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African Voices: Well behaved women rarely make history

in Politics/Religion

Well behaved women rarely make history: A Botswana transgender woman made history after filling a monumental constitutional case against the government for refusing to legally change her gender marker. By Miles Tanhira In her High court application against the department of Registrar of National Registration, Tshepo Ricki Kgositau who is the Executive Director of Gender DynamiX,…

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The Real Housewives of Gilead

in Opinion/Pop/Religion

The Handmaid’s Tale isn’t as Fictional as you Thought For most Americans, The Handmaid’s Tale by Margaret Atwood is a novel about a dystopian future where women are chattel whose only purpose is to procreate. For a surprising number of American women in positions of cultural, legal, and legislative power, it is an instruction manual…

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Religious extremist attacks cis woman for using unisex bathroom

in Cristan Williams/News/Religion

A cisgender man connected with a Florida Christian convention accosted a cisgender woman with a Bible as she exited an “All Genders” restroom at the Rosen Centre Hotel in Orlando.  The man, shouting about Biblical interpretations of gender while waving his bible around wildly, apparently assumed the cisgender woman was a transgender woman who was participating…

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Religious Bigots: Intersections of Trans, Racial and Feminist issues | PodCast

in Cristan Williams/Podcast/Politics/Religion

Hey there folks this is Cristan Williams with another TransAdvocate podcast. Today I have a few topics I want to touch on. We’ll talk about the Arizona “right to discriminate” bill. Specifically we’ll hear the office of the bill’s sponsor, Senator Yarbrough, say that his bill will protect the right of the Ku Klux Klan…

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Buddhist Bigots, Buddhism and Trans Folk

in Religion

Editor’s Note: This is part of a TransAdvocate series on religion. This series seeks to explore how various religions conceptualize trans and how trans people conceptualize religion. There is an ex-trans temple in Thailand that is trying to chant, meditate and bully the trans out of trans people. Wat Kreung Tai has a special program for male-bodied trans people between the ages…

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LifeSiteNews’ Ben Johnson misrepresents “Christian position” on transgender people, fails to actually cite the Bible

in Guest Transadvocate/Religion

[alert type=”notice”]Editor’s Note: This is part of a TransAdvocate series on religion. This series seeks to explore how various religions conceptualize trans and how trans people conceptualize religion. [/alert]   By Daniel Gonzales Ben Johnson of LifeSiteNews is in a tizzy over Pat Robertson’s declaration that transgender people altering their bodies is not a sin and thus he…

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