February 4, 2017

Campus Free Speech and Sophistry

By M. A. Melby As an educator, it is my duty to give all students an opportunity to learn and to succeed. In service to this […]
November 2, 2015

Fact check: study shows transition makes trans people suicidal

A 2011 Swedish study proves that trans people are more suicidal due to transition, are likely rapists and that trans women exhibit male socialization. Or does it? Perhaps […]
July 20, 2015

The Look, Interrupted: How Cinema Looks At Trans Women’s Bodies

In the 2013 film Adult World, when cisgender protagonist Amy is cleaning the bathroom, she peers through a glory hole in the stall to see Rubia, […]
July 6, 2015

Psychiatric abuse of transgender people: a case from Russia

The reality of trans pathologization in Russia By Yana Kirey-Sitnikova Note: The article contains descriptions of violence and involuntary medical treatment. Psychiatric treatment of transgender people has […]
April 7, 2015

Sex, Gender, and Sexuality: The TransAdvocate interviews Catharine A. MacKinnon

Catharine A. MacKinnon is a lawyer, teacher, writer, theorist, and activist. She is the Elizabeth A. Long Professor of Law at the University of Michigan and […]
August 16, 2014

TERF hate and Sandy Stone

Sandy Stone was a problem that Janice Raymond, author of The Transsexual Empire: The Making of the She-Male, decided to take care of. Raymond felt that […]
May 1, 2014

Gender Performance: The TransAdvocate interviews Judith Butler

Judith Butler is a preeminent gender theorist and has played an extraordinarily influential role in shaping modern feminism. She’s written extensively on gender and her concept […]
September 24, 2013

You might be a TERF if…

I’ve noticed that there seems to be some confusion about what a TERF is so, here’s a quick guide to help you figure out if you’re […]
February 18, 2013

Interview With an Actual Stonewall Riot Veteran: The Ciswashing of Stonewall Must End!

The POTUS noted Stonewall in his 2013 inaugural address: We the people declare today that the most evident of truth that all of us are created equal […]