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Joanne Herman

LGBT leadership
just went on record in a big way by insisting that ENDA
should be trans-inclusive. Maybe now it's important to know
what "transgender" really means

October 09 2007 12:00 AM

To focus on the
overzealous response of some trans activists is to miss
the bigger picture -- that transsexuals are fed up with
non-trans "experts" claiming to know us better than we
do

12:00 AM

While a lot of work remains to be done, the 2006–2007 television season saw some important milestones for transgender people.

August 08 2007 12:00 AM

A short film was
recently pulled from San Francisco's Frameline film
festival because it was said to reinforce transphobic
stereotypes articulated in Janice Raymond's 1979 book
Transsexual Empire. The question is, How has her
oversimplified thinking survived?

July 03 2007 12:00 AM

Some citizens of
Largo, Fla., cited religious grounds for the dismissal
of Susan Stanton, the transgender city manager. Would Jesus
really have terminated her employment? This and other
transgender tales from the Bible.

June 05 2007 12:00 AM

Most gay and
lesbian organizations have become LGBT organizations in
recent years. If their missions now include transgender
people, why don’t their boards?

April 10 2007 12:00 AM

When you know
someone who's undergone sex-reassignment surgery, the
possibility of regret may feel like the proverbial elephant
in the room. But what is the prevalence of regret, and
why does regret occur?

March 13 2007 12:00 AM
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