“A person who is agender sees themselves as neither man nor woman, has no gender identity, or no gender to express.”
Conventional wisdom tells us that backhanded compliments are not cute — as a matter of fact, they are not compliments at all. They're nothing more than thinly disguised insults, and when it comes to marginalized groups, they're frequently microaggressions.
INTO spoke with seven transgender men who identify as feminine on what they want society to know about their experiences, and what we can all do to be better allies. Here’s what they said.
INTO spoke with four Indigenous transgender, non-binary, and Two Spirit people on what they would like society to learn and unlearn about their communities, in addition to what we all can do to increase visibility and become better allies.
The LGBTQ Institute at the National Center for Civil and Human Rights recently partnered with Georgia State University to conduct a survey of LGBTQ individuals in the South, with the goal of gaining insight into the life experiences and needs of LGBTQ Southerners.
After my interviews with transgender and gender non-conforming people on their experiences with discrimination in the workplace, I turned to Beck Bailey, the Deputy Director of the Human Rights Campaign Workplace Equality Program, to figure out what we should be doing to enforce non-discrimination and anti-harassment policies.
Below is the second part of our series on trans, gender nonconforming, non-binary, and Two-Spirit people in the workplace. Today, INTO spoke with five transgender and gender nonconforming people about their experiences dealing with anti-workplace discrimination. Here’s what they had to say.
Below is the first part of our series on trans, gender nonconforming, non-binary, and Two-Spirit people in the workplace. Today, Angelica Ross offers advice on landing a job while trans.
Since the Trump administration's reinterpretation of Title IX, transgender and gender nonconforming (TGNC) youth are at risk of facing increased harassment, at school and beyond.
Waukesha police said in a news release on Thursday, August 2, that Culver's employee, 18-year-old Scott Schwantes, had allegedly put cameras in the restaurant's employee bathroom.
On Tuesday, Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner signed an ammendment to a law that will equip police officers with epinephrine auto-injection — more commonly known as the allergy attack antitdote, EpiPen.
'There's No Rulebook': Letters To Trans and Gender Nonconforming Youth From Those Who Have Been There
According to The Williams Institute, an estimated 150,000 youth identify as transgender or gender non-conforming. These statistics, however, underrepresent the vast majority of youth who are unreported and those who have not come out yet.
I remember my family watching episodes of The Maury Povich Show's "Guess If You Can. . . Man or Woman" when I was a little kid, where transgender women were the butt of jokes. Audience members would yell "That's a man!" — among other homophobic and transphobic slurs — and although I didn't have the language to understand my gender identity as a child, it still played a role in repressing who I was. Growing up, the only visibility I witnessed being given to the transgender ...