Posts tagged "transphobia"

Rose McGowan, And Some Feminists, Need To Rethink Their Attitude About Trans People

Telling Caitlyn Jenner that she doesn’t understand women well enough is a slippery slope into transphobia.

Rebecca Vipond Brink | November 17, 2015 - 9:30 am

Husband Of 9/11 Responder Returns Glamour Award Over Caitlyn Jenner

Officer James Smith lost his wife Moira in the attacks on the World Trade Center in 2001. Moira died a hero: She was the only female first responder lost in

Rebecca Vipond Brink | November 16, 2015 - 11:00 am

Small Victory: Two Retailers Remove Transphobic Caitlyn Jenner Costume

Back in August, because August is when Halloween starts, a few costume companies started advertising a Caitlyn Jenner costume featuring a cis male, masculine-presenting model dressed up as Caitlyn Jenner

Rebecca Vipond Brink | October 22, 2015 - 10:30 am

Amazon Just Realized That A “Lady Boy Drag Costume” Was A Bad Idea

Some people wear Halloween costumes to disguise themselves, while others pick costumes that reveal the truth behind who they really are — namely, an asshole. That’s what the “Adult Lady Boy Drag

Lauren Vinopal | October 21, 2015 - 2:30 pm

Julie Bindel And Milo Yiannopoulos Both Banned From Free Speech Debate

Second-wave feminist Julie Bindel and gay conservative men’s rights advocate Milo Yiannopoulos were both banned from speaking at the University of Manchester in a debate titled, “From liberation

Rebecca Vipond Brink | October 8, 2015 - 9:30 am

This “Call Me Caitlyn” Halloween Costume Is Transphobic AF

Sigh. It’s only August and this year’s crop of offensive and #problematic Halloween costumes are already starting to roll in. is selling this “Call Me Caitlyn” costume in its…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | August 24, 2015 - 3:00 pm

John Oliver On Trans Rights: “It’s Genuinely Crucial We Get This Right”

Gay marriage may now be legal on a national level, thanks to those activists who brought the issue all the way to the Supreme Court, but discrimination is hardly obsolete…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | June 29, 2015 - 9:30 am

Kylie Jenner Slams Chris Brown’s Transphobic Comments Against Her Dad

Kylie Jenner, the youngest daughter of Caitlyn Jenner fired back at shit head Chris Brown after he shared Snoop Dogg’s insensitive meme about Caitlyn Jenner’s gender and the news surrounding…

Katrin Higher | June 6, 2015 - 9:47 am

10,000 Transphobic Dipshits Petition To Have Caitlyn Jenner’s Olympic Medals Revoked

Congratulations on getting attention, we’re sorry your parents didn’t give you enough of it.

Robyn Pennacchia | June 4, 2015 - 3:30 pm

(Trans) Woman (Of Color) To (White, Super Rich, Celebrity Trans) Woman: An Open Letter To Caitlyn Jenner

The question that everyone is asking me these days is, “What do you think about Caitlyn Jenner?” But what I want to know is: what do you think of me?

Kai Cheng Thom | June 4, 2015 - 2:30 pm

Girl, Bye: Actress Alice Eve Writes Transphobic Instagram Post About Bruce Jenner

Alice Eve, an actress who I only recognize because she played Captain James T. Kirk’s future wife Carol Marcus in the second “Star Trek” reboot, had some seriously transphobic things to say about…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | April 28, 2015 - 1:10 pm

The Soapbox: On Laverne Cox’s Nude Photo Spread & Meghan Murphy’s Transphobia

Laverne Cox graced Allure’s annual “Nudes” issue with a picture that is so honest in its emotion and raw in its beauty I damn near cried looking at it. She…

Katie Klabusich | April 27, 2015 - 10:00 am

Just Look At This Asshole: Whiny Transphobic Lady To Sue Planet Fitness For Kicking Her Out

Earlier this month, a Planet Fitness in Michigan gave the boot to one Yvette Cormier after she went around the whole gym kvetching to anyone who would listen about how…

Robyn Pennacchia | March 24, 2015 - 12:35 pm

The US Presbyterian Church Now Recognizes Gay Marriage

Woohoo, another victory for gay rights!

Rebecca Vipond Brink | March 18, 2015 - 6:00 pm

Ray Rice: “There Is No Excuse For Domestic Violence”

Former Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice has issued an apology for abusing his wife Janay. [TIME]
Two more alleged victims have spoken out against Bill Cosby. [Death and

Rebecca Vipond Brink | February 13, 2015 - 6:30 pm

Bruce Jenner Will Allegedly Address His Changing Appearance On “KUWTK”

Bruce Jenner is apparently going to address tabloid rumors that he is getting gender reassignment surgery on an upcoming episode of “Keeping Up With The Kardashians.” In Touch recently…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | January 21, 2015 - 10:40 am

What Radical Democracy Looks Like In A Transphobic Culture: Meredith Talusan Vs. The Telluride Association

I hate talking on the phone, and so I was nervous to call Meredith Talusan: You get the impression from her social media feed, and from accounts of the recent…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | December 10, 2014 - 1:00 pm

Why I Took My Writing Off Thought Catalog

I woke up last Wednesday, August 13th, and took to my twitter, preparing myself to ingest yet another round of bad news. It had been a trying week, with more…

Jana Pollack | August 19, 2014 - 3:00 pm

Frisky Rant: IDGAF If You Say I Look “Like A Tranny”

I’ve wondered for a long time if maybe I have higher levels of testosterone than other women, because there’s always been a lot about me that is just distinctly un-feminine…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | July 18, 2014 - 10:00 am