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May 27, 2014

Should LOGO pull RuPauls drag race?

I suppose the headline of this article should actually read, “Will LOGO ban RuPauls drag race?” Then, all of those who truly understand the dynamics of the situation […]
April 28, 2014

Tranny: An Evidence-Based Review

Discourse surrounding the term tranny has become more than a little heated. In fact, a RuPaul Drag Race runner up enacted the mock execution of a trans woman […]
April 23, 2014

Transgender*: The Rhetorical Landscape of a Term

K.J. Rawson, Cristan Williams, 2014 The current ubiquity of the word transgender might imply that it is an uncomplicated word.1 It circulates widely—in the media, in […]
November 11, 2013

What is gender artifactualism?

This is the one in a series of blog posts in which I discuss some of the concepts and terminology that I forward in my writings, including my […]
December 27, 2011

More Separatist Crap

I just read a sad little rant by a TS Separatist: “I see the T in lgbt as being a dumping zone, a miscelaneous, really in […]
November 9, 2011

I Can’t Get Over Being Told to ‘Get Over It’

It’s amazing what’s expected of us as trans people. We’re supposed to watch our trans sisters succumb to unspeakable brutality on a constant basis. We’re supposed […]
August 14, 2011

Of Turd Polishing and Lies

Today I found that I was the subject of another Dana Lane Taylor commentary. Dana is an opinion leader in the TS Separatist group and in […]