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Transcending The Binary?

I recently read Gender Outlaws: The Next Generation by Kate Bornstein and S. Bear Bergman (such a great book, I would recommend) and there was a comic strip/zine in it called ‘Transcension’ by Katie Diamond and Johnny Blazes.  334 more words

Not Ready For The Brodeo.

I originally wanted to write about race for my first post, but these past few days I have been reading Gender Outlaws The Next Generation… 1,375 more words

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Trans Misconceptions?

I recently read Gender Outlaws: The Next Generation by Kate Bornstein and S. Bear Bergman (such a great book, I would recommend) and there was a comic strip/zine thing in it called ‘Transcension’ by Katie Diamond and Johnny Blazes.  362 more words

Gender

We’re here

After 10 years on the books, Washington State’s law protecting transgender people from discrimination is under attack. And we’re not alone. Similar fights are playing out across the country over the recent wave of anti-trans legislation. 442 more words

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On Kate Bornstein and Language

TW: Potentially Transphobic Language

Last week the University of Pittsburgh welcomed Kate Bornstein as the keynote speaker to their GSWS “Gender and the Body” conference. She talked about herself, Tibetan Buddhism, postmodern theory, gender theory, and going deeper than tackling patriarchy, but rather society’s all-encompassing hierarchy that includes mental health, religion, gender, race, sexuality, intelligence, etc. 606 more words

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Review: Kate Bornstein’s On Men, Women and the Rest of Us at Manchester’s Queer Contact Festival

As part of this year’s Queer Contact Festival, I head to Manchester’s Contact Theatre to see transgender activist, performer and self-appointed ‘advocate for teens, freaks and other outlaws’ Kate Bornstein. 820 more words

On Envisioning Masculine Gender

In their book Gender Trouble, Kate Bornstein poses a ton of questions (but actually, there really are a lot of questions) on how we picture and form gender. 675 more words