America in Transition

I swear that I can not really tell from reading blind copy if I’m reading transphobic bullshit from one of the Christo-Fascists who get written up by Right wing Watch/Southern Poverty Law Center or the latest spew from BevJo aka Gallus Mag at Gender Trender or Cathy Brennan at Rad Fem Hub.

It’s the identical form of of hate and bigotry. Hell half the time I think they have the same copy writers.

But how, may you ask could that possibly be?

How could it be possible that radical feminists sound identical to the rabid right and religious fanatics?

Aren’t they feminists?

Well how come going to a Susan B. Anthony Crisis Pregnancy Center means you will have to listen to a lot of anti-abortion crap?

I mean doesn’t naming yourself after Susan B. Anthony mean anything?

Just because bigots call themselves radical feminists doesn’t mean they are feminist.

For the record The American Prospect is a radical right wing rag.

From The American Prospect:

By from the May 2012 issue

You get to be the sex you think you are (and everybody else has to acknowledge it).

I am used to surprises from the New York Times—a newspaper so far from me culturally and politically it might as well be a daily bulletin about life in a parallel universe—but last August I read a personal essay in the “Modern Love” space of the “Styles” section that really brought me up short. “My Husband is Now My Wife” (quite a tabloidy title for this genteel newspaper) was about the deeply ambivalent day the author escorted her husband to a hospital for surgery in which he would “take his first surgical step into womanhood.”

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One Response to “America in Transition”

  1. tezzablauxsie Says:

    Reblogged this on tezzablauxsie and commented:
    so true in this and love it!

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