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Mercia McMahon
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Oh dear back in Awful October, when everything set up for #NaNoWriMo but not allowed to write anything until 1st November Bah Humbug, National Novel Writing Month can't arrive soon enough
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My presentation at LoveSpirit entitled "Transgressive and Progressive: Practical Spirituality on the Boundaries of Faith/Doubt and Male/Female" http://lovespirit.org/#nav420=5463 

LoveSpirit is an annual conference on spiritual matters (from a variety of religious traditions) from a queer perspective http://lovespirit.org
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Me on why as a trans woman I describe myself as feminist, but not a feminist http://wp.me/piJsL-aj
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Me on the difficulty with using the term TERF (Trans Exclusionary Radical Feminist) http://wp.me/piJsL-aa
This article was originally inspired by Delilah Campbell's "Who Owns Gender" and its wonderful wordplay on TERF and turf wars over gender. TERF is a recent trans activist acronym for Trans Exclusio...
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Me on why the term trans* should be dumped as neither inclusive nor marketable http://wp.me/piJsL-9R
Jargon evolves quickly in the trans community, or should that be the transgender, gender variant, gender non-conforming, or gender minority, community. What it certainly should not be is the trans*...
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Me on why Justine McNally might have better hope of success if she appealed on her past gender identity issues.
http://wp.me/piJsL-8K
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My fiction writing is now appearing at my new blog mmmPorium. So I am reposting my short story, Forgiveness http://wp.me/p3WsUY-8
Klara looked down at the two young girls on either side of her as they dug their little arms into her side and buried their heads in her lap.  The car pulled away slowly, so as not to attract unwel...
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Me on Jennifer Finney Boylan's hypocrisy in demeaning non-trans people for not knowing that they are supposed to called "cisgender" and then demanding that they never call a trans person "tranny" http://wp.me/piJsL-ax
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Me on the reprehensible behaviour of the coroner at Lucy Meadows' inquest http://wp.me/piJsL-af
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My response to today's appalling hate fest vs non-trans people "She is Not a Cissie Girl" - please drop cis as a term it just leads to hate http://wp.me/piJsL-a1 ‪#‎loveallpeople
There are few things more likely to lose a political argument than blatant hypocrisy, and that is a trap into which the trans community has fallen. A community that is so keen to define what others...
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My take on the so-called Spousal Veto aspect of the Marriage (Same Sex Couples Act  - basically some trans people agree with the veto, not that you would know it from social media http://wp.me/piJsL-92
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Me on what the judgment on Justine McNally really said and why there is no need for trans people to panic.
http://wp.me/piJsL-8E
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Mercia Josephine
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A writer of fiction, theology, and trans stuff
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Unemployed academic aka freelance researcher

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