Rebecca Juro

Rebecca Juro


At a Glance:

Rebecca Juro has been a Project Contributor since August 2007, has written 149 entries and currently lives in North Brunswick, NJ.

Bio

Rebecca Juro is a freelance journalist, blogger, radio talk show host, and podcaster. Her work has been published in a variety of community print media, including the Washington Blade, Gay City News, EXP Publications, GayWork.com and Lesbianation. Her weekly Internet radio show, "The Rebecca Juro Show", is heard live and in rebroadcast throughout the week on the TransFM Internet Radio Network and on QMO, covering issues and topics of interest to LGBT people with a special focus on transgender-relevant content. Her podcast can found at: http://beckyjuro.podomatic.com, and her blog, "Becky's Blog", can be found at: http://transadvocate.com/beckygrrl.

Activist organizations Rebecca has worked with and supports include the National Transgender Advocacy Coalition, the National Center for Transgender Equality, and the Gender Rights Advocacy Association of New Jersey. She also served as Co-Chair of the Trans and Allies Caucus of the National Lesbian and Gay Journalists Association during 2004 and 2005.

Rebecca is single and lives in North Brunswick, New Jersey.

Rebecca Juro: Recently Filed

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A Necessary Conversation Between the G and the T

Filed by Rebecca Juro | April 21, 2014 | 12:00 PM | comments

The gay community can't expect the trans community to back down on anti-trans slurs. When you do something that makes us angry, we're going to call it out and raise hell, just like you would if the tables were turned.Read More


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The 'Drag Race' Fiasco: A Battle For GLAAD's Soul?

Filed by Rebecca Juro | March 31, 2014 | 3:00 PM | comments

The old (rich, white, gay and lesbian-focused) GLAAD appears to have come into direct conflict with the new (trans-inclusive, trans-supportive, and relevant) GLAAD.Read More


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Special 'Rights' to Discriminate? This Means War.

Filed by Rebecca Juro | February 23, 2014 | 6:00 PM | comments

Arizona's proposed "Turn Away the Gays" bill passing the legislature means that this is no longer about fighting for what we don't have. We now must defend what we already have from those who want to take it away.Read More


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Where Piers Morgan Went Wrong

Filed by Rebecca Juro | February 06, 2014 | 6:00 PM | comments

Morgan's panel discussion was clearly payback, a way to use his show to attack Janet Mock and the trans community for daring to confront him while keeping his own hands ostensibly clean.Read More


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Chris Hayes & the Tunnel Vision of the Elites

Filed by Rebecca Juro | August 25, 2013 | 11:30 AM | comments

I want to be grateful that the media is reporting that the anti-LGBT laws in Russia don't end with how they affect gays and lesbians since transgender Russians are every bit as much a target of those laws, but I can't.Read More