TABLE OF CONTENTS

624 Pages!
48 Contributors

About the Cover

 

Dedication

 

Acknowledgements

 

A Note About Language

 

Foreword by Germaine Greer

 

Introduction by Ruth Barrett

 

Six Billion Genders ~ Ruth Barrett

 

SECTION ONE: BIOLOGICAL ERASURE BY GENDER IDEOLOGY

 

Gyn-ocide Revisited ~ Ruth Barrett

 

Quote from Gender Hurts ~ Shiela Jeffreys

 

Chapter One: The First Sex: In The Beginning, We Were All Created Female

Monika Sjöö & Barbara Mor

 

Chapter Two: The End Of Gender: Revolution, Not Reform

Rachael Ivey

 

Chapter Three: The Difference Between Sex and Gender and Why It Matters

Kathy Scarbrough

 

Chapter Four: Female Erasure, Reverse Sexism, and the Cis Theory Of Gender

Elizabeth Hungerford

 

Chapter Five: Transgender Rights: The Elimination of the Human Rights of Women

GallusMag

 

Chapter Six: “Transgender Equality Verses Women’s Equality: A Clash Of Rights?

Written Evidence Submitted To The Transgender Equality Inquiry

Shiela Jeffreys

 

Chapter Seven: An African-American Woman Reflects On The Transgender Movement

Nuriddeen Knight

 

Chapter Eight: Female Erasure: A Sampler

Ava Park 

 

Chapter Nine: My Disservice To My Transgender Patients

Kathy Mandigo, M.D.

 

Chapter Ten: Exiles In Their Own Flesh: A Psychotherapist Speaks

Lane Anderson

 

Chapter Eleven: In The Absence Of The Sacred:  The Marketing of Medical Transgenderism and the Survival of the Natural Child

Mary Ceallaigh and Jennifer Bilek

 

Chapter Twelve: Gender Ideology Harms Children - A statement from the American College of Pediatricians

 

SECTION TWO: RE-FRAMING REALITY AND THE LANGUAGE OF ERASURE

 

Quote ~ from the Enmetena & Ukukagina Cones

 

Quote ~ from Hypotaxis

 

Chapter Thirteen: On Language & Erasure

Hypotaxis 

 

Chapter Fourteen: Eve Was Framed

Ruth Barrett

 

Chapter Fifteen: Transgenderism and the Power of Naming

Julia Long

 

Chapter Sixteen: The Erasure of Lesbians

Alix Dobkin and Sally Tatnall

 

Chapter Seventeen: Mothers’ Day: A Story

Joan F. Archive

 

Chapter Eighteen: Patriarchy In Drag: Sexual Imperialism In Africa, and Delusional Revisionism in the African-American Community

Luisah Teish

 

Chapter Nineteen: Pseudoscience Supplants Female Athletes' Olympic Dreams

Kathy Crocco

 

Chapter Twenty: Open Letter To The Midwives Alliance Of North America Regarding The Recent Revisions To The Organization’s Standing Core Competencies

Mary Lou Singleton and many Midwives

 

SECTION THREE: THE “VIOLENT” FEMALE BODY

Erasure Quotes

 

“You Say” ~ by Ruth Barrett

 

Twenty-One: The Period Poem

Dominique Christina

 

Twenty-Two: A Revolutionary Love Letter To Menarche

Monica Asencio

 

Mother

Patricia Monaghan

 

Song For Menopause

Ila Suzanne Gray

 

Twenty-Three: The Girls and the Grasses

Lierre Keith

 

SECTION FOUR: A ROOM OF OUR OWN

 

Quote ~ by Ruth Barrett

 

Quote ~ by Kathy Crocco

 

Twenty-Four: Problem and Solution? Transwomen’s Access To Private Women-Only Spaces

Elizabeth Hungerford

 

Twenty-Five:  Why Women’s Spaces Are Critical To Feminist Autonomy

Patricia McFadden

 

Twenty-Six: Ground Zero: The Clash Of Gender Identity Protections And Women's Space

Cathy Brennan  

 

Twenty-Seven: Queer Theory’s Suppression Of Feminist Consciousness

Carol Downer

 

Twenty-Eight: The Attack On Female Sovereign Space In Pagan Community

Ruth Barrett

 

Twenty-Nine: The Undoing Of A Unique Sisterhood

Mara Lake

 

Thirty: Transparent: Spitting On Michfest’s Grave

Phonaesthica

 

Thirty-One: #ApologizeToMichigan

Sara St. Martin Lynne

 

SECTION FIVE: PERSONAL STORIES FROM THE BELLY OF THE BEAST

 

Quote ~ by Ruth Barrett

 

Quote ~ by Karen Cayer

 

Thirty-Two: Social Work Professor Speaks Out On Behalf Of Her FtM Autistic Daughter

Dr. Kathleen “Kelly” Levinstein

 

Thirty-Three: I Am Not A Waste Of A Woman

Max Robinson

 

Thirty-Four: Reclaiming Female/Speaking Back

Crash

 

Thirty-Five: The Goddess of Autotomy

Devorah Zahav

 

Thirty-Six: Censored Conversations in the Hallways of Academia

Double XX Howl

 

Thirty-Seven: Destruction Of A Marriage: My Husband's Descent Into Transgenderism

Sharon Thrace

 

Thirty-Eight: Gas Mark Six

Jackie Mearns

 

Thirty-Nine: “Neighbor Boy”

Temple Ardinger

 

Forty: The Bathroom

Falcon River

 

SECTION SIX: RESISTANCE TO DELUSION

 

Quote ~ by Cathy Brennan

 

Choices Not Taken ~ Ruth Barrett

 

Quote ~ by Parker Wolf (Big Boo Butch)

 

Quote ~ by Mary Daly

 

Forty-One: Gender, Patriarchy, And All That Jazz

Mary Lou Singleton

 

Forty-Two: The Surgical Suite: Modern-Day Closet For Today’s Teen Lesbian

Marie Verite

 

Forty-Three: Milwaukee Pride Parade strips Veteran Lesbian Activist Miriam

Ben-Shalom of Grand Marshall Honors, and a Personal Statement from Ben-Shalom

 

Forty-Four: Into the Mind of Kosilek: Grace’s Daughter – A Book Review

GallusMag

 

Forty-Five: The WANTED Project

Nedra Johnson

 

Forty-Six: The Universe is Her Form

Vajra Ma

 

Forty-Seven: Radical Embodiment And The Reproduction Of Resistance

Mary Ceallaigh

 

Forty-Eight: Yes All Women

Sara St. Martin Lynn

 

A Creed For Free Women

Elsa Gidlow

 

About the Anthology Editor

 

About the Contributors

 

Suggested Readings, Resources, and Blogs

The intention of the FEMALE ERASURE anthology, Facebook page and website, are to stimulate, educate, and promote respectful discussion. Not all the views that participate in these formats are in accord with the views of the publisher.  Individual contributors to these formats are solely responsible for the content and accuracy of their views, opinions, and positions.

Female Erasure

  • Facebook Social Icon

©2019, Tidal Time Publishing LLC 

All rights reserved. No portion of this book may be reproduced in any form without permission from the publisher, except as permitted by U.S. copyright law.

For permissions and corrections contact: info@femaleerasure.com

‚Äč