Drew Cordes

Drew Cordes

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Drew Cordes has been a Project Contributor since October 2010, has written 61 entries and currently lives in Albany, N.Y..


Drew Cordes is a transgenderqueer from Albany, N.Y. Drew graduated from Vassar College in 2004, and is one of the leaders of human rights group Transgender Advocates of the Capital Region.

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Hey Gays, Let's Chat ...

Filed by Drew Cordes | April 25, 2014 | 10:00 AM | comments

Y'know how maddening it is when straight people belittle your struggles for justice? Trans people get the same treatment... but we get it from you, too.Read More

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Chelsea Manning, Identity Control & Government Violence

Filed by Drew Cordes | August 22, 2013 | 6:30 PM | comments

On the morning Chelsea Manning was sentenced, the U.S. Army released a private photo of her presenting as female. Today, she publicly articulated her desire to transition. The timing speaks volumes.Read More

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Bil & Drew Solve Everything: Ze/Hir & Genderqueers

Filed by Drew Cordes | August 07, 2013 | 4:00 PM | comments

After contributor Drew Cordes expressed some insecurity about personal pronoun usage on Facebook, Bilerico Project Benevolent Overlord Bil Browning voiced some opinions - as well as some confusion.Read More


Why Is Gov. Cuomo Ignoring the T in LGBT?

Filed by Drew Cordes | May 30, 2013 | 10:00 AM | comments

Gov. Cuomo does not support the Gender Expression Non-Discrimination Act (GENDA). He nods and smiles at GENDA. He gives it lip service. He *does* nothing.Read More


The Oppressed Shall Lead: Advocacy Through Empowerment - Part 2

Filed by Drew Cordes | May 22, 2013 | 12:30 PM | comments

How do we create communities, coalesce, organize, and act effectively? Let's talk nuts and bolts.Read More