RuPaul Believes Trans People Should F***-Off If We Object To Being Called Tr***ies

By: Tuesday January 17, 2012 2:27 pm

[I]f you’re offended by someone calling you a “tranny,” it was only because you believe you are a “tranny!” So then, the solution is: Change your mind about yourself being a “tranny.” ~RuPaul The first principle of non-violent action is that of non-cooperation with everything humiliating. ~Cesar Chavez I’m not happy at all with RuPaul [...]

The Language Of The Oppressed And Unheard

By: Thursday December 29, 2011 6:11 am

Nonviolence means avoiding not only external physical violence but also internal violence of spirit. You not only refuse to shoot a man, but you refuse to hate him. ~Martin Luther King, Jr. My community is on the receiving end of societal oppression, and anger is a logical and healthy response to that oppression. And, transgender, [...]

Critical Letters to the Editor Printed but No Apology from the Lowell Sun

By: Wednesday December 21, 2011 1:29 pm

The Lowell Sun printed two letters to the editor today critical of the Sun‘s December 16 anti-trans “Christmas” column, written by Dan Phelps. The first letter printed was written by Allyson Robinson of the Human Rights Campaign. The second letter printed was co-authored by Gunner Scott, Executive Director of Massachusetts Transgender Political Coalition, and Ethan [...]

Transgender? Transsexual? Trans-Ghettoized?

By: Thursday September 1, 2011 12:16 pm

This is a repost of a diary we at Pam’s House Blend originally posted on July 10, 2008. It’ gives some background as to how we became, and why we still are, a transgender community friendly blog. I’ve tried to update many of the links, and some of the text, but there may be a [...]

How to squander your credibility as a civil rights advocate

By: Tuesday March 23, 2010 7:00 pm

Update: Just to clarify: there is NO evidence that AG Rob McKenna is transgender, nor is he gay-obsessed like Virginia’s AG.  Dan Savage is using an anti-trans slur to attack a political figure he disagrees with. Update 2: Pam – In the name of putting this in perspective, folks should consider Dan’s reporting and commentary [...]

Does anti-trans bigotry in some men stem from penile amputation anxiety?

By: Sunday December 13, 2009 2:00 am

A few days ago I received a link to a blog post called “Sara Buechner, Once David Buechner”, by Ira Rosenstein.  In the post, Rosenstein displays his ignorance of the difference between sex (“what’s between your legs”) and gender (“what’s between your ears”). While I was pondering how to approach my write-up about Rosenstein’s post, [...]

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