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Kelly Osbourne: I Support the Transgender Community

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Editor’s note: The following guest post is from Kelly Osbourne. Osbourne is a television personality and musician. Osbourne and I discussed on Twitter about her use of the phrase “chick with a dick” and “tranny” in a public interview. With this post Kelly has proven she is a responsible ally to the transgender community. She…

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DEAR STONEWALL, PLEASE STOP EXPLOITING OUR DEAD!

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I’m pissed. Every year I write this post. EVERY SINGLE GODDAMN YEAR. You just can’t help but feed off the dead. You did it in 2007, in 2008, and 2009, and you’re doing it again this year. What am I talking about? Every year I do a post about a group that is either exploiting…

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The F Word: Remembering Transgender Victims of Violence

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Cops ID “Person on Interest” In Trans Murder

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The Radical Guy Podcast:The Election, TDOR, and Our Power

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Ethan and Marti discuss the Presidential election, building a transgender power base and the issues surrounding the Transgender Day of Remembrance.

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The Irresistible Temptation:Exploiting Our Dead

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Last year I wrote Photo Ops, Donations, And The Selling of Our Dead, when the Human Rights Campaign tried to hijack the Washington D.C. Transgender Day of Remembrance.

To refresh your memory, the founder of the Transgender Day of Remembrance, Gwen Smith, said of the day:

“The Transgender Day of Remembrance serves several purposes. It raises public awareness of hate crimes against transgendered people, an action that current media doesn’t perform. Day of Remembrance publicly mourns and honors the lives of our brothers and sisters who might otherwise be forgotten. Through the vigil, we express love and respect for our people in the face of national indifference and hatred. Day of Remembrance reminds non-transgender people that we are their sons, daughters, parents, friends and lovers. Day of Remembrance gives our allies a chance to step forward with us and stand in vigil, memorializing those of us who’ve died by anti-transgender violence.”

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