In western canon, magic falls out along very familiar lines, and they are deeply gender essentialist in nature. Who does magic, why, and how is often dictated by perceived gender.
People demanding to know where the underrepresented people in media are should get familiar with the labyrinthine process of hiring and promotions in the world of media.
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.
Jeffrey Tambor just won his second Emmy for Leading Actor in a Transphobic Role, and he claims to care a ton about trans talent, but not enough to give up that golden statuette.
Our reliance on the WPATH standards of care for transgender health is outdated and harmful for both trans people and the world at large. It’s time for a new look at the way we treat transition.
Teachers in Washington State will be taking on gender in their sexual education classes, over outcry from conservatives.
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.