Day: August 11, 2008

Blast from the Recent Past

Since the Michigan Womyn’s Music Festival just passed and many people have been writing online about that many-years-running debacle/struggle, I thought I’d link to an oldie-but-goodie, Emi Koyama’s “Whose Feminism Is It, Anyway? The Unspoken Racism of the Trans Inclusion…

(No) Fear of Spying

Came across these articles over the weekend, reporting that declassified police-surveillance files on 1970s “Women’s Liberation Groups — Canada” were made public this week. Of course, state surveillance of activists in nations that vociferously proclaim themselves to be “free” is…

Hello from Another Guest Blogger

Hi, all. I’m excited to be joining you for the next two weeks as a guest blogger. (Thanks, Jill, for the invitation!) By way of introduction, a bit about me: I’m a member of the editorial and publishing collective behind…

Hair-pulling and braid-weaving

Ever since the minor kerfuffle over Titan Games’ Fat Princess, I’ve been wanting to write some more criticism of games, and not just because I love attracting defensive trolls who hallucinate de jure censorship and gamer-reviling boycotts whenever something problematic…