Monday, February 1, 2010

C.L. vs Julie Bindel

Where in the world is C.L. today?
Over on the Guardian's CIFA!
I don't much care for Julie Bindel, unlike Beatrix Campbell, who defended her on this site yesterday. That does not mean I don't admire her. As a feminist whose radicalism would probably surprise her, I appreciate Ms Bindel's advocacy and the genuine good that has come for her work against violence directed at women. Yet in her long, lonely crusade against transsexuals she contradicts three of her own three feminist principles:
 Yes, I get to take on Julie Bindel and her belief that I have not been, and never will be, a woman! Comments should be fun!


  1. Cl Minou - I am so glad I have found you. i read your article in the Guardian and I must say it has lifted my spirits to see a (presumably trans?) woman sticking up for our community on that sort of platform. Please check out the blog I produce for the Gender Trust - we are on wordpress:

    but you're better off reading us on facebook, if you're on it:

    I'd love to hear from you on how to get recognised as a writer/progress as a campaigner. It is my dream to write for the Guardian one day so you are an inspiration to me.

    Many thanks, and keep up the good work,

    Paris Lees