Tag Archives: transphobia

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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More thoughts on Mister Cee, sexuality, and hip hop culture

Tweet I’m still thinking about DJ Mister Cee. He recently did a PSA in which he speaks openly (and more confidently) about his sexuality and decision to share his journey publicly. In it, he says: The decision I made this week to open up about my sexuality has definitely been the most difficult thing that [...]
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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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Weekly Feminist GIF

TweetWHEN THE MAJORITY OF MAINSTREAM REPORTING ON CHELSEA MANNING’S ANNOUNCEMENT OF HER PREFERRED NAME AND PRONOUN USES HER BIRTH-ASSIGNED NAME AND PRONOUN. via. (My reaction could not be contained in one GIF.) Tweet
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