Their efforts and the efforts of all the trans people willing to publicly share their stories are working to humanize the media’s trans* narrative and create a safer space for the diverse voices and experiences under the trans* umbrella.
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About 15 people gathered outside the Denver Wrangler Sunday during it’s famous Sunday afternoon Beer Bust, protesting from the sidewalk against what they call a discriminatory entrance policy.
2011 anti-bullying law and activism of youth and families raise standards, but work still needed to make safe schools universal in Colorado
A new policy bulletin by the state’s top regulatory agency for health insurance guarantees that trans Coloradans with health insurance equal treatment under their plans, guaranteeing access to dozens of services and procedures that were previously in doubt.
Just like the LGB community, the T community is not a monolith. And even the most progressive politicians could hesitate to court a ‘trans voting bloc’ that might or might not exist.
Brianna Matthews’ pre or post-operative status as a transwoman was never a consideration. She is a woman, period. She is one of the people in my life who truly helped me understand how someone could actually be born in a body that is not congruous with the person inside and the courage it takes to create that congruity.
Michael Carr, Jen Schumacher, George Gramer and ‘Shanida Lawya” weigh in on this week’s question.
Jace Woodrum, Phil Nash, Karl Wesley and George Gramer weigh in on this week’s question.
Her jokes are timely and universally relatable. Laughs are often sparse through the first minute of her set, many suburban straights writing her off initially, assuming there’s no common ground for a joke to take root. But in no time she’s won them over, succeeding in a double duty of cracking up an audience (a task in itself) and perhaps educating some patrons who’ve only heard about transgender people through Focus On The Family pamphlets.
I urge all of us in the LGBT and allied community to take a stand for the under-represented and under-served.