Marian

July 26, 2015

So, someone called you a TERF. Now what?

There are many things possible in the universe. If you are called a TERF it could be that the person who said it is actually a […]
October 1, 2014

Minneapolis Star Tribune runs full-page advertisement for anti-LGBT hate group

Months after the Minneapolis Star Tribune was strongly criticized for their coverage of Cece McDonald’s case, despite local trans activists’ earnest attempts to work with the […]
August 11, 2014

Quit attacking your allies!

I have seen various version of this phrase. “Quit attacking your allies!” – many, many times.  I’ve only been involved heavily in trans activism for about […]
August 6, 2014

Et tu, Caroline Criado-Perez?

At first, I wasn’t going to write a response piece to Caroline Criado-Perez (CCP) article concerning the term “cis”, because many of her ideas were similar […]
July 5, 2014

Hair does not make the woman, Sarah Ditum

The appearance of Lavern Cox, a prominent trans woman activist and actor, on the cover of Time magazine was a great moment in trans advocacy.  Although […]
April 2, 2014

The relationship between Cathy Brennan and the SPLC

In late November of last year, Secular Woman began a petition asking the Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC) to list Cathy Brennan’s Gender Identity Watch as […]
March 9, 2014

Thanks for the tip!

If you’re of my generation and grew up in the U.S., you’ll remember the movie “Kindergarten Cop” where a gruff police officer goes undercover as a […]
March 8, 2014

The Observer photograph [TW: Sexual Assault]

The Observer recently featured a photograph of a tourist casually sexually assaulting a trans feminine performer by slipping his hand under her dress and squeezing her breast […]