Posts Tagged Transgender Issues

Governor Deal

The differing responses to anti-LGBT laws in Georgia & North Carolina

Georgia Governor Nathan Deal announced Monday that he will veto HB757, Georgia’s version of a so-called “Religious Freedom” bill. Let’s be honest, he did this because everyone was looking at Georgia and major corporations threatened to boycott. The reaction to a bigoted law in North Carolina at around the same time has been very different, though.

Georgia Governor Nathan Deal announced Monday that he will veto HB757, Georgia’s version of a so-called “Religious Freedom” bill. Let’s be honest, he did this because everyone was looking at Georgia and major corporations threatened to boycott. ...

Elena Long does physics with what looks like a freeze ray.

New report shows need to improve working conditions for LGBT physicists

In a new report about the climate for LGBT people in physics released yesterday, over one third of respondents said they considered leaving their school or workplace in the past year, a number that correlated with experiences of harassment and discrimination.

In a new report about the climate for LGBT people in physics released yesterday, over one third of respondents said they considered leaving their school or workplace in the past year, a number that correlated with experiences ...

Chelsea Manning

ACLU files brief as the military continues to harm Chelsea Manning’s health

Last night, the ACLU filed an opposition brief in the case of Chelsea Manning’s medical care. The military finally began providing Manning hormones at the beginning of this year, but they are still requiring her to follow male grooming standards.

Last night, the ACLU filed an opposition brief in the case of Chelsea Manning’s medical care. The military finally began providing Manning hormones at the beginning of this year, but they are still ...

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On contemporary sports culture: “protecting” women by policing them

Sexism operates under three assumptions: there are only two biological sexes, biological sex determines gender identity, and gender identity determines gender expression. Sports culture cultivates all three assumptions in a type of cultural maintenance.

Sexism operates under three assumptions: there are only two biological sexes, biological sex determines gender identity, and gender identity determines gender expression. Sports culture cultivates all three assumptions in a type of cultural maintenance.

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No, trans activism isn’t threatening the mission of women’s colleges

Last week, Monica Potts wrote a piece in The New Republic initially entitled “Trans Activism is Threatening Women’s Colleges’ Mission: Campus fights to erase references to women are indistinguishable from old-school misogyny” and then, after lots of pushback, changed to: “Why Women’s Colleges Still Matter in the Age of Transactivism.” 

Last week, Monica Potts wrote a piece in The New Republic initially entitled “Trans Activism is Threatening Women’s Colleges’ Mission: Campus fights to erase references to women are indistinguishable from old-school misogyny” and then, after lots ...

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