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A Response to Jordan Peterson

An interview with University of Toronto Psychology professor Jordan Peterson has been circulating around social media for a few days now. In the interview, Peterson says a number of disturbing …

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It’s the Sundaylies, with a James Dobson Love Quiz, Desktop Aquariums, and Fantasy Food

Sunday Funny: Advanced Level Nonsense (via SMBC) Teen Skepchick T is for Tribulations: The Big Gendery Post Cat explains the difficulties of being transgender in the UK. Sex Ed with …

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The Troubles with Gender

There is, as some of you may have noticed, a debate going on in the skeptics community about the – how shall I put this – status of trans women. I’m …

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Crosspost: So What If I Wasn’t Born This Way

The “born this way” story of queer identity is one most people in modern developed countries know well. It is applied to people of all sexual orientations and to trans …

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Rachel Dolezal Roundup

Over the last couple of weeks Rachel Dolezal has been taking up far too much real estate in the public mind. She has been labeled “transracial” and compared with Caitlyn …

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Guest Post: Why it’s okay to identify as a different gender but not as a different race

Editor’s Note: Today’s guest post was written by Ginny Brown on the differences between gender and race identification and the recent uproar about Rachel Dolezal. She also has many links …

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Cross-Post: Transgender Day of Remembrance 2014

This post was written by Jac and is cross-posted from Queereka. Today is the Transgender Day of Remembrance (TDoR). From the International Transgender Day of Remembrance page: The Transgender Day of …

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Sexism, Transphobia and Arguments from Biology

A lot of you have probably seen the comment by Sam Harris quoted in the Washington Post where he claims “there’s something about that critical posture that is to some …

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