Philosophy

November 19, 2017

Sex Essentialists don’t understand materialist analysis

I spent a few days trying to reason with a sex essentialist activist regarding their ideological claims, clearly pulled straight from the quagmire of confusion that […]
May 30, 2017

Sex Essentialism vs Fat Essentialism

I want to present two absurd essentialist arguments in order to demonstrate the function of reductionist essentialism within our culture’s discourse. The first example of rhetoric […]
April 17, 2016

Talking Dworkin with trans folks who were taught to hate her

I’m sharing this Reddit conversation since it covers the way trans people were taught to view Andrea Dworkin (and radical feminists, in general). In response to […]
August 27, 2015

A trans feminist perspective on the NY Times piece

While the first half of the article titled There Is No Reason to Deny Trans People Necessary Medical Care does a good job at deconstructing the […]