Cristan Williams

January 18, 2017

Part I – The Rise and Fall of #DiscoSexology: Dr. Zucker, CAMH, & Conversion Therapy

By Cristan Williams    Foreword With the recent enthusiastic promotion of disco-era ideas about trans people and gender identity in general, the TransAdvocate felt that it would be […]
October 14, 2016

Johns Hopkins Resumes Trans Care

Johns Hopkins was an early pioneer in American trans care until anti-LGBT activist Paul McHugh began working at the hospital. In 1979, McHugh was able to end trans care […]
August 18, 2016

The Politics of Transphobia

Bathroom Bills & The Dialectic of Oppression From the KKK to anti-feminism: examining the Southern roots of the anti-trans “bathroom bill” movement. By Cristan Williams @cristanwilliams hile Republican […]
May 15, 2016

The media is lying about why NC is being sued

By Cristan Williams @cristanwilliams Almost without exception, all news stories covering the US Attorney General’s suit against North Carolina omits the rather significant fact that when […]
May 10, 2016

What the US Attorney General actually said about trans people & fighting NC in court

On Monday, May 9th, the United States Attorney General, Loretta Lynch came out swinging against North Carolina’s commitment to discriminating against trans people. The speech that […]
May 5, 2016

Showdown in NC: Read the ultimatum the DOJ sent NC

The US Department of Justice (DOJ) has given the State of North Carolina until Monday, May 9, 2016 to cease discriminating against trans people: Both you […]
May 2, 2016

Debunked: JoeySalads’ Transgender Bathroom Hoax

Once again, news media around the globe proves that they’ll promote just about anything anti-trans, without verification. Zinnia Jones released an in-depth analysis and debunking of […]
April 30, 2016

On Free Speech, No-Platforming, and the Media’s “Transgender Debate”

While it’s well and good to call out those who denigrate trans people in the media, it’s time to take it a step further. Making Money with Media […]
April 24, 2016

Fight back: Report Mississippi & North Carolina HATE here!

By Autumn Sandeen & Cristan Williams Anti-trans activists in both Mississippi and North Carolina have passed laws that effectively remove trans people from public life. Making it legal […]