Tag Archives: transgender rights

New law requires California public schools to respect students’ gender identity

TweetCalifornia has already been proactive in fighting discrimination against trans folks – you may remember us talking about their ban on trans discrimination in healthcare. They also banned gender discrimination in schools. Lawmakers in the state have now taken steps to make sure that trans folks are not only safe from discrimination but given the [...]
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Daily Feminist Cheat Sheet

Tweet  Great photos from a camp for gender nonconforming boys and their parents. Justin Timberlake gives Take Back the Night a shout out, after unknowingly naming a song after them. 7 Mind Blowing Moments From Zimmerman Juror B37′s First Interview, Eric Ohena Lembembe, an LGBTI activist and journalist in Cameroon was tortured and killed. Apparently, [...]
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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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