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Mike Huckabee gives everyone a lesson in transphobia

Full disclosure: This is <i>not</i> Governor Mike Huckabee's response to Monday's public debut of Caitlyn Jenner. Rather, it is something the former Arkansas …

It’s Not Just Transphobia: Whirr’s Problematic History

Trigger warning: mentions of sexism, gendered language, ableist language, and transphobia.<p>I absolutely love fuzzy, shoegaze influenced music. I’m …

Does Ronda Rousey Really Have A ‘History Of Transphobia’?

Ronda Rousey has gotten so popular so quickly that it was inevitable a backlash would occur. There’s enough articles about her everywhere that it can be hard to escape Rouseymania sometimes, and that’s fertile ground for people to come out of the woodwork and start criticizing her rough edges. A …

Transphobia denier Germaine Greer goes on transphobic rant

Germaine Greer has addressed a petition calling for her to be banned from visiting Cardiff University due to her history of making transphobic …

Feminism

Kansas City woman's death is 17th reported transgender murder this year

Tamara Dominguez was repeatedly run over by SUV, police say Officials have not suggested a motive but have not ruled out hate crime<p>A transgender woman was found dead early on Saturday morning after being run over by a black SUV in a parking lot behind a church in Kansas City, Missouri, it has …

Crime

For transgender students, college is no haven

When Jayce, a student at George Fox University, a Quaker school in Oregon, made plans last year to live in the dorm with his friends, he had little awareness of the hailstorm of controversy that would erupt.<p>School administrators immediately informed Jayce that he could not live in a dorm with his …

LGBTQI

Suicide Attempts Among Transgender and Gender Non-Conforming Adults

<b>By Ann P. Haas, Philip L. Rodgers,</b> <b>Jody L. Herman</b><p><b>January 2014</b><p>New analysis of responses to the National Transgender Discrimination Survey (NTDS) shows …

The National Center for Transgender Equality just won April Fools' Day

The National Center for Transgender Equality on Wednesday posted an April Fools' Day joke mocking the absurdity of bathroom bills seeking to stop trans people from using the restroom that matches their gender identity.<p>NCTE wrote:<p>The National Center for Transgender Equality is proud to announce that …

Hagel open to review of US military ban on transgender individuals

The defence secretary, Chuck Hagel, on Sunday opened the door to a review of the US military’s ban on transgender individuals serving in the armed forces, saying that “this is an area we have not defined enough”.<p>The US military has come under mounting criticism in recent months for its ongoing …

TransTech Helps Transgender People Get Jobs In Tech And, Soon, The White House

Transgender and gender non-conforming people are at risk of facing injustice and discrimination wherever they are: in their childhood homes, schools, the workplace and even in line at the grocery store.<p>This discrimination can lead to missed education and professional development opportunities, …

District 211 keeps deal on transgender student after heated debate

Just days after approving a historic and controversial agreement to provide locker room access to a transgender student, a suburban school again heard heated appeals on both sides of the issue but declined late Monday to rescind the settlement.<p>The meeting in Palatine-based Township High School …

New Research Proves The Hidden Inequality Within The Gender Wage Gap

In a new state-by-state analysis, the gender wage gap is a stark reminder of how inequality affects female heads of households.<p>The gender wage gap is complicated. Most people have heard that women make, on average, 77¢ for every dollar that a man in the same job earns. That number comes from U.S. …