Politics

July 6, 2015

Psychiatric abuse of transgender people: a case from Russia

The reality of trans pathologization in Russia By Yana Kirey-Sitnikova Trigger warning: The article contains descriptions of violence and involuntary medical treatment. Psychiatric treatment of transgender people […]
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, […]
May 4, 2015

The Coming California Bathroom Initiative

The first line of what California’s Personal Privacy Protection Act initiative would create as California Health & Safety Code § 118501, should it become law in […]
September 11, 2014

WATCH: School board bigot squirm

In what has to be one of the most facepalm-inducing interviews I’ve ever watched, Canadian school board trustee, Sam Sotiropoulos attempted to explain why he’s not a […]
August 8, 2014

National justice orgs say: End trans exclusion policy at Michigan Womyn’s Music Festival

The National Black Justice Coalition (NBJC) has joined the Gay & Lesbian Task Force (NGLTF), the Human Rights Campaign (HRC), the Nation Center for Lesbian Rights (NCLR) […]
August 5, 2014

Houston trans-inclusive equity ordinance survives

Houston Mayor Annise Parker and City attorney David Feldman announced that the effort to overturn equality failed to collect enough valid petition signatures to put minority rights up for a […]
July 30, 2014

Houston, know thy bigots: outing the haters

The Houston Area Pastors Council (HPAC), an organization led by men who sexually harassed women (and who tried to misrepresent the sexual abuse to the public), has been […]
June 3, 2014

“Slacktivism” Plus Brick-And-Mortar Activism Equals Trans Civil Rights Aims

The Chicago Sun-Times published an op-ed by Kevin D. Williamson entitled Laverne Cox Is Not a Woman. The op-ed was Williamson’s response to the Time Magazine […]