The campaign for safe and affordable healthcare for all people, including trans and gender non conforming New Yorkers saw a clear victory on December 17th when New York Governor Andrew Cuomo announced that the Department of Health will now cover transgender healthcare. This decision reverses 16 years of healthcare discrimination that denied trans and gender […]
This is Jane. Jane asked her supporters to share this representation of her so you can see her as the person that those of us who know her best do: a teenager who wants to smile with friends, shop for prom dresses with Janet Mock, and have a family to love her. She wants you […]
One hour ago, with other members of the Sylvia Rivera Law Project I participated in a direct action at HX Refactored, a health care conference in New York City, attended by the new NY State Department of Health Commissioner Dr. Howard Zucker. We went to stop business as usual at the Department of Health. 16 years of transgender […]
This past week I spoke with Chris Lee, a journalist writing for The Media about tonight’s discussion at the New School with CeCe McDonald and Dean Spade on prison abolition, trans activism and love. You can read the interview here. There’s also still time to RSVP for our talk and send in questions for CeCe, […]
Lets Make the Violence Stop! I usually don’t read comments on buzzfeed but my friend Dean’s interview was on it and I wanted to check out the brilliant insights he’s interview inspired. Here’s some of my thoughts about the push back the interview got. When a handful of white trans women with access to billions […]
Chelsea Manning and the realities for transgender and gender non-conforming people in prison, jails and detention centers. | SRLP (Sylvia Rivera Law Project) from SRLP on Chelsea Manning, the realities trans & gnc people have to navigate daily while incarcerated and how we can support people on the inside!
The Spirit Was…: Help Support Egyptt! Please Signal Boost thespiritwas: (click here to donate) Dear Friends & Community, We are writing to let you know of a community member who needs support after going through a major health crisis. Many of you know Egyptt, a long time activist and advocate for low income, trans […]
(click here to donate) Dear Friends & Community, We are writing to let you know of a community member who needs support after going through a major health crisis. Many of you know Egyptt, a long time activist and advocate for low income, trans communities of color. Egyptt was formerly co-coordinator of Trans Justice at […]
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Giving my springtime warm weather gender dysphoria a run for its money with some transfabulous attire!