August 17, 2017

Why is the self-righteous set so persistently dishonest about trans access?

By David Cary Hart It’s Claire Cretin, uh, Claire Chretien again (I know, mine is a sophomoric display of opprobrium). At the ultra-orthodox Catholic LifeSiteNews Chretien asks the rhetorical question (and […]
July 29, 2017

Women’s privacy is under attack

You may have heard that a clothing-optional spa in Toronto turned away a trans woman and that has caused a stir. What you may not understand […]
July 17, 2017

Timeline of Queer & Trans POC-led Resistance to #HB2

By Alexx Andersen There has been a lot of misinformation about North Carolina’s House Bill 2 through various media outlets, as well as a general lack […]
June 15, 2017

The Real Housewives of Gilead

The Handmaid’s Tale isn’t as Fictional as you Thought For most Americans, The Handmaid’s Tale by Margaret Atwood is a novel about a dystopian future where […]
April 4, 2017

We’ve been here before: child molesters & the political right

his was the era of Anita Bryant’s crusade against lesbians and gays. “As a mother,” Bryant said, “I know that homosexuals cannot biologically reproduce children; therefore, […]
March 5, 2017

The TransAdvocate takes action at the Texas Capitol

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 […]
February 4, 2017

Campus Free Speech and Sophistry

By M. A. Melby [ms_icon icon=”fa-home” size=”25″ color=”#d00e0e” icon_box=”yes” class=”” id=””] [ms_icon icon=”fa-twitter” size=”25″ color=”#d00e0e” icon_box=”yes” class=”” id=””] As an educator, it is my duty to […]
January 9, 2017

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

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) […]
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 […]