Category Archives: transgender

Call for Submissions for Transgender Studies Quarterly 2.1: Making Transgender Count

Transgender Studies Quarterly (TSQ) This is a new journal, edited by Paisley Currah and Susan Stryker to be published by Duke University Press. TSQ aims to be the journal of record for the interdisciplinary field of transgender studies and to … Continue reading

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News release: ProtestTransphobia demonstrate outside offices of Daily Telegraph

The following release was circulated on behalf of Protest Transphobia, who are today demonstrating outside the offices of the Telegraph newspaper, to protest that paper’s decision to republish an article by Julie Burchill, originally published in the Observer, and later … Continue reading

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Brazilian transsexual murdered

With thanks to Lexie Cannes for putting me on to this one: On the evening of Friday, January 11, around the time Suzanne Moore was flouncing off twitter, Cecilia Marahouse a trans performer well known in gay clubs in Ceará, … Continue reading

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Open letter to Tom Peck at the Indie

Hi Tom, Thought i’d drop you a line because i felt slightly bad about coming down so hard on you in respect of your piece, yesterday, on the Moore-Burchill saga. I know i used the h-word, and that is probably … Continue reading

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A little light activism

Its time. The Richard Curtis case illustrates perfectly the institutional transphobia in both the medical community and the press. It is time for those who are sick of the way in which the trans community is being, has been treated … Continue reading

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That Stonewall feeling

History has many moments. Points in time where a minority decides it has finally had enough, turns and bites the hand that oppressed it. There’s Rosa Parks, refusing to give up her seat to a white man on a Montgomery … Continue reading

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