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

 

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