Listing The Reasons Trans People & Allies Should Vote For Obama

By: Friday September 7, 2012 4:00 pm

Helen Boyd — author of My Husband Betty and coordinator for Trans United For Obama — has recently spelled out why trans people should be voting to reelect President Barack Obama in her En|Gender post President Obama’s Accomplishments for Transgender Americans President Obama Took Pivotal Steps To Ensure That Transgender Americans Have Stronger Protections Against [...]

Q Of The Day: What To Think — What To Do — With Visual Gender Cues

By: Saturday October 29, 2011 12:10 pm

“The reason I felt violated and humiliated is because I do not think that I look like a man so I was offended that they stereotyped me as ‘transgender.’ I could not have been that confusing to them because I have breasts. Even though I wear men’s pants, shirts, and underwear I’m still a woman [...]

We Don’t Have A Word For “Apple”

By: Monday September 12, 2011 12:45 pm

There is a fruit called apple. As a term, apple has dictionary meaning, to include: the usually round, red or yellow, edible fruit of a small tree, Malus sylvestris, of the rose family. the tree, cultivated in most temperate regions. the fruit of any of certain other species of tree of the same genus. any [...]

Guest Post: The Definition Of “Gender Identity Or Expression” Included In The Connecticut Non-Discrimination Law

By: Saturday September 10, 2011 7:30 am

Guest post by: Jennifer L. Levi, Transgender Rights Project Director for the Gay & Lesbian Advocates & Defenders (GLAD) While I was recently crowing about our tremendous legislative victory in Connecticut getting a transgender non-discrimination law passed, someone mentioned to me that there were rumors spreading from within the transgender community that there should be [...]

Designating T-Friendly Bathrooms in Chicago

By: Friday February 18, 2011 2:48 pm

GenderQueer Chicago has launched an initiative to have friendly Chicago businesses identify themselves to trans customers.  Talk about turning the bathroom meme on its head.  It’s positive, it’s proactive, it puts the lie to the bathroom meme…I think I like this idea!  What say you, transfolk? CHICAGO- In an unprecedented effort to make the city [...]

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