Afraid To Be Myself

My life changed completely in August 1984 - thirty-two years ago. A loved eleven year old child became one that no one liked in a short plane ride from Dallas to Orlando, Florida. The scars…

Vanessa Rochelle Lewis My Story

This is My Story

I feel like I should be writing some long status, posting some video, offering support or affirmation or hope or even some learning that could be beneficial. by Vanessa Rochelle Lewis I don't have any…

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Sessions: Transgender Workers Have No Rights

Sessions rescinded a Justice Department memo from 2014 that said Title VII does protect transgender people, a position also taken by several federal appeals courts in recent years. by Daniel Wiessner and Sarah N. Lynch…

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What Does Do The Work Really Mean?

Do The Work (#DoTheWork), what does that mean to everyone? It probably means different things to different people. We have to keep in mind there are standards that able-bodied people hold that don't necessarily work…

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Murder Of Transgender Teen In Cabool Draws National…

The early September murder of an Ozarks transgender teen is drawing national attention. Warning: Graphic details are included in this article and may not be suitable for all ages. Caution is urged. HOUSTON, Missouri -…

Ally Lee Steinfeld Transgender Trans Youth Murder Hate Crime Cabool Missouri

The Attacks Of Trans People In 2017

When trans youth are being murdered here locally, but you think it's okay to tell a trans person that their fear or anger is irrational or misplaced online..... YOU ARE THE OPPRESSOR Do not talk…

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Canada’s Shame: Banning Chelsea Manning’s Entry

O Canada needs a rewrite, the nation’s national anthem, redesigning its national flag as well, a skull and crossbones or perhaps swastika replacing its traditional maple leaf. The Trudeau government permanently banned Chelsea Manning from…

Chelsea E. Manning Canada

Fallout From Harvard’s Mistreatment of Chelsea Manning

Harvard’s Kennedy School Dean Douglas Elmendorf’s deplorable rescindment of Manning’s fellowship and disinvitation to speak didn’t go unnoticed on campus. Sharp criticism followed his reprehensible action, letting CIA director Mike Pompeo and former deputy agency…