Posts Tagged Transgender Issues

TDOR

Let’s Push Solidarity Beyond the Safety Pin This TDOR

Since the election last week, many people have begun wearing symbolic safety pins in order to demonstrate solidarity and allyship with marginalized people. But, as Demetria Lucas D’Oyley writes for The Root, it’s “an empty gesture.”

Since the election last week, many people have begun wearing symbolic safety pins in order to demonstrate solidarity and allyship with marginalized people. But, as Demetria Lucas D’Oyley writes for The Root, it’s “an empty ...

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Moving Towards Liberation and Away from Criminalization

Back in August 2012, members of a wealthy Atlanta neighborhood joined the Midtown Ponce Security Alliance to lead a campaign against sex work in the city’s Midtown neighborhood. This racist and transphobic campaign was targeted directly at trans and gender non-conforming people, identified by the Alliance as “transvestite thugs.”

Back in August 2012, members of a wealthy Atlanta neighborhood joined the Midtown Ponce Security Alliance to lead a campaign against sex work in the city’s Midtown neighborhood. This racist and transphobic campaign was targeted directly at trans and ...

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. ...

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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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