Tag Archives: Cathy Brennan

GUEST POST: You Are Next

First they came for Janice Raymond and I didn’t speak out because I wasn’t an academic. Then they came for Mary Daly and I didn’t speak out because I wasn’t a lesbian. Then they came for Norah Vincent and I didn’t speak out because I didn’t even read her book. Then they came for Lierre […]

Now Ends The Summer of My Discontent

One of the things that continually amazes me in the Internet Age is the level of gullibility exhibited by my fellow humans. We are willing to believe half-truths and outright lies, we accept without question statements asserted by unknown trolls, we treat gossip as holy truths to be revered, and we never, ever consider for […]

That Cathy Brennan video, devoid of meaningful political commentary.

That Cathy Brennan video, devoid of meaningful political commentary. 00:00-00:30 : Lots of yelling. Idk wtf anyone is saying. 00:30-00:45 : The Great Pilgrimage to the bench. 00:45-1:00 : Sexual harassment? Apparently being sarcastic is sexual harassment. 1:00-1:30 : Valid spaces. Filmer makes snarky comment. I don’t know who she is, but her tone of boredom and disdain towards […]

This is What Assault Looks Like

At Common Law, an intentional act by one person that creates an apprehension in another of an imminent harmful or offensive contact. An assault is carried out by a threat of bodily harm coupled with an apparent, present ability to cause the harm. It is both a crime and a tort and, therefore, may result […]

A View on the Dyke Exclusionary Dyke March

FULL VIDEO HERE. This is the group of people who came up to me and assaulted me, led by Ida Hammer, an organizer of the Dyke March. lilacturtl reblogged appropriately-inappropriate: “TRIGGER WARNING: Cathy Brennan” [TW: verbal abuse, harassment, misuse of trigger warnings]

An Open Letter to Jennifer Meyer and Kate Hill

Dear Jennifer and Kate – Hello. My name is Cathy Brennan, and I am a lesbian activist in Baltimore, Maryland. I am also – like you – a mother. I want to thank you for blazing a trail in 1983 for lesbian parenting. That took amazing courage. Your actions helped make it possible for Lesbians […]

An Open Letter to the Nashville Rollergirls

fundraising@nashvillerollergirls.com, merchandise@nashvillerollergirls.com, production@nashvillerollergirls.com, training@nashvillerollergirls.com, webmaster@nashvillerollergirls.com, interleague_relations@nashvillerollergirls.com, volunteers@nashvillerollergirls.com, media@nashvillerollergirls.com, nashville.rollergirls@gmail.com Good morning – My name is Cathy Brennan and I am a lesbian activist in Baltimore, Maryland. Recently, a person who suggests they are affiliated with your team has been following me on social media.  This person – Tear O’Bite aka Erin McCargar –  is angry because I […]

Threats, We Got Threats!

threats plural of threat (Noun) A statement of an intention to inflict pain, injury, damage, or other hostile action on someone in retribution for something done or not…:  “the family has received death threats” A menace of bodily harm, such as may restrain a person’s freedom of action. Old Roz K. post “explaining” threats.

In Which I Make Dana Beyer Angry

Happy Valentine’s Day. Bullshit is still bullshit, even when your “friends” sling it.