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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
Republicans

GOP Candidate Running Against Justin Amash Just Unleashed a Wildly Transphobic Ad

“When I get to Washington, I'm gonna get busy cutting the pork — NOT the sausage.”
Cameron Joseph
7.17.19
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
LGBTQ

How an Online Forum for Moms Became a Toxic Hotbed of Transphobia

Mumsnet boasts of its political influence and hosts chats with Hillary Clinton and UK politicians. So how has it become ground zero for British transphobia?
Eve Livingston
12.6.18
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
The Power and Privilege Issue

My Struggles with LGBTQ+ Nonprofits as a Black Trans Woman

"I’d always been treated like a cancer whenever I’d reached out to nonprofit organizations for help, and carried a deep feeling of distrust. Then I stumbled across My Friend’s Place."
Ashlee Marie Preston
10.24.18
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
Rise Up

It's Legal to Force Kids Into Gay Conversion Therapy in Most States

Is your state on the list?
Madeline Moitozo
3.8.18
LGBTQ

One in Eight Transgender People Have Been Physically Attacked at Work

A new UK survey from Stonewall found that trans and non-binary people face shocking levels of harassment and abuse.
Zing Tsjeng
1.19.18
TRANS RIGHTS

Bigots Are Donating Thousands to Keep Trans Women Out of UK Politics

A fierce debate rages within a major British political party as to whether trans women should be supported through women's only diversity initiatives. Now, a group of trans-exclusionary feminists are fundraising to block trans women from being elected.
Sirin Kale
1.17.18
South Park The Fractured But Whole

When I Visited South Park As A Trans Woman, The Joke Was On Me

'South Park: The Fractured But Whole' claims a progressive streak, but really offers the same tired misgendering and transphobia.
Jennifer Unkle
10.27.17
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