Doing it Again: In Depth
tobitastic: Justifications for mistreatment of trans women almost always focus around assumptions about how we have sex. These sexual stereotypes influence discussions around trans women’s rights, employment discrimination, media representation, violence, police harassment, and more. Yet considering how often trans women’s sexuality is discussed, it’s shocking how rare it is to hear from trans...
It's About Love, Not the Gender of the Loved
janetmock: The question I’m most often asked is actually not really about me. It’s about the man I love. Is he gay now that he loves you? Aaron’s identity comes into question at nearly every panel, every speech, every event we attend together. Our love is considered revolutionary - not because we love wholly, but because he loves me. Instead of being a man who chooses to love (which is...
Queer Events and Trans Women
tobitastic: Queer events rarely have a strong showing of trans women. There are many reasons: historical exclusion, present day exclusion, ineffectively promoted inclusion, and sometimes it’s just not worth the $10 or $20 door fee to gamble whether or not everyone there will ignore you. So I’ve worked with a few queer events. Try to make them more explicitly inclusive. Try to get trans women...