Tag Archives: transphobia

Justice Department Launches Transgender Training for Law Enforcement

The website Aljazeera America reports that the US Justice Department announced it will begin a training program for law enforcement officers to educate them on interacting with more sensitivity to victims of crime who are transgender: The Community Relations Service … Continue reading

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Gamer Experiences Anti-Trans Harrassment Post Eurogamer Convention

Laura Kate Dale, video game enthusiast and transgender woman, writes on the Huffington Post about her experience at Eurogamer convention. Ms. Dale participated in an Xbox game giveaway where her gender was misidentified, but that was nothing compared to what … Continue reading

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The Transgender Discrimination that May Not Come Immediately to Mind

From the timesunion.com: The moment of dread for transgender people comes when the question arises on a job application: “Have you ever lived or worked under another name?” It bears a chilling echo of the witch hunts of the McCarthy … Continue reading

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Talking the Walk on Transgender Rights

Buzzfeed has an excellent article on the advancement of transgender rights within the Democratic Party. What sets this article apart from being just another recap of those advances is the discussion of making sure that those advances, and transgender men … Continue reading

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Quote of the Day: Eradicating Homophobia and Transphobia

“…we can’t fully eradicate homophobia without eradicating transphobia, as well.” The above quote comes from an incredibly intelligent op-ed by Laverne Cox in The Huffington Post that analyzes how homophobia, sexism, transphobia and its accompanying discrimination are related issues: Speaking at last week’s … Continue reading

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