Tag Archives: Trans Activism

The Feministing Five: Justice for Jane

TweetAs Feministing has covered and continues to cover, the State of Connecticut is currently holding a 16-year-old trans Latina girl in prison under the ridiculous claim that there is no better place for her. She has been in prison for nearly 100 days, yet she has not been convicted of any crime. 16 year old [...]
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The heartbreaking duality of transgender issues in the US

Tweet Looking back at the end of Pride month 2014, we’ve seen some incredible advances in transgender rights. With increasing anti-discrimination protections and expansion of basic healthcare rights to trans people, a lot of my own federal policy agenda for trans folks is getting met. At the same time, four trans women of color were [...]
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Weekly Feminist Reader

Tweet More on Maya Angelou’s funeral. Good news: the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled against an Arizona law that restricted the use of abortion-inducing medications. Kiera Wilmot, the school-to-prison pipeline, and the consequences of criminalizing school discipline. The women reporters who covered World War II. Tweet
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Weekly Feminist Reader

Tweet What’s implicit bias? These eight young black men describe how they live with it at school. Cheers Diane Humetewa! The Senate has confirmed the first Native American woman as a federal judge. “There’s a reason survivors choose not to go to the police, and that’s because they’re treated as the criminals.” New infographics on the (il)legality [...]
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Weekly Feminist Reader

Tweet Consent, the mixtape:  ”To say that love is the overriding theme of pop music is misleading.” A step by step of what the Hobby Lobby / personhood Supreme Court case really means. Poverty and fatherhood in Camden, New Jersey. A portrait of trans artists changing the landscape of contemporary art.  Tweet
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