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 […]
May 2, 2013

Misogyny, it’s not just for breakfast anymore.

Recently I came across an interesting story in my newsfeed. It seems Sir Richard Branson, of Virgin Air lost a wager to Air Asia Group CEO […]
April 10, 2013

The Indigo Girls, The Bigotry Of The MWMF WBW Policy, And Peaceful Action

As Cristan Williams pointed out in her recent Transadvocate piece Michigan Womyn’s Music Festival, segregation against trans women has been occurring at that festival for a […]
June 18, 2012

‘Don’t Call Us, and We Won’t Call You’ – Law Enforcement and the Trans Community

A couple of years ago, I attended a community forum in Denver that was set up so that trans people could meet with local police and […]
January 19, 2012

Thin Mint Morality Wars: The Girl Scout Cookie Boycott

Last year, I wrote a guest post for the excellent blog Womanist Musings called “Leave the Kids Out of It,” about a brouhaha over gendered Halloween […]
November 9, 2011

I Can’t Get Over Being Told to ‘Get Over It’

It’s amazing what’s expected of us as trans people. We’re supposed to watch our trans sisters succumb to unspeakable brutality on a constant basis. We’re supposed […]
September 30, 2011

Why A Trans Rights Bill Is Needed In Canada

Liberal MP Dr.Hedy Fry and NDP MP Randall Peterson just introduced Bills C-276 and C-279 a few days ago in the Conservative majority dominated Parliament. Why […]
January 14, 2011

After The Personal Wars: What’s Next In The Fight For Transequality?

Given the current political climate it looks as if the Employment Non-discrimination Act (ENDA) is dead for at least the next couple of years. What should […]
June 24, 2010

Hiring Teh Trans

Todays guest blogger is Michelle Diane Rose. Michelle is a communications student and the co-author of The Color of Sunlight. She lives in Portland, Oregon and […]