The current backlash against transgender and gender-nonconforming individuals in the United States didn’t just materialize out of thin air.
“Am I trans enough?” Created for Strong Families’ Trans Day of Resilience art project, this comic by Echoing Ida writer Jordan Scruggs and artist Bishakh Som explores the (in)visibility of Black nonbinary folks.
The problem with the safety pin is that being an ally is more than just declaring yourself one. It means actively working to dismantle systems of oppression while also recognizing your privilege within those systems.
As a black trans woman, getting my breasts augmented would make me feel safer in public, and help me feel more at home in my body. Could I reconcile cosmetic surgery with my feminist ideals?
Gov. McCrory and state leaders talk about protecting women, but they should be concerned with protecting the safety of all residents, especially the most vulnerable: transgender residents.
The singular queer and trans deaths we have known over the years have been like daggers, but this was an explosion and my heart weeps for you and for myself.
As I walked into the women’s restroom, my heart beat rapidly in my chest. Would anyone assume I was trans? Would someone yell at me or out me? Would there be mass hysteria?
I found a north star in Prince and his identity because he showed me the power of my genderqueer body.
I am very familiar with this fear.
Some institutions already have changed their policies. Though schools may think this is an issue for them to decide, experts say the law already allows trans students to be admitted.