Tag: women

  • In Defense of Linguistic Luddism

    by Moti Gorin ____ The Luddites weren’t a complacent group of workers. They worried about the loss of their jobs as a result of the introduction of new technologies, and so they went about destroying the textile machines that were rendering human laborers obsolete. The word ‘Luddite’ has since become a pejorative, applied to those…

  • Terfs, Transwomen and Trekkies

    by Miroslav Imbrišević ____ Recently I read a definition of ‘Terf’: they are “cis women who deny the womanhood of transwomen.” [https://www.zeit.de/zett/queeres-leben/2022-04/phenix-kuehnert-weiblichkeit-trans-frau]. That made me think about the question of group membership. How do you acquire it? Strangely, it is never through self-ID. Traditionally there are two routes: [1] via the current members; or [2]…

  • Behind the Art: The Women of EA

    ____ by Mariah Gregg-Fling Being able to create is one of the greatest joys in life. Visual art has been a part of my life in various capacities throughout my life, but it has always remained a large part of how I define myself. Art can be meticulous at times and chaotic at others, which…

  • Questions

    by Daniel A. Kaufman __ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l2lIbp1XYpM&ab_channel=blackicebill96 Some things I’ve been wondering about, from the serious to its opposite and everything in between. Not all of them – or any of them – need be questions for you, of course. __ [1] Why is it that when you realize that someone you care about deeply doesn’t…

  • The End of Traditional Civil Rights?

    by Daniel A. Kaufman ___ I’m concerned that we may be witnessing the beginning of the end of civil rights, as traditionally understood.  The fight for civil rights was born with the original women’s movement of the late 19th century** and may very well may die with the contemporary gender-identity movement that has engulfed both…