Source: I’m not quite myself right now.
Today I depressed a class full of aspirational youth who want to make the world a better place by explaining to them that you can’t use advertising to fight sexism.
I went on to explain that you make an industry whose very existence relies on the creation of desire and the fetishisation of commodities be nicer to women through the use of awareness campaigns. If you want less sexism in adds, the only answer is the death of capitalism. #inspiration
A very important post.
By Saye Bennett
I am a lesbian, and I am a psychologist.
Those two facts have been inextricably linked in my mind as I have observed, with increasing dismay, both the mental health community and the medical community unquestioningly accept the current transgender trend as fact.
As a psychologist, the most urgent and obvious concern I have about this uncritical acceptance of the transgender trend is our ethical mandate to “Do No Harm”. How can we, in good conscience, happily send our clients down a long and dangerous path of cross-sex hormones and invasive surgeries? (If you don’t think there are dangers in these interventions, please take the time to research very thoroughly, making sure to scratch beneath the shiny surface veneer of the relentlessly positive trans propaganda).
Our goal as mental health professionals should be to empower our clients to become their healthiest, best, authentic selves.
To believe that…
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