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Revictimized In Death

in Autumn Sandeen/Featured/Media Watch

Dehumanization of murdered trans women seems to be the norm these days. No matter how many times GLAAD and trans activists reach out to teach journalists how not to revictimize murdered trans women — especially trans women of color — there always seems to be a “next time.” A new example of a “next time”…

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The Indigo Girls, The Bigotry Of The MWMF WBW Policy, And Peaceful Action

in Autumn Sandeen/Community Activism

As Cristan Williams pointed out in her recent Transadvocate piece Michigan Womyn’s Music Festival, segregation against trans women has been occurring at that festival for a very, very long time. Over the years, many intra-LGBT community allies of trans women have spoken out against the policy — including the Lesbians for Justice in 1992, the…

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Why A Trans Rights Bill Is Needed In Canada

in Featured/Monica Roberts

Liberal MP Dr.Hedy Fry and NDP MP Randall Peterson just introduced Bills C-276 and C-279 a few days ago in the Conservative majority dominated Parliament. Why did they do so?   Because it’s clear that the Great White North and the trans people who live inside its borders need that human rights coverage. A blatant…

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