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Serious media fail on transgender youth

TweetGod, I fucking hate the media: This is the rhetoric that dominates the news around trans issues, like 11-year old Tammy Lobel whose parents allowed her to take hormone blockers. This is why we live in a transphobic and cisnormative society. That is all. Tweet
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Quick Hit: On teets, tots and spats

TweetOur own Jessica Valenti has a must-read about how shaming women who can’t or don’t want to breastfeed — and choose to use formula — is really fucking problematic (something she’s experienced recently): I support breastfeeding women – long before I had my daughter I was blogging about the heinous lack of resources for breastfeeding [...]
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Holy Hypocrite of the Day: Gov. Tim Pawlenty

TweetMaya calls Minnesota Governor Tim Pawlenty out on his blatant hypocrisy this week — apparently the governor has turned down a $850,000 federal grant for sex education in the name of “striving to find ways to stop” health care reform in his state. The thing is, Timmy boy has no problems whatsoever accepting a health [...]
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