The Most Transphobic Thing That Ever Happened…

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Oliver Lee Bateman examines one of the most transphobic moments in television history.

Gay Dudes, Can You Just Not?

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Parker Marie Molloy would like to remind the guys that throwing around the word “tranny” is right up there with throwing around the word _____.

Her Name is Elizabeth. It Used to Be Edward.

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JJ Vincent hopes that one day, the stigma the surrounds dating transwomen will be a thing of the past.

I Almost Witnessed a Hate Crime

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“I am a person of color and I am gay, and I live within a LGBTQ community that seems to not be able to reconcile that.”

What Real Men Talk About

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Justin Cascio talks to T Cooper, author of Real Man Adventures, about writing, crying, and being a real man.

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How I Landed in the Ring with Azealia Banks & Perez Hilton

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Janet Mock insists that if we’re going to call famous people out for their disparaging and abusive language, we need to call them all out, no matter what color or gender they are.

Litterbox Guarding

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Questioning someone’s right to be in a public restroom is a form of bullying.

Is President Obama a “Real Man”?

Is Sen. Rouzer a Real Man? Of course he is!

Joanna Schroeder doesn’t care if Senator Rouzer thinks President Obama sucks, she just wishes he wouldn’t use the term “Real Man” to exclude those he disagrees with from masculinity.

Everybody’s Trans: Gender Oppression Hurts All of Us

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The freedom of gender expression is not just a trans issue.

Pastor Sean Harris Advocates Beating Gay Kids

Tweet(Hat tip Womanist Musings.) Pastor Sean Harris, a small pile of slime that has crawled out of the primordial ooze and inexplicably chooses to call itself human, has a few wise words to share with people about the gender binary: “So your little son starts to act a little girlish when he is four years […]

Femmephobia: “Girls Are Gross” Writ Large

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Ozy Frantz explains the difference between fear and hatred of women, and the more common fear and hatred of anything feminine.

Virginia School District Full of Shit

Tweet(Hat tip to Kink on Tap) So! There is this school district in Virginia with an innovative plan to prevent gender- and sexuality-based bullying! Are they going to encourage acceptance of all genders and sexual orientations? Provide counselling and other support for bullied kids? Provide diversity and sensitivity training for people accused of bullying? No, […]

Bronies!

TweetI have recently begun watching My Little Pony, which is clearly BEST SHOW. But, unfortunately, I began watching it when I was at home with my parents for the holidays. My parents, while lovely people, carry around giant bags of kyriarchal assumptions all the time, and are also rather prone to superfluous geek-punching. Nevertheless, I […]

Social Justice 101 Part One: I Blame the Kyriarchy

TweetI have decided it has been entirely too long since I wrote a giant-ass series. (Yes, people in the back, I can hear you groaning.) In short, I now think it is time for a giant-ass series about my premises and ideas on social justice and gender egalitarianism. Part One: The Kyriarchy!

Horrifying Story of Assaulted Trans Man

TweetTrigger warning for the violent assault of a trans man. From Tumblr, we have this lovely story of a trans man, James Alexander, who was violently assaulted for being trans. (Warning: link contains pictures of his facial injuries. They’re harrowing.)

SNL’s Transphobic Punchline

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Adam Polaski clears the air about the “Estro-maxx” sketch on this week’s “SNL.” If it’s all equal-opportunity comedy, how come the LGBT community isn’t laughing?