LEXIE CANNES STATE OF TRANS — A transphobe poster child is born. His name? Kevin D. Williamson — a writer for the National Review — a right-leaning journal that would please many a tea partier, that is, if they could… Read More ›
Month: May 2014
Verdict on RuPaul: Trans? Yes. Trans Role Model? No.
LEXIE CANNES STATE OF TRANS — The unifying singularity for all people under the transgender umbrella is the high risk factor for being a victim of transgender hate violence, especially the kind that results in our deaths. Those that perpetuates hate… Read More ›
City councilman says trans rights advocates smacks of Nazism
LEXIE CANNES STATE OF TRANS — The community of Saginaw, Michigan and it’s city council have been working together to hammer out a trans rights ordinance recently but last week things took an ugly turn when city councilman Dan Fitzpatrick… Read More ›
Boss to transphobic radio show hosts: You’re fired!
LEXIE CANNES STATE OF TRANS — Following a 12-minute on-air hateful diatribe against trans people, the hosts of a Rochester, NY morning radio show found themselves promptly canned by their employer, Entercom. Radio personalities Kimberly and Beck (Barry Beck, Kimberly… Read More ›
(Updated) Backward Virginia judge denies trans woman name change
LEXIE CANNES STATE OF TRANS — (Updated — May 21, 2014. Name change granted. See below.) Although the state of Virginia is reported to be one of the easiest states to get a name change, an ultra-conservative judge on the… Read More ›
Transphobic bus rider gets schooled by trans woman
LEXIE CANNES STATE OF TRANS — Do I condone this? Absolutely not! Things tend to end badly for trans women when violence erupts. But without a doubt, most of us have wished to confront those who belittle us in front… Read More ›
UK press admit to exploiting severely injured trans woman
LEXIE CANNES STATE OF TRANS — “Sex-swap scientist gored by stag” read one UK tabloid headline after a noted Scotland scientist was hit in the neck at night by the antlers of a deer that had wandered into a yard…. Read More ›
CeCe McDonald — Trans Role Model? Yes!
LEXIE CANNES STATE OF TRANS — There are opinions floating around in the transgender sector of cyberspace having the view that trans woman CeCe McDonald is undeserving of any special recognition because she is a ‘convicted felon,’ they say. (The… Read More ›
Wondering if the Salvation Army is trans-friendly yet? (They’re not)
LEXIE CANNES STATE OF TRANS — Every year around Christmas time the red kettles of the Salvation Army come out and like clockwork, trans writers remind our friends and allies not to give to the Salvation Army because of their… Read More ›