Tag Archives: transphobia

The Golden Globes gave Jared Leto an award for playing a trans woman because Hollywood is terrible

TweetLast night Jared Leto won a Best Supporting Actor (the award for ladies is Best Supporting Actress, so this was in the dude category) for playing a trans woman. I have not seen Dallas Buyers Club, in which Leto plays Rayon, a trans woman with AIDS. I will not see Dallas Buyers Club because I [...]
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University official refuses to lend student a computer, says he looks “like a girl”

Tweet I wish this was surprising. Abdul Asquith, a senior at Florida Atlantic University, was refused use of a library laptop last Wednesday while he was trying to study. Tweet
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Video: Police violence targets the transgender community

Tweet Check out this great news report about how members of the trans community experience violence at the hands of the police (the video does show violence): Tweet
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The Feministing Five: E.J. Graff

TweetFor three decades, E.J. Graff has been writing about topics that are near and dear to our hearts here at Femininsting. Covering subjects like the social history of marriage to the harassment of teenage girls at the workplace, Graff’s writing is clear, approachable, and impressively informative. Lining up with the second month anniversary of DOMA’s repeal, Graff [...]
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Video: Italian politicians smooch for LGBTQI rights

Tweet Boy-on-boy and girl-on-girl kissing in the same of LGBTQI rights is a cliche by now, something activists like to experiment with and dabble in. But it’s still hot, especially, when it’s Italian-on-Italian kissing in support of legislation which would penalize homophobia and transphobia. Which, is why I’m posting this video of members of Italy’s [...]
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