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Blake Brockington-Rest in Peace Young Warrior

Blake Brockington, we speak your name. Thank you for all you’ve done for our community. I wish with everything that you were alive. I’ve cried tears and I’m sure I’ll cry more. 49 more words

Love

Sexism in Transphobia

I am privy to all sorts of conversations about trans people in my school. Maybe they’re more common than I thought, or maybe I just attract them like moths to a flame. 620 more words

Learning Through Practice

Earlier this month, I heard that one of the local international colleges has asked Allsorts Youth Project, where I work, to come in and run a few LGBT awareness workshops with the students. 1,463 more words

Gender

So I'm at work, and my boss is making tranny jokes again

I’m at work, and my boss is making tranny jokes again. She’s sitting at the bar, drunk, and over the general commotion of a busy restaurant, I keep catching fragments of her conversation. 945 more words

Being Trans At Work

Michigan woman sues Planet Fitness for transgender-friendly locker room policy | MLive.com

Michigan woman sues Planet Fitness for transgender-friendly locker room policy | MLive.com:

“Yvette Cormier, a Midland County woman whose Planet Fitness membership was recently canceled after she refused to drop complaints about a transgender woman using the gym’s women’s locker room, has filed a lawsuit against the company. 17 more words

Transgender

The World of Transphobia

Trans people are a group that a lot of people don’t have daily contact with. In fact, some people are only ever aware of trans people as they’re portrayed in the media. 769 more words

An act of conscience

There’s nothing like a guilty conscience to motivate you into activism. My decision, years before I came out as transgender, to “do something” about the ignorance and prejudice from lesbians and feminists towards the trans community in general, and trans women in particular, was largely motivated by a realisation of my own ignorance and prejudice. 952 more words