’re at it, please look “identity” up in the thesaurus and note that it is not synonymous with “reality.”

Please do some basic research on intersex people and their wishes, and note that intersex people do not wish to be used in your rhetoric. Please also note that intersex people are a very small percentage of the population, and that these people often have unique medical conditions which are neither your business nor comparable to your situation.

Please remember that women and transwomen are two vastly different categories. One is coercively assigned; the other is an assumed identity. Women are forged by oppressive and abusive patriarchal systems, while transwomen enjoy male privilege and are not subject to the same systems of abuse that cause human females to become women.

Please add the phrase “female anatomy” to your vocabulary, and remember that female anatomy consists of, but is not limited to, “uterus,” “vagina,” “ovaries,” “cervix,” “clitoris,” and “breasts,” which are also words you should look up and add to your vocabulary. Doing so should be relatively simple, and the internet has plenty of diagrams to help you locate the parts listed above and learn how they work!

And now you know how not to be a sexist pig like so many other males before you! Thanks for listening, trans community. I hope you learned something.

NOT IN MY NAME

NOT IN MY NAME

hey mister

coercion is not a consensual sexual encounter