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School Board Member: Trans Students Need 'Castration'

The Huffington Post | Matt Ferner | Posted 11.26.2013 | Gay Voices

A Colorado school board member is facing criticism after she said that transgender students would need to be castrated before the student could use th...

What's Wrong With Gay Rights? Dean Spade Addresses The Problem In 'Normal Life'

Emerson Whitney | Posted 05.28.2012 | Gay Voices
Emerson Whitney

Normal Life is an essential, comprehensive work for trans activists. And for those outside the gender nonconforming community, Spade's work can be viewed as trans-law case study of a burgeoning social justice movement that has yet to take on the compromising hues of assimilation.

Trans Representation in the Media

Emerson Whitney | Posted 12.26.2011 | Gay Voices
Emerson Whitney

As a reporter, I hope that new media will grow to encompass transgender and gender-variant expressions as varied as my own. Awareness of trans issues is expanding, and we deserve expansive news sources, too.

Can Transgender People Bear Children?

Joanne Herman | Posted 05.28.2011 | Home
Joanne Herman

But for those in the part of the transgender population who feel the need to bring their anatomy in line with their deeply held belief of being the opposite gender, this is a challenging question that's increasingly important.