Performative call outs that focus on attacking individuals without addressing systemic oppression do nothing to change the discourse.
This article was originally published on Woke and republished here with the author’s permission. What’s the bottom line? For trans characters in film and TV, roles seem to follow these same boring formulas: Their storylines are either entirely about being trans or are transition-focused. They are usually played by cis people, conveniently making it so […]
Person sitting at computer Editor’s Note: We at Everyday Feminism would like to note our understanding that toxic call-outs manifest in many different ways and do not only target individuals on the basis of race or gender. While this particular conversation focuses on racism and transphobia in social media call-outs, we understand this may feel […]
Trans, gender non-conforming, and non-binary people have not been centered in the LGBTQIA+ movement. The LGBTQIA+ movement that we witness in television, print media, and in the law is predominantly a white, gay, and masculine movement. However, when one looks behind the scenes, we witness the emotional, physical, and spiritual labor of femmes, people of […]