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Transgender Policies Progress at LGBT Caucus

©ourtesy of Lauren Michelle Kinsey (Video follows)

President Barack Obama was the first President of the United States to have a closed-door meeting with transgender activists concerning transgender rights. Some of the Progress For Transgender People Made by President Barack Obama and His Administration: The Office of Personnel Management (OPM) added gender identity to the equal employment opportunity policy governing all federal jobs. The Department of State revised the standards for changing a gender marker on a passport without surgery, making the process less burdensome for transgender people. President Obama signed the Byrd-Shepard hate crimes bill. President Obama signed the U.N. Declaration on Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity. President Obama appointed the first transgender DNC member, Diego Sanchez. President Obama conceived a National Resource Center for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Elders, funded by a three-year HHS grant to SAGE. The Social Security Administration stopped its Continue reading

Wonder Woman, Saudi-Style

©ourtesy Source: ananart

So even a “Wonder Woman” in Saudi Arabia is so cowed that she dare not take that cloth off her head…!

“I’m a feminist!  That is, if you say I can be one.” Because, you know, feminism is all about women symbolically taking veils off their head to fit into a Western, patriarchal idea of what a woman should look like.

You’re doing feminism wrong.  Because women can not be empowered or feminists while at the same time still honoring their religion.

Because when a woman takes clothes off, it’s empowering, but when she keeps clothes on, it’s oppression.

Because everything that a woman is, her experiences, what she stands for, is all determined  by the clothing she wears. BEHOLD! Western Feminism.

Is that a purple leopard print hijab with stars on it? Bc she’s winning…!