CeCe McDonald, Dean Spade and Reina Gossett are coming together to make a series of videos and an event on April 21 centering around discussions about the prison-industrial complex and how to survive the violent atmosphere it creates.
I spoke with Janet Mock, Imogen Binnie, Fallon Fox, Bailey Jay, Geena Rocero, Angelica Ross, Sarah McBride and more women from the Trans 100 to find out how to best support the women on this list and trans women in general.
Two important decisions will give same-sex couples and married trans people access to benefits through their spouse, regardless of their state of residence.
People all over the world are mobilizing to end street harassment, fight for sustainable food, address discrimination, and secure better representation in media.
They are both really good at speeches.
Trans Day of Visibility is a time when we take notice of all the amazing trans people around us. Here are 15 ways you can let them know that you care about them and support them.
A ruling in Lebanon shows that progress for LGB and trans* communities can occur simultaneously instead of hierarchically.
“The report reads like it comes from someone who just recently encountered the idea that sexual assault is a problem on college campuses, and was told to solve it in the most economically efficient way possible… “This is some bullshit,” an advocate told me anonymously.”
The criminal justice system in the United States is a fucked up institution that is every kind of -ist you can think of. Lots of people are working to fight it.
With 1.1 million students, NYC is the largest public school system in the country, and has a lot of influence setting standards for how other big school systems and states support trans* students.
Did you know that this week is the week where I ate multiple meals via finger foods? Here’s the stories we missed while I was opening another box of crackers.
Fitness giant CrossFit is being sued by personal trainer and trans woman Chloie Jonsson after she was told that if she wanted to compete in the CrossFit Games, she would have to compete against men. CrossFit has resorted to using terrible science to defend themselves.
This week, I learned that Kanye had written a proverb when he instructed folks to “shut the fuck up ‘fore I embarrass you.”
While I started getting some hints that I was trans at an early age, my roots didn’t really take hold until I was older. Here are some of the stops along the way.
When we hear about legislation like the 2014 Farm Bill, we don’t and we won’t hear the mainstream media talking about queer people.
It took a village to ruin Russia’s stance on gay people, and it’ll take one to save feminism.
“QEJ will always be a philosophy. If you are a queer, you can be for economic justice. …You don’t have to have a 501(c)(3).”
Gay rights now, belly rubs later.
Autostraddle chatted with Eve Lindley and Ryley Pogensky, two models from “Brothers, Sisters, Sons & Daughters,” about what brought them to the shoot and how it’s keeping them around.
Janet Mock went on The Colbert Report on Tuesday to talk about how the media can treat trans* people with respect. Unfortunately, Piers Morgan didn’t understand the lesson and continued to berate her on twitter.