Transgender & Intersex: August 2013


NY Times: Army Must Provide Trans-Inclusive Healthcare

Filed by John M. Becker | August 30, 2013 | 10:00 AM | comments

"[The Army] should give Private Manning appropriate medical care and safe but not unduly isolated housing, which should be available for all transgender prisoners."Read More


Fox Plays 'Dude (Looks Like A Lady)' in Manning Teaser

Filed by John M. Becker | August 27, 2013 | 12:00 PM | comments

On today's broadcast of the Fox News show "Fox & Friends," the network played Aerosmith's song "Dude (Looks Like a Lady)" during a teaser for an upcoming segment about Chelsea Manning.Read More

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Chris Hayes & the Tunnel Vision of the Elites

Filed by Rebecca Juro | August 25, 2013 | 11:30 AM | comments

I want to be grateful that the media is reporting that the anti-LGBT laws in Russia don't end with how they affect gays and lesbians since transgender Russians are every bit as much a target of those laws, but I can't.Read More

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Chelsea Manning, Identity Control & Government Violence

Filed by Drew Cordes | August 22, 2013 | 6:30 PM | comments

On the morning Chelsea Manning was sentenced, the U.S. Army released a private photo of her presenting as female. Today, she publicly articulated her desire to transition. The timing speaks volumes.Read More

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A Cis Guy's Perspective on #fuckcispeople

Filed by E. Winter Tashlin | August 19, 2013 | 4:00 PM | comments

There's been much discussion about whether or not #fuckcispeople was "useful" from an activism standpoint, which seems to me to miss the point.Read More

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Russian Vigilantes Film Vicious Trans Bashing

Filed by John M. Becker | August 19, 2013 | 9:00 AM | comments

A gang of Russian bullies recently posted a video that shows them viciously beating a trans woman. Read More


Frank Schubert Mocks Gender Identity

Filed by John M. Becker | August 15, 2013 | 10:00 AM | comments

Frank Schubert, the anti-equality activist who ran the campaign to pass Proposition 8, doesn't have much use for gender identity either.Read More

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Think 'Cisgender' Is a New Word? Think Again

Filed by Bil Browning | August 13, 2013 | 11:45 AM | comments

I've never understood the faux outrage from some gays and lesbians about the word "cisgender."Read More

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Open Trans Service: Not If, But When

Filed by Guest Blogger | August 12, 2013 | 4:00 PM | comments

Don't tell me that trans people cannot serve. We do serve, and we serve with honor!Read More

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Bil & Drew Solve Everything: Ze/Hir & Genderqueers

Filed by Drew Cordes | August 07, 2013 | 4:00 PM | comments

After contributor Drew Cordes expressed some insecurity about personal pronoun usage on Facebook, Bilerico Project Benevolent Overlord Bil Browning voiced some opinions - as well as some confusion.Read More