activism ~ Guest Post: Liberals need to check their views on “violence”

I’m still perplexed at the idea of differing feminism … but I do wonder, if our up and coming ‘liberals’, or whatever they like to call themselves, didn’t have another club to join? Possibly?
I chose feminism, a very long time ago, as a political view / as a response / as an activist voice … I don’t particularly need a label to define what I am, however it assists with perception.
More importantly though, I chose feminism as a response, because of the ‘violence’ I had experienced, as a woman (with a vagina) … and I did not want my daughters (with vaginas) to be recipients of this type of degradation, because they were female. This is not a perception, it is a reality. It makes me wonder of our ‘liberals’ have actually experienced any type of violence other than breaking a nail?

I applaud this womans stance, and the ‘balls’ for saying it as it is!


writing by renee

This is a guest post by Kate, whose real name is changed for safety reasons. Image by the Untameable Shrews (@untamableshrews).

As a woman engaged in feminist discussion, having spent 15 years in the sex trade – I am getting angry with being told that “misgendering” is violence, whilst being silenced and banned for stating relevant facts about epidemic violence.

You know what I think is violent? Having had to be raped and abused by man after man in order to earn the money I needed to live. But this is not considered violence at all by the left – I am laughed at for calling it violence.

I spent time in a brothel being bought because of my female body – 85% of persons in prostitution in New Zealand are women, 99% of johns are men. Industrial prostitution is a system that exploits females: the massive demand is a…

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