Tag Archives: transfeminism

Nowhere for trans women to hide: What Bill Simmons’ apology gets right and so very wrong

TweetFreelance journalist Caleb Hannan’s Grantland feature on the reclusive inventor of a golf club, which I wrote about earlier this week, caused a dam to break online; the inventor he researched against her will, Essay Anne Vanderbilt, was a trans woman who had—allegedly—lied about her educational credentials. Despite a pledge on Hannan’s part to write [...]
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Thank you Thursdays: Laverne Cox talks gender justice in new interview

TweetOrange Is the New Black actress Laverne Cox has a fabulous interview over at The Nation that’s really worth checking out, and it made me think of how thankful I am for her current presence in the spotlight. She tackles several issues, but I really love what she has to say on gender justice: Rather [...]
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Mind the gap: September is Abortion Access Month

TweetThis post has been co-written by Eesha Pandit and Verónica Bayetti Flores. What does it really take to get an abortion in America? September is Abortion Access Month, and an important time to think about this question. As it turns out, it takes quite a bit to get an abortion in this country, and as [...]
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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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CLPP 2011: Transfeminisms

Tweetexplores trans and gender justice activism, reproductive rights, feminism, and the connections between our movements. How does transmysogyny affect all of our communities? How can we build strong connections among trans communities? Panelists will discuss their experiences with community building, movement building, representation, connecting with allies, and infusing gender justice into our understanding of feminisms. [...]
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