“Black transwomen are most likely killed by an acquaintance, a significant other, or pushed into a deadly circumstance created by family rejection… The family rejection, interpersonal violence, and transphobic norms are highly perpetuated by people like me – Black cisgender …
Laverne Cox explains that bathroom laws are ultimately about whether trans people allowed to exist in public space.
“Dr. Pauli Murray was an unheralded pioneer who argued civil rights cases, challenging discrimination based on race and gender.”
It’s hard to argue with science.
“Yes—but it needs to be popular to become a mass movement.”
“Stewart, for the first time ever, publicly used the word “gay” in reference to herself. It was a radical opportunity to challenge and change minds.”
This is what a microaggression looks like.
“Three women from North Carolina discuss how the Trump administration is affecting their lives, and how collective resistance will move America forward.”
There’s a lot of talk about the transgender community, but if you aren’t in the know, these conversations can feel exclusive or downright confusing. Let’s break down the basics of gender, gender identity, and yes, do some much-needed Transgender 101.
“When you show kids the possibilities that open up when they’re not trapped by the binary, they’ll start to see the world as a place of far more opportunities. They’ll grow to see people and gendered concepts as they truly …