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Gender Nation: Rape, Segregation, & Justice

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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. Molesting & Raping Inmates as “Justice” A 52-year-old trans woman has filed a federal lawsuit against the Massachusetts Department of Corrections. The case cites harassment suffered by both guards…

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Gender Nation: Killing Pride, Politically Pimping Rape, & Wal-Mart Discriminates Against Trans People

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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. Killing Pride A teacher in Cambridge, New York, was suspended with pay after complaints from parents over a transgender-themed handout. The teacher, reported by the Glens Falls Post-Star as…

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Washington’s Just Want Privacy’s Talking Points For Their Antitrans Initiative

in Autumn Sandeen/Community Activism/Featured

Do you want to know what Just Want Privacy‘s talking points are? The talking points that the organization gives out to their spokespeople who support of their “repeal the rule” initiative on transgender public accommodations? The things they tell them not to say? Just Want Privacy is the group who wants to repeal the public…

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The 2008 Gainesville Bathroom Bill TV Spot Revisited

in Autumn Sandeen/Featured/Politics

Their Supposed 2 + 2 Didn’t Equal Their What They Said Would Be The Outcome Of 4 Just this last year in Houston, the Campaign For Houston created what turned out to be an effective, creepy ad that more that implied that if one gave civil rights based on gender identity to Houstonians, then men…

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The Coming California Bathroom Initiative

in Autumn Sandeen/Politics

The first line of what California’s Personal Privacy Protection Act initiative would create as California Health & Safety Code § 118501, should it become law in 2016, is this: Notwithstanding any other provision of law, a person shall use facilities in accordance with their biological sex in all government buildings. The Personal Privacy Protection Act…

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PJI Has Wildly Varying Tones & Talking Points On Jane Doe & AB 1266

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It All Depends On The Audience The Pacific Justice Institute (PJI) has been at the center of a controversy because of what they’ve clamed about the behavior of a trans student at a Colorado high school. They’ve turned her into a predator…a monster…a “nightmare” example of what trans female youth will do if they are…

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