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How to Spot Anti-Trans Concern Trolls

Brynn Tannehill | Posted 08.29.2015 | Gay Voices
Brynn Tannehill

A concern troll is a person who participates in a debate posing as an actual or potential ally who simply has some concerns they need answered before they will ally themselves with a cause. In reality they are a critic, or flat out someone who wishes harm upon the transgender community.

Girl Scouts Return $100,000 When Donor Demands It Not Be Used For Transgender Girls

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 07.01.2015 | Gay Voices

  The Girl Scouts of Western Washington have rejected a $100,000 donation after its donor insisted the money not be used for trans...

Two Transgender Discrimination Lawsuits Break Fresh Ground In The U.S.

AP | ED WHITE | Posted 09.26.2014 | Gay Voices

DETROIT (AP) — A Michigan funeral home and a Florida eye clinic illegally fired employees because they're transgender, a federal agency alleged Thur...

Radio Hosts 'Wish We Could Take Back' On-Air Comments Blasting Transgender Health Care

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 05.26.2014 | Gay Voices

The New York radio personalities who were fired last week after blasting the expansion of transgender health care benefits on the air have issued a fo...

Jelly Belly Chairman Doesn't Seem To Think Trans Kids Deserve Equal Rights

The Huffington Post | Meredith Bennett-Smith | Posted 11.04.2013 | Gay Voices

Et tu, Jelly Belly? The chairman of America's lovable jelly bean brand apparently has helped fund efforts to repeal trans-friendly legal protection...

LOOK: Commemorating International Day Against Homophobia And Transphobia

Posted 05.17.2013 | Gay Voices

May 17 is the 9th annual International Day Against Homophobia & Transphobia (IDAHO). The day will be commemorated in over 100 countries around the wor...

We Need To Give Up Transphobia

Nico Lang | Posted 06.10.2013 | Gay Voices
Nico Lang

My name is Nico Lang, and I used to be transphobic. I never thought about myself that way. I thought that my emotions were normal and valid, feeling justified in my passive disgust for trans bodies.

Pizza Shop's Anti-Transgender Menu Item Angers Community

The Huffington Post | Glennisha Morgan | Posted 03.20.2013 | Gay Voices

An Oregon-based pizzeria has renamed their breadsticks after some members of the local transgender community deemed the menu item's name offensive. ...