January 3, 2016

The TSA: a binary body system in practice

Traveling While Trans: The False Promise of Better Treatment By Dr. Cary Gabriel Costello Back in 2012, I wrote about the problems I regularly encountered as a […]
August 26, 2015

The NY Times goes concern trolling

On August 22, 2015 the NY Times ran an article by Richard A. Friedman titled, “How Changeable Is Gender?” One might be excused for mistaking the piece […]
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 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 13, 2014

Debunking TERF Essentialism: Part III of the ‘Sexing the Body is Gender’ Series

Part III of the ‘Sexing the Body is Gender’ Series: Debunking TERF Essentialism In Part II, what gender is and is not was discussed and the ways […]
August 12, 2014

Contextualizing the Body: Part II of the ‘Sexing the Body is Gender’ Series

Part II of the ‘Sexing the Body is Gender’ Series: Contextualizing the Body If one is talking about something that has chemistry and mass, one is not talking about […]
July 5, 2014

Hair does not make the woman, Sarah Ditum

The appearance of Lavern Cox, a prominent trans woman activist and actor, on the cover of Time magazine was a great moment in trans advocacy.  Although […]
June 12, 2014

Declining Southern Baptist Convention continues tradition of bigotry, now targeting trans people

The past president of the Southern Baptist Convention Ed Young and current pastor of Second Baptist Church in Houston recently joined Pastor Kendall Baker and David Welch in denouncing […]