Tag: Pam’s House Blend

Trading Away Public Accommodations in Maryland

April 9, 2011 ·

There's bickering over at Pam's House Blend about a statement made by Jenna Fischetti in her public testimony to the Senate in Maryland. She said "Never in the history of transgender-specific legislation has any state gone back and added a public accommodation only provision when there is already an existing law," in the argument over the truthfulness of Fischetti's statement, a very important point gets lost.  Sandeen states: "Well, I am sorry I got the facts wrong. And I do, without reservation,… Read more.

Super Secret Lesbian Barista At Pam’s House Blend and The Trans Lunch Counter Sit-in

January 15, 2011 ·

Kathleen, a transwoman and commenter on Pam's House Blend (PHB), asked a very compelling question: "It's hard to justify pushing for national orgs to focus all their resources on marriage & no such push for basic employment rights in the same state." She was referencing states like Wisconsin, Massachusetts, Nevada, New Hampshire, Hawaii, Maryland, Delaware, and New York that have basic employment protections for gays and lesbians but do not protect transgender people. With that in mind, Kathleen's questioning of a… Read more.

Blog Of Shame: Sockpuppets and The Politics of Personal Destruction

January 8, 2011 ·

Autumn Sandeen's latest "expose" over at Pam's House Blend is about activist and blogger Ashley Love. She states her reason for this post is that: "However, I can't help but feel that Ashley Love's pattern of writing derogatory and defamatory commentary needs to be exposed to the light of day. It seems to me that her views are outlier viewpoints, and she's too much of a public figure -- both in and out of trans community -- to ignore what… Read more.