Transphobic public accommodations bills targeting the trans community are often reduced to bathrooms, but people are ignoring the fact that they also cover changing rooms and other gender-segregated spaces.
It’s going to be a lot more dangerous to be trans in America. Please think carefully about the power you wield if you know that someone is trans, or are aware of their deadname.
Think voter ID laws are bullshit? So do I, and it gets worse for trans people — being caught on the voter ID wave is a reminder of the larger difficulties when it comes to getting accurate identification.
Some are claiming that the push for nonbinary and otherwise gender nonconforming visibility is harming trans people, but that argument doesn’t quite hold water.
In all the attention over bathroom bills, I fear that other aspects of the trans experience, and trans oppression, will not be addressed.
So you’ve discovered that trans people exist! Congratulations, you. Did you know that we’re about so much more than our transition narratives?
Bathroom bills are transparently targeting trans women, and pussyfooting around won’t change that.
With a plethora of gender ambiguity in pop culture today — though not nearly enough — it’s easy for some to forget the incredibly formative and affirming influences of Prince and David Bowie on the lives of gender variant youth all over the world.
Conversations about reproductive rights routinely leave out both the trans community and the right to parent. Guess where that leaves trans parents.
The social evolution of our relationship with gender has admitted the understanding that it’s a spectrum, but it’s also something that can appear in a state of flux, and that’s something that should be validated as well.