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Gender and Removing the Confederate Flag

Lots of people in my social media streams are talking about Bree Newsome, the community organizer who scaled a pole last Saturday and removed the confederate flag flying over the South Carolina state capitol. 729 more words

Social Movement

Some Brief Thoughts

Today I am grateful for:

  1. My incredible friends and colleagues at the Task Force who have become people I can trust and rely on in such a short amount of time.
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Transgender

Intersectionality 101

Hi.

As those of you who will likely be reading this post don’t know me or my writing, my name is Matt and I’m a white cisgendered man. 1,391 more words

Feminism

Nina

Today I woke up and watched a documentary on Nina Simone’s life. Oh Nina, I’m sorry I never knew how Great you were. Your serious, done-with-everyone’s-shit stature and the deep rumbling voice coming from your very essence. 387 more words

Love

Feminism, part V

3. Trans* people + gender stereotypes

A close friend and I talked about trans* people quite a while back, and it’s got me wondering since then if it was “unfeminist” that many trans* people who express their gender identity (be it femininity or masculinity) do so by subscribing to gender stereotypes. 1,384 more words

Riding the P (for Patriarchy) Train

Trigger Warning: Discussion of sexual harassment and assault.

MTA New York City Transit recently teamed with those progressive folks at the NYPD to produce “ad cards” entitled “Sexual Harassment is a Crime in the Subway, too.” … 28 more words

#WhoIsBurningBlackChurches

I don’t even have the right words for this, I’m pretty sure. But I’m going to give it a shot. Here goes.

In the wake of the shooting in… 624 more words

Feminism