Tag Archives: transgender

Daily Feminist Cheat Sheet

TweetBy Katie and Veronica I mean, we already knew this, but it’s official: Transgender Equality Movement Will “Dismantle” Civilization, according to an op-ed in the Washington Times.  Why Marissa Alexander‘s supporters are petitioning for release and not a new trial. Pakistani Taliban say Malala has done ‘nothing’ to earn human rights prize. I’m pretty sure that’s [...]
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Daily Feminist Cheat Sheet

TweetBy Katie and Juliana New report illustrates obstacles for Trans immigrants Guilt, booze and teenage rape More than half of female doctors in Australia sexually harassed by patients Meet the Members of Congress who think they deserve to be paid during the government shutdown.  Fox News thinks all Latin@s eat tacos.  Michelle Rodriguez talks about [...]
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Quick Hit: DemocracyNow! on Chelsea Manning

TweetIf you don’t know DemocracyNow!, you should (and now you know). The radio and TV show, hosted by Amy Goodman and Juan González, consistently provides excellent news coverage of the most important, and often least reported stories, AND brings you the voices of great guests, AND provides transcripts of their shows, AND provides Spanish language [...]
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Transmilitary: meet the soldiers the military doesn’t want you to

TweetIt’s no wonder Chelsea Manning didn’t start transitioning while serving in the army. The institution make have gotten rid of Don’t Ask Don’t Tell, but it makes no bones about its exclusion of transgender people. In language that reflects its archaic and out of touch policies, The Department of Defense  lists the following as disqualifications [...]
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Quick Hit: Demanding the impossible

Tweet The Barnard Center for Research on Women recently released Impossibility Now, a video manifesto on critical trans politics made by the trans speaker, writer, law professor and organizer Dean Spade, with Basil Shadid. The video should be required watching for the entire world. We included this in last week’s Weekly Feminist Reader, but I wanted [...]
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