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Demystifying terms about gender identity

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| May 19, 2014

'Gender Failure' defies gender rules, roles and assumptions

Gender Failure

by Ivan E. Coyote and Rae Spoon
(Arsenal Pulp Press,
2014;
$17.95)

"I had no way to talk about gender. I wasn't allowed to express how uncomfortable it was for me. To resist would have put me in danger, so I kept any subversive thoughts covert. As a person who couldn't conform to what was expected of me, I thought I was a failure and kept it to myself..."

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| February 24, 2014

Refuge Restrooms

Accessible washrooms can be hard to come by. For trans* folks finidng gender neutral bathrooms is extremely important and can be the difference between experiencing or avoiding violence. Previously, trans activists used Safe2Pee to find safe bathrooms.

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| February 12, 2014
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