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Call Me Kuchu
Zouhall-Worrall, Malika; Fairfax, Katherine
In Uganda, a new bill threatens to make homosexuality punishable by death. David Kato - Uganda's first openly gay man - and his fellow activists work against the clock to defeat the legislation while ...
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Eating Fire: Family Life, on the Queer Side
Riordon, Michael
An inside look at a rainbow of relationships, sexual and otherwise, that gay, lesbian, and transgendered people create to animate their lives: lovers, partners, parents/kids, quick tricks, torrid affa...
The Emperor's New Penis: The Same Sexual Threats, the Same Silence for Women
Keith, Lierre; Jensen, Derrick
Right now the gender fundamentalists are doing their best to shut down dialogue. They've damaged books — books that don’t even mention their concern — pressured bookstores, and silenced speakers sched...
From Jenner to Dolezal: One Trans Good, the Other Not So Much
Reed, Adolph Jr.
As is ever clearer and ever more important to note, race politics is not an alternative to class politics; it is a class politics, the politics of the left-wing of neoliberalism. It is the expression ...
Full Democratic Rights for Transgender People!: "Bathroom Bill" Bigotry
Transgender and gender non-conforming people -- that is, anyone whose appearance, behavior or dress falls outside of bourgeois gender norms -- face an exceptionally high degree of harassment. Around 7...
Israel's first trans officer helps with ethnic cleansing
Barrows-Friedman, Nora
Queer and transgender activists protested an event featuring an Israeli soldier in Seattle on 5 April.The event was supported by the LGBTQ Commission, a body that advises city leaders on lesbian, gay,...
LGBT Social Movements: Connexipedia Article
Lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender social movements.
Marxism, feminism and transgender politics
Caldwell, Sue
An examination of feminism and transgender politics through a Marxist lens.
Michael Riordon in conversation with Barbara Goslawski
Riordon, Michael; Goslawski, Barbara
"People are not specimens or statistics," says Michael Riordon, author of Eating Fire: Family Life on the Queer Side.
The No-Nonsense Guide to Sexual Diversity
Baird, Vanesse
An examination of the ways in which tolerance and hostility have manifested themselves throughout history, and in current attitudes toward sexual diversity.
Transgender oppression and resistance
Miles, Laura
Miles discusses how socialists approach the question of fighting oppressions like transphobia is not an abstract matter. It goes to the heart of how we work with oppressed groups and individuals such ...
The Wisdom of Whores: Bureaucrats, Brothels, and the Business of AIDS
Pisani, Elizabeth
Pisani's book The Wisdom of Whores is a scathing attack on the bureaucratic international aid communities that deal with HIV/AIDS. Topics include: injection of drugs and the idea of harm reduction by ...

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Good As You
Good As You represents a new generation of GLBT activism. Now is the time for intelligent, progressive-minded individuals to step up and fight for the common rights of which they might be denied. We'r...
A web portal featuring sexuality resources: articles, websites, books. The home page features a selection of recent and important articles. A search feature, subject index, and other research tools ma...
Society for Human Sexuality
Social and educational organization whose purpose is to promote understanding and appreciation for the many forms of adult intimate relationships and consensual sexual expression.

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Changing the concept of "woman" will cause unintended harms
Stock, Kathleen
There are more things to consider than some trans activists would have you believe, argues Kathleen Stock.
Feminist Perspectives on Trans issues
The relationship between feminism and transgender theory and politics is surprisingly fraught. The goal in this entry is to outline some of the key philosophical issues at the intersections, and this ...
Psychiatry Professor: 'Transgenderism' Is Mass Hysteria Similar To 1980s-Era Junk Science
Corradi, Richard B.
While fair-minded people can agree that gays or people with gender confusion should not be discriminated against, the general public doesn’t appear to be ready to accept gender as simply a social cons...
The Tragic Transgender Contagion
French, David
Anguished parents note that entire peer groups seem determined to 'transition' together.
Transgender Children and Young People
Born in Your Own Body
Brunskell-Evans, Heather; Moore, Michele (eds.)
A collection of essays about the current theory and practice of transgendering children.
Transgender refugee defies critics by inviting military recruiters to a trans job fair
Trans group calls job fair 'extremely disrespectful' and 'a racist act'
Glover, Chris
A transgender Kenyan refugee is defiant in the face of accusations she's being racist and "inherently violent," for inviting the Canadian Armed Forces to a job fair aimed at helping transgender people...
The Uproar Over 'Transracialism'
Brubaker, Rogers
Discusses 'transracialism' in relation to gender identity and self identification.
Women-only spa stirs controversy after transgender woman turned away
A popular women-only spa is at the centre of a social media controversy after a transgender individual said they were not allowed to enter because of a policy forbidding male genitalia.

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