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TERFs side with Fox News

Unsurprisingly, Cathy Brennan, opinion leader in of the TERF movement has, of course, chosen to side with the Fox News and the Pacific Justice Institute: Brennan, an attorney the LGBT Bar Association disavowed… … links to the original right-wing letter asserting that the trans kid is a predator. In the letter, the anti-gay hate group asserts that the transgender youth… Read more →

1997: TERF Academia Asserts Transition =  Political Psychiatry in the Soviet Union

1997: TERF Academia Asserts Transition = Political Psychiatry in the Soviet Union

In a published peer-reviewed paper, Dr. Sheila Jeffreys asserts: [Transsexual surgery] could be likened to political psychiatry in the Soviet Union. I suggest that transsexualism should best be seen in this light, as directly political, medical abuse of human rights. The mutilation of healthy bodies and the subjection of such bodies to dangerous and life-threatening continuing treatment violates such people’s rights… Read more →

1973: West Coast TERFs

1973: West Coast TERFs

… perhaps the most consequential incident in the rising tide of hostility toward transgender people in the summer of 1973 was directed against transsexual lesbian singer Beth Elliott by Robin Morgan at the West Coast Lesbian Feminist Conference… The fallout began in December 1972 when Elliott was ousted from the Daughters of Bilitis, not because of any accusations against her but… Read more →

TERF: Where the term comes from

TERF: Where the term comes from

According to TERFs, the term TERF is a slur. Moreover, they assert that it is insulting, hyperbolic, misleading, and ultimately defamatory. Allen actually calls for more people to recognize radical feminists as a hate group and then pointedly adopts the term Trans-Exclusionary Radical Feminist (TERF) to refer to them throughout the article. Make no mistake, this is a slur. TERF is not meant to… Read more →

Gyn/Ecology: The Metaethics of Radical Feminism

Excerpts from Gyn/Ecology (1978) by Mary Daly, PhD: The Dionysian solution for women, which is violation of our own Hag-ocratic boundaries, is The Final Solution. To succumb to this seductive invitation is to become incorporated into the Mystical Body of Maledom, that is, to become “living” dead women, forever pumping our own blood into the Heav­enly Head, giving head to the… Read more →

1973 – Dismissed Trans Heroes: Lee Brewster

I’ve noted before how TERFs inspired the violence inflicted upon Stonewall hero Sylvia Revera. Until now, I wasn’t aware that their cruelty was extended to the transperson who coordinated and paid for overturning anti-gay NY laws: Women in the GLF were uncomfortable referring to Rivera—who insisted in using women’s bathrooms, even in City hall—as “she.” Pressure mounted. The year 1973… Read more →