Author Archives: Zinnia Jones

About Zinnia Jones

My work focuses on insights to be found across transgender sociology, public health, psychiatry, history of medicine, cognitive science, the social processes of science, transgender feminism, and human rights, taking an analytic approach that intersects these many perspectives and is guided by the lived experiences of transgender people. I live in Orlando with my family, and work mainly in technical writing.

June COVID-19 update: Reassuring data on spironolactone and ACE2 risks

Disclaimer: I am not a medical professional and this is not medical advice. Our understanding of the pandemic is evolving rapidly; this information may be superseded by later and more conclusive findings. This article was last updated on June 30, 2020. … Continue reading

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We the Mudbloods: J. K. Rowling and the Trans-Exterminationists (Book 3)

Previously: J. K. Rowling and the Trans-Exterminationists, Book 2 Rowling goes on to cite her own experience with domestic violence and sexual assault as representative of “huge numbers of women” who supposedly share her views: I’ve been in the public … Continue reading

Posted in Bathrooms and public accommodations, Personal, Politics and law, Replies, Sociological research, Trans youth, Transphobia and prejudice | Tagged , , , , | 4 Comments

We the Mudbloods: J. K. Rowling and the Trans-Exterminationists (Book 2)

Previously: J. K. Rowling and the Trans Exterminationists, Book 1 Once again, the reality of trans lives is exactly the opposite of what Rowling suggests. Does she have any better evidence? No – it just gets worse from here: The … Continue reading

Posted in Depersonalization, History, Hoaxes, Replies, Trans youth, Transphobia and prejudice | Tagged , , , | 1 Comment

We the Mudbloods: J. K. Rowling and the Trans-Exterminationists (Book 1)

As a published work by perhaps the most famous author in the world, J. K. Rowling’s muddled, meandering, hastily-assembled essay on the supposed dangers posed by transgender rights and acceptance earns a solid one-star review. In the absence of a … Continue reading

Posted in Autism, Awareness building, Health care, Regret and detransition, Replies, Sexuality, Statistics and demographics, Trans youth, Transphobia and prejudice | Tagged , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Happy Pride, remember your riotous roots!

by Heather McNamara Pick up a brick. This month is the 51st anniversary of the Stonewall riot. We have a tendency to think of it as the riot – the one that marked the beginning and end of rioting for … Continue reading

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