CBS was recently criticized for airing an anti-abortion ad during the Super Bowl while refusing to sell ad time to a gay dating site. CBS’s repeated promotion of ugly stereotypes of transgender people show an obvious disregard for our community. When GLAAD gave the The New Adventures of Old Christine, I criticized them for looking the other way. I hope that they don’t do so this time. It’s time for CBS to stop making jokes on the backs of transgender people.
Transphobia? Only On CBS
Genital Checking, Bad ENDA Language, and NCTE Lobby Days
Recently I did an interview with Ethan St. Pierre of Transfm.org. You can listen to here: We discussed a post at the Bay Area Reporter titled "Leaders: ENDA will get House vote this month", specifically comments from the executive director…
Dr. Jillian T. Weiss Soon To Join Other Transgender Activists In The Wilderness
That's my opinion on where the good doctor is headed. In a recent post at Bilerico.com she said: "The incredibly unflappable Signorile asked about the failure of Congress to move on ENDA and DADT, and the President's failure to lead.…
The Curious Demands of the Womyn in the Woods: Unpacking the Statement of the Michigan Womyn’s Musical Festival
The Demands of Michfest's Lisa Vogel: A Response & a Good Faith Offer of Support By Emmagene Cronin The end of the 39th annual Michigan Womyn’s Music Festival (MWMF of Michfest) has arrived, and the trans community has been…
[UPDATED] Trigger Warning! Focus on the Family is coming to a theater near you!
A friend and I recently went to see the new Hobbit movie. The lights dimmed and imagine my surprise when the following movie preview flashed across the screen: My friend and I both gasped at the same time. This was…
Campus Free Speech and Sophistry
By M. A. Melby As an educator, it is my duty to give all students an opportunity to learn and to succeed. In service to this duty, Universities are legally required to maintain a non-hostile environment. I am also…