Tag Archives: transgender rights

Quote of the Day: “Motherhood and fatherhood are not binaries”

TweetI really love this piece by Jennifer Finney Boylan, who has spent six years parenting her children as a dad, followed by 12 years as a mom after her transition. I was especially moved by this section: I understand the reluctance many people have to play down the importance of gender, or for that matter, biology, in [...]
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For queer and trans people of color, the NYPD is the literal fashion police

TweetEd. note: This is a guest post from Verónica Bayetti Flores. Verónica is the Assistant Director of the Civil Liberties and Public Policy program (CLPP) at Hampshire College. She has worked to increase access to contraception and abortion, fought for paid sick leave, demanded access to safe public space for queer youth of color, and helped to [...]
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Trans allyship within GLAAD

TweetEd. note: I’m off this week. The wonderful Tobias Rodriguez is filling in for me. Tobias originally hails from Texas and now lives in New York where he works in social media at a reproductive health organization. At the GLAAD media awards last week, and again this weekend on the Melissa Harris-Perry show, GLAAD announced that they [...]
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Total(ly awesome, trans rights) frat move

TweetThe Emerson College chapter of Phi Alpha Tau definitely wins my (highly prestigious) award for Best Frat Ever. The brothers have raised over $8,100 for a gender-confirming surgery for member Donnie Collins. It’s inexcusable that Donnie’s insurance refused to cover his procedure, and many people don’t have supportive institutions to turn to when money is [...]
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Open letter to Elizabeth Warren on a prisoner’s right to medical transition

TweetDear Elizabeth Warren, It’s been a long time since I’ve been as excited about a political candidate as I am about you. You speak truth about income inequality in a way that is clear, honest, and heartfelt. At this point it scares me to trust a politician, but I believe you will do good work. [...]
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