The Chicago Civil Rights Division said that in putting up these special rules for Coy, her school created “an environment that is objectively and subjectively hostile, intimidating or offensive.”
From Exxon to sexism, we’ve got a lot of people to put in the doghouse. Let’s slam it out.
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.
Word has quickly spread on the web in the last week or so that Rachel Ivey, a member of the Deep Green Resistance environmentalist movement that holds openly transphobic views as “core” principles, is putting together a speaking tour consisting of a few relatively high profile events in June and July.
Smith College’s inhospitality toward trans women ultimately threatens, rather than upholds, their institutional image as a women’s college.
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.
As Arizona reminded us this week, The RadRight has enjoyed a long and successful history of standing in the way of equality through deploying what I call the Bathroom Meme.
Gay marriage is good for kids, Beyonce is still waiting for you to bow down, and Ronald Reagan’s daughter wrote a lesbian love story.
Ten lessons I wish I’d known when I started hormones in February 2011, and why I’m taking an indefinite break from the internet.
“The only way that we as queer and trans* activists can fight against homophobia and transphobia as it impacts the most vulnerable members of our community is through working in coalition with other social justice groups to fundamentally change and dismantle these unjust systems.”
“Through the vigil, we express love and respect for our people in the face of national indifference and hatred.”
Michelle Kosilek is a trans woman who needs gender reassignment surgery. She’s also an inmate serving a life sentence since 1990 for the murder of her wife, Cheryl.
“Anthropy proves to us that video games can tell our stories as queer and trans* women. They can vent our frustrations in ways other people can experience. They can help us to communicate the things we go through in an unprecedented, interactive way.”
A new report published by the National Gay and Lesbian Task Force looks at language and accessibility for APIA trans* and genderqueer individuals.
The headline is “Transgender Hotel Maid Busted For Groping Teen Boy” — but the headline isn’t even the worst part! It gets so much worse, and so transphobic and so awful. Really it does.
CeCe McDonald will go to jail after agreeing to plead guilty to second-degree murder, although she maintains she acted in self-defense.
A ruling by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission means that trans* people actually have legal recourse if they’re discriminated against in the workplace.
Not into all the transphobia that radfems have to offer? Enter the Radfem Scorpion!
In which Barbara Walters thinks it’s okay to ask, “so if I saw you undressed you would look like a woman to me, totally? Yes?”
The AP tracked down Barack Obama’s former nanny and found her living in the slums of Jakarta where she presents as male to avoid being killed, abused or beaten.
Ending cissexism starts with you and me.