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It never fails. As certain as the sun will rise tomorrow, a bigot will accuse you of “intolerance” for refusing to accept the hate they spew.

I recently wrote about a blog post on CNN’s iReport platform (for the record, iReport is something anyone can post to, it’s not the same thing as actually writing for […]

By |January 5th, 2014|Personal|2 Comments

UPDATED: CNN Features Massively Transphobic Article, I Write the Author

CNN’s iReport featured a piece by Richard Lucas about California’s School Success and Opportunity Act. Lucas, who doesn’t appear to have any first-hand knowledge of transgender issues, demonstrates some of the worst misconceptions the general public have about trans issues, especially those about “the bathroom.”

Hi Richard –

Thanks for taking a few minutes to chat […]

By |January 2nd, 2014|Transgender|33 Comments

Life, Liberty, and the Pursuit of Happiness (What’s in a Name?)

Among the most basic of American principles is the right to “life, liberty, and the pursuit of Happiness.” To erase one’s identity, to render them an invisible segment of society, is to deny them true life.

Last week, Chelsea Manning, formerly known as Bradley Manning, announced to the general public something transgender activists have known for […]

By |August 25th, 2013|Uncategorized|0 Comments

What Do You Have to Gain by Dehumanizing Us?

What do you have to gain by calling Chelsea Manning “him,” “he,” or her birth name? Are you so insecure about your own gender identity that you worry that if she’s allowed to be herself, you’ll be less of a man or less than a woman as a result? Really, what’s it to you?

Yes, she […]

By |August 23rd, 2013|Uncategorized|0 Comments

California’s School Success and Opportunity Act (AB1266) Will Save Lives

Apparently, what used to be called, "providing basic human decency," is now, "political correctness run amok!" Apparently, it's more important to indulge ridiculous hypotheticals like, "what if a boy just says he's a girl one day so he can go in the girl's bathroom?!"

By |August 15th, 2013|Uncategorized|0 Comments