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Creeper Sexologists and Bathroom Bill Floaters

in Cristan Williams/Podcast/Politics

The TA Podcast is an intergenerational show featuring a trans Baby Boomer, Gen Xer, and Millennial that considers the issues affecting the lives of trans and intersex people. Subscribe to the TransAdvocate Podcasts and Audio Essays here: On the Pod: Cristan Williams, Robin Mack, and Alexis Melvin. Production and Sound Design: Cristan Williams Notes: USA: Courts Deliver…

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Problems with Pride

in Cristan Williams/Podcast/Politics

Today we talk about some problems with PRIDE celebrations, including anti-trans hate groups infiltrating Pride celebrations in San Fransico, Boston, and London. Also, we discuss news you’re not hearing anywhere else! The TA Podcast is an intergenerational show featuring a trans Baby Boomer, Gen Xer, and Millennial that considers the issues affecting the lives of…

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

in Gender Nation/Gwen Smith

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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I’m Trans, and I Don’t Like or Use the Trans Flag

in Marti Abernathey/Opinion

Facebook recently came out with a way to “rainbowify” your Facebook icon to show support for the Supreme Court’s ruling on marriage equality. Soon after, a way to “celebrate trans pride” was also released. Recently a friend of mine, Shadi Petosky, posted on Facebook something that expressed my feelings about the trans flag perfectly: “I’ll…

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Indonesia’s Trans Muslims

in Monica Roberts

Here’s a documentary focusing on our Indonesian trans sisters.   They have been catching hell there lately, and the anti-trans attitudes whipped up by fundie Muslims even affected a 2010 international trans conference held there. The anti-trans hatred is felt even more keenly by our Indonesian trans sisters who are Muslims who simply want to be themselves…

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You Don’t Have to be For Bradley Manning to be Against Lisa Williams

in Katrina Rose/Opinion

As I said earlier: I think its fine to have concerns about Manning being an honorary marshal for SF Pride. But, Williams’ response was so obnoxious that it seems as if she’s auditioning for a position with HRC (say, one that will be in charge of disseminating propaganda to the media about why its okay…

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