Marti Abernathey

July 11, 2015

Transphobic Jokes, Context, and the Free Speech Canard

Recently comedian Vicky Wagner posted this on social media: When criticized, she said: “I appreciate your opinion but Caitlyn had 65 years exp being a man […]
July 5, 2015

I’m Trans, and I Don’t Like or Use the Trans Flag

Facebook recently came out with a way to “rainbowify” your Facebook icon to show support for the Supreme Court’s ruling on marriage equality. Soon after, a […]
June 29, 2015

In Case You Missed it, Hillary Clinton Can’t Say Transgender

I’m not sure why the Hillary Clinton campaign is sending me their LGBT related emails (I’ve never solicited this), but it seems as if I’ve been […]
June 27, 2015

Is Criticism of Marriage Equality a Sign of Homophobia in the Trans Community?

On Facebook and Twitter I’ve seen some criticism of the SCOTUS ruling on marriage equality from trans people.  The script may vary depending on the audience, […]
April 9, 2015

Media Supports Demonizing of Trans Children, Silent on Trans Reparative Therapy

The United Kingdom’s conservative weekly magazine, The Spectator, recently published a post by written by Brendan O’Neill (Editor of Sp!ked).  The piece’s title gives you a […]
February 19, 2015

McCarthyistic Trannies and Golden Cis Tears

“Are you now or have you ever been a TERF?” screams the title of the latest missive from the NewStatesman. The implication of the headline is […]
November 13, 2014

When Rape Isn’t Rape, and Trans Veterans Aren’t Terrorists

Trans-exclusionary radical feminist thought leader, Janice Raymond, once famously said: “All transsexuals rape women’s bodies by reducing the real female form to an artifact, appropriating this […]
June 19, 2014

Admit it, Obama is our Fierce Advocate

Recently Rebecca Juro wrote a post at the Advocate called “No, Obama’s Executive Order Is Not a (Total) Win” that I find extremely short sighted and […]
May 3, 2013

Is NGLTF’s Executive Director, Rea Carey, a Trans-Exclusive Radical Feminist?

Is the National Gay and Lesbian Task Force’s executive director, Rea Carey, a Trans-Exclusive Radical Feminist?  If I was a Christian and “liked”  Fred Phelps’ Westboro Baptist Church on […]