Over at The New Republic, writer Monica Potts argues that “Trans Activism is Threatening Women’s Colleges’ Mission.” This statement — bold, hyperbolic, and just generally ridiculous — heads an article that swings wildly back and forth between a seeming belief that it’s one’s gender identity that should determine enrollment eligibility or that it’s […]
Hi, Meghan; I’m Parker.
Earlier today, I had an opportunity to read your L.A. Times op-ed, “Why blaming Leelah Alcorn’s parents only compounds the bigotry,” and I can’t help but feel as though you’ve misconstrued a number of factors in the path to forming your opinion.
Now, I noticed that though you had a chance […]
Admittedly, I got a little backlogged, and I’d forgotten about my reading list posts. Sorry about that. Basically, my goal here is to highlight some of the best writing from trans women all over the internet. Enjoy!
Having lived […]
During the past day, I’ve come across two blogs that just absolutely broke my heart, but for completey different reasons.
Helen Boyd, author of My Husband Betty and She’s Not the Man I Married, wrote a beautiful post about her and her wife’s 13th wedding anniversary. In the piece, she discusses the challenges that […]
I’m hoping to put together a video roughly once every week or so, giving a quick overview of trans current events.
Below are links to the full stories.
1.) Jane Doe – http://www.advocate.com/politics/transgender/2014/04/25/rally-planned-imprisoned-16-year-old-trans-girl
2.) Trans Military – http://www.advocate.com/politics/transgender/2014/05/11/watch-defense-sec-hagel-open-review-trans-military-ban
3.) New York Name Change – http://www.advocate.com/politics/transgender/2014/05/08/ny-lawmaker-looks-simplify-name-change-trans-residents
4.) Ore. Man Accused of Discrimination, Runs for Office – […]