March 27, 2013

Turn Your Profile Pic Red?

Equality means just that. While the trans community is invested in marriage equality, the reality trans folk face each day is described by the American Psychiatric […]
February 18, 2013

I Believe There’s An LGBT Community, But…

One of the ongoing arguments I hear and I reject whether it comes from the LGB end of the spectrum or the trans end of it […]
January 28, 2013

A Year in the Life of the Human Right Scampaign

Then-HRC head Elizabeth Birch, August 1998 (in an interview with OutSmart magazine (Houston)): Then-HRC head Elizabeth Birch, September 1, 1999 (in Outlines(Chicago)): Outlines: The concept of trans issues […]
January 25, 2013

“So, what was Stonewall?”

In the wake of the President’s historic speech referencing Stonewall, NPR ran a piece asking and purporting to answer the question, “So, what was Stonewall?” The article calls upon Martin Duberman, now […]
August 3, 2011

For Weddings, Yet a Funeral

On January 28th, 2011, if you were told that the Trans community would be more organized than the LGB community moving forward in the next legislative […]
January 30, 2011

GayINC 101: a Tutorial

Wondering if you’re part of GayINC? Some recent comments by GayInc bloggers have asked/mocked/been incensed by people asking that question: Most entertaining PHB rumor out there: that […]
March 31, 2010

Looking Back: How The G&L Views The T

There’s been quite a buzz in recent months over our GLBT community – particularly how the GL views and treats the T. It’s reached a fevered pitch with Rep. Barney Frank tampering with the ENDA language and the release of the movie “Trannies With Knives” by gay male prostitute-turned-film maker Israel Luna.
February 10, 2010

Dr. Jillian T. Weiss Soon To Join Other Transgender Activists In The Wilderness

That’s my opinion on where the good doctor is headed. In a recent post at Bilerico.com she said: “The incredibly unflappable Signorile asked about the failure […]
December 10, 2009

Gay Mafia Wars: ENDA and the Politics of Personal Destruction

As I write this, I  feel as if I’ve been transported back in time to May of 2007. The National Transgender Advocacy Coalition (NTAC) had just […]