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Gender Nation: An Oscar Win while RuPaul Fails

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Gender Nation is a bi-weekly column by Gwendolyn Ann Smith, the founder of the Transgender Day of Remembrance, reviewing news affecting the trans, intersex, and genderqueer community. An Oscar Win The Academy Awards, which has been beset with calls for greater diversity in recent years, was nevertheless the site of a landmark victory for a transgender…

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Gender Nation: Attacks of all sorts

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Gender Nation is a bi-weekly column by Gwendolyn Ann Smith, the founder of the Transgender Day of Remembrance, reviewing news affecting the trans, intersex, and genderqueer community. Attacks of all sorts In what may set the tone for the 2018 midterm elections, an ad for Illinois candidate for Governor, Jeanne Ives, is targeting transgender people and…

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Gender Nation: Justice Served for Davia Spain

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Gender Nation is a bi-weekly column by Gwendolyn Ann Smith, the founder of the Transgender Day of Remembrance, reviewing news affecting the trans, intersex, and genderqueer community. Justice Served for Davia Spain San Francisco will not be filing charges against Davia Spain, a trans woman who was arrested on the 19th of January for domestic violence,…

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Gender Nation: Trans prisoners, the next battleground

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Gender Nation is a bi-weekly column by Gwendolyn Ann Smith, the founder of the Transgender Day of Remembrance, reviewing news affecting the trans, intersex, and genderqueer community. Trans prisoners, the next battleground A federal court case represented by the Alliance Defending Freedom, Rhonda Fleming vs. the United States of America, could effectively bar transgender prisoners from…

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Gender Nation: Catholic Bishops & Trump’s DOJ are liars

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Gender Nation is a bi-weekly column by Gwendolyn Ann Smith, the founder of the Transgender Day of Remembrance, reviewing news affecting the trans, intersex, and genderqueer community. Department of Justice caught fibbing about trans troops In yet another “last-ditch” effort to continue their ban on transgender troops, the Trump administration has been caught in a lie.…

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Gender Nation: Justice coming in two anti-trans murders

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Gender Nation is a bi-weekly column by Gwendolyn Ann Smith, the founder of the Transgender Day of Remembrance, reviewing news affecting the trans, intersex, and genderqueer community. Justice coming in two anti-trans murders Vermont and Texas, as a pair of anti-transgender killers, get their day in court. In a grand jury trial in San Antonio, Texas,…

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