Tag: WDI

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2 June 2023
Who cooked Adam Smith's dinner? For a RadFem economic theory, speech by Sheila Jeffreys
The traditional economy based on the 'rational' homo oeconomicus never takes into account the base of the iceberg: the huge amount of unpaid female labour without which the system simply would not stand. The necessary change does not come from the inclusion of more women in a model that is based on aggression, gambling and risk, but from a new paradigm that places the value of people, relationships and care at the centre
At a recent seminar organised by Women's Declaration International as part of its Radical Feminist Perspectives series, Sheila Jeffreys -former professor of political science at the University of Melbourne and one of the founders of the global WDI network- gave a talk on Rad Fem Economic Theory (the entire meeting can be viewed here). Jeffrey started from a text she wrote in 2010, on the heels of the global financial crisis. It was called 'Who Cooked Adam Smith's Dinner', whose thought completely omitted the [...]
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7 December 2022
Say goodbye to female 'beauty' to abolish free gender identity?
Unless stereotypes expressing femininity are broken down, transgenderism will never be beaten. By disguising themselves 'as women' as masochistic fetishes, men give substance to all their hatred and participate in the oppression of the dominated sex. Third Wave feminism that celebrates pornography and prostitution as free choices collaborates with male domination. A talk by Sheila Jeffreys for Women's Declaration International
A few days ago, radical feminist and gender critical Sheila Jeffreys gave a talk for Women's Declaration International (WDI) entitled: 'We cannot save gender and abolish transgenderism'. According to Jeffreys until we get rid of stereotypes of femininity and traditional canons of beauty, the fight against free gender identity is doomed to failure. Even on the issue of beauty, feminism has always been a battleground, and continues to be: a dialectic between [...]
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26 May 2022
Norwegian feminist faces 3 years in prison for saying a man cannot be a mother
Christine Ellington, WDI's Norway contact person, investigated by the police for hate crime against a certain Jentoft who says she is a 'lesbian'. And whom she denounced, with the support of Amnesty International. Today, calling oneself a woman is possible for everyone. Except for women
While Netflix is under transactivist attack for broadcasting actor Ricky Gervais' stand-up, which dared to make fun of 'women with penises', there is much less joking in Norway. Christina Ellington, a representative of WDI (Women's Declaration International) is being investigated by the police and faces 3 years in jail for tweeting that males cannot be lesbians and for saying on TV to a male Jentoft, who identifies as a lesbian woman: 'You are a man. You can't be [...]
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