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You Can Definitely Skip Dave Chappelle's New Netflix Special 'Sticks & Stones'

The comedian doubles down on misogyny and transphobia in both the special and the hidden bonus scene that follows.
Taylor Hosking
8.26.19
LGBTQ

Transgender Women Explain What It's Like When They Don't 'Look Trans'

When women don't visibly scan as transgender, it can feel affirming, dangerous, and totally unremarkable, all at once.
Sessi Kuwabara Blanchard
7.25.19
News

Free Speech 'Activist' Lindsay Shepherd Was Banned From Twitter

Oh no, one less person screaming on the internet. How will we manage?
Manisha Krishnan
7.16.19
LGBTQ

Snapchat's Gender-Swapping Photo Filters Can Result in Real Transphobia

"There’s a fine line between encouraging people to take gender less seriously and not considering trans realities."
Serena Sonoma
5.16.19
Culture

People Don't Understand Serena Williams's Controversial 'GQ' Cover

Some are calling it racist and transphobic, but there's more nuance to take into consideration.
Mikelle Street
11.15.18
Views My Own

Canada Is Not Safe from Donald Trump’s Attacks on Transgender Human Rights

There is reason to be concerned Canada’s conservatives could look to the south to find a convenient social issue to run on.
Abigail Curlew
10.23.18
Views My Own

Sorry Barbara Kay, Trans Women Are Most Assuredly Women

Transphobes deal in moral panic, and they create elaborate mythologies to stoke fear among the cisgender population.
Abigail Curlew
9.14.18
LGBTQ

The Stories of Trans People Taken Too Soon

A staggering 45 percent of trans people in the UK have attempted suicide.
Thomas Hobbs
4.23.18
LGBTQ

What’s Wrong With the ‘No Trans’ Dating Preference Debate

Everyone is entitled to their sexual preferences, but we should be able to talk about how societal values affect them.
Abigail Curlew
2.23.18
the internet

Lily Madigan and the Hunt for Past Transgressions

It's really time to stop dragging people for their juvenile social media posts.
Megan Nolan
12.7.17
Views My Own

For Trans Folks, Free Speech Can Be Silencing

The debate surrounding Wilfrid Laurier and that now infamous Jordan Peterson video has largely ignored the marginalized voices at the centre of the controversy.
Abigail Curlew
11.24.17
Transgender rights

Friends of missing transgender woman say police aren't doing enough

Alloura Wells’ friends say police won't take her case seriously because she's a transgender sex worker who is homeless
Hilary Beaumont
11.14.17
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