The struggles of queer and trans* people are no less important than the struggles of gay people, and if they move forward without us, they are not moving forward at all.
EVERYONE SUCKS. Except Sarah McBride.
The SCOTUS keeps us waiting, the man keeps us down, and nobody knows what the fuck is going on with Barack Obama these days.
Thanks to a simple governmental regulation, my wife and I were able to exploit a legal loophole and obtain a federally recognized marriage.
Trauma Queen, the new memoir by Lovemme Corazon, is a hard read but equally hard to put down. There are many, many people who will find a familiar history in this book, and the author hopes that will be a jumping off point for healing and discussions.
From Exxon to sexism, we’ve got a lot of people to put in the doghouse. Let’s slam it out.
How activists in Louisiana use everything from direct action to meetings with senators to try to pass laws that would protect queer and trans* students from bullying, queer and trans* employees from discrimination, and more. This is how your legal progress sausage is made.
The coroner on Lucy Meadows’ case says the press should be ashamed of the way it harassed and sensationalized trans woman Lucy Meadows in the months before her suicide.
“I paid a dude to knock me unconscious, peel back my face, and cut out chunks of my skull and jaw.”
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“He was about to break the news that I would never have a child of my own, and nothing else had ever made it so clear that I wanted one. I really, really wanted one.”
“I spent over three hours with my jaw on the floor, my heartstrings in constant song, and the baby activist inside me growing more inspired by the minute.”
“I am an adoptee,” I explained through my tears. “I need to find my parents. I have waited all my life for this moment. I’m supposed to leave tomorrow, but I can’t go without knowing my family is fine. Please help me!”
The 2013 Trans 100 is a BIG DEAL and we wanted to give you a closer look at the amazing trans* women featured on the list, thus this epic compilation of inspirational people relevant to your interests.
If he had read my medical records he would have known that my first psychotic break was exacerbated by my fear that I would never be recognized as a woman.
The queers are taking over: in sports, on courts, and even in Texas.
“This is about the first time I ever did mushrooms, and it’s about how being trans* affects everything, even bullshit bourgeoise attempts at pharmacological liberation.”
While it’s not clear what role her ordeal with the press played in Lucy’s decision to end her life, these types of stories focusing on the private details of trans people’s lives and bodies serve absolutely no public interest.