activism

November 1, 2016

The Gill Foundation & NCTE choose money over trans lives

By Kelley Winters The National Center for Transgender Equality Executive Director Mara Keisling responded[]to sharp criticism[] of the recent strategy by NCTE and other nonprofits funded by the Gill […]
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, […]
April 12, 2015

Repeating the cycle at MichFest: The clash of two feminisms

The yearly struggle the trans community experiences with MichFest has been taking place for so long, some of us have trouble remembering why MichFest’s “womyn-born womyn” […]
February 15, 2015

#CisPrivilege, UK’s Green Party and freedom of speech

Some of you might remember that Germaine Greer, a TERF the Radical Feminist Andrea Dworkin took to task for trying to pass off patriarchy as feminism, made […]
January 10, 2015

THRI/TVTP Executive Director Resigns After Aggravated Sexual Assault Record Discovered (Updated)

Allison Woolbert, recently resigned executive director of Transgender Human Rights Institute (THRI), has a 1991 New Jersey conviction for First Degree Aggravated Sexual Assault of a […]
January 8, 2015

Community Responsibility

Yesterday, we, the TransAdvocate editorial team, learned that Alison Woolbert, an anti-violence trans activist who gained a measure of prominence in 2014, was convicted of a […]
August 11, 2014

#TERFweek starts now!

What it is #TERFweek is a week of education, raising awareness and openly talking about the abuse our communities have endured at the hands of the Trans Exclusionary Radical […]
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 […]