Tag Archives: Transphobia

Boy Or Girl? – It’s Victor and They’re Non-Binary

Since Victor/The BBC posted this wonderful short film introducing their gender identity, The American Conservative web site has chosen to ridicule Victor. In addition to showing no class this is also elitist and promotes non-binary erasure. So I thought it … Continue reading

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Notice: Transphobic and Homophobic Comments Will Be Trashed

I will not approve any comments that I consider offensive or hateful. That includes any transphobic comments such as deliberate misgendering of a trans person (e.g. calling a trans women “he”), any blaming the victim such as resorting to a … Continue reading

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Pete Davidson on Transgender Rights – SNL

Saturday Night Live’s Pete Davidson points out, (somewhat clumsily), the silliness of the “men in women’s restroom argument” used to oppose rights for trans people, (and many other oppressed groups) in Houston.

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Newt Gingrich Says Congress Should Block Transgender Students’ Rights

Camille Beredjick writing for the Friendly Atheist, reports on the comments be Newt Gingrich, former Speaker of The House and evidently, a transphobe. Is this further escalation in the anti-transgender right’s war against trans people? It sure seems so! This … Continue reading

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The Devious New Conservative Plan To Turn LGBT People Against Each Other | ThinkProgress

I have been so upset about this transphobic and deeply offensive petition to get organizations and media outlets to divorce the “T” from LGBT (no word about QIA in LGBTQIA). Zach Ford at Think Progress has put together a comprehensive … Continue reading

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New York Times Blames Texas Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick for Next Trans Suicide | Advocate.com

Strong words from the editorial board of the NY Times. Because this is such an important piece I am including the full text. Here’s the report from The Advocate’s Sunnivie Brydum… In a scathing message from the editorial board of … Continue reading

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Hundreds sign Change.org petition calling for LGBTI community to ‘drop the T’ – Gay Star News

This is deeply troubling! Some gay men, and evidently some women, want to drop the T from LGBT. I will only address the fact that some gay men support this terrible idea. This plays into the negative feelings some in … Continue reading

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I Am Not A Joke – No Soy Tu Chiste 🌟Advocacy Art by Daniel Arzola

Daniel Arzola is an artist from Venezuela using his talent to chip away at the ignorance of the world. His ‘I Am Not A Joke’ – ‘No Soy Tu Chiste’ campaign aims to spread awareness and compassion for the queer and … Continue reading

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LAVERNE COX on Transphobia in the LGBT community | Bent Lens | In Conversation

Laverne addresses the problem of transphobia in the LGBTQ community during an interview with Wilson Cruz.

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Gay Men & Transphobia :: JamesPMBerry

Refreshing candor from James about transphobia amongst gay men. I wish more voices were raised about this problem, but I am very grateful for gay allies like James, who confront the problem head on.

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Why I Am An Agender Feminist and Why Nonbinary Gender Identified Persons, Designated Male At Birth (DMAB), Need Feminism

Art by RiotCakes I have always considered myself a feminist . At times in my life I have been a flawed feminist because I was socialized as a cis-male most of my life. I’d say that the aha moment for … Continue reading

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Shocking! Conditions So Bad That Transgender Indians Demand Mercy Killing – The Hindu

In a jaw dropping development in India, some transgender, (also known has Hijra), activists say their lives are so miserable that they want mercy killing because of government inaction. This is simply intolerable and demands action now! Here is the … Continue reading

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Pennsylvania sex reassignment surgery fought by transgender woman’s parents | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

This is a rather troubling case of seemingly transphobic parents attempting to halt a trans woman in her mid 40s from having gender reassignment surgery. I have placed the sentance in bold and italics that tips us off as to … Continue reading

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About W.O.T – Wipe Out Transphobia

I am excited to introduce an organization that is out to “Wipe Out Transphobia.” The organization is a much needed antidote to the persistent, often rabid transphobia that permeates large swathes of social media. Here’s a little about the group: … Continue reading

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Bamby Salcedo: Someone spat on me at Target because I’m transgender

Sadly trans women, trans femme non-binary gender identified persons and effeminate gay man are targets of three intertwined prejudices: homophobia, transphobia and effeminaphobia then you add transmisogyny into the mix and you have the recipe for unprovoked attacks. It’s a … Continue reading

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You Have Got To Be F***ing Kidding Me?! South Dakota Lawmaker Proposes Genital Inspections For Trans High School Athletes | ThinkProgress

This is another example of the offensive behavior some politicians are willing to countanance because of their transphobia. Can you imagine the revulsion most parents would feel at having their child’s genitals examined to satisfy this man’s blatant transphobia? South … Continue reading

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Do You See A F@#£ing Problem!?

This says what I want to say, and how I want to say it! From a post made in 2013 here: http://ygenderqueer.tumblr.com/post/42347332440/transphobia More info: Credit to Ryan for making the poster. Credit to Freedom Socialist Party (Melbourne Branch) for taking … Continue reading

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Atheist transphobia: Superstition over science

An interesting discussion about atheist who hold onto cultural prejudices like transphobia, despite the lack of any obvious morality based objection.

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Transgender Black Woman Murdered in Tampa, Tenth Trans Hate Killing of 2015; Where is the Cisgender Outrage?

Originally posted on Unfinished Lives:
Image by Lexie Cannes State of Trans Tampa, Florida – The lifeless body of trans woman India Clarke (25) was found near a community center basketball court this week. Cause of death is unknown as…

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Transphobia and Non-binary Erasure

Lane takes on the issues of transphobia, cis-sexism and non-binary erasure. These are the ways, trans people  are put down, marginalized or purposefully ignored.

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