Tag Archives: Transgender Issues

Daily Feminist Cheat Sheet

TweetCould the Golden Globes winners be any whiter? Speaking of which, could Washington D.C. get any whiter? (check out the photo after the jump, and you’ll see what I mean.) Tweet
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Watch Laverne Cox and Carmen Carrera school Katie Couric on the preoccupation with trans bodies

TweetWe can’t wait until Friday to give a Feminist Fuck Yeah shout-out to Laverne Cox and Carmen Carrera for their appearance on Katie Couric’s show yesterday. We didn’t think our crush on Laverne Cox could get any bigger, but just watch her school Couric on why the preoccupation with transition objectifies trans people and distracts from the real issues we should [...]
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CeCe McDonald will be released this month

Tweet Transgender activist CeCe McDonald is scheduled for early release from her 41 month prison sentence for manslaughter according to the Minnesota Department of Corrections. In the spring of 2011, McDonald and a group of friends, all of color, queer and allied, while walking to a 24 hour store were verbally accosted by a group [...]
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Daily Feminist Cheat Sheet

TweetCheck out WITNESS’s 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence Campaign, featuring videos on how to conduct interviews with sexual assault survivors. On the 56th anniversary of Rosa Parks’ refusal to give up her seat, meet the side of Parks they don’t teach you about: anti-rape organizer and investigator. Woman is forcibly sedated, forced to undergo [...]
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Gynecologists who treat men risk losing board certification

TweetIn a surprisingly regressive move, the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology has declared that OB/GYNs must only treat women if they plan on keeping board certification. Tweet
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