Transgender & Intersex: January 2013

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The Social Component of Valid Gender Identity

Filed by Drew Cordes | January 18, 2013 | 10:00 AM | comments

Feelings kept solely internal do not add up to a valid identity: If gender is a social construct, it must receive some form of social corroboration.Read More


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UPDATED: 'Lost Girl' Trans Panic Violence Goes Unanswered

Filed by Guest Blogger | January 17, 2013 | 1:00 PM | comments

The season premiere of SyFy's 'Lost Girl' was trans phobic. So far, GLAAD hasn't called them out on it & is still publicly touting the show.Read More


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NARTH-affiliated Doc: Trans Individuals Deluded, Psychotic

Filed by Mercedes Allen | January 17, 2013 | 11:30 AM | comments

Joseph Berger, a former spokesperson for NARTH, opposes gender-identity protections in Canada because "there is no such thing" as transgender. Read More


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Trans Activism 2013-Style

Filed by Dr. Jillian T. Weiss | January 14, 2013 | 1:30 PM | comments

But it's not about legislation right now. The government agencies and the courts are where it's at. I've moved my activism to those arenas, and it's time to start blogging again. Read More


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Trans Beauty Kylan Wenzel Competes in Miss California Pageant This Weekend

Filed by Karen Ocamb | January 11, 2013 | 3:30 PM | comments

"For transgender individuals... you have to act like you are Miss Universe, or you are the woman you see yourself being." Kylan Wenzel said during her interview. Read More