Feminism | Posted by Danielle C on 11/24/2009

Harsh Realities

When I read the news every morning, I don’t expect to read good things. If I read about a bombing in the Middle East or the murder of a gay teen in Puerto Rico I’m certainly upset about it, but it’s sad to say that I almost expect it. Our world is fueled by hate, and it always seems to have been. But this morning I came across an article that even I didn’t expect to encounter, and sadly it’s familiar to me, more familiar than it ever should be.

This study, Harsh Realities: The Experiences of Transgender Students in School carried out by the Gay, Lesbian and Straight Network, is about transgendered youth in American high schools. Its contents are highly disturbing. For instance, this study found that …

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Feminism | Posted by Julie Z on 11/13/2009

“Hir”

Thanks to feministing and reader Ashley S for the tip – if you haven’t seen this yet…well you just have to.

Maybe with more and more and content out there in the world like this, more people will begin to understand…I can only hope.

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