Author: Sass

Radical Feminism and Intersectionality

Cross-posted from secretlyradical with minor edits and updates. [Please see my post on white privilege if you would like more personal background/ context for your pseudonymous blogger.]  I only came across the term “intersectionality,” a term first coined by Kimberle Crenshaw to describe the multiple, interrelated axes of oppression experienced by black women, when I joined Twitter a couple of Read More …

Who my audience is, and who my audience is not

My primary audience, and the only reason I continue with online feminism, is young women. Young women today are growing up in a culture in which it is considered bigoted, murderous hatred to question any male person’s gender feels. They are trapped in a faux feminism that doesn’t allow them the language they need to Read More …

Colonizers vs. Defectors, or: Before you call us phobic, check your own fear and disgust.

AFTAs (anti-feminist trans activists) very obviously practice the colonization of women. They demand access to our spaces, language and labor while enforcing male supremacist ideas of womanhood. I am using colonization as a national/geographic metaphor here – but there is another national/geographic metaphor that in my opinion applies to gender critical transwomen – transwomen who accept they are male but want nothing to Read More …