May 8, 2014

The New “Faggots” Are Trans

Bayard Rustin is a civil rights icon of the African-American and gay civil rights movements. In 1986, Rustin gave a controversial speech entitled “The New ‘Niggers’ […]
April 30, 2014

In Revolution, The Trans Terms Sylvia Rivera Used

I look to Sylvia Rivera, who passed in 2002, was an activist icon whose action approach to civil rights is one I admire. I like to […]
June 27, 2011

What Are Y’all Gonna Do New York Trans Community?

In the wake of the failure of GENDA to pass and become the law of New York state for the fourth time, there has been some […]
July 9, 2009

Pride 2009: We Yelled, They Screamed. But Did Anyone ‘Hear’ Us?

It was one for the ages. Forty years after Stonewall, to the day (with an additional 12 hours added) ... we found ourselves marching down Fifth Avenue through downtown New York and cutting a path directly through Greenwich Village and right down Christopher Street in front of the Stonewall Inn where the riots – the flashpoint for the organized Gay Rights Movement around the world – began.