Tag Archives: transmisogyny

Public Evisceration

I have thus far stayed-out of the controversy in the trans-sphere over allegedly-notable drag queen RuPaul’s constant use of transmisogynistic slurs. The truth is that I have never much cared about reality television, drag culture has always bored me, and … Continue reading

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Of Intellectual Dishonesty

It has been almost two and a half years now since I came out as transgender, and another two years again since I started reading up on trans issues, and in all of this time, I have never once encountered– … Continue reading

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The New Cultural Bogeyman

Feeling a touch masochistic, I scrolled down and read some of the comments in that article about which I just posted. One in particular, by a fellow named “weylguy” caught my eye: I’ve lived in small and medium-sized towns in … Continue reading

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The Toronto Star is a Terrible, Transmisogynistic Rag.

Being as it was the only major English-language daily not to endorse Harper in 2011, one could be lulled into the impression that the Toronto Star is, in some sense “progressive.” The problem with being a trans woman, however, is … Continue reading

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Queer-Normativity

I identify as “queer” pretty much exclusively because I consider “asexual lesbian trans woman” to be too much of a mouthful. It is, for me, a purely descriptive identity, and one which gets hollered at me from time to time … Continue reading

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