Everyday Victim Blaming, an online project “set up to challenge the blame culture associated with domestic and sexual violence, rape and abuse against women and children,” is now being used to harass lesbians and feminists with a critical view of gender. This signals mission drift, a concerted effort to silence dissenting voices, or the fact that transwomen have appropriated the original project for their own agenda.
Right wing Christian activist Peter LaBarbera issued a report called Unfair, Unbalanced and Afraid: Fox News’ Growing Pro-Homosexual Bias and the National Lesbian & Gay Journalists Association. It provides his perspective on the tactics used by GLBT organizations to silence dissent. Ironically, GLBT activists currently employ these same tactics against Lesbians and Feminists who are critical of the GLBT Movement’s pro-porn, pro-gender agenda.
The Cotton Ceiling is a rape culture concept invented by porn star Drew Deveaux, a transgender woman, to discuss why lesbians are bigots for not having sex with transwomen.
Following the concerted efforts by transgender/men’s rights activists to stop radical feminists from meeting in 2012, men once again targeted women attempting to meet to discuss radical feminism. Originally schedule at the london Irish Center, the booking was cancelled due to threats by these violent men. The event later went off publicly at the Camden Center.
Transgender activists harassed radical feminist women attempting to hold a radical feminist conference in the United Kingdom. They managed to intimidate the original venue, Conway Hall, into cancelling the booking. The conference was later held elsewhere and was hugely important in revitalizing the worldwide radical feminist movement.
Queer activists led by Ida Hammer and Holly Renee Reinhardt accosted a lesbian at a Dyke March because they were offended that the lesbian knows sex is not gender.
Oregon’s labor commissioner assessed a $400,000 fine against the Twilight Room Annex, formerly known as the P Club, whose owner allegedly left phone messages asking a group of transgender customers to stop visiting his business. It is likely that the Twilight Room Annex will appeal.
The Frankfort City, Kentucky Commission passed an ordinance banning discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation and gender identity in the areas of housing, employment and public accommodations.
A federal district court granted incarcerated transgender woman Ophelia De’Lonta’s request to be made available to a doctor to evaluate her for sex reassignment surgery.