Tag Archives: Anti-Oppression

TBT: Transgender Day of Remembrance

Transgender Day of Remembrance Originally posted on November 20, 2009 November 20 is the Transgender Day of Remembrance, a day to honor and remember transgender (or perceived to be transgender) individuals who have been murdered because of discrimination and hate. I … Continue reading

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Coming Out: Risk and Reward

Coming out takes courage. Continue reading

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Repost: What is Rape Culture?

Rape Culture is the context that supports violence against women. It is a culture in which rape and other sexual violence (usually against women) are common and in which prevalent attitudes, norms, practices, and media condone, normalize, excuse, or encourage sexualized violence. Continue reading

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Transgender Travelers and New TSA Policies

The National Center for Transgender Equality (NCTE) has a great resource entitled What Travelers Need to Know. There is a wealth of information regarding how the new TSA policies impact transgender travelers. Continue reading

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Chicago Remembers: Transgender Day of Remembrance

Chicago is holding a Transgender Day of Remembrance event today, November 18, 2010 Continue reading

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