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April 3, 2008 ·

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Destigmatization Versus Coverage and Access: The Medical Model of Transsexuality

In recent years, the GLB community has been more receptive to (and even energized in) assisting the transgender community, but regularly asks what its needs are. One that is often touted is the “complete depathologization of Trans identities” (quoting from…
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IFGE Bound and Tied Up

First off, I wanted to post that I've not posted for a while because I've been working on the site design, and doing political work. This week I'm in Tucson, Arizona  for the annual IFGE conference. I'll be posting youtube…
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I'll be at the White House next week reporting for the Transadvocate, a newly designated news site

  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…
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Sex Essentialism: TERF patriarchy and smelly vaginas

TERFs battle over who has the correct vaginal odor in order to determine female validity. I've noted many times that while Trans Exclusionary Radical Feminists (TERFs) like to speak on behalf of Radical Feminism, the type of so-called "gender critical feminism"…
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You Don't Know Jack or Barack

Last month the Advocate ran an article titled "Gay Is The New Black?: The Last Great Civil Rights Struggle". Today Joe Solmonese and other gay rights advocates have expressed outrage at the choice of Pastor Rick Warren. But not every…
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Be Good or You WILL BE Degraded, TRANNY!

Sometimes the intersection of two seemingly unconnected stories come together to show how little respect for trans people there is and how transition/surgery are treated as luxuries, not medically necessary. Many people will argue that transgender prisoners do not "deserve" treatment for GID in…
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