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War of the Words

Could we be winning the war of the words? I got this google alert in my email box today:
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Notice the actual piece that the google alert was linked to:

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There is hope yet. We may not be winning the “war”, but we’re winning some battles.

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.

  • Yeah, news articles *are* getting much better with pronouns and trans terminology.

    I disagree with the last statement, though. I think we have been winning the war lately. Slooooowly.

    Nice weblog… =)

  • Yeah, news articles *are* getting much better with pronouns and trans terminology.

    I disagree with the last statement, though. I think we have been winning the war lately. Slooooowly.

    Nice weblog… =)