Author: Holly

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What trans means to me

Well, it seems like we’re in need of another Trans 101 post. Feministe has had them before but still, every time a contentious post is made about trans issues (like Jill’s recent post) the same basic issues are brought up:…

A Thanksgiving Story

A week ago, it was the Transgender Day of Remembrance. A couple days later, of course, it was Thanksgiving. Two annual events that I often have rather mixed feelings about. Obviously I’m almost a week late in writing this post,…

The Trouble with Jade

Jade Raymond makes video games. And she’s a beautiful woman. That’s a recap of most of the problem, right there. That’s basically all she did to deserve the pornographic comics about her that surfaced on the net last week. I…

Doppelganger Abuse

Whenever the topic of evil twins or exact clones of yourself comes up, someone always asks “well, what would you do if you met an exact copy of yourself?” Some people say that they’d get their clone to go to…

Imagine: A Lynchmob of Female Gamers

Thanks to Luke over at Kotaku I have had my daily “jaw hitting the floor” experience. Maybe I should just show you the cover of this upcoming Nintendo DS game: That’s right… it’s a game about TAKING CARE OF BABIES!…

Bathroom Activism

A few weeks ago, Khadijah Farmer was eating dinner with her girlfriend after the Manhattan Pride Parade, at a restaurant in the West Village. She got up to go to the bathroom, but was followed in by a bouncer who…

Who deserves health care?

… and specifically, what kind of health care? With Michael Moore’s Sicko out in theatres, everyone’s talking about the blindingly obvious need for universal health care in this country, and the “I got mine” mindset that seems to trip up…