Chicago’s feminist sex shop has published a well-written guide to getting down for trans women and their partners, written by Rebecca Kling.
“Does her personal language preference trump what is considered to be the non-offensive way to talk about trans women?”
For 24 hours, watch Maki’s video only here on Autostraddle dot com as part of Patchwork, a series exploring trans lives in Britain.
The law, which allows trans folks to legally change their gender without any medical or surgical requirements, is the first of its kind in Europe and could hopefully set new precedents in the region.
#TransStonewall, a closed door conference attended by 50 trans activists and community members, hopefully signals a positive future for Britain’s largest LGB charity and its relationship with the trans community.
Have you seen the preview for Amazon Prime’s new trans woman-centered dramedy Transparent? We have, and we have very conflicted feelings about it.
The Smithsonian’s LGBT collection isn’t all-encompassing, but it still has some awesome stuff!
The new executive director of Garden State Equality, Andy Bowen, and I chat about the influence of queer radicalism on LGBT progressive organizations and movements.
“…We were publicly excluding trans* people who needed to get an abortion but were not women. We refuse to deny the existence and humanity of trans* people any longer.”
“We cannot wait for trickle down policies to create change for our community. We have to create visibility and accountability so that we have the opportunity to tell our stories and survive another day.”
“I mean, who didn’t watch Orange is the New Black Season 2 and think the whole time that it absolutely needed more Laverne Cox?”
Boxing Promoter and Manager Kellie Maloney has come out as a transgender woman, making her one of the highest profile trans people in the world of sports.
Following a recent string of violence against trans women of color in the D.C. area, a 15 year-old trans girl was stabbed in the back this Wednesday while she was riding a Metro train with some of her teenage friends.
Michelle Goldberg’s coverage of radical feminists’ attack on trans woman is disturbingly one-sided.
Supermodel Andreja Pejic comes out as a trans woman! Yay!
“When @JacquelynGill challenged the idea that sexually dehumanizing trans women is okay by saying the image was just another “male gazey image,” Austin responded, ‘Interesting to consider how those gazey males will feel when they find out.’”
“The growing “body of evidence” emerging from biological and medical research, according to some commentators, speaks loudly and clearly: transgender people exist, science says. Of course, we already knew that… Any responsible approach to folding science into advocacy efforts should not only understand what scientific research says, but how and why it came to say what it does.”
A reader asks what to do next now that coming out as trans has gone poorly with their family.
How do you top being on the cover of “Time?” Well, if you’re Laverne Cox, you star in a music video, announce a new acting role, land another magazine cover and get an Emmy nomination.
Wile a new California law is making getting correct IDs easier for trans people, trans women in West Virginia are being harassed for trying to do just that.