Texas is idiotic, Janet Mock on Clair Huxtable, things you can donate to or show up at, women doing things like being journalists in the Middle East, having jobs in movies, getting Amtrak residencies, riding bikes, changing sports, being fucked over (that covers a lot of this actually), and SO MUCH MORE. Welcome to your link roundup!
The Root released its annual list of notable African Americans, and of course it includes some of our favorite movers, shakers and heartbreakers.
Like those cheesy inspirational prints for your office buy way, way, way better.
Instead of answering a barrage of uncomfortable and unnecessary questions, this time Mock gets to ask the questions. And it is beautiful.
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.
Ten important queer and feminist books coming this spring.
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.
Join me, Janet Mock, Ryka Aoki and Toni Newman in a conversation between trans women writers for Women’s History Month.
This epic megapost is your glorious opportunity to meet more than 100 amazing black LGBT women who’ve made their mark over the last 150 years.
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.
Ever wonder what happens when you put a bunch of queer folks in a room and tell them to get shit done? Here’s my recap of the IvyQ 2014 Conference and a few things I learned along the way.
After being misgendered and disrespected by Piers Morgan last night, Janet Mock returned to his show hoping to get through to him on how hurtful and offensive he was being.
Piers Morgan proved once again that the media still has a long way to go when it comes to learning to talk to trans women. He also proved that he has a long way to go when it comes to being a mature twitter user.
To celebrate her new book coming out, Janet Mock has put together a tumblr where people from all around the world can go and share how they are #RedefiningRealness.
“I think the biggest thing for me is the plug-in to this amazing trans* and queer community that’s out there that’s been doing this work that’s, I think, at a point where it’s really ready to take the lead from people who live in many multiplicities.”
A #herocrush isn’t romantic or sexual, it’s about people you admire. People you’d love to work with to dismantle systems of oppression. This year most of my #herocrushes happened to be trans women.
Brush up on this year’s biggest news so you can impress that cute girl at your New Year’s Eve party.
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.
It’s telling and moving that Obama chose to dedicate a fairly significant chunk of his speech to the LGBT community; it sends the message that we are who he thinks of when remembering how equal we are or are not.
Vanessa’s Team Pick: More than 25,000 transgender American citizens may face stiff barriers to voting in the November 2012 election; the National Center for Transgender Equality wants to change that.