The Trump Administration Is Making Life Worse for Women and LGBTQ Folks at Home and Across the World
The Trump administration is rolling back sexual health and reproductive healthcare for rape victims via a U.N. resolution while hurting trans folks back home.Read More
Transgender people's existence is not political.
Nintendo's latest update of Super Smash Bros. Ultimate includes a stage builder, allowing players to build and share their own creations. In addition to lewd and hateful content, moderators also reportedly deleted a stage featuring a transgender flag.Read More
Caitlyn Jenner, in an op-ed for The Washington Post, admitted that she was wrong in thinking that Donald Trump would help trans people and the LGBTQ community.Read More
Philip Pullman—an Oxford-educated writer hailed as a humanist and praised as a literary luminary—actually typed out the following sentence in regards to trans people: "If someone could tell me which side I should be on, it would save a lot of worry."Read More
So long, "judgment-free zone."
Back in 2015, a woman named Yvette Cormier lost her membership to Planet Fitness after she reportedly spearheaded an anti-transgender campaign. Cormier complained to the front desk attendee at her gym that there was a transgender woman, whom she referred to as a "man," in the women's locker room. Planet Fitness took her feedback but also, as they pride themselves on being a "judgement-free zone," allows guests to use the facilities of "their sincere, self-reported gender identity."Read More
The State Department is Revoking Trans Womens’ Passports as We March Ever Closer to The Handmaid’s Tale
This administration's assault on trans people continues.
The full scale assault on transgender rights from the Trump administration has spread to the State Department, which is retroactively revoking the passports of trans women. Trans activist Danni Askini, who transitioned as a minor, held a passport with her confirmed gender identity for 20 years, until a routine passport renewal was flagged by the State Department.Read More
According to a recent report in Politico, the Trump administration is getting ready to "overhaul the HHS civil rights office" in order to offer stronger protections for healthcare workers who don't want to perform abortions, help transgender patients to transition, or offer other services they're morally or religiously opposed to.Read More
The Shape of Water was one of my favorite films this year. I find that all of del Toro's movies have a fun sense of style and character. You can tell he carefully crafts his creatures to look realistic and not just like any other generic monster design. Well, apparently that attention to detail also includes...butts.Read More
Gal Gadot is hosting Saturday Night Live this weekend and we are very excited.Read More
Lawsuits from the ACLU and Lambda Legal expose the ban for what it is—a bigoted attack on human rights with no basis in research, science, or logic.Read More
Today is Women's Equality Day in the United States, celebrated every year on August 26 to commemorate the passage of the Nineteenth Amendment in 1920.Read More
Trump has signed his promised ban on trans people serving in the military. It bans openly trans people from enlisting, and it bars the military from funding gender-reassignment surgeries.Read More
In this "Time Marches Forward" video, Laverne Cox stirringly narrates the history of transgender resistance over Molly Crabapple's moving artwork.Read More
Nong Rose Baan Charoensuk is the first trans woman to compete at the storied Rajadamnern Stadium in Bangkok, Thailand.Read More
This House bill wants to forbid the federal government from protecting trans folks under existing civil rights laws like Title IX, the Fair Housing Act, and the Affordable Care Act.Read More
Today, the Chicago's Center on Halsted opens a special exhibit by filmmaker Lilly Wachowski titled "Say Our Names" which will run through July 11.Read More
Finding unity in hatred and dehumanization shouldn't be celebrated, and it sure as hell shouldn't be offered a platform anywhere.Read More
In the case of G.G. V. Gloucester County School Board, 101 transgender Americans filed an amicus brief to support the rights of transgender student Gavin Grimm to use the bathroom that aligns with his gender identity.Read More