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Why I Ran Out Of Pride

Chrysten Jackson on May 06, 2014

I remember when I received my first pride guide. I remember keeping an ultra secret profile when I returned to my fundamentalist Christian parent’s house. And I remember seeing the Evergreen advertisement. I remember the overwhelming feelings of hope, that...

Free Jane: Young Trans Woman Imprisoned Without Charges

Mariama Eversley on April 24, 2014

On this episode we speak with 3 guests — Chris Garaffa and Al Riccio from the Party for Socialism and Liberation and Aaron Romano the attorney of a 16-year-old trans girl who is currently incarcerated in a woman’s prison and...

Transgender Student Harassed on Campus

Andraya Williams on April 03, 2014

On March 19th, 2014 I was publicly humiliated and harassed by a female security officer on [Central Piedmont Community College] CPCC’s campus. In attempting to file a complaint about the incident, I was turned away and intimidated. On March 19th...

Trans Rage

Remy Lourenco on November 20, 2013

Trigger warning: This poem, which is posted here to honor Transgender Day of Remembrance, includes description of sexual assault and anti-transgender violence. they call me crazy when I enter the men’s room— that man bellowing at the top of his...

I Might Have Been Chelsea Manning

Teagan Widmer on August 23, 2013

In January of 2010, I was sitting in the lounge in my school’s English department completely freaking out about the fact that I had no clue what came after graduation. I was an English major with an emphasis in theatre....

Representations of Trans Women in a Post-Orange is the New Black World

Teagan Widmer on August 02, 2013

It seems Netflix has finally hit the jackpot with an original series. After the mediocre (and transphobic) 4th season of “Arrested Development”, the disappointing “Hemlock Grove”, and the underrated “House of Cards”, Netflix has finally hit its stride with the...