Latest Highlights

#DiscoSexology View all

Sexing the Body is Gender View all

The TransAdvocate takes action at the Texas Capitol

in Politics/Slider

On March 13, 2017, the TransAdvocate will meet with numerous members of the Texas Legislature –both Democratic and Republican– concerning anti-LGBTQIA bills recently filed during this legislative session. Particularly of concern for both the trans and intersex community are bills designed to force trans and intersex individuals to use public accommodations based upon the sex…

Keep Reading

#DiscoSexology Part IX: Dr. Zucker, CAMH, & Conversion Therapy

in #DiscoSexology/Opinion

By Cristan Williams   Installment Preface Welcome to the ninth and last installment in this series on the rise and fall of Disco Sexology. In the previous installment, I interviewed the author of the classic, The Last Time I Wore a Dress, Dylan Scholinski. Scholinski was diagnosed with Gender Identity Disorder and confined to a mental institution that…

Keep Reading

Campus Free Speech and Sophistry

in Marian Aanerud/Opinion/Slider

  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 duty, Universities are legally required to maintain a non-hostile environment. I am also devoted to imparting information that may be incongruous with my students strongly held beliefs. With…

Keep Reading

#DiscoSexology Part III: The Report Controversy

in #DiscoSexology

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 third installment in this series on the rise and fall of Disco Sexology.  This article focuses on the rhetoric Disco Sexology activists propagated as a response to the CAMH announcement…

Keep Reading

#DiscoSexology Part I: Dr. Zucker, CAMH, & Conversion Therapy

in #DiscoSexology/Essay

By Cristan Williams   Foreword With the recent enthusiastic promotion of disco-era ideas about trans people and gender identity in general, the TransAdvocate felt that it would be important to release a comprehensive review of these ideas. In this series that will feature the tag #DiscoSexology, the TransAdvocate will review the fomentation of these gender postulations into…

Keep Reading

Owning Endosex Privilege and Supporting the Intersex Community: WPATH, Intersex Genital Mutilation (IGM), and Sex Variant Bodies

in Margo Schulter/Opinion

Listen to an audio version of this article:   By Margo Schulter The presentation of a poster session advocating Intersex Genital Mutilation (IGM) at the recent Amsterdam meeting of the World Professional Association for Transgender Health (WPATH) has heightened a crisis of confidence and trust between the intersex and trans communities, with a special impact on those of…

Keep Reading

Go to Top