"Feminism should, by default, include trans women. I’d go so far as to say that, as trans women are many, many times more likely to be raped, killed or discriminated against on the basis of their gender than cis women are, we cis feminists should not just be including them but making them central in our activism. Unfortunately, that’s not the case. We’ve long known that feminism as a movement is overwhelmingly white, able-bodied and middle class. It is also overwhelmingly cissexual."
I’m in Penn Station, shopping idly and waiting for my train to be ready to board. I decide to buy a romance novel, as I so often do when I have a train ride of any length ahead of me.
There are Mother’s day cards laid out everywhere. There are stacks of Godiva chocolates lining every kiosk. I…
That’s such a mature way to look at things. I can’t imagine just not opening up into a flood of tears or something.