Category Archives: Cissexism

Discrimination against trans and nonbinary people

Carrying Our Genders In Our Wallets

[Image: Screenshot from the California DMV identification card application. The text reads “What is your sex?” with the options of “Female”, “Male”, and “Nonbinary”, and explanatory text about changing gender categories.]

Today’s post on Medium is about non-binary gender options on identification documents.

On Animals, Gender, Race, and Optics

[Image: Pax poses for a photo with MahaLakshmi, a resident of PreetiRang Sanctuary. Photo by Ziggy.]

Today’s post on Medium, “On Animals, Gender, Race, and Optics“, regards my feelings about the latest Direct Action Everywhere (DxE) stunt (where one of their white activists took the mic away from Kamala Harris).

Want to Support Queer and Trans People? Fix Your Churches.

[Image: Members of the Coalition of Welcoming Congregations of the Bay Area attend the 2011 San Francisco Pride Parade.]

Today’s post on Medium, “Want to Support Queer and Trans People? Fix Your Churches“, is a response to the latest attack on the rights and dignity of trans people.

Transmasculine musings in the #MeToo era

[Image: Shawn Demmons and Jenna Rapues speak at the San Francisco Trans Day of Visibility celebration, March 2018.]

Today’s post on Medium, “Transmasculine musings in the #MeToo era“, is about how transgender and cisgender targets of sexual abuse and harassment can acknowledge and support each other.