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Trans Women in Kuwait: “They Hunt Us Down For Fun”

Published on January 15th, 2012 | by Wild Gender

According to a report released by the Human Rights Commission today (Sunday, Jan. 15), Kuwaiti police have tortured and sexually abused transgender women using a discriminatory law, passed in 2007, which arbitrarily criminalizes “imitating the opposite ... Read More


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Fired for Wearing a Packer Penis to Work !

Published on January 13th, 2012 | by Wild Gender

An article cheekily called “What to wear? Skirt, blouse, prosthetic penis?” appeared on the Los Angeles Times “Nation Now” blog today. The article painfully pokes fun at a lawsuit raised against a Pennsylvania snack food plant ... Read More


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Gender Liberating Bill Quashed in Cali

Published on January 11th, 2012 | by Wild Gender

The option for California kids to self-select their gender was included in a bill (Assembly Bill 266) that was quashed this morning. The controversial bill would have allowed students of various genders to choose bathroom locations ... Read More


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Simple battery by “The Fighter” ? Gross.

Published on January 6th, 2012 | by Wild Gender

The Fighter director, David O Russell, is defending charges today that he sexually harassed a transgender woman (who happens to be his adoptive niece) because she is “always causing drama since the transgender transformation and has ... Read More


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Gender Variant Folk Ignored As An Entire Demographic (VIDEO)

Published on January 3rd, 2012 | by Wild Gender

This TED (Technology Education and Design) presentation by media researcher, Johanna Blakely is an interesting inquiry into gender in the media. She makes the point that media and advertising companies still use the same “old” demographics ... Read More


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Get Some Popcorn & A Barf Bag: Work It Airs Tonight

Published on January 3rd, 2012 | by Wild Gender

Despite months of pushing and pulling between trans activists and ABC, the network has given the green light to Work It, its sitcom featuring fictionalized married, “manly” characters stumbling in heels, donning mascara, ripping hosiery, and ... Read More


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New Blatantly Transphobic Tampon Ad (VIDEO)

New Transphobic Tampon Ad Is Super Infuriating (VIDEO)

Published on January 3rd, 2012 | by Wild Gender

A new advertisement airing on New Zealand television has brought on a firestorm of frustration from within the trans/genderqueer community. The ad is for a line of tampons called “Libra.” In the advert, two female-identified people ... Read More


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