Daily Feminist Cheat Sheet: Transgender Day of Visibility Edition

trans and proud buttonHappy International Transgender Day of Visibility!

The second annual Trans 100 list was announced yesterday at an event in Chicago. You can catch the livestream, which included a keynote by rockstar Laverne Cox, here. The official list with bios of these inspiring activists will be released on Wednesday.

Activist and model Geena Rocero became the first out trans speaker at TED and launched a new global advocacy and awareness campaign called Gender Proud along with several LGBTQ organizations.

Autostraddle rounds up 15 ways to support the trans community–from reading trans bloggers to donating to trans organizations.

In other news…

We’re excited to announce we’re working with Studio Rodrigo for the Feministing #TimesTen redesign! We can’t wait to show you their work.

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A survivor speaks out: “Dear Harvard: I am writing to let you know that I give up.”

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Maya Dusenbery is an Executive Director in charge of Editorial at Feministing. Maya has previously worked at NARAL Pro-Choice New York and the National Institute for Reproductive Health and was a fellow at Mother Jones magazine. She graduated with a B.A. from Carleton College in 2008. A Minnesota native, she currently lives, writes, edits, and bakes bread in Atlanta, Georgia.

Maya Dusenbery is an Executive Director of Feministing in charge of Editorial.

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