Tag Archives: trans rights

Why The New Yorker’s piece on trans-exclusionary radical feminists was one-sided

TweetWriting in the Columbia Journalism Review, our own Jos Truitt has an excellent rundown of the myriad problems with Michelle Goldberg’s recent New Yorker piece on the conflict between trans-exclusionary radical feminists (TERFs) and trans women. As Jos explains, while purporting to offer a balanced take on the history, the piece was irresponsibly one-sided. Last week’s [...]
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Daily Feminist Cheat Sheet

Tweet Cecile Richards explains the global gag rule. The stoop isn’t the jungle. A helpful explainer of Title VII protections for trans people. “We think it is rape culture or gun violence that will define us as a fallen civilization. But it’s the indifference that will do us in.” Boy Meets World‘s lost episodes. Tweet
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How the media contributes to the state of emergency faced by the trans community

TweetA day after we cheered as Laverne Cox graced the cover of Time magazine last week, news broke that two trans women were viscously assaulted on the MARTA subway in Atlanta. One woman was stripped naked as onlookers failed to intervene to end their torment. They laughed, cheered, and captured video on their cell phones. It was that cell phone [...]
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Weekly Feminist Reader

Tweet A more diverse medical profession means better care for a diverse America. Five years after Dr. Tiller’s murder, abortion clinics remain at risk. The price of a sex-slave rescue fantasy. Are you shocked?  Google is overwhelmingly white and male. Tweet
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Update: Connecticut Department of Children & Families continues abuse of trans girl

Tweet We published a guest post on Monday from ACLU staff attorney Chase Strangio about a crisis in Connecticut social services and imprisonment. Chase wrote about a trans girl failed by a series of institutions from childhood: Tweet
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