Posts Tagged "trans"

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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E-campaigning forum email list demographics

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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Alternative Brighton queer pride events

*UPDATE* I’ve built a site listing all of the things here: Brighton Queer Pride – alternative non-corporate pride events There are now lots of alternatives to the mainstream, pay-to-be-gay, corporate-sponsored Pride events happening this summer in Brighton. The community has organised itself around its own needs – creating queer,...

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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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