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Photo of Andrea James and Calpernia Addams.
Trans Exclusionary Trans Activists?
April 27, 2014 • no comments • 624 views
LGBT, Media

This post was first published on Queereka. Yet again RuPaul’s questionable usage of transphobic slurs on his show has angered the online trans* community. Trans* public figures Calpernia Addams and Andrea James have not as much defended RuPaul as they have personally attacked one of the other trans* activists speaking out. I used to like Calpernia Addams, even […]

Worth Reading – Part X
March 24, 2013 • 2 comments • 501 views
Worth Reading

It has been a while since I did one of these, so about time for another! Trans Issues The media is full of transphobia. The recent transphobic writings by UK writer Julie Burchill started yet another shitstorm. The media does not take these issues seriously at all and fucking it up is pretty much the rule. […]

Trapped in the Wrong Body?
September 13, 2012 • 2 comments • 924 views
LGBT

I’m really too busy with my master’s thesis at the moment, which is why I’m not posting a lot. I’ve been thinking about this post for a while though, and now I need to dump it here. I mean, I need something to separate the Caturday posts? right? So here comes another trans related rant. […]

That’s What I Call an Apology
June 7, 2012 • no comments • 301 views
LGBT

Far too often some celebrity or prominent person that I like say something stupid or insensitive or hateful. Far too often that person will be either too proud or too ignorant to acknowledge what they said or did was wrong. Far too often they will dig themselves further into the mess by getting defensive and […]

Welcome to the Theocracy
May 11, 2012 • no comments • 377 views
Feminism, Freethought

So, I do try to respect people’s right to their personal beliefs. The key word here being personal. In turn, I do not want some group’s collective beliefs imposed on the rest of us. That is, them not respecting my personal beliefs in return. Unfortunately too many religious organisations are to dense to understand this […]

Worth Reading – Part IV
February 24, 2012 • no comments • 435 views
Worth Reading

So, time for more highlights from my RSS reader! Media Kate Moennig who played Shane in the TV series The L Word, is back on the screen in a new TV show on Showtime. Yay! She was awesome in The L Word. L Word’s Kate Moennig Joins Cast of Showtime’s Ray Donovan Pilot – Diva […]

Livvy James on Transgender Discrimination
February 16, 2012 • 2 comments • 685 views
LGBT

Here are two good clips from BBC Breakfast talking about how transphobic language is used in the media. We get to hear 10 year old transgender child Livvy James and her mother talking about Livvy’s experience being transgender in school and their petition against transgender discrimination. Also in the studio is Paris Lees from Trans […]