what does third wave feminism prepare you for?

I cringe at naive things I said about race when I was in my early 20s. #MeToo led to great disillusionment for Slate intern and Stanford graduate Lila Thulin, which she wrote about here. Harassment stories poured from field after field. Each new account came with a chill. I began to feel vulnerable, as if…

nazism, gender, and the social construction of autism

This is a profound argument. Read the whole thing. Bearing the relationship between social norms and psychiatric medicalisation in mind, we might, then, similarly ask which norms led to autism, when disentangled from intellectual disability, being categorised as a distinct kind of human, in need of medical attention, in the first place. In other words,…

the natural history and biology of man

We shouldn’t let the fascists have biology, because they’ll use it to make fascism seem like Natural Law (e.g., James Damore). This is a serious ideological point.  From Robert Jay Lifton’s The Nazi Doctors: Ramm’s manual also specified that a doctor was to be a biological militant, “an alert biological soldier” living under “the great…

et tu, radfems?

This is Meghan Murphy defending radical feminism on Al Jazeera: She runs Feminist Current, which takes a hard line on just about everything. Representative content: I chose radical feminism over my porn-using boyfriend and got my humanity back. I blame a society that teaches women to tolerate all kinds of bullshit from men. We are…

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