“I wouldn’t wait as long as I’ve waited, I’m 37 – maybe you can move a little bit quicker than that – but actually there’s absolutely nothing wrong with just taking some time and discovering yourself and don’t feel rushed to pick up a label or view it in any way”
a woman entails far more than dressing in women’s clothing or ‘feeling’ like a woman. The phenomenon of ‘femphobia’ – a term I use to describe discrimination against real women, for fear of offending men who feel like women – is well and truly on the rise.
It was not fair when I raced against doped-up East Germans and it is not fair for women to compete against transgender swimmer Lia Thomas; here’s why, writes Olympic champion Nancy Hogshead-Makar
“It’s mean,” one Penn parent who identifies as a progressive but opposes Thomas’s eligibility says of the online and media bigotry directed at her. “Lia is a human being who deserves to be treated with respect and dignity. But it’s not transphobic to say I disagree with where she’s swimming.”
Opinion: Celebrate trans athletes. But give cisgender women a fair shot at victory.
On a cultural level, we must stop defining masculinity as necessarily toxic and start promoting positive masculinity.
Why We Need To Teach Boys About Positive Masculinity
Dave Chappelle Is Right, Isn’t He?
Why Sex-Positive Feminism Is Falling Out of Fashion
Never Complain, Never Explain
The thing around your neck: On Akwaeke Emezi and Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
What’s wrong with ‘Equal rights’ for women? – 1972
Camille Paglia – Free Women, Free Men
We are all non-binary.
Changing the concept of “woman” will cause unintended harms
The Gender-nonconforming Spirit
Get better at accurately characterizing the views of folks with differing opinions, rather than egging them on to offer more extreme statements in interviews
What we may be missing in the fight for gender equality
My kids are their own people. My relative sanity, I feel, has created a pretty good world for them.
Why can’t it be a choice?