December 19, 2017

Gender Nation: Catholic Bishops & Trump’s DOJ are liars

Gender Nation is a bi-weekly column by Gwendolyn Ann Smith reviewing news affecting the trans, intersex, and genderqueer community. Department of Justice caught fibbing about trans troops […]
November 16, 2017

Gender Nation: Rape, Segregation, & Justice

Gender Nation is a bi-weekly column by Gwendolyn Ann Smith reviewing news affecting the trans, intersex, and genderqueer community. Molesting & Raping Inmates as “Justice” A 52-year-old […]
August 24, 2013

Thoughts On Chelsea Manning’s Coming Out

I have some thoughts on how Pvt. Chelsea Manning’s gender dysphoria was rolled out. Let me begin by saying I’m going to give, and I’m going […]
May 22, 2013

A Bathroom Story That Doesn’t Involve The “Bathroom Bill” Meme

There’s an interesting, but sad story found on the Army Times website entitled West Point sergeant charged with filming naked female cadets. From the article: A […]
May 21, 2013

Changing My Recorded Gender With The Department Of Defense

fter my surgery and later issuance of a new birth certificate last November, I wanted to apply to the Department of the Navy (DON) to change […]
May 1, 2013

Seven Goals Of Trans Activism

There are whys to transgender activism, but beyond the whys of transgender activism there are the whats: there are the goals of transgender activism. Here are […]
March 25, 2013

Trans Inclusion In The Military Panel Discussion

As I, the Transgender American Veterans Association, and a host of other people and organizations continue to point out, the 2011 repeal of DADT doesn’t include […]
September 20, 2011

DADT Dies Today, But Not For Transpeople

While today is a historic and monumental day for GLB people who serve in the military with the death today of the odious Don’t Ask Don’t […]
September 14, 2011

Thai Army Ordered By Court To Halt Problematic Trans Classification

I talked about this issue that Thai transpeople face when they are disqualified for military service by labeling them as mentally ill. There has been a […]