An Interview with Women’s Voices Podcast

Neo Yang and I speak with Genevieve Gluck: co-founder of Reduxx Magazine, feminist researcher and essayist, and host of the podcast Women’s Voices. When I first started working as a women’s rights activist, Genevieve Gluck was one of the women I most admired. She’s the “real deal”, a heavy hitter, and a wonderful woman. WhatContinue reading “An Interview with Women’s Voices Podcast”

On Grief and Strength – Centered Magazine

A Piece on Surviving Loss and Becoming a Strong Woman on International Women’s Day March is Women’s International History Month, and March 8th is International Women’s Day, a time to celebrate women and the countless ways that we have contributed throughout history to society. I am honored to have a piece featured in this specialContinue reading “On Grief and Strength – Centered Magazine”

My newest article out on Feminist Current!

Part of a series I have done on gender identity ideology in Taiwan Women in Taiwan are organizing to fight back against gender identity ideology(Originally published on Feminist Current) byJACLYNN JOSEPH Political activism is relatively new in Taiwan, a country hailed as a beacon of progress in Asia but that only began to approach democracyContinue reading “My newest article out on Feminist Current!”

Taiwan Now Listed on Women’s Declaration International

Taiwan finds a voice on the international feminist website WDI I’m proud to be able to put Taiwan on the list of countries covered by Women’s Declaration International (WDI). WDI is a group of volunteer women from across the globe dedicated to protecting women’s sex-based rights. Our volunteers include academics, writers, organizers, activists, and healthContinue reading “Taiwan Now Listed on Women’s Declaration International”

Surviving Injustice

The story of Fred Him-San Chin – Wrongfully imprisoned during Taiwan’s White Terror Built in 2018 the National Human Rights Museum, located in Taipei, Taiwan, provides publicly accessible research and educational materials relating to the period of martial law in the country, and works with museums globally as well as throughout Taiwan. The museum is housed inContinue reading “Surviving Injustice”

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”

Introducing No Self ID Taiwan – The First (and only) Gender Critical Response to Female Erasure in the Nation

Originally written for and published at 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”

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”