Tag Archives: trans rights

How the Connecticut Department of Children & Families is failing a trans girl of color

TweetEditor’s note: This is a guest contribution from Chase Strangio. Chase is a Staff Attorney with the LGBT & AIDS Project of the American Civil Liberties Union and the co-founder of the Lorena Borjas Community Fund. Jessica* is a 16 year-old transgender girl. She has been in and out of the foster care and juvenile [...]
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Daily Feminist Cheat Sheet

Tweet Gorgeous new video from Tribe Called Red featuring modern depictions of indigenous women. In memory of Karyn Washington, founder for “For Brown Girls,” who committed suicide this week. Trans girl teen held in Connecticut adult men’s prison without charges. DOJ releases guidance on VAWA protections for trans survivors of sexual violence.   Tweet
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Hang out with Janet Mock!

TweetThe Piers Morgan-crushing, New York Times bestselling Janet Mock wants to hang out with you! Today at 3pm ET, Mock will host a Google Hangout reading and conversation on her new book,┬áRedefining Realness, “a love story about revealing your true self, the first memoir from a young trans woman.” You can join up here. If [...]
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Tweet“The games have always been a little gay.” First queer arrests in Sochi. Trans and sex workers rights activist Monica Jones targeted by police, arrested for protesting. Janet Mock is on the cover of MetroWeekly. Check out Feministing staff’s activism in Policy Mic’s list of 23 feminist digital campaigns. “Bill Cosby has done great things [...]
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Daily Feminist Cheat Sheet

TweetCompiled by Juliana and Alexandra Argentina has some of the most trans friendly legislation in the world. But how does that play out in real life? Letters from a YSI jail. Descendants of runaway slaves in Brazil are still fighting for the right to live peacefully on their land. Suey Park on Citizen Radio! How [...]
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