Trans Visibility

Trans Visibility

Every once in a while it’s good to remember that the world is evolving and we are not alone. We must remember to knowledge and give well deserved praise to those who are breaking the glass ceiling of trans visibility. Can you believe that we are two months away from the end of 2015? (I know, don’t say it!) So far there are a handful of people really cleaning up for “Best of” 2015. Her are some national and international...

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Halloween Costumes Gone Wild

Caitlyn Jenner strikes again! It’s been long awaited but the time has come for Halloween and those rumored Jenner costumes. Walking through the costume section at any store can leave you cringing. Not because of the tackiness of some of those costumes, but because you will probably hear Caitlyn Jenner’s name thrown out in mocking tones more than once. Halloween is a game of cocky performances to see who can play the best pun on...

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What About Bernie?

Bernie Sanders is running for president and we can’t help but notice how often he has stepped up for LGBT people this year. Getting to know Bernie, it’s apparent that his advocacy for our community isn’t just because it’s popular today. Like other politicians he didn’t come around to sticking up for LGBT people in the past 3 years. Rather, he’s been on our team since the 80’s. Take a look at his rap...

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Is Hillary On Our Side?

Is Hillary On Our Side?

It’s the season of politics. Last election was the first time we heard politicians running for the presidency verbally acknowledging LGB people. What’s more, Joe Biden stepped up in a clumsily heroic way and both outed President Obama’s support for same-sex relationships but spouted advocacy for the transgender community. Once again we are on stage, trending as a major topic for presidential front runner Hillary Clinton, who...

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Crushing The Gender Binary

Crushing The Gender Binary

Have you heard? Target is the first major store chain to take the plunge into defaming the infamous girls and boys aisles in toy stores. It’s easy for us to ask, what makes a toy more appropriate for girls rather than boys? The clear and resounding answer is, nothing other than the child’s own choice. Duh. The idea behind gender advertising is the notion that gender (in all it’s fluidity and contradictions) can be communicated...

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