Month: November 2013

Quaranta v. Middletown, Connecticut Police Department (USA)

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A transgender police officer filed a complaint with the Connecticut Commission on Human Rights and Opportunities alleging supervisors in the…

Sheila Jeffreys

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Dr. Sheila Jeffreys is one of the most highly regarded feminist scholars in the world. Her scholarship around sexual politics, international…

Mary Daly

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Mary Daly, a feminist theologian granted tenure at Boston College, long battled the college over her decision to hold women-only…

Dr. Janice Raymond Harassed By @Elfeministo (Canada)

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Dr. Janice Raymond is an internationally regarded philosopher and feminist who has done ground breaking work around trafficking and male…

Transgender Day of Remembrance

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The Transgender Day of Remembrance is an event started by transwoman Gwen Smith ostensibly to recognise men and women killed by…

“Male and Female He Created Them: Review of The Transsexual Empire: The Making Of The She-Male”

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In June 1979, Thomas Szasz, a psychiatrist and humanist, wrote a favorable New York Times review of Dr. Janice Raymond’s…

Bahrain

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A Bahrain court will decide next month whether two women seeking sex changes will be allowed to undergo a life-changing…

Press Complaints Commission (UK)

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The Press Complaints Commission issued guidance to editors on the reporting of transgender issues. It assists journalists in their coverage of trans people, which…

Harris County, Texas (USA)

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The sheriff of Houston’s Harris County has adopted a sweeping policy designed to protect and guarantee equal treatment of gay,…