Tag Archives: Gender

Quick Takes – Icky in Academia: Shameful White Males; Unwanted Asians; Colorblind Racism

     Another “quick takes” on items where there is too little to say to make a complete article, but is still important enough to comment on.      The focus this time: Procul, o procul este, profani      First, a little mood music:      Carrying … Continue reading

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Transing Academia

     Yuval Levin pointed out in the book “Tyranny of Reason”, a religious limitation to objective scientific study by, IIRC, Aquinas that stipulated that observation and reason ought to be paramount provided that such evidence is not construed to contradict devine … Continue reading

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Kernal of Social Justice

     The threat from “Social Justice” in technology comes not just from corporations, but now can be found in the open source community, as can be seen by Linux adopting a “social justice” friendly “code of conduct” (CoC), where vague prohibitions … Continue reading

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They Day

     The “trans” movement is inherently at odds with the biological reality that is intuitively obvious to the most casual (non-indoctrinated) observer. In order to push the “fantasy” that we are somehow not a sexually dimorphic species, our very words must … Continue reading

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Quick Takes – Cisnormativity: In Anime; In Preschool; In Human Behavior

     Another “quick takes” on items where there is too little to say to make a complete article, but is still important enough to comment on.      The focus this time: It’s like we’re a sexually dimorphic species that perpetuates itself through … Continue reading

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The White Patriarchy’s Greatest Weapon Against Women of Color: Menses

     Apparently non-White women never menstruated before the White Man came along: W H A T Pls someone tell me this is a joke. Holy shit 馃槀馃槅馃ぃ 鈥淲hite people are the cause of periods and Asians and middle eastern people are … Continue reading

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Quick Takes – Leviathan as Parent: Racializing Patriotism; Trans in Kindergarten; Medical Ownership

     Another “quick takes” on items where there is too little to say to make a complete article, but is still important enough to comment on.      The focus this time: Putting the “loco” in “In Loco Parentis”      First, a little mood … Continue reading

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When Natural and Normal is Problematic

     Human beings are a sexually dimorphic species, with physical and actual physiological differences, whose continued survival as a species necessitates biological males and biological females engage in a congress of the sexes (i.e. coitus) and both our biological drive and … Continue reading

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Quick Takes – Fragile Youth: Happy Badges; Pronoun Stickers; Triggering Textbooks

     Another “quick takes” on items where there is too little to say to make a complete article, but is still important enough to comment on.      The focus this time: Gotta protect those emotionally fragile feelings!      First, a little mood music: … Continue reading

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Queering Ecology

     The Eugene Lang College is offering a course on “Queer Ecologies“. The course summary is: “This course will address the interdisciplinary constellation of practices that aim, in different ways, to disrupt prevailing heterosexist discursive and institutional articulations of sexuality and … Continue reading

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