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) […]
May 10, 2016

What the US Attorney General actually said about trans people & fighting NC in court

On Monday, May 9th, the United States Attorney General, Loretta Lynch came out swinging against North Carolina’s commitment to discriminating against trans people. The speech that […]
January 2, 2016

(Re)Introducing inclusive Radical Feminism

The TransAdvocate is pleased to announce the launch of a new program aimed at making a decades-old intersectional trans, intersex and genderqueer inclusive radical feminism more […]
April 19, 2015

Rowan Atkinson makes more sense than BBC’s “Woman’s Hour”

Why TERF ideology is child abuse and how the media supports it. By  Natacha This article discusses the clash of ideology and lived experience as exemplified […]
January 2, 2015

As #LeelahAlcorn’s mom talks to CNN, Leelah’s Reddit posts come back to haunt her

TW: Bullying, Suicide, Cutting | While her mom talks to CNN to profess her love and support, Leelah’s Reddit posts paint a homelife defined by bullying […]
December 8, 2014

Gender Critical Feminism, the roots of Radical Feminism and Trans oppression

Gender Critical Feminism (GCF) is a euphemism for Trans Exclusionary Radical Feminism (TERF). There is no ideological difference between the TERF and “Gender Critical Feminist” (GCF) […]
September 15, 2014

An intersex perspective on the trans, intersex and TERF communities

Are Trans Communities Losing Intersex Allies in the TERF Wars? By Cary Gabriel Costello, PhD Recently I spent several days in a public internet group for […]
September 14, 2014

I Am Jazz: an amazing book for trans kids

Jessica Herthel and Jazz Jennings recently published a book for trans kids titled, I Am Jazz. The beautifully illustrated story is based on the real-life experiences […]
August 19, 2014

#TERFweek Redux

In the post announcing #TERFweek, we specified goals for the week. These goals were: Raise awareness about this movement of hate and the groups it forms. […]