Tag Archives: Trans Activism

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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Actually, trans people are still labeled as “disordered” in the DSM-V

TweetOn December 3, a lot of the internet, including this site, got very excited that the fifth edition of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-V), which is used by mental health professional and folks in related fields, no longer labeled trans people as “disordered.” This would be a great win to celebrate. [...]
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Video: Janet Mock and Isis King on media representations of trans women

TweetWatch this: (The video is closed captioned). So good right? I especially love the way diversity of opinion on language is represented as both personal and political. Janet and Isis rock. Tweet
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Girl Talk: A Trans & Cis Woman Dialogue

Tweet I am ridiculously excited to announce that I’ll be participating in this year’s Girl Talk: A Trans & Cis Woman Dialogue. Here’s the info about the show: Queer cisgender women and queer transgender women are allies, friends, support systems, lovers, and partners to each other. Trans and cis women are allies to each other [...]
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“Work It” Cancelled After Two Shows

TweetABC’s entertainment chief must have experienced the world’s most rapid education over the weekend. Although just last week he publicly declared that he didn’t “get” complaints made by transgender people about the network’s new sitcom “Work It”, it seems that media activists, critics, and a disgruntled general public somehow made him see the light- The [...]
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