Category Archives: fey’s column

Trans 101 for Wobblies, part 5: FAQs

Another weekend, another post. (For the rest of the Trans 101 for Wobblies series, go here, here, here, and here.) After running through some of the information that you may not have realized you needed to know about trans people, … Continue reading

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Trans 101 for Wobblies, part 4: Common complaints about radical environments.

I just got some time for another post here, so here’s the next in the trans 101 series. Previous posts: part 1, part 2, part 3. Part 4: Common complaints about radical environments Many trans people are politically radical in … Continue reading

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Trans 101 for Wobblies, part 3: Awareness of widespread problems.

Hello again! In the last two posts in the Trans 101 series, which hopefully you’ve read (here’s part 1 and part 2 if you haven’t), some basics of trans identification were covered, along with addressing certain myths about trans communities. … Continue reading

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Trans 101 for Wobblies, part 2: Challenging assumptions & misconceptions

I’m glad to have gotten some positive feedback on the last trans 101 post (viewable here)! And so, onward we go. Part 2: Challenging assumptions & misconceptions 1. Trans people are not “really” their gender. Wrong! Some trans people will … Continue reading

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Trans 101 for Wobblies, part 1: Understanding basic terminology

As a transsexual/transgender person in the One Big Union, late last year I partnered with another trans Wobbly to put together a basic “trans 101″ workshop to help cis (non-trans) people in the radical labor movement create welcoming, safe environments … Continue reading

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Occupy Dorchester

Occupy Dorchester is underway! I’m sure there are some Fellow Workers or other interested readers who’d like to go, so here’s what’s up for now: OCCUPY DORCHESTER GENERAL ASSEMBLIES Every Wednesday, 7-9 pm 1353 Dorchester Avenue Closest T stop: Fields … Continue reading

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Introduction post (fey)

Greetings, Fellow Workers! I’m going by the handle fey for my “ultra-radical writings,” if you will, but you should all know me as that sort-of-new guy who tends to write reeeeally wordy crap on the branch’s listserv. You can ask … Continue reading

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