Becoming the Parent of a Trans Child

Learning the ins-and-outs of parenting a transgender child is made easier by the recent outpouring of stories, suggestions, and advice from families all over the world who are making theContinue reading “Becoming the Parent of a Trans Child”

Girl Scouts is for Every Girl

It’s cookie season! This article from last year (2015) highlights one of the many reasons to support the Troupes! Girl Scouts Choose Transgender Girls Over $100,000 Donation “In 2012, whenContinue reading “Girl Scouts is for Every Girl”

Look for the Helpers

Ted Hesson brings us a glimpse into the lives of those who are doing their best to support refugees, as captured by Humans of New York. See the photos andContinue reading “Look for the Helpers”

Twelve Transformative Trans Folks

Check out this fantastic illustration highlighting the work of twelve trans activists who are changing the world, day by day. Click here to see the whole thing!

Deaf Discrimination

Hearing privilege is a real thing. Most people are at least marginally aware of the Deaf community, and the proliferation of ASL in high schools and colleges has helped shedContinue reading “Deaf Discrimination”

Systemic Racism Explained: Laci Green

Noted social justice educator Laci Green brings us this short introduction to systemic racism in America. [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h_hx30zOi9I?rel=0%5D

Does Advocacy Stop at Marriage?

Meredith Talusan offers her take on Jennicet Gutiérrez’s interruption of President Obama’s speech for Pride month. She offers a scathing critique of the administration’s deliberate dismissal of critical, life-threatening issues thatContinue reading “Does Advocacy Stop at Marriage?”

Wake Up, It’s Christmas! (plus 35 links to make you a better ally)

I’ve vacillated mightily today. I’ve cried tears of joy and rage. I’ve imagined a thousand weddings and mentally designed two thousand rhinestoned gowns, all while cursing the proprietary and historically oppressive institution. I’ve been excited, then furious with myself for being excited about something so freaking stupid.

WoCSHN Responds to AASECT Awards

The membership and allies of the Women of Color Sexual Health Network respond to announcements of AASECT award winners: “It is outrageous that a book with this history and an editorContinue reading “WoCSHN Responds to AASECT Awards”