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July 28, 2007

This Says It Better Than I Ever Could

From Alas, a blog

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Amp has been personally attacked many times because of this cartoon. I believe it’s because it’s speaking truth. Some folks don’t like to see their own reflection, or refuse to believe it and react violently when they do.

Marti Abernathey
Marti Abernathey
Marti Abernathey is the founder of the Transadvocate and the previous managing editor. Abernathey has worn many different hats, including that of podcaster, activist, and radiologic technologist. She's been a part of various internet radio ventures such as TSR Live!, The T-Party, and The Radical Trannies, TransFM, and Sodium Pentathol Sunday. As an advocate she's previously been involved with the Indiana Transgender Rights Advocacy Alliance, Rock Indiana Campaign for Equality, and the National Transgender Advocacy Coalition. She's taken vital roles as a grass roots community organizer in The Indianapolis Tax Day Protest (2003), The Indy Pride HRC Protest (2004), Transgender Day of Remembrance (2004), Indiana's Witch Hunt (2005), and the Rally At The Statehouse (the largest ever GLBT protest in Indiana - 3/2005). In 2008 she was a delegate from Indiana to the Democratic National Convention and a member of Barack Obama's LGBT Steering and Policy Committee.
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  • eastsidekate

    FWIW, I think the comment thread at Alas is worth reading, too. On the one hand, it’s largely the same tired debates about trans people and gender essentialism. OTOH, there are some really eloquent responses.

  • eastsidekate

    FWIW, I think the comment thread at Alas is worth reading, too. On the one hand, it’s largely the same tired debates about trans people and gender essentialism. OTOH, there are some really eloquent responses.