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 […]
July 29, 2016

Is Sadism Popular With TERFs? A Chat With An Ex-Gendercrit

BY Rani Baker @destroyed4com4t Let’s get this out of the way: deep down, I believe everyone is earnestly trying to do things that are right and protect […]
July 28, 2016

The New York Magazine lies to parents about trans children

Jesse Singal, 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 […]
May 20, 2016

In Memory of Terri Williams Moore (1941–1976)

A trans historian considers the backwards progress of the way media represents our dead. By Kat If you are thinking of transitioning but have yet to […]
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 […]
April 14, 2016

EEOC Commissioner: “Contrary state or local laws provide no defense to an employer that violates Title VII”

Recently in BuzzFeed in the article Feds “Ready” For Transgender Discrimination Complaints In North Carolina, Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) Commissioner Chai Feldblum was quoted as […]
April 12, 2016

Washington’s Just Want Privacy’s Talking Points For Their Antitrans Initiative

Do you want to know what Just Want Privacy‘s talking points are? The talking points that the organization gives out to their spokespeople who support of […]
March 31, 2016

Transgender Day of Visibility: Summer- I Am A Girl (Lyric Video)

For the The Transgender Day Of Visibility. This lyric video explores the performative nature of gender, the difficulties of navigating the legal system and finding a […]
January 18, 2016

The 2008 Gainesville Bathroom Bill TV Spot Revisited

Their Supposed 2 + 2 Didn’t Equal Their What They Said Would Be The Outcome Of 4 Just this last year in Houston, the Campaign For […]
January 3, 2016

The TSA: a binary body system in practice

Traveling While Trans: The False Promise of Better Treatment By Dr. Cary Gabriel Costello Back in 2012, I wrote about the problems I regularly encountered as a […]
January 2, 2016

(Re)Introducing inclusive Radical Feminism

The TransAdvocate is pleased to announce the launch of a new program aimed at making a decades-old intersectional trans, intersex and genderqueer inclusive radical feminism more […]
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 […]
October 17, 2015

Study: Trans kid’s gender implicit; govt report condemns conversion therapy

A recent study found that the gender identity of trans children is as implicit as the gender identity of cis children. A study with 32 transgender children, […]
October 15, 2015

Anti-Trans GoFundMe Campaign Includes PJI – An SPLC Identified Anti-LGBT Hate Group

The Privacy For All (PFA) coalition that includes the Pacific Justice Institute (PJI) — an Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC) identified active Anti-LGBT hate group — […]
August 26, 2015

The NY Times goes concern trolling

On August 22, 2015 the NY Times ran an article by Richard A. Friedman titled, “How Changeable Is Gender?” One might be excused for mistaking the piece […]