Giving Thanks

Here is the day of giving thanks, and I know so many of you are exhausted or disgusted or both, but I feel so profoundly appreciative despite my sadness and frustration and honestly, my outright expectation of gloom, that I… Continue Reading

27 Trans Deaths in the US in 2017 #saytheirnames #tdor

I’ve been seeing a lot of different numbers for this year’s death roll for TDOR, most of them ending with 24. The actual number is 28. There are 27 here on this list. One of the people who seems to… Continue Reading

Guest Author: Jolie Laide on TDOR

This is a guest post by my friend Jolie Laide, who blogs at Dances With Gender. Today is Transgender Day of Remembrance — an occasion that honestly I have very mixed feelings about. Not that we shouldn’t remember our dead.… Continue Reading

“These stories are true.”

I’ve been thinking all day about Louis CK’s statement not just because I like him but because he admitted that he thought asking first made it okay. “At the time, I said to myself that what I did was okay… Continue Reading

Election 2017: #theresistanceistrans

We are up to 7 Transgender Candidates Elected! Danica Roem was elected to the Virginia House of Delegates. Her adversary consistently misgendered her, but when asked how she felt about Bob, she said, “I don’t attack my constituents. Bob is my… Continue Reading

State of the Trans by NCTE