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Introducing No Self ID Taiwan – The First (and only) Gender Critical Response to Female Erasure in the Nation
Originally written for and published at https://noselfidtw.cc/en at their request. My name is Jaclynn Joseph and I am an activist working in the field of women’s rights and gynocritical research. Originally from Hawai’i and now a permanent resident of Taiwan, I am a university lecturer, and a doctoral candidate in the field of Feminist PhilosophyContinue reading “Introducing No Self ID Taiwan – The First (and only) Gender Critical Response to Female Erasure in the Nation”
Speaking up for women being silenced The following letter was sent out today to English and Chinese news outlets in Taiwan who have covered issues related to self-ID and gender ideology, but have not provided a feminist perspective, interviewed concerned women and their allies on the issue, or provided any balanced coverage showing the ambleContinue reading “On International Women’s Day I Ask Taiwanese Media: Why Are You Silencing Women?”
Trans-identified male attempts to apply for paid leave from work, claiming menstrual pain. Yup, you read that headline correctly. Your eyes did not deceive you. A trans-identified male attempted to apply for time off work due to menstrual pain. No uterus? No problem! Taking us back to basic Bio 101, menstruation, or having your period,Continue reading “Male Applies for Menstrual Leave in Taiwan”
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Originally from Hawai’i, USA, now based in Taiwan, I am currently pursuing a PhD in feminist philosophy. In addition to my academic work, I am a published writer and budding activist working in the field of women’s rights and gynocritical research. I have created and manage one of the only feminist-focused book clubs in Taiwan, volunteer with various non-profit organizations, and am a voracious reader. I love traveling, ancient and medieval history, critical thinking, and challenging the status quo.