Category Radical feminism

Forbidden Discourse: The Silencing of Feminist Criticism of “Gender”

Forbidden Discourse: The Silencing of Feminist Criticism of “Gender” An open statement from 37 radical feminists from five countries. August 12, 2013 We, the undersigned 1960s radical feminists and current activists, have been concerned for some time about the rise within the academy and mainstream media of “gender theory,” which avoids naming men and the […]

How “identity” became everything

“The phenomenon of the drag queen dramatically demonstrates such boundary violation. Like whites playing “black face”, he plays at incorporation of the oppressed role without being incorporated in it.” Mary Daly, Gyn/Ecology – 1978 Three months ago, ABC news editor Don Ennis walked into work in a dress and a wig and told colleagues he […]

AN OPEN LETTER TO DENISE BROGAN-KATOR

This is my response to a letter written to Catharine MacKinnon by Denise Brogan-Kator. For clarity, I have copied Denise Brogan-Kator’s letter below (in italics), and my response to each point follows. A few weeks ago I got an email from my friend and former law professor, Catharine MacKinnon. She was reaching out to me […]