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.

A thirteen-year-old girl takes a surfing magazine to task for its portrayal of women in the sport.

Frozen is the highest-grossing animated film of all time.

Wealth inequality is as bad today as it was in the 1920s.

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

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Maya Dusenbery is executive director in charge of editorial at Feministing. She is the author of the forthcoming book Doing Harm: The Truth About How Bad Medicine and Lazy Science Leave Women Dismissed, Misdiagnosed, and Sick (HarperOne, March 2018). She has been a fellow at Mother Jones magazine and a columnist at Pacific Standard magazine. Her work has appeared in publications like Cosmopolitan.com, TheAtlantic.com, Bitch Magazine, as well as the anthology The Feminist Utopia Project. Before become a full-time journalist, she worked at the National Institute for Reproductive Health. A Minnesota native, she received her B.A. from Carleton College in 2008. After living in Brooklyn, Oakland, and Atlanta, she is currently based in the Twin Cities.

Maya Dusenbery is an executive director of Feministing and author of the forthcoming book Doing Harm on sexism in medicine.

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