Posts Tagged "Feminism"

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My womb

For me, having a womb and ovaries has affected my life in a major way. Wombs and their functions are still a taboo subject, and our wombs are still controlled by laws designed to control women. Not all women have wombs, and not all people with wombs are women.  There...

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A trans-inclusive Marxist feminist approach to gender

Recently the Morning Star, a left-wing newspaper that I think is generally great, published an article which claimed that “Women are not oppressed based on our identities, we are oppressed on the basis of our female biology“. Rather than highlight and repeat my concerns with that article, I thought it might...

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Trans/genderqueer friendly survey/user data capture methodology

For a number of years I’ve been naming and shaming websites which force you to choose from binary gender options (male/female). This is because some people aren’t male or female, or don’t really want to tell a website which they are. They might be genderqueer, somewhere in-between or outside...

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Eventbrite only offers male or female compulsory gender options

Hey Eventbrite, I expected better. In case you’ve not considered it, please consider broadening your gender options on your registration forms, and also not making it compulsory. At least provide an ‘other’ option, like many other modern sites (Google+, Doodle… and remember Pownce?). This makes sure you’re including people...

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