Gwen Smith's Gender Nation

January 10, 2018

Gender Nation: Trans prisoners, the next battleground

Gender Nation is a bi-weekly column by Gwendolyn Ann Smith reviewing news affecting the trans, intersex, and genderqueer community. Trans prisoners, the next battleground A federal court […]
December 19, 2017

Gender Nation: Catholic Bishops & Trump’s DOJ are liars

Gender Nation is a bi-weekly column by Gwendolyn Ann Smith reviewing news affecting the trans, intersex, and genderqueer community. Department of Justice caught fibbing about trans troops […]

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January 14, 2018

Remembering who we are

You can hear anti-queer people bloviating nonstop about who they think we are and after a while, this psychological erasure is can take its toll. Today […]

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February 4, 2017

Campus Free Speech and Sophistry

By M. A. Melby As an educator, it is my duty to give all students an opportunity to learn and to succeed. In service to this […]
November 2, 2015

Fact check: study shows transition makes trans people suicidal

A 2011 Swedish study proves that trans people are more suicidal due to transition, are likely rapists and that trans women exhibit male socialization. Or does it? Perhaps […]
July 20, 2015

The Look, Interrupted: How Cinema Looks At Trans Women’s Bodies

In the 2013 film Adult World, when cisgender protagonist Amy is cleaning the bathroom, she peers through a glory hole in the stall to see Rubia, […]
July 6, 2015

Psychiatric abuse of transgender people: a case from Russia

The reality of trans pathologization in Russia By Yana Kirey-Sitnikova Note: The article contains descriptions of violence and involuntary medical treatment. Psychiatric treatment of transgender people has […]
April 7, 2015

Sex, Gender, and Sexuality: The TransAdvocate interviews Catharine A. MacKinnon

Catharine A. MacKinnon is a lawyer, teacher, writer, theorist, and activist. She is the Elizabeth A. Long Professor of Law at the University of Michigan and […]
May 1, 2014

Gender Performance: The TransAdvocate interviews Judith Butler

Judith Butler is a preeminent gender theorist and has played an extraordinarily influential role in shaping modern feminism. She’s written extensively on gender and her concept […]
January 15, 2018

Arsonist TERF thinks trans women are immoral & should be beaten

As readers might be aware, the UK media is engulfed in a new and ongoing round of media-created trans panic of the same type that lead […]
January 14, 2018

Yet another anti-queer activist is sexually abusing someone

This week, we take a look at Pastor Andres Savage who coerced an underage girl into sexually servicing him on the outskirts of Houston. But, before […]