Transgender Lobby Week

May 14, 2007 ·

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Off to lobby Congress! I’m not sure how much I’ll blog, but I plan on having audio and video to put up at some point, depending on where I can connect and upload from 🙂

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Words Mean Things: You’ve Been Transgendered!

When I hear "This is my friend _____ , she's transgendered", I cringe. It may seem innocuous, but using the word "transgendered" indicates that being transgender is something you have done to you. Imagine someone saying "this is my friend…
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The Ghost of Chris Crain: Gayjacking the Hate Crimes Bill

When Chris Crain left his position at Window Media, I thought the voice of "transjack" was dead. I couldn't have been more wrong. Today the Washington Blade published an op-ed by a long time Democratic gay activist and Washington D.C.…
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Thin Mint Morality Wars: The Girl Scout Cookie Boycott

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Hair does not make the woman, Sarah Ditum

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  1. Hey Marti- I *finally* did not do the ‘get 5 hours sleep before running up to the Hill’ routine!