Tag Archive: gender

Trans Day of Remembrance

Today is Trans Day of Remembrance, an annual day to remember and mourn all of our trans siblings that we’ve lost over the year. Trans people, especially trans women of color, are often… Continue reading

‘Tomorrow Will Be Different: Love, Loss, and the Fight for Trans Equality’ by Sarah McBride

Coming out to her parents one Christmas Day years and years ago, Sarah McBride had no idea that her identity as a trans woman and a successful future could go hand in hand.… Continue reading

What Does It Mean To Be Nonbinary?

For as long as I can remember, I haven’t been particularly feminine. People were surprised every time I wore a dress; I’ve always preferred pants to dresses; makeup has always been a mystery… Continue reading

#WontBeErased

By this point, you’ve probably read or heard of the New York Times article about the current administration’s attempt to redefine sex and write trans folks out of existence. The effort is being taken… Continue reading

Gender Troubles and Coming Out.

On October 11th of each year, National Coming Out Day is celebrated. Countless people use the day to celebrate coming out of the closet and remember that coming out is so brave. Being… Continue reading

Queer Podcasts.

For the past few years, my own queer community and chosen family has existed online. Queer friends from college now live hundreds of miles away and I’ve been having a hard time meeting… Continue reading

QUEER HISTORY: Miss Major Griffin-Gracy

Miss Major Griffin Gracy is a trans elder and activist and among other things, was present at the Stonewall Inn Riots in 1969. She’s a community leader who has worked tirelessly over the… Continue reading

BOOK REVIEW: Well, That Escalated Quickly: Memoirs and Mistakes of an Accidental Activist by Franchesa Ramsey

In 2011, Franchesca Ramsey had been making YouTube videos on her Chescaleigh channel for a few years. Some were about her hair and how to style locs. Others were comedic, including a parody… Continue reading

Trans Roles in Media.

Recently, Scarlett Johansson made news after it came out that she will be playing a trans character in an upcoming movie. This is the second controversial casting news that Johansson has been a… Continue reading

Trans Day of Action (#TDOA)

Today (June 22nd, 2018) is the 14th annual Trans Day of Action, a day organized by TransJustice, a political subgroup of The Audre Lorde Project in New York City, to demand safe access… Continue reading