Gender is a class condition

Gender is a class condition created by a brutal arrangement of power. Gender is a hierarchical system which maintains the subordination of females as a class to males as a class through force. Gender is the chain and patriarchy is the ball cuffed to the ankle of every female child born into this world, a […]

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Abolishing gender means abolishing concrete institutions of oppressive power

Abolishing gender means abolishing concrete institutions of oppressive power: battery, trafficking, reproductive control, and on and on. Radical feminists understand that it is these, and not mere identity, that keep women below men on the hierarchy of gender. abolishmasculinity – Radical Beyond Pronouns: On Gender Zombies, DGR, and Feminism

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It is simplistic and misleading to characterize gender as “performative.”

If gender is considered an aggregate of sex-caste markers in a system of dominance based on biological sex, then it is simplistic and misleading to characterize it as “performative.” Viewed in the context of a patriarchal culture, gender is emblematic of a system of dominance in which women are universally oppressed as a caste. Carolyn […]

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