trans issues

Five Trans-Centric Webcomics to Know and Love

More very cute genderqueer and trans comics, please and thank you!  Read more »

Pokémon NO: How the Game Can Be a Venue for Harassment

Street harassment is nothing new, but Pokémon GO creates a new avenue for harassing people in public. Read more »

This Is Why I Write: Almost All Stories About Trans Women Are Written By Cisgender Authors

This summer, I’m attending a first-ever workshop for all trans women. Having that space is so, so important.  Read more »

How "Her Story" Challenges the Way We Think About Trans Romance

The webseries about the romantic lives of queer & trans women in LA was just nominated for an Emmy.  Read more »

New EP "Trans Day of Revenge" Is Pure Political Punk

Olympia band G.L.O.S.S. hit hard with their raw new EP. Read more »

Five Podcasts That Center Trans Voices

A parent navigates her child’s gender identity, an author riffs on classic films, and other audio gems.  Read more »

In New Comic "Kim & Kim," Queer Best Friends Bond As Intergalactic Bounty Hunters

The new series is a bit like Tank Girl meets Cowboy Bebop, with a dash of Broad City.  Read more »

Innovative Comic "Little Teeth" Explores Queer Pain and Romance

Queer animals live, love, and hurt one another in this thought-provoking comic.   Read more »

Fists Up! Workers at Babeland NYC Vote to Unionize

Workers hope that joining the union and negotiating a contract will provide added job security and allow them to raise concerns about workplace harassment without fear of retaliation.  Read more »

Loretta Lynch on Anti-LGBT Law: "All It Does Is Harm Innocent Americans.”

The attorney general said bathroom bills are “state-sanctioned discrimination” in a press conference announcing that the Justice Department will be suing North Carolina for civil rights violations.  Read more »

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Know & Tell: The literary renaissance of trans women writers

For so long, the people who wrote about us were not us. Finally, that is beginning to change. Read more »

Critical Conditions: For Trans Individuals, Seeking Medical Care Can Be a Minefield

When trans individuals encounter the medical system, they're often met with discrimination and misunderstanding. Read more »

Politically Correct Language Isn't Just About Being Polite—It's About Survival

Photo by Phillipe Leroyer (Creative Commons). Two weeks ago, Jonathan Chait published the lengthy essay “Not a Very P.C.... Read more »

It's Time to End the Long History of Feminism Failing Transgender Women

The marginalization of transgender women in feminism is not new, but the decades-long debate has taken on new dimension thanks to social media and the ease of finding strangers’ personal information online. Read more »