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From the Transgender News Network

Is there one? Sometimes I feel like we have one here in Cyrsti's Condo thanks to all of you who send things along. The latest comes from Bobbie reporting that a "Fox News Regular" (of course)  was suspended from his own company! The actual link is from the " Raw Story " site: According to  Adweek , Gavin McInnes has been asked to take an indefinite leave of absence from his position as Chief Creative Officer at  Rooster NYC , an ad agency he co-founded in 2010. The column, ‘ Transphobia Is Perfectly Natural ,’ proved to be so offensive to readers of Thought Catalog — known for outrageous and contrarian posts — that the website inserted a splash page that appears before the column warning, “The article you are trying to read has been reported by the community as hateful or abusive content.” Among the least offensive assertions McInnes made in his essay, he wrote:  “We’re all transphobic. We aren’t blind. We see there are no old trannies. They die of

While my Blog Gently Weeps

As I was going through my morning emails, two items struck me as being exceedingly sad. Certainly both plant the transphobic seeds which encourage violence directed at and suicide within our transgender culture. Neither are new. One was the infamous radical femme site called Pretendbians. So bad I'm not even passing along a link. Then of course, there our "fair and unbiased"  Fox News Transphobes. According to Media Matters    Fox  seems to have largely given up in its losing battle against marriage equality for gays and lesbians, but there's still one segment of the LGBT community that it feels comfortable openly mocking and demonizing on air: transgender people. In late 2011, during the controversy surrounding Chaz Bono's participation on Dancing with the Stars, Fox News host Megyn Kelly made the surprising move of expressing her support for transgender people. During the September 1, 2011 edition of America Live, Kelly stated: The transgender, they go th

Fair and Un Biased?

Recently we have seen various documentaries centered around certain transgender youth. The obvious question is are these a positive or negative for our community? Recently "In the Life" took a look at transgender and non conforming gender children. Take a look: On the plus side is "Janet Mock" transsexual female. On the negative side (of course) is Fox news using the word demonic ... really?