Posts Tagged "women"

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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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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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Femfresh fail vs Mooncup win and EU #itsagirlthing fail

Mooncup make a menstrual cup that you put in your vagina when you’re on your period. They also do educational campaigns about menstruation, and generally have a theme around being open about talking about it, and removing the shame from periods. They also did a campaign about what names...

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spock is rubbish at identity politics as well

And here’s another example of a failed sign up dialogue in terms of identity politics and gender diversity: Radio buttons? With only two options and I have to choose one? And the default is Male? So I’m forced to declare myself as one or the other. How rubbish. Here’s...

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