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Bigotry Watch

Watch: Lawmaker Threatens Trans People With Physical Violence

by David Badash ● 1:03 PM January 13, 2012
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Tennessee state lawmaker Richard Floyd has threatened physical violence against trans people, saying he would “stomp” them if he saw one in a store dressing room.

culture

Justin Vivian Bond’s Tango – A Book Review, Backwards And In High Heels

by J. Rudy Flesher ● 6:14 PM September 17, 2011
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On Mx Justin Vivian Bond’s memoir, Tango: My Childhood Backwards and in High Heels. Kate Bornstein said it’s “like listening to your favorite eccentric cousin or auntie tell you hair-raising tales.”

Bigotry Watch

What Kinder, Gentler Anti-Gay Religious Hate Looks Like (Video)

by David Badash ● 3:03 PM August 19, 2011
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Look at the face of the religious right’s kinder, gentler, anti-gay hate: Pastor Jack Hibbs, whose mission is to stamp out California’s FAIR Education Act, SB 48.

Human Rights

Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual Athletes Increasingly Accepted As Trans Policies Lag

by Keph Senett ● 10:03 AM July 29, 2011
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A session at the Outgames Human Rights Conference finds while acceptance is growing for LGB athletes, policies that affect transgender athletes lag.

Media

Is Comcast’s New NBC Anti-Gay, Anti-Trans, Anti-Black?

by David Badash ● 12:33 AM January 31, 2011
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Saturday, viewers of Saturday Night Live were subjected to not one but two offensive skits, one trans-phobic, the other racist. Is Comcast to blame?

Bigotry Watch

A Veteran Is Never An “It” Or A “Shim”

by David Badash ● 4:04 PM April 26, 2010
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When U.S. Park Police called veteran Autumn Sandeen an “it” and a “shim,” it showed just how far we haven’t come for transgender rights and understanding in America. Time to act!