Tamir’s family only learned this week that the DOJ in 2019 had back-burnered its probe of Tamir’s death — a fact that was never disclosed even though the case was one of several touted as key to the national movement to change police tactics.
Today in things you didn’t ask for and never wanted: A transphobic billboard campaign could soon be coming to your city.
The first nationally representative sample of transgender people in the U.S. finds no difference in mental and physical health between transgender and cisgender parents
An estimated 19% of transgender adults in the U.S. are parents, according to a new study by the Williams Institute at UCLA School of Law. The majority of transgender parents are women ( 53% ), while approximately one-third are non-binary ( 36% ) and one-tenth ( 12% ) are transgender men.
Trans people could lose healthcare as Republican state attorneys general seek to have the entire landmark Affordable Care Act law tossed out
World Rugby is the first international sports federation to block transgender women from global competitions, even though it has long preached a motto of inclusivity.
Transphobes often promote a binary view of sex/gender where you are stuck with the the sex you are born as, this of course doesn’t hold up to scientific scrutiny. They cannot get their story straight on how people should be divided into 2 biological sexes, when you refute one thing they move on to the next.
Research into the determinants of gender identity may do more harm than good
Intersex people make up as much as 1.7 percent of the population and are born with bodies that differ from what others might think of as “typically” male or female. Although being intersex isn’t that rare, this population is widely misunderstood and underrepresented, much like the trans community. Racist colonial erasure, late-stage capitalism, and the medical industrial complex have combined to create implicit assumptions (and often explicit recommendations) with which trans and intersex groups are all-too familiar. We are told, usually by cis and non-intersex people, there’s only one right way to have a body — and that that body should be as normatively close to binary and cis as possible.
Wednesday marked the third annual International Pronouns Day, which is meant to educate and raise awareness about the importance of respecting personal pronouns.
Virginia Charles Prince (November 23, 1912 – 2, 2009), born Arnold Lowman, was an American transgender activist. She published Transvestia magazine, and started the Foundation for Personality Expression and later the Society for the Second Self for male heterosexual cross-dressers.