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TERF legal team attempts to CENSOR the TransAdvocate

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The Trans Exclusionary (self-identified) “radical feminist” lawyer Cathy Brennan sent, via her attorney, a cease-and-desist letter, asserting that the following statement from a TransAdvocate story titled, Fake “Radical Feminist” group actually paid political front for anti-LGBT James Dobson organization is false and must be removed from the story: This is not the first time TERFs have worked with anti-feminist/LGBT…

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#DiscoSexology Part II: The Timeline

in #DiscoSexology/Fact Checking/History

By Cristan Williams   Upon completion of this series, this work will be released, in its entirety, as both an audio and ebook. Installment Preface Welcome to the second installment in this series on the rise and fall of Disco Sexology.  This article will provide a concise, yet comprehensive review of the way Disco Sexology rose in…

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Johns Hopkins Resumes Trans Care

in Cristan Williams/Fact Checking/Health/History

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 at Johns Hopkins and later wrote that it was his goal to force the closure of the hospital’s gender program saying, “It was part of my intention, when I…

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The New York Magazine lies to parents about trans children

in Fact Checking/Featured/Kelley Winters/Slider

By Kelly Winters, PhD Jesse Singal, the Senior Editor at nymag.com, has enlisted his New York Magazine blog to promote the widely publicized presumption that painful distress with birth-assigned sex and gender are just a phase for the great majority of children who suffer it: While the actual percentages vary from study to study, overall, it…

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The media is lying about why NC is being sued

in Cristan Williams/Fact Checking/Featured

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 North Carolina took federal money tied to the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) and Title IX, they signed a contract with the federal government explicitly agreeing to not discriminate…

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

in Cristan Williams/Fact Checking/Featured

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 AG Lynch gave is incredibly striking and stands as a singular moment in the history of trans advocacy. While numerous sites will pair soundbites with their own commentary and others…

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