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Trans Justice

Trans Women Are Women. This Isn’t a Debate

Nigerian writer and feminist Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie has been a favorite of mine since I first saw her “We Should All Be Feminists” speech. It was just a few months shy of Beyoncé’s release of her iconic anthem “***Flawless,” which
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Bathroom Rules Contribute to the Murders of Trans Women

Last week, the Trump administration reversed federal guidance outlining protections for transgender students, the same week that Jaquarrius Holland, Chyna Doll Dupree, and Ciara McElveen, three Black trans women, were murdered in New Orleans.Since reports of their deaths, there has
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We Must Act Now in the Face of Transphobia

We’re only days into 2017 and three trans people have already been murdered. During the first week of the year, Mesha Caldwell, a Black trans woman, was found shot to death in Mississippi. Three days later, two-spirit woman Jamie Lee
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A Letter to My Queer Family After Orlando

Dear Family, Tears continue to leak from my eyes for Orlando. Anguish has been washed all over my face. I’m convinced that numb is a feeling, for I’ve felt it far too often. The singular queer and trans deaths we
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