Tag Archives: Philosophy
National Geographic Gender Issue Review: Part I
Part I: Social Causes? National Geographic has recently been stealing headlines for it’s Gender Issue (Jan 2017), with 9 year-old transgirl Avery Jackson on it’s cover. In a Washington Post story by Ben Guarino, he cites the varied reactions editor Susan Goldberg has received, from “Kudos
ARPA Canada on Gender Ideology
ARPA Canada does thoughtful and significant work from a Christian perspective. This article gives a good overview of Bill C-16, and presents a position that is careful and nuanced. The bill limits the fundamental freedoms of expression, religion, and association, without improving the lives of people
What Kind of Evidence Should Be Admitted?
A quick perusal of the articles here at WOMAN Means Something should evidence that we believe there are larger things at play than washrooms and change rooms in Bill C-16; the very group identity of women is under attack. However, we do believe that the protections of
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
Why Bill C-16 Destroys Women’s Rights, Identity, and Freedoms
Here at WOMAN Means Something we believe that Bill C-16 destroys women’s rights, protections, and very identity under law. This is something that many feminists have warned about, but it seems that their voices have been overwhelmed by a popular wave of the well-intentioned who
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