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Calpernia Addams Responds To Trans Advocate.com Writer Who Misgendered Her

Calpernia Addams | Posted 06.02.2014 | Gay Voices
Calpernia Addams

A few weeks ago Parker Marie Molloy purposefully misgendered me and called into question my identity as female in an op-ed for Advocate.com by calling me a "drag queen" and saying I "[refer] to [myself] as 'a transsexual.'" Apparently she's expressed similar sentiments about Carmen Carrera and others.

This Is Why Trans People Rarely Speak Up When We're Misgendered

Laura Kate Dale | Posted 01.23.2014 | Gay Voices
Laura Kate Dale

In the last 72 hours I've received more death threats, rape threats, abuse and hatred than I can count. I'm transgender, and on Sunday, Sept. 29, I found my name spreading across the gaming community for identifying the man who'd misgendered me.

Life, Liberty and the Pursuit of Happiness: What's in a Name?

Parker Marie Molloy | Posted 10.27.2013 | Gay Voices
Parker Marie Molloy

Outlets like CNN have held firm that they will continue referring to Manning with male pronouns and her former name until she has legally changed that. Either CNN hasn't been enforcing this "legal names only" policy, or it only applies to transgender individuals.

Misidentification and Transphobia: One Musician's Experiences Touring America

James Nichols | Posted 07.31.2013 | Gay Voices
James Nichols

With the knowledge that Janke identifies as trans and has experienced violence in multiple forms in response to this identification, I felt that their travels performing their musical project would in some way speak to issues for trans individuals during this crucial time for the queer community.