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An Unusual Alliance

This is coming out of the States, and we are building on this pioneering work here at WOMAN Means Something. Thanks for your work on behalf of all women and those who want to protect them, Kara Dansky.

UK: “Renders men legally indestinguishable from women”

Posted at Transgender Trend, this Submission to Women And Equalities Committee Inquiry Into Implementation Of SDG5 highlights a number of important arguments for sex-based rights from a feminist perspective. Among some of the best points that are rarely considered in the mass-media: Legal issues: “renders men

Kara Dansky: “Legal Erasure of Women”

  At Feminist Current, Meghan Murphy interviews Kara Dansky, lawyer and spokeswoman for Women’s Liberation Front and their opposition to a U.S. redefinition of “sex” to include “gender identity” in Title IX. I don’t agree with everything that WoLF stands for, however almost all of what she says

“Then the word ‘woman’ has no meaning”

I have written here about why I believe Bill C-16 unintentionally destroys women’s rights, protections, and freedoms- indeed, their very identity. Purple Sage is a lesbian feminist blog that beautifully articulates the problems that I see. I encourage you to read the arguments in these two

My Canuck Sisters, Say Goodbye

This feminist, who goes by “House Mouse Queen of Doom”, articulates the circularity of Bill C-16 and why it means the end of sisterhood. I urge you to read the whole thing. Here’s some excerpts: Internal experiences and sensations are not material realities and cannot

Feminist Meghan Murphy, National Observer

If you are not already convinced of the danger and oppressiveness of Bill C-16, you need to read this excellent article in National Observer by Meghan Murphy, editor of Feminist Current, There would be some paragraphs that I would heartily disagree with, but here are

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Is the Only Valuable Thing About Women Their Biology?

The WOMAN Means Something campaign against Bill C-16 is premised on the fact that the Bill absolutely destroys women’s rights and identity as a group. It is well-intentioned, but is ultimately chauvinistic. I have tried to articulate the argument elsewhere, but sometimes a story communicates

An Open Letter to Canada’s Senators

Bill C-16 Means the End of Women’s Rights An Open Letter to Canada’s Senators Bill C-16 has now been passed by the House of Commons and now only you, the Senate, stand in the way of this disastrous bill becoming law. On the face of