How Gender Ideology Is Infiltrating Taiwanese Schools

Article cross-posted on NoSelfIDTaiwan Image: Screenshot of an email sent to Taiwan based high school teachers. Several sources working in an international high school located here in Taipei, Taiwan have sent me screenshots of a plan to implement a “pronoun awareness” and sticker campaign on their campus. Teachers and students are being asked to wearContinue reading “How Gender Ideology Is Infiltrating Taiwanese Schools”

I am my foremother’s wildest dream

So much can change within three generations An old photograph. A woman sits on a nondescript flight of stairs in a flowery linen dress. The face shown looks just a little bit like yours. You remember your aunt saying that this was a great-grandmother, but otherwise the woman in the picture is shrouded in mystery.Continue reading “I am my foremother’s wildest dream”

Taiwan’s Pushback Against Gender Ideology Receiving Global Attention

Jo Bartosch’s article is the newest to feature the fight feminists are waging against gender ideology in Taiwan. Josephine Bartosch is a heavy hitter. A widely commissioned journalist and feminist campaigner, her work can be found in The Critic, Spiked, Telegraph, New Statesman, The Times, Unherd, The Spectator, MoS, & more. Most recently Bartosch hasContinue reading “Taiwan’s Pushback Against Gender Ideology Receiving Global Attention”

 Ideological tyranny 

I stumbled across a quote while taking my Continental Philosophy course this semester and it struck me as particularly relevant now. “We must not only punish the traitors, but all people who are not enthusiastic.”Louis de Saint-Just Granted, the bloodthirsty Jacobin was referencing the on-going throes of the French Revolution (and not so subtly declaringContinue reading ” Ideological tyranny “

Men: A Series – Part II

Men: A Series has become a wildly popular series on my Facebook page, with people constantly suggesting I turn this series into a book. While I have definitely considered that, I wanted to start by posting parts of the series here on my website first. This ‘shaming’ series doesn’t exist to embarrass individual men, (but ifContinue reading “Men: A Series – Part II”

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”

On International Women’s Day I Ask Taiwanese Media: Why Are You Silencing Women?

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?”

Male Applies for Menstrual Leave in Taiwan

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”

Men: A Series – Part I

Documenting the ridiculous and often tedious messages I receive from men on social media Men: A Series has become a wildly popular series on my Facebook page, with people constantly suggesting I turn this series into a book. While I have definitely considered that, I wanted to start by posting parts of the series hereContinue reading “Men: A Series – Part I”

Taiwanese women hit back as government tries to roll out self-ID law

Originally published in Feminist Current There has never really been a robust feminist movement in Taiwan, despite there being notable feminist icons, such as former Vice President Annette Hsiu-Lee, author Li Ang, and publisher of the feminist magainze, Awakening, Yenlin Ku. For better or worse, Taiwan owes its ideological origins to Western feminism, and Taiwanese feminists haveContinue reading “Taiwanese women hit back as government tries to roll out self-ID law”