NYT Gets Tipton Wrong

The NYT reviwed Nellie McKay’s show about Billy Tipton. The title of the review is “Exploring a Jazzman and Gender Identity” which is all well & good, but the subtitle, “Nellie McKay Plays the Drag King Billy Tipton at 54… Continue Reading

UCBoulder Call for Workshops

The good folks at University of Colorado @ Boulder are gearing up for their next TRANSforming Gender conference – to be held in March 2015 – and are accepting workshop proposals until the end of this month.  

SOFFA Jill Soloway

Jill Soloway just gave an acceptance speech that was awesome in recognizing Leelah Alcorn, all the trans people who die too young, her parent/moppa, and the larger trans community. Kick ASS. Go cis allies! 8:40PM, Edited to add– Jeffrey Tambour… Continue Reading

Afterword: Partners

So, partners, I’m finishing up an Afterword for a book of writings by us, and what I want to know is this: What is it essential that I mention? What are the things that no one ever says about us?… Continue Reading

Emma Holten’s Consent

Here’s a smart piece about consent and revenge porn, in which a woman who was a victim of it decided to get new photos taken & publish them herself in order to establish her own agency & autonomy. She doesn’t… Continue Reading

Great New Resource for Grief

There’s a new PDF up at FORGE’s site for self care in the aftermath of a tragedy. It’s got some great stuff, including the immediate list of self care (am I eating? sleeping? have i relaxed?) as well as ways… Continue Reading

#LeelahsLaw Against Reparative Therapy

Go, sign it. California was the first state to make it illegal. Let’s get the rest to do as well.