Phyllis Frye: Lifetime Achievement Award

America’s first out trans judge Phyllis Frye (she was the first out trans judge to be sworn in, in America) just recently won the Lifetime Achievement Award. The award was given at the Transgender Foundation of America‘s…

Revisiting ‘the fallacy of cis privilege, again.’

I’ve noticed that TERFs tend to lie. Like, a lot. As in, metric tons of BS. TERFs far and wide are currently gnashing their collective teeth over the reality that their hate-fest conference (#RadFem2013) was booted from…

TransAdvocate Polling Results

Last month we asked TAers how they felt about non-binary expressions of gender. One of the favorite RadFem (TERF) memes they like to propagate is that trans folk are the embodiment of the patriarchy since because their lived experience proves that they…

Einstein’s Fabulous Footwear

  No, it’s not ‘shopped. From what I’ve been able to gather, Einstein didn’t value clothing norms; he instead wore what felt comfortable. It’s well known that he hated wearing socks and had foot problems….

Reality Check: Fallon Fox and the Transgender Advantage

  Those in her corner cite studies that show that testosterone production is diminished by several years of estrogen therapy, while adversaries contend that those studies are flawed, and that she has an unfair advantage…

Michigan Womyn’s Music Festival

Most of the Womyn that come to fest really don’t care whether you’re straight or not as long as your not trans. – D.M., Festival Supporter, July 4, 2012 It’s been 23 years since the…

Turn Your Profile Pic Red?

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…