Category Archives: Politics and law

Am I a Satanist? Are you? How Satanism is empowering the trans community

Am I, Zinnia Jones, a Satanist? Here’s some rather interesting commentary on this subject that I found while browsing Tumblr: I was somewhat surprised to discover Zinnia Jones is not really an atheist but has a satanist tattoo (why?) . … Continue reading

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Masterpiece Cakeshop ruling: When everything is a “sincere religious belief”

Last week’s Supreme Court ruling in favor of a homophobic Christian baker who refused to sell wedding cakes to same-sex couples is very disappointing, and not for the reasons you might think. This wasn’t a catastrophic blow against the LGBT … Continue reading

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The United Kingdom has a transphobia problem

by Heather McNamara In an attempt to better serve its transgender citizens, the UK government has recently proposed new guidance be considered in the Gender Recognition Act of 2004. Currently, a transgender person in the UK must prove they’ve been … Continue reading

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August 2017 State of the Gender Address: A politics post

By Heather McNamara Since life in the United States under this new reality show star regime has transformed our already pitifully short 48-hour news cycle into more of a 48-minute news cycle, I thought I would start a monthly roundup … Continue reading

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Truth trumps treachery: What Jamie Kirchick gets wrong about Chelsea Manning

Disclosure: I testified for the defense at Chelsea Manning’s court-martial and served as her representative at SF Pride 2014. In an August 29 New York Times op-ed on Wikileaks source Chelsea Manning, Jamie Kirchick writes: Celebrating Chelsea Manning just a … Continue reading

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