December 23, 2014

#whichlivesmatter?

Cianán is a lapsed PhD chemist, writer, public speaker, trainer, activist, and assessment expert whose interests in activism are transmasculine representation in global trans activism and […]
August 17, 2014

#TERFweek: In stealth with the TERFs at MichFest

I remember the first time I encountered Transgender Exclusionary Radical Feminist (TERF) transmisogyny face to face. It was years ago in 2011 when I attended the […]
August 14, 2014

#TERFweek: The Changed Language But Consistent Viewpoint Of MichFest’s Lisa Vogel

This is a long form article on MichFest’s co-founder and current producer Lisa Vogel. The article contains extensive text of what Vogel has stated regarding trans […]
June 3, 2014

“Slacktivism” Plus Brick-And-Mortar Activism Equals Trans Civil Rights Aims

The Chicago Sun-Times published an op-ed by Kevin D. Williamson entitled Laverne Cox Is Not a Woman. The op-ed was Williamson’s response to the Time Magazine […]
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 1, 2014

“What’s Between Your Legs?” Is the New “So What Do You Do in Bed?”: Trans Issues In The Media

By Cathy Renna @cathyrenna Possibly inspired by Laverne Cox and Orange is the New Black, I blurted out the title of this post at a recent panel […]
March 26, 2014

Everyone, even fans, are appalled with Rupaul’s ‘shemale’ contest

Everyone, except GLAAD that is Rupaul, the clown in pancake makeup has figured out a way to be even more obnoxious.  Perhaps he feels that he […]
March 13, 2014

CRI speaking to their Conservative Christian base On AB1266

“I don’t mind if you take pictures, especially like liposuction me, if you’ve got any sort of like…yeah, Photoshop — something like that. But, we’re not […]
November 20, 2013

Action: Judgment Day For The Pacific Justice Institute

It’s just not enough to know what you’re against: we also need to know what we’re for, and then work and sacrifice to create the kind […]