I’m not a big fan of Trans Day of Remembrance.
“Transgender Day of Remembrance is a day for stories to be told and scripts to be rewritten. It’s a chance to reach out and come together against the dehumanizing violence that haunts our communities. Love is a call as well as a response, but most of all love is an action.” -Angelica Ross
You would think that we, those of us belonging to the LGBTQ community of faith would be mourning you and conspiring towards how we can work to protect you and cherish you in our communities. However, the silence around your death, Chyna Gibson, is deafening.
Trigger Warning: discussions of pedophilia and child abuse
For Milo Yiannopoulos—vulgarian, alt-right’s telegenic token gay and Breitbart’s polemical senior editor—his last appearance on a national stage may have finally come.
Trigger warning: description of transphobia, violence, and physical assault
As a Black transman, I get a lot of messages about who I am supposed to be, what I am supposed to look like and what my life should manifest as.
The senseless murders at Emanuel AME Church in Charleston, South Carolina, startled many because they raised the ongoing issues of racial prejudice, gun violence, and how people from all walks of life become innocent victims of terror, hate, and discrimination.
Christian persecution in the United States is real. It’s just not what you think. Christian persecution isn’t about having to offer birth control to women.
It’s not about having to serve wedding cakes to gay and lesbian couples. Christian persecution isn’t even having people call you out when you spout homophobic, sexist, or racist opinions, veiled blasphemously as biblical.