Transgender & Intersex: September 2013

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Where Have All The Femmes Gone?

Filed by Tobi Hill-Meyer | September 25, 2013 | 12:30 PM | comments

I keep looking at the femme trans guys I know, or the trans guys that were femmes, or the femmes who use gender neutral pronouns, or the femmes who are trans women. You might see diversity and power of community, but I don't.Read More


Trans Homecoming Queen Heartbroken by Hateful Backlash

Filed by John M. Becker | September 24, 2013 | 3:30 PM | comments

Cassidy Lynn Campbell -- the trans teen who made headlines when her classmates voted her homecoming queen -- is being targeted by vicious online bullies. Let's show her some love instead.Read More

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Russian Lawyer Comes Out as Trans, Bi To Protest Law

Filed by John M. Becker | September 16, 2013 | 11:45 AM | comments

One of Russia's top human rights lawyers has come out as a bisexual trans woman to protest the country's anti-LGBT crackdown. "I couldn't just sit there and do nothing," she said.Read More


Trans Inclusion at the DNC: A History

Filed by Guest Blogger | September 11, 2013 | 11:30 AM | comments

The Democratic Party has come a long way since 2000, when Minnesota's Jane Fee became the first out trans delegate to the DNC. How times have changed!Read More

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Frank Schubert's Next Target: CA's Trans Student Bill

Filed by Karen Ocamb | September 09, 2013 | 11:00 AM | comments

Frank Schubert's anti-trans referendum could become the stealth initiative of 2014, drawing conservative Republican money to try to leverage and regain power in California.Read More

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Asking About Hormones & Surgery Without Being Rude

Filed by Tobi Hill-Meyer | September 08, 2013 | 3:30 PM | comments

It's clear that many people aren't sure how to ask about hormones and surgery without being rude, so here is a quick guide to help navigate those questions.Read More

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Harlem's LGBTQ Residents: A Community At Risk

Filed by Rev Irene Monroe | September 06, 2013 | 12:45 PM | comments

Long-term residents of Harlem know bigotry all too well as recipients. Hopefully they won't become experts on the other side, too.Read More

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Meet the Fabulous Miss Major

Filed by Toshio Meronek | September 06, 2013 | 11:15 AM | comments

If you don't know the name "Miss Major," you should. A forthcoming documentary about the life and times of this prolific trans activist will help give her story the attention it deserves.Read More

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Passing Privilege Pranking: Cool or Crass?

Filed by Bil Browning | September 05, 2013 | 3:30 PM | comments

I ran across this video of YouTuber user Jumbled "pranking" Omegle users the other day and there's something about it that just doesn't sit well with me. What do you think?Read More