At the heart of many of society's "-isms" is a laundry list of stereotypes that seek to characterize a group in ways that both provide an easy, if inaccurate, method of describing that group, while also confirming already inherent biases against it.
Aimee Stephens was a transgender woman.
I'll admit that as I write this, I am quite out of sorts. Last week, a friend of mine died due to complications of COVID-19, the illness caused by the novel coronavirus.
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There are those who believe that transgender and nonbinary people only become trans or enby after they are exposed to the notion, or after they are "indoctrinated" into the transgender community.
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You don't need me to tell you how difficult and challenging these times are. We're all living through a pandemic and the affiliated economic collapse, made all the worse by an inept and cruel response from a corrupt federal government.
Some people think that being transgender is a mere choice, just a bunch of people who — apologies to my non-trans female siblings — just want to wear a dress and makeup and call themselves women.
Across the country, right now, state legislators continue pushing bills that seek to legislate transgender lives.
I recently discussed some of the many bills making their way through statehouses this year, attempting to curtail, or even criminalize, transgender care.
In statehouses around the country, the 2020 legislative sessions have fired up — and with them, several bills have been introduced to curtail the rights of transgender people.
A year after selling Hip Chick Farms, their multimillion-dollar natural foods company, two Bay Area lesbians moved to a 10-acre lavender farm in Oregon to build what they hope will be their next successful startup: a CBD snack business.