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In Case You Missed it, Hillary Clinton Can’t Say Transgender

in Marti Abernathey/Politics

I’m not sure why the Hillary Clinton campaign is sending me their LGBT related emails (I’ve never solicited this), but it seems as if I’ve been put on her press list. Today I received this: It’s an email from the Clinton campaign, reminding us that Clinton is the candidate best suited to tackle “LGBT” rights.…

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I’ll be at the White House next week reporting for the Transadvocate, a newly designated news site

in Kelli Busey

  I will be at the White House next weekend and not outside looking in but inside it with the rest of the LGBT bloggers, who will be attending the 5th Annual LGBT Media Journalists Convening.. Having attended my first one last year I’ll tell you, except the unexpected, every second. But this year is extra…

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What Cisprivilege Looks Like

in Cristan Williams

While the vast majority of the feminist word understands that in a society that punishes trans people, not being trans is beneficial. However, fringe nuts on both the left and right often bleat on about how cisprivilege isn’t real.   Trans Unemployment Rate,  2005 Snapshot: 37%: Xavier, J., Bobbin, M., & Singer, B. (2005). A needs…

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If you Want to Lobby for the Employment Non-Discrimination Act, Stay Home

in Marti Abernathey/Politics

I recently received an email from Mara Keisling asking me to join the: “National Center for Transgender Equality and the Transgender People of Color Coalition in Washington, DC on June 17, 2013 to lobby for basic job protections and fair treatment in the U.S. immigration system.” In years past, the lobby days put on by…

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Turn Your Profile Pic Red?

in Cristan Williams/Opinion/Politics/Uncategorized

Equality means just that. While the trans community is invested in marriage equality, the reality trans folk face each day is described by the American Psychiatric Association thusly: Discrimination and lack of equal civil rights is damaging to the mental health of transgender and gender variant individuals. For example, gender-based discrimination and victimization were found…

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Interview With an Actual Stonewall Riot Veteran: The Ciswashing of Stonewall Must End!

in Cristan Williams/Featured/History/Pop

The POTUS noted Stonewall in his 2013 inaugural address: We the people declare today that the most evident of truth that all of us are created equal — is the star that guides us still; just as it guided our forebears through Seneca Falls and Selma and Stonewall; just as it guided all those men and…

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