Tag Archives: genderqueer

“Family-Friendly” is a Cop Out

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Have you noticed how often the word “family” or the term “family-friendly” gets used? And have you given any attention to what it has come to mean? The newsfeeds have been all a-buzz today with the story of Leisha Hailey getting kicked off a Southwest Airlines plane when she kissed her girlfriend. According to the […]

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Upcoming Event: Gender Spectrum Family 2011 Conference

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The Gender Spectrum Family Conference is the only event of its kind, a celebration of gender inclusiveness for all children and teens. A unique gathering dedicated solely to the needs of┬átransgender and gender nonconforming children and teens, their families and loved ones, and the community of professionals and allies who surround them, the weekend is […]

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New Research on Discrimination of Transgender & Genderqueer Folks

This post also appeared on the Good Vibrations Magazine. It isn’t news that people who step outside the gender binary face violence, prejudice, and discrimination. But for the first time, there’s a large-scale study that researchers, policy makers, and equality advocates can point to for proof. Injustice at Every Turn is an impressive accomplishment by […]

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Call for Participants: Trans Bodies Resource Guide Needs Survey Takers

via essin-em Some fabulous folks are developing a resource guide for transgender and gender-variant people, modeled on the classic Our Bodies, Ourselves and they’re looking for people to take an online survey. If you’re transgender/genderqueer, or if you’re a parent or partner of someone who is, click on the link below and help this amazing […]

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