Tag Archives: Transgender Issues

Charts of the Day: This is what cisprivilege looks like

TweetThe Transadvocate has put together a few illuminating if disheartening charts showing that  trans folks are too frequently the subject of employer discrimination and unemployment, despite having more education than their cis counterparts. Chart one, from a survey performed by the National Center for Transgender Equality and the National Gay and Lesbian Task Force, shows that transgender [...]
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Weekly Feminist Reader

Tweet 50 years ago, today. The stigma of loving transgender women. “When people say women of color, am I included in that equation?” Urban Outfitters #fail. This is exceptionalism we don’t need. One classroom, two genders. Hollywood’s “sassy black lady” problem. What Scandal gets right, and wrong. 9/11 and communities of color. Aziz Ansari, Boom. [...]
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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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This Week in Feminism South of the Border

TweetImage translation: “While some breathe in, others expire.” Photo cred For those of us who have family, friends and ties beyond borders, and those of us who care about global feminism, here’s a few tidbits on what our allies south of the border are up to. Guyana’s Chief Justice rules that “cross-dressing in a public [...]
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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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