There may be 60 votes to pass ENDA in the Senate, but we must be sure it remains fully inclusive and protects trans persons!
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The very notion of “her” is what most individuals don’t understand, and until more efforts are made to educate about gender, sex, and identity, the general public will remain clueless and ignorant.
Every year I look back over the content I have written and look to see which posts grab the most attention. I’d like to mention the 12 posts that received the most number of hits.
What is the relationship of genitalia to gender and to sex? when and where are any of these the same thing, and where do they refer to different things? and is the idea of what constitues “trans” pr a trans man or a trans woman changing? … a quote from a trans woman’s blog Please share your ideas about Sex, Gender, and Genitalia by leaving and comments here on the blog.
In the mean time, there is plenty of work that needs to be done. One of the reasons this seems so controversial is that most people don’t understand transgender or the issues trans persons face on a daily basis.
The linked article is such an awesome read! Two small clips are here: When I tore open the envelope it took my breath away, much like seeing my reflection every morning — the growing pronouncement of my jaw, the square sideburns, the scruff on my cheek, the pecs and bicepsRead More
I urge Pitt to get to work quickly on a thorough, fair, and comprehensive policy. While efforts are progressing, it is far from fast enough. The Pitt situation is also complex. As a university, it has students, staff and faculty all to be considered. This ruling seems to apply directly to employment discrimination, but it could have other ramifications as well.
I’ve added a link in my blogroll for the Transgender Law and Policy Institute. This is a wonderful website with a ton of useful information regarding trans law and policy. Check it out!
Statement of Equality Pennsylvania on the University of Pittsburgh’s Non-Discrimination Policy for the Transgender Community and the Need for Calm Harrisburg – Over the past several weeks, Equality Pennsylvania has been very carefully monitoring and watching the situation surrounding the University of Pittsburgh’s non-discrimination policy and how it impactsRead More
It is one thing to discuss nondiscrimination as a concept, but how does that change when put into practical situations like shower facilities, locker rooms, prisons, etc. Maybe nondiscrimination is the same, and a concept can be equyally applied everywhere. Maybe not.