Tag Archives: Trans Activism

Video: Conversations on prison abolition with Reina Gossett and Dean Spade

Tweet Have you been thinking about prison abolition, but have some questions about its practical applications beyond the seemingly-far-away dream of a prison-free world? Do you have questions about what it means to work towards prison abolition in your daily life? Have you been wondering about the intersections of prison abolition and trans liberation? Then this amazing video series at the Barnard Center for Research and Women featuring conversations between Reina Gossett and Dean Spade is [...]
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Today: Celebrate Trans Day of Action and join the fight for LGBTQ liberation

TweetThis has been a big week for the LGBTQ community. The Supreme Court’s rulings on DOMA and California’s Proposition 8 were hallmark decisions that we’ll look to for years to come as pivotal moments in the movement for equal rights. And yet, as many of us that work for justice beyond equality know, there is [...]
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On trans issues within feminism and strengthening the movement’s gender analysis

TweetI’ve taken some time away from blogging while I’ve been in grad school, and it’s given me an opportunity for some perspective on the feminist blogosphere. I started working at Feministing in 2009 with a goal of centering trans issues within feminism. I think the oppression trans folks face, particularly the extreme marginalization and violence aimed [...]
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Quick Hit: 100 Amazing trans* Americans you should know

TweetEd. note: This is a guest post from Tobias Rodriguez. Tobias originally hails from Texas and now lives in New York where he works in social media at a reproductive health organization. Last week, on the International Trans Day of Visibility, We Happy Trans and This is HOW honored 100 trans* Americans. The launch event was also cosponsored by Chicago [...]
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Trans allyship within GLAAD

TweetEd. note: I’m off this week. The wonderful Tobias Rodriguez is filling in for me. Tobias originally hails from Texas and now lives in New York where he works in social media at a reproductive health organization. At the GLAAD media awards last week, and again this weekend on the Melissa Harris-Perry show, GLAAD announced that they [...]
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