TaraElla (also spelt Taraella) is a singer-songwriter and an author.

Contents

1 Background
2 Political Beliefs
3 Projects
4 Books
5 Music
6 Freelance and Other Writing

Background

TaraElla’s 2021 autobiography The TaraElla Story provides a detailed description of the context of her writing and thinking. She describes her context as the…


Today, I want to talk about why the trans echo chamber is so unhealthy for trans people.


Previously, I talked about needing to revive a tradition of ‘practical progressivism’, as opposed to the theory-based so-called progressivism we are seeing in the Western New Left these days. …


One of the things that have been troubling me about the cultural and political discourse of the past few years is that people have an inability to discuss things in a rational and productive way. …


Today, I want to talk about the idea of ‘trans empiricism’, which I first raised earlier this year. Back then, I outlined how a ‘trans empiricist’ approach could put the focus of the trans conversation back on the experiences and needs of people who suffer from gender dysphoria, and…


Today, I want to talk about one particular idea I raised at the end of the last episode: ‘a politics that is progressive, in the sense of forward looking, but also not tied to the dogma of the so-called theories’.

You know, the word ‘progressive’ literally means forward looking…


NOTE: This article is specifically about the postmodern feminist theory of ‘gender performativity’, in case anyone is confused.

Today, I want to talk about why the idea of ‘gender performativity’, the idea that gender is a performance, is wrong, and also anti-trans. Gender performativity is part of the wider…


Today, I want to talk about the philosophy wars that are confusing the public discussion over trans issues, how it harms trans people, and the broader implications for society.

Right now, there are several different factions involved in the debate over trans issues, all with their own rationale for…


Let’s start by looking back. When I first started this project, this show, several years ago, what I wanted to do was to talk about ideas from different people and different factions of society. I wanted to be part of the ongoing cultural and political conversation in the Western…


Today, I want to revisit my thoughts on the topic ‘are trans women women’, which I first talked about briefly around two years ago.

So let’s start here. Do you believe that trans women are women?

Of course I do. Well, I am a trans woman, and I identify…

TaraElla

Author and singer-songwriter. Doing sociology and philosophy by looking at Western politics and culture. Moral Libertarian. https://www.taraella.com

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