Tag Archives: transgender

Happy Birthday, Marsha! Raising funds and visibility for trans women of color

Tweet If you had the chance to support a short film about two trans women of color whose bravery changed the course of history for LGBTQ people in the United States and globally, would you do it? Of course you would! Happy Birthday, Marsha! tells the story of legendary best friends, Marsha “Pay it No [...]
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#TransHealthcareNow: Why now is the time for the most vital form of trans inclusion

TweetConferences tend to be rather staid affairs that are rigidly structured by lovelessly adumbrated agendas. Pre-planned panels and speeches dominate those agendas. Thus, when someone goes off-script somehow, the results are bound to be fascinating. Last Thursday the Sylvia Rivera Law Project (SRLP) in New York City provided a happy off-ramp from the script of [...]
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Shattering the sexual skyhook: A review of Numenera’s Love and Sex in the Ninth World

TweetFor a genre made up of nothing but imagination, many roleplaying games (RPGs) have shown a startling lack of it when it comes to reimagining social relations. Instead of giving players something wild and new to sink their teeth into, the escapism has always had a rather reductive and puerile bend to it at its [...]
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In the Name of Our Humanity: The Failure of Tolerance for LGBTQ People

TweetThere’s been an instructive imbroglio flaring between a few men in the middle echelons of the American commentariat. The New York Times’ Ross Douthat wrote about the “terms of surrender” that he and other opponents of LGBT  marriage equality were currently negotiating against what he sees as gay rights’ relentless march, Slate’s Mark Joseph Stern [...]
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Quote of the Day: “Is this okay to say to a person?”

TweetDrawing on interviews with our own Jos and Feministing friend Janet Mock, Poynter has compiled nine useful tips for journalists writing about trans folks.  Tweet
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