Category Archives: Transphobia and prejudice

Bigot bus on tour: When “biological reality” is neither real nor biological

On March 1, a bus in Madrid bearing an anti-transgender message from a conservative Catholic group was impounded: The slogan on the bus read: “Boys have penises, girls have vulvas. Do not be fooled.” A Catholic group, Hazte Oir, had … Continue reading

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Gender Analysis videos blocked in YouTube’s restricted mode

In 2010, YouTube introduced the “restricted mode” feature, an option that users can enable to “help screen out potentially mature content that you may prefer not to see or don’t want others in your family to see”. At the time this … Continue reading

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No More Rachel Dolezals

Her noxious presence isn’t just offensive – it’s become dangerous to trans people. Continue reading

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Why some trans people don’t date cis people

Performatively announcing how unattracted you are to trans people isn’t necessary – but is very revealing. Continue reading

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The Trump administration is using the queer community as a fig leaf for anti-immigrant bigotry

The Trump administration’s feigned concern for the LGBT community, in the service of anti-Muslim and anti-immigrant discrimination, is belied by their ongoing courtship with anti-gay, anti-trans political forces. Continue reading

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