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Selfie-Injury

Published on May 12th, 2014 | by Jos Charles

Trigger Warning: Descriptions of self harm and body / gender dysphoria. by manuel arturo abreu . /  / . . People say the same thing about selfies that they say about cutting: it’s for attention, it’s ... Read More


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“DESI FEMME BOY”

Published on April 13th, 2014 | by Vidisha Fadescha

My name is Zain- I identify as a tender femme non-binary desi[1] guy, writer, poet, aspiring filmmaker, working class, queer, Muslim, student. When I was in my teenage years, I had no idea that the word ... Read More


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INDIA QUEER RIGHTS: A Mother and a Judge Speaks Out on Section 377.

Published on March 5th, 2014 | by Vidisha Fadescha

Chapter XVI, Section 377 of the Indian Penal Code dating back to 1861, introduced during the British rule of India, criminalizes sexual activities “against the order of nature”, arguably including homosexual acts. The section was declared unconstitutional with respect to sex ... Read More


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Lan Pham: Feminism is Not Assmiliation

Published on January 9th, 2014 | by Wild Gender

By Lan Pham Recently, two articles came out which aim to shame, chastise and correct women—both celebrity and everyday—about their misuse or misunderstanding of the word “Feminism”. Kate Dries over at Jezebel.com published an article entitled ... Read More


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Fiction vs. Non-Fiction

Published on September 25th, 2013 | by Wild Gender

In the intro to Bite: Bittersweet Portions from a Trans Female Troublemaker!, author Amy Dentata makes a distinction between “biological women” and “cyberwomen.” It sets-up the second chapter, about perceptions cisgender women could have of transgender ... Read More


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Hope, Change & Concern

Published on September 3rd, 2013 | by Wild Gender

In early 2004, I had a conversation with a friend about Massachusetts’ pioneering achievement to legalize gay marriage. I was dubious that further change would happen across the nation but concerned that marriage would dominate the ... Read More


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I’m Not “Whatever” You Think I Am.

Published on August 20th, 2013 | by Caroline Lennon

I remember when I was about 15 someone made an off-hand comment about me not being feminine. I was a boisterous, loud, and sometimes obnoxious teenager, either full of happiness or in a foul mood, but ... Read More


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I am an Anti-Assimilationationist Queer !

Published on July 29th, 2013 | by Zeraph Dylan Moore

I heard that you wanted to know what it felt like. You didn’t want to hear more about the words, the labels or the identities. You didn’t want the Trans 101, the umbrella terms, the carefully ... Read More


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From Nepal: On Gender Identity and Disaster Response

Published on May 23rd, 2013 | by Wild Gender

By Kyle Knight and Courtney Welton-Mitchell, this piece was originally published on Forced Immigration Review.  Agencies need to be mindful of the special needs of LGBTI victims of disasters in order to enhance protection and minimise ... Read More


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Time for Mainstream Non-Gendered Pronouns

Published on April 26th, 2013 | by Wild Gender

An academic paper called “Gender in Twitter: Styles, Stances, and Social Networks,” about gender in communication was published in 2012. The article reads, “the performance of popular gender norms in language is but one aspect of ... Read More


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