Texas GOP, KKK, & My History

I’m a white Texan that grew up a couple of blocks from the KKK headquarters in Pasadena Texas. I grew up at a time where the KKK and evangelical leadership teamed up to fight against queer employment equality. I grew up during a time where the KKK would pass out fliers with caricatures of effeminate gay men warning the public that people like that were vile, dangerous, and were a clear target of the Klan. Texas Republicans want to censor this history.

Fascism and transphobia are ALWAYS linked

Anti-feminism, anti-Semitism, homophobia, transphobia, xenophobia, and racism are THE entry points to fascism. Remember, the FIRST Nazi book-burning was the burning of books from a trans clinic. Given that, would it surprise you to know…

Your How-To Guide to Gender Critical Activism

Do you fear trans people and want to rationalize the simmering hate you feel? We here at the TransAdvocate have spent almost 2 decades debating and debunking anti-trans nonsense and we’ve learned a thing or…

If transgendering is a thing, then so is cisgendering

Anti-trans sex essentialist activists love to pretend that “transgender” is a verb for the same reason anti-gay activists like to pretend “gay” is also a verb. If being gay or trans is a mere matter…

Is Briscoe “Gun Nut” Cain a closet queen?

If you know anything about the queer community, you’re familiar with the stereotype of the closeted dude who lives a lie by pretending to be Mr. Manly Man. You know, the guy who can’t shut…