Transgender & Intersex: July 2012


Transmen Exchange Vows in Illinois

Filed by Betty Greene Salwak | July 27, 2012 | 3:00 PM | comments

Last month I had the great pleasure of attending the wedding of someone I had known since he was little. This wedding was probably a once-in-a-lifetime event for me. It was the exchange of vows between two transmen. Read More

The New York Times Is Hopeless On Trans Issues, Again

Filed by Dr. Jillian T. Weiss | July 25, 2012 | 2:30 PM | comments

That trashy tabloid, the New York Times, has come out with yet another broadside against transgender people in an article today, "For Money, Or Just to Strut, Living Out Loud on a Transgender Runway."Read More


Future of the Movement: A Discussion

Filed by Dr. Jillian T. Weiss | July 24, 2012 | 4:00 PM | comments

My friend Carl Siciliano, of the Ali Forney Center for Homeless LGBT Youth, and I joined Andy Humm and Ann Northrup to discuss the future of the movement. Read More


The Effect of Class on Gender

Filed by Drew Cordes | July 22, 2012 | 1:00 PM | comments

I'm finally fulfilled in my gender identity, and it was a long, arduous, process of intense personal confrontation. However, I can't ignore that my class and race (and the privilege inherent in each) made that confrontation possible.Read More


Interview with 'What's Normal Anyway?' Creator Morgan Boecher

Filed by E. Winter Tashlin | July 18, 2012 | 1:30 PM | comments

Morgan Boecher is the creative talent behind 'What's Normal Anyway?,' a semi-autobiographical webcomic about the life of Mel, a young queer guy juggling life, college, and his own journey of self discovery and medical transition from female to male. Read More

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Trans Marriage, Parenting & Youth at This Year's Trans Law Institute

Filed by Dr. Jillian T. Weiss | July 09, 2012 | 2:30 PM | comments

It's another beautiful summer, and time for our third annual Transgender Law institute at the National LGBT Bar Association's Lavender Law Conference and Career Fair. More importantly, it's a great deal of fun getting together with colleagues once a year to make air kisses and compare notes. Read More


The Murky Future of a Partner's Transition

Filed by E. Winter Tashlin | July 08, 2012 | 11:30 AM | comments

As his medical transition comes closer, I find that there's something that scares me more than the incipient roller-coaster ride of second puberty: the uncertainty of who he'll be when this is all over.Read More

Tonight On The Rebecca Juro Show: Tobi Hill-Meyer

Filed by Rebecca Juro | July 05, 2012 | 4:00 PM | comments

Tonight on the show we're talking to trans woman, filmmaker and Bilerico Project contributor Tobi Hill-Meyer. Tobi's latest film project is "Doing It Agan: In Depth," a documentary which examines the sexuality of trans women and their relationships.Read More


On Persecution Complexes & Rage

Filed by Mercedes Allen | July 02, 2012 | 11:30 AM | comments

We need to challenge the ideology, not the ideologue. And we need to break the cycle that is used to justify our oppression by refusing to validate it. Be angry, but act smartly.Read More