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• You know what’s going to happen in Akwaeke Emezi’s new book — it’s right there in the title: The Death of Vivek Oji. But this novel about a death is full of gender-bending, boundary crossing life. Read More »
• The Emmy-winning actress is the executive producer of Disclosure, a new documentary on trans representation in Hollywood. Trans people were on film as early as 1914, but often misrepresented. Read More »
• We asked writers in the LGBTQ+ community to reflect on the relationship between celebration, music and LGBTQ+ activism. Deborah Sprague writes about songs that reflect her experience as a trans woman. Read More »
• No matter where you work, being openly trans on the job can be tough — and it is simply not safe for many trans people to advocate for themselves. Seemingly innocuous elements of many jobs (think paperwork, dress codes and restroom access) can become obstacles for trans employees to navigate. Read More »
• Two nearly identical drug implants have very different prices. The one for kids has a list price of $37,300. For adults, it’s $4,400. A dad fought for his daughter to be able to get the cheaper drug. Read More »
• State Rep. Anthony Sabatini has kicked off the 2020 legislative session with yet another anti-LGBT act. On Monday, he filed HB 136, a bill that would make it a second-degree felony for health care practitioners to administer treatment to transgender minors. Sabatini says the law, if passed, would define sex as the “biological state of being female or male, based on sex organs and chromosomes.” He calls it the “Vulnerable Child Protection Act,” which is somewhat akin to calling a rule prohibiting feeding orphans the “child gluttony act.” Either Representative Sabatini thinks he knows more about this than medical professionals do, or he’s playing to a certain crowd – people troubled by the way American society has begun to accept and … Read More »