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Transsexual Separatist Slacktivism Doesn’t Win Legislatively

in Autumn Sandeen/Community Activism

Call them classic transsexuals or women of operative history; call them true transsexuals or transsexual separatists — whatever you call them, you can also call them ineffectual slacktivists. Over at LGBT Weekly where I write the Trans Progressive column, the August 15, 2013 column is about this year’s California Transgender Advocacy Day. About fifty people,…

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Progressive Talking Heads Not Talking About California School Success And Opportunity Act

in Autumn Sandeen/Featured/Opinion

It’s kind of sad, really. Progressive talking heads on cable television aren’t talking about Gov. Jerry Brown (D-CA) signing AB 1266, the School Success and Opportunity Act. (The act will become law on January 1, 2014 — the tenth anniversary of California’s first transgender rights bill, AB 196, the Gender Nondiscrimination Act, becoming law.) From…

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