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Tag Archive: transgender rights

Aug 25 2013

CNN panelist on Chelsea Manning: Prison will be “practice”

This image is a lot like the universe.  Especially the part about your worldview.

If it wasn’t for the fact that she really quickly chimed in with where she wanted to go next with this panel, I would have thought the anchor’s face was one of horror at lawyer Richard Herman’s bullshit. Trigger warning for transphobia and a rape joke, which I’ve already telegraphed in the title.

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Aug 17 2013

Deadpool’s universe contains at least one pro-trans background character

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Via Reddit’s r/ainbow on imgur, this image, ripped from a recent Deadpool comic. Panel 1: while running, a shapeshifting male morphs into a female cheer-leader, as Deadpool pursues. Bad guy: “PRESTO-CHANGE-O!!!” Deadpool: ” ‘Presto-change-o?’ ” Panel 2: Deadpool tackles the shapeshifter, saying “You’re mine now!” Shapeshifter says “OOOOFFFF!!!” A burly bald goateed man in the …

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May 12 2013

Trans woman refused at bridal shop in Saskatoon

I’m several days behind on most of my news and blog feeds at the moment, but this post at TransGriot caught my eye. Rohit Singh, a young trans woman, was browsing wedding dresses at a bridal shop in Saskatoon for her upcoming nuptials. When she asked to try one on, she was refused, being told, …

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