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Tag Archives: Activism

Responding to Inappropriate Behavior

I am sharing this in hopes that it will help others – young or mature, newbie or jaded old-guard – to form words, learn courage, and take precautions to safeguard themselves from bullshit like this. As some of you know, I joined someone for music, drinks, and dancing at the McKittrick Hotel after Pleasure Salon […]

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Transgender Day of Remembrance 2011

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Written for the first ever Transgender Day of Remembrance vigil at the Staten Island LGBT Center on November 18, 2011: Today, we gather to memorialize those in the global transgender community who have been killed due to anti-transgender hatred or prejudice and also honor those of us who continue to live proud and true.  Since […]

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A List of Resources for Transfolk, Their Families, and Providers

A friend of mine recently told me that her tween child is experiencing difficulties with their gender (also known as dysphoria) and wondered if I could direct her to some resources. With the wide wide web being a large sea of information, it’s easy to feel like you’re drowning in information. In the hopes of […]

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Seeking Providers for Sex-Positive Health Care Directory

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Dear LGBTQI and/or Sex-Positive Community Members: Like most people in the United States, people in the LGBTQI and alternative sexuality and relationship communities face great difficulty accessing affordable, comprehensive health care. Systemic discrimination and lack of basic cultural competency prevents many people from accessing medically necessary and appropriate health care and social services. In an […]

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APPLY TO INTERN OR SUBMIT WRITTEN WORK FOR TRANS BODIES, TRANS SELVES

Just an announcement for those who might be interested… APPLY TO INTERN OR SUBMIT WRITTEN WORK FOR TRANS BODIES, TRANS SELVES http://www.transbodies.com/ContactUs.html Trans Bodies, Trans Selves is a resource guide for transgender and other gender-variant people, covering health, legal issues, cultural and social questions, history, theory, and more. It is a place for transgender people, […]

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Think the Gay Rights Movement Is Over? Think Again.

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Think the Gay Right’s Movement is Over? Think we’re passed the days of bigotry and hate? Think again. Sonoma County CA separates elderly gay couple and sells all of their worldly possessions Filed by: Kate Kendell April 17, 2010 4:00 PM Clay and his partner of 20 years, Harold, lived in California. Clay and Harold […]

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Help! Women’s Studies on the Chopping Block…

The Women’s Studies Dept. at UNLV is on the chopping block!  Due to budget cuts the entire department is on the chopping block and the $300,000 that the university will save by cutting the department is small compared to what we all lose when Universities cut departments such as this.  The letter below is from […]

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Trans Bodies Resource Guide Needs Survey Takers!

Fellow Trans, Genderqueers, and Genderfuckers… let YOUR voice be heard! This showed up in Essinem’s inbox, and thought the best way to get the word out would be to put it up on her blog. I couldn’t agree more! Please feel free to repost, talk it up, take it, etc. Hi everyone, I’m editing a […]

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Valentines Doesn’t Have to Suck Anymore…

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Valentine’s Day inspires great emotion in hearts across the country. For some, it’s a day of immense happiness, love professed, proposals made- a day where new and old love becomes bright and alive, rekindled with passion and romance. For others, it’s a day of sadness, broken hearts, love lost- a sore reminder of being alone. […]

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Pro-Life Nurse

After posting to the NUSI board at NYU regarding the Call to Action today, I received a response from a fellow nursing student. Here’s what she had to say: abortion is murder. an embryo or fetus is a human stage of life, as in “infant”, “toddler”, “child”, “teenager”, etc. So, apparently whatever school she attended […]

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