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Everyone, even fans, are appalled with Rupaul’s ‘shemale’ contest

in Kelli Busey/Media Watch

Everyone, except GLAAD that is Rupaul, the clown in pancake makeup has figured out a way to be even more obnoxious.  Perhaps he feels that he should fill the vacuum left by the passing of Fred Philps and become the country’s next most hated man? Maybe, but hardly anyone is enjoying his last promotional transphobic…

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Family of Colorado trans kid targeted by harassment hoax speaks up

in Cristan Williams/Featured

I’d like to introduce you to a 16 year old high school student who I’m going to refer to as “Jane Doe.” I’m calling her “Jane” because, after an ex-gay organization orchestrated an international smear campaign against her, numerous individuals have stated that she should be beaten and killed. Jane recently moved to a small…

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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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Neil Patrick Harris Sounds Like A Transphobe

in Featured/Marti Abernathey

I was alerted to a transphobic statement from Neil Patrick Harris. Trans Femmergy posted Neil Patrick Harris:  I’ve never sounded more like a tranny in my life.  She said: Nope. But ya do sound just like lots of other trans misogynist gay guys that don’t give two shits about the lives of trans women (Dan…

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When Ticked Off Gay Men Attack: Misogyny As A Knife

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Last week when I posted Tribeca Film Festival Promotes Exploitation of Transgender People, I never thought that the call to action would cause controversy within the GLBT community. As gudbuytjane said about the movie on her blog: I felt sick. I have seen the lives and even the deaths of trans people appropriated by cis…

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The G & The L Rises, T Sinks And Fails, And All Is AOK? BS!

in Vanessa Edwards Foster

“He who accepts evil without protesting against it is really cooperating with it.” — Martin Luther King Jr. Well it didn’t take long for responses to my last blog. One person wrote me privately saying she was disappointed I didn’t “understand” how “serious” the Pam’s House Blend controversy was and that I should’ve “come down…

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