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I Don't Know How To Title This, But Basically Someone Said Something Transphobic To Me.

Growing up, I always got asked if I was a lesbian.  I’ve seen a lot of transmasculine people say this, so I suspect a lot of transfeminine people get the assumption that they’re gay also.   1,043 more words

Cat-calling is NOT a valid method of passing!

The fact that there are trans women who think being cat-called is a way of passing as female really have no idea what it is like to be women. 267 more words


Trans activist Figen commits suicide

Source: Yıldız Tar, 2014. “Trans activist Figen yaşamına son verdi”, (“Trans activist Figen commits suicide”), Kaos GL, August 24, http://kaosgl.org/sayfa.php?id=17381.

Trans activist had been tortured by the police on a Mersin street in the recent past. 431 more words

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Transgender Does Not Mean Sexually Deviant!

I can absolutely forgive ignorance. We are all, at some point or another in our lives, ignorant of some issue. What I cannot forgive is: 514 more words


Too Much Of A Good Thing?

In this week’s edition of “weird shit people connected to UKIP come out with”, an ex-UKIP sort named Julia Gasper has said UKIP is “plagued with transsexuals”. 619 more words


Running Away From Hatred Doesn't Stop It

Yes my transgender brothers and sisters, there are a lot of Gavin Mcinneses and Jim Goads in the real world, not just in the Twitterverse or in Bloggerville—real-life flesh-and-blood haters that are so vile that they would rather see us dead than to have to live in a world where we are not all sexual- or gender-conforming figures in their delusional dream world that does not or has ever existed. 116 more words

US House blocked from editing Wikipedia AGAIN, this time over Orange is the New Black and transphobia

For the third time this summer, US House of Representatives staffers have been blocked from editing Wikipedia. The first two instances came in July after Pando… 223 more words