Transgender & Intersex: March 2012


Queer Moms Rock: The 'Tiny Fists' Tour Hits the Road

Filed by Jessica Max Stein | March 31, 2012 | 12:00 PM | comments

Wednesday was the birthday of punk rock Riot Grrl cellist and new mom Madigan Shive, about to hit the road with fierce trans radical folkie Evan Greer, bringing their babies along on the "Tiny Fists" Tour!Read More


On Trans* Beauty Contestants

Filed by Mercedes Allen | March 29, 2012 | 6:30 PM | comments

I have to admit, as far as trans issues go, beauty pageants are way down my list of priorities. Miss Universe seems an alternate reality, in many ways. Read More


A Few (More) Words About Breasts

Filed by Paige Schilt | March 29, 2012 | 2:00 PM | comments

As a chronicler of queer family life, there are two topics I have studiously avoided: breastfeeding and my wife's chest surgery. It has not escaped my notice that both of these topics have to do with boobs.Read More


Venice Florida Votes Unanimously to Protect LGBT Community

Filed by Nadine Smith | March 28, 2012 | 6:30 PM | comments

Passage of the human rights ordinance during Tuesdays council meeting means those that work or live in the city will be protected from discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity and expression.Read More


Coming Out Trans: What Would You Do?

Filed by Nadine Smith | March 15, 2012 | 10:00 AM | comments

Friends of mine who are also members of Equality Florida were up North late last year visiting family when they stopped for a meal at a roadside diner. Behind their booth they could hear a woman berating her child for identifying as transgender.Read More


Santorum's Primary Wins: A Timely Caution

Filed by E. Winter Tashlin | March 14, 2012 | 1:00 PM | comments

I can't shake the knowledge of just how tenuous our place in American society really is. As queer/LGBT people, particularly of non-Abrahamic faith, the truth is that a great many of our countrymen and women would prefer to see us gone.Read More


Big Step Forward For MSNBC's Coverage of LGBT Rights, But...

Filed by Rebecca Juro | March 08, 2012 | 2:00 PM | comments

MSNBC took a big step when for the first time the network demonstrated that it understands the modern civil rights movement isn't entirely whether gays and lesbians can serve in the military or marry each other. Read More


President Obama: Sign The ENDA Executive Order

Filed by Dr. Jillian T. Weiss | March 07, 2012 | 9:30 AM | comments

President Obama is mulling over an ENDA Executive Order that would cover federal contractors, 22% of the US workforce, 26 million people, and applicable in non-ENDA states like Texas, Florida and Alabama. Time to sign!Read More