Category: Sex

Suing to Protect Women’s Title IX Gains

by Kathy Scarbrough In May of this year, the federal Departments of Justice and Education put out a “Dear Colleague” letter giving federal “guidance” to schools across the country that are wrestling with how to handle the demands of transgender…

Feminists Speak Out on Sex vs. Gender

Four members of the Women’s Liberation Front presented different aspects of the problem that gender identity poses for women at the Left Forum held in New York City in May. We provide separate video links below to both the panel presentations…

Girls and Sex

By Kathy Scarbrough “Usually the opposite of a negative is positive, but when you are talking about girls and sex the opposite of slut is prude, both of which are negative” said a young woman being interviewed by Peggy Orenstein…

Leaving Liberal Feminism

A feminist we know, Rosita Libre de Marulanda, sent us a link to a blog post called “Leaving Liberal Feminism” and we want to share it here at Meeting Ground. The author, Kate Leigh, recounts her move from liberal (post-modern)…

Transgender Solidarity?

“This absolutization of identity, this quick abrogation of universality, strikes me as politically very dangerous. For a start: if in the constitution of your identity, I have no rights of cognition, participation, criticism, then on what basis may you ask…

“Red Love” A Consciousness-Raising/Discussion

The following email correspondence began informally with a forwarded link to an article entitled “Alexandra Kollontai and Red Love” by Teresa L. Ebert available at http://www.solidarity-us.org/site/node/1724. Ebert’s article began, “WHAT IS ‘RED Love’—and more specifically, what is a socialist, or…