July 6, 2015

Psychiatric abuse of transgender people: a case from Russia

The reality of trans pathologization in Russia By Yana Kirey-Sitnikova Trigger warning: The article contains descriptions of violence and involuntary medical treatment. Psychiatric treatment of transgender people […]
April 12, 2015

Repeating the cycle at MichFest: The clash of two feminisms

The yearly struggle the trans community experiences with MichFest has been taking place for so long, some of us have trouble remembering why MichFest’s “womyn-born womyn” […]
March 27, 2015

Romance Writer Roslyn Holcomb Says She Would Have Shot Trans Woman In Planet Fitness Locker Room

One of the fairly regular commenters on GenderTrender is Roslyn Hardy Holcomb, a published writer of color. She’s been interviewed by USA Today, she has twenty-three […]
January 28, 2015

Sex Essentialism: TERF patriarchy and smelly vaginas

TERFs battle over who has the correct vaginal odor in order to determine female validity. I’ve noted many times that while Trans Exclusionary Radical Feminists (TERFs) like […]
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 […]
November 20, 2014

Trans people have 99 problems, and Facebook is just one

A personal reflection on the abuse of weaponization of Facebook’s “Real Name” Policy By Emmagene Cronin I woke up Monday morning, the first day of Trans Awareness Week, […]
October 14, 2014

Trans Exclusionary Radical “Feminists”

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September 18, 2014

Fact Checking Janice Raymond: The NCHCT Report

It has long been asserted that the iconic TERF opinion leader, Janice Raymond, played a part in bringing an end to the public and private coverage […]
August 17, 2014

How TERF violence inspired Camp Trans

In the middle of a cool August night in 1991, Nancy Burkholder was thrown out of the Michigan Womyn’s Music Festival (MWMF) because she’s a trans […]