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Trans Radio Theater: Poe Comedy With A Purpose

in Cristan Williams/Featured/Humor

From the Houston trans community comes this comedy gem: A poe is someone who parodies fundamentalism in such a way that it is ridiculous yet simultaneously difficult to tell if the media is real or a parody. The “radio show” mixes absurd reality with absurd comedy to make a deadly serious point. Enjoy!   [column…

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The TERF Appropriation of the Trans Day of Remembrance

in Cristan Williams/Featured

A TERF hate-tracking site recently raised a warning that Trans Exclusionary Radical Feminist (TERF) leaders are attempting to appropriate the Trans Day of Remembrance: Cathy Brennan, contributor to the Radfem2013 conference, has sunk to yet a new low.  She is now trying to exploit the death of our sisters (Transgender Day of Remembrance – TDOR)  to further her justification of transphobia.…

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Three More April African-American Transwomen Deaths

in Featured/Monica Roberts/Opinion

I’m beyond sick and tired of being sick and tired of the near genocidal levels of anti-trans violence that are taking away far too many under 30 transwomen of color before they’ve had a chance to live their lives.  We are not only losing them, but their potential contributions and talents toward building all the…

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Revictimized In Death

in Autumn Sandeen/Featured/Media Watch

Dehumanization of murdered trans women seems to be the norm these days. No matter how many times GLAAD and trans activists reach out to teach journalists how not to revictimize murdered trans women — especially trans women of color — there always seems to be a “next time.” A new example of a “next time”…

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What Hate Looks Like

in Cristan Williams/Featured

Raymond Buys was sent to an infamous right-wing training camp for effeminate boys. “I sent my son on this course to make him a better man, to give him a better future…” said Buys’ mother, Wilma Buys. Upon admission to the hospital, Buys had had brain damage, cigarette burns all over his body, a broken arm, numerous bruises and…

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The G & The L Rises, T Sinks And Fails, And All Is AOK? BS!

in Vanessa Edwards Foster

“He who accepts evil without protesting against it is really cooperating with it.” — Martin Luther King Jr. Well it didn’t take long for responses to my last blog. One person wrote me privately saying she was disappointed I didn’t “understand” how “serious” the Pam’s House Blend controversy was and that I should’ve “come down…

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