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#TERFweek: The Changed Language But Consistent Viewpoint Of MichFest’s Lisa Vogel

in #TERFweek/Autumn Sandeen/History

This is a long-form article on MichFest’s co-founder and current producer Lisa Vogel. The article contains extensive text of what Vogel has stated regarding trans people over several decades, as well as analysis and commentary on her carefully evolved language, but unevolved perspective, that trans women are males. Lisa Vogel, a co-founder and the producer…

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“Slacktivism” Plus Brick-And-Mortar Activism Equals Trans Civil Rights Aims

in Autumn Sandeen/Opinion/Politics

The Chicago Sun-Times published an op-ed by Kevin D. Williamson entitled Laverne Cox Is Not a Woman. The op-ed was Williamson’s response to the Time Magazine spread where Laverne Cox was featured on the cover of Time Magazine issue with the header The Transgender Tipping Point. The Williamson op-ed was first published by the National…

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In Revolution, The Trans Terms Sylvia Rivera Used

in Autumn Sandeen/Politics

I look to Sylvia Rivera, who passed in 2002, was an activist icon whose action approach to civil rights is one I admire. I like to think I’ve emulated part of her action approach to civil rights when I chained myself to the White House fence twice for repeal of Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell, but…

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Everyone, even fans, are appalled with Rupaul’s ‘shemale’ contest

in Kelli Busey/Media Watch

Everyone, except GLAAD that is Rupaul, the clown in pancake makeup has figured out a way to be even more obnoxious.  Perhaps he feels that he should fill the vacuum left by the passing of Fred Philps and become the country’s next most hated man? Maybe, but hardly anyone is enjoying his last promotional transphobic…

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CRI speaking to their Conservative Christian base On AB1266

in Autumn Sandeen

“I don’t mind if you take pictures, especially like liposuction me, if you’ve got any sort of like…yeah, Photoshop — something like that. But, we’re not recording tonight. We recently were targeted by the IRS for those of you on our email list; we recently just finished — and you’ll be hearing more about this…

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Revictimized In Death

in Autumn Sandeen/Featured/Media Watch

Dehumanization of murdered trans women seems to be the norm these days. No matter how many times GLAAD and trans activists reach out to teach journalists how not to revictimize murdered trans women — especially trans women of color — there always seems to be a “next time.” A new example of a “next time”…

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