The Radical Idea refers to the quote “Feminism is the radical idea that women are people too”.  It cross-applies that notion with the idea that members of the LGBTQ community are also people–that in fact, people are people, and things like gender and sexuality should not define us.  Please feel free to share with me any articles you find, questions you come up with, or opinions you have about these topics.

COMMENTS POLICY: The writers at The Radical Idea firmly believe in promoting healthy discourse on the subjects discussed on this site.  To that end, we allow comments regardless of whether or not they agree with our views.  This is a forum for discussion and debate, but it is NOT a forum for homophobic or sexist commentary.  To that end, we have instituted a “safe space” policy on this site.  We reserve the right to block or remove comments that are deemed to be hate speech or ad hominem in nature. If something is considered to be offensive/triggering, we reserve the right to remove it once a warning has been issued.  We ask that all readers comply with these standards if they wish to comment on our posts, and to be respectful of others who engage in these discussions.


Randi Saunders is the primary author of The Radical Idea.  She holds Bachelor’s degrees from American University in international development and sociology with a focus on the intersections of identity and public health.  She is particularly interested in HIV/AIDS, sexual health, and reproductive justice, as focal points for her research.  At present, she is living in Washington DC doing work related to domestic violence.  In her spare time, she enjoys writing novels that may or may not involve feminism.

*The views expressed by Randi and any contributing authors on The Radical Idea are their own and do not necessarily reflect the ideas or sentiments of organizations they work and volunteer with.

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