Tag Archives: Transgender Issues

Depathologizing gender diversity in ICD-11

TweetThe new 11th release of International Classification of Diseases (ICD) is coming soon. Diagnoses related to gender variance are those that are likely to be altered in this version. Despite wide acceptance among trans* community that these diagnoses must be changed, there’s a big diversity in opinions on how exactly this should be done. So, [...]
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Stop colonising Russian LGBTQI!

TweetRecently countless discussions about the life of Russian LGBTQI people are held around the world. While the organizers claim that they’re expressing solidarity, as a Russian trans* woman I feel demeaned and frustrated by these events. I read about some foreign activists and politicians inventing strategies how to “save” us here, but they don’t ask [...]
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Crowdfunding SRS

TweetAlice is an incredible young woman. She’s a Pittsburgher by birth, and she’s studying engineering in Japan. She’s faced harassment online and off. Her home university, the University of Pittsburgh, has passed transphobic “non-discrimination” policies when she sought on campus housing. Now, as she finishes her degree, she asks us to do what she has [...]
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On Moore, Burchill and those opposed

TweetFor anyone not yet acquainted with MooreBurchillTransGate (it’s catchy!), a summary of the offense taken so far reads as follows: Throughout life, culminating in Nov 2012: Susanne Moore takes offense at the fact that women continue to be patronized, under-represented, reproductively-controlled, hyper-sexualized, sexually assaulted, and are then criticized for being angry about it. Jan 8th 2013: [...]
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Respect isn’t a finite resource

TweetThe venerable Lindy West and Mary Beth Williams have both weighed in over at Jezebel and Salon about a recent back and forth between Suzanne Moore, Julie Burchill, and the public regarding an article Moore published last week about female anger, in which she wrote the following: “We are angry with ourselves for not being [...]
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