Update: found here. I don’t know where this comic comes from, so I’m asking forgivness from its creator for putting it up without express permission. I’m happy to take it down if necessary, but wow, it hit me between the… Continue Reading

TDOR 2013

Here is this year’s post, which is also up at the Wisconsin Gazette. This was co-authored by Will Van Rosenbeek. International Transgender Day of Remembrance is a time to reflect on those who have been killed because of transphobia and… Continue Reading

Evon Young Will Be Remembered

If anyone ever thinks my remains might be in some garbage, please don’t look. This article is about the most heart-breaking thing I have ever read, and all I could think about was his mom or cousins or whoever it… Continue Reading

Transgender Day of Remembrance 2012

Here’s what I’ve got this year: I want this day to go the fuck away. Not because it’s not valuable and intentional and useful. It is all of those things. It serves a useful function. It helps people understand the… Continue Reading

GLAAD Series on TDOR

GLAAD today began a series of blog posts about Transgender Day of Remembrance which is being observed on Sunday, November 20. There is a great list of TDOR events on the official page, created by Ethan St. Pierre: http://www.transgenderdor.org/. GLAAD… Continue Reading

Not Tragic, Just Trans

It seems whenever there’s a profile or personal narrative of a trans person in mainstream media it has to be somehow tragic. And I’m so over it. Because I think we’re amazing. What a cool and much overdue piece about… Continue Reading

This TDOR: Why Not “Tranny”?

& To close this year’s Trasngender Day of Remembrance, a note from Mara Keisling of NCTE on what the day means, why not “tranny,” and what next: The Day of Remembrance, which we commemorate tomorrow, is a time of mourning… Continue Reading

TLGB Orgs Unite for TDOR

I’m really pleased to see this group of organizations sign on to the same statement. It’s not every day we see any kind of unity in the trans community. New York, NY, November 19, 2010 – Today the National Center… Continue Reading

Not Brandon’s Nebraska

For this year’s Transgender Day of Remembrance, I wanted to highlight this story out of Lincoln, NE, and one aspect of it in particular. For many, the word “transgender” calls to mind the murder of Brandon Teena in Humboldt in… Continue Reading

RIP Chanel Larkin

I just received some sad news from Michael Munson of FORGE about a local woman who was killed in Milwaukee not even two weeks ago. Chanel (Dana A. Larkin) was murdered on May 7, 2010. The person who killed her… Continue Reading