LEXIE CANNES STATE OF TRANS — Major finding from the new research study: trans kids’ gender identity is deeply held — not pretense or the result of confusion. From the researchers as reported in Medicalxpress: “. . . our results… Read More ›
Oklahoma judge cites DNA as reason to deny trans people legal gender ID change
THE GUERRILLA ANGEL REPORT — If Oklahoma District Judge Bill Graves is also a scientist specializing in the study of DNA, he should submit his research to a peer-reviewed medical journal for scrutiny utilizing the scientific method first. Practicing this… Read More ›
Taiwan considering following European and U.S. definition of transgender
THE GUERRILLA ANGEL REPORT — Specifically, the SRS (sex reassignment surgery) surgery requirement to be legally defined as the gender they identify as will be deleted. While this is some ways from becoming law, it does show that the Taiwanese… Read More ›
Courtney O’Donnell: Responding to Incorrect Transgender Pronoun and/or Gender Identity Usage in the Media
THE GUERRILLA ANGEL REPORT — [I wrote this for The Huffington Post. You can also read this entire article there at the link below.] With incorrect, offensive, or downright transphobic phrases like “man in a dress,” “male-to-female transsexual,” “he calls… Read More ›
[UPDATE — this new ruling went into effect May 21st!] EEOC rules on-job gender ID discrimination violates LBJ-era Civil Rights Act
THE GUERRILLA ANGEL REPORT — ——- UPDATE – May 21, 2012 – Masen Davis, Executive Director [of the Transgender Law Center], celebrated today saying, “This is a historic day for human rights in the United States. . . . starting… Read More ›
Omaha transgender/LGB protection ordinance PASSES!
THE GUERRILLA ANGEL REPORT — The closely watched and debated transgender/LGB rights ordinance was passed 4-3 Tuesday by the Omaha city council. The ordinance seemly hinged on the swing vote of Councilman Franklin Thompson, but ultimately it did not matter… Read More ›
[UPDATE: City settles with trans woman] Accused of being a prostitute because she is transgender, woman sues police
THE GUERRILLA ANGEL REPORT — [UPDATED – Aug. 7, 2012: The city of Cicero settles settles with trans woman who sued the city. See below.] Being harassed by cops who have an assumption that being transgender also means one is… Read More ›
“A man in a dress” in transgender news headlines . . . protocols for mainstream media?
THIS GUERRILLA ANGEL REPORT — Early Saturday morning when I was scanning the news reports about the stabbing of a transgender woman, I crossed several news reports that had the pronouns wrong or in some cases, sensational headlines like “A… Read More ›
Not Your Mom’s Trans 101 — help for the woefully misinformed, part 2.
THE GUERRILLA ANGEL REPORT — In my previous post, I linked to an informative article helpful to those new to all things trans. While not everyone agreed with it, it is short and concise — something I find important, because… Read More ›
Defining transgender — those woefully misinformed can get help here!
THE GUERRILLA ANGEL REPORT –There is a short article in the Chicago Tribune titled “Defining transgender”. It is one of more clear and precise transgender definition that I’ve seen — perfect for those new to all things transgender — or… Read More ›