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July 21, 2013

What Chad and Amiyah Can Teach Us About Respecting Trans Women

TransGriot Note: Interesting article from one of the people I had the pleasure of meeting during OUT on the Hill last year, Anti-Intellect, concerning the ignorance […]
July 20, 2013

The Letter

When I learned Routledge Press was planning to publish a book about “transgenderism” by Australian academician Sheila Jeffreys, I was astonished. Why was I astonished? Because Jeffreys considers […]
July 19, 2013

Memo to Proven Liar Victoria Brownworth

A former Cincinnati Bengals cheerleader won her defamation lawsuit against a gossip website and its operator, with a jury awarding her $338,000 in damages Thursday. Jurors in federal court […]
July 18, 2013

I Am The Transsexual Your Boyfriend Wants to Be With: On Thought Catalog’s Transphobia Problem

I wake up, like any other woman, run my fingers through my long, bed-head hair, wishing I could stay asleep, and go to pour some cereal […]
July 17, 2013

Can The Taiwanese Gov’t Revoke A Marriage With A Letter?

台灣跨性別伴侶對抗政府同性婚姻法令 In May 2013 Taiwanese citizen Abbygail a transgender woman, won a ground breaking legal battle to marry her partner, Jiyi Wu. This gave hope to the Taiwanese […]
July 16, 2013

Ask Matt: What Am I? Labels and Identities

Today we have two letters about identity that I thought went together quite well. So here goes: A reader writes: “I consider myself transgender – I […]
July 15, 2013

Gender is different

As a white person, I never have to think about race, except on those rare occasions when I am in a non-white majority space. I never […]