The concept of modesty has been used worldwide to police the lives of women and teach them to be ashamed of their bodies. It also has an effect on trans and intersex people, no matter how they identify.
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Trigger warning for anti-trans and misogynistic gender policing. In a development that will come as a shock to exactly no one, Mark Driscoll has once again indulged in misogynist, bigoted douchebaggery. This time he invited his Facebook followers to mock “effeminate” worship leaders: Text: “So, what story do you have about [...]
Heavy trigger warning – detailed discussion of transphobic violence. Last week, Chrissy Polis, a transgender woman, was viciously attacked and beaten by two cisgender (or cis, i.e., not transgender or trans) girls at a McDonald’s in Baltimore, Maryland. Several people, including employees, merely stood by and laughed as Polis was [...]
Trigger warning: rape/sexual assault, transphobia. So I was listening to a podcast (disclaimer: not feminist, LGB or T friendly, or sex-positive in any way, and only referenced as a source of information and not as an endorsement of the content) about John Piper’s teachings on sexuality in marriage, which discussed [...]
Today is the 12th annual International Transgender Day of Remembrance (TDOR), a day set aside to memorialize and mourn people who have been murdered in the previous year because of anti-transgender bias, and to raise awareness about anti-trans violence and hate crimes. TDOR began as a memorial to honor Rita [...]
Stacey Blahnik Lee*, a trans woman of color, was murdered in her home in Philly two days ago. The Philly Daily News published an article (which has now been taken down from the paper’s website) on Stacey’s death that was deeply disrespectful of her as a human being and perpetuated a [...]