trans issues

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 »

Popaganda Episode: Bathroom Panic

From Wisconsin to Washington to Wyoming, this spring Republican legislators have pushed for 50 new laws that would specifically ban transgender people from using the bathroom that matches their gender identity. Why is there all this... 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 »

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 »

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 »