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21 Trans People Have Been Murdered in America in 2021

Forty-five trans people were murdered in the United States in 2020, making it one of the most deadly years on record for trans lives. And heartbreakingly, many cases of anti-trans violence have already been reported this year, putting 2021 on track to pass even last year’s record number. Transgender women[…]

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Celebrities
James Acaster Slams Transphobic Comedians, Becomes Our Latest Crush

James Acaster — English comedian, panelist, host of podcasts and literally one of the funniest people in the world — is sick of transphobic comedians. In fact, he’s not just sick of them; this clip from his stand-up show (back in 2019, when stand-up and live audiences were a thing)[…]

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Lil Mama (‘Memba Her?) Pledges to Start a Heterosexual Rights Movement (Cue Laughter)

As if this year hasn’t been brutal enough, Lil Mama has announced she is starting a Heterosexual Rights Movement. Yeah, you read that right. A Heterosexual Rights Movement. For that infamously oppressed group … the Heterosexuals. Lil Mama pledges to start a “Heterosexual Rights Movement” to advocate against the bullying[…]

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This ‘Super Straight’ Trend Is the Bogus New Way to Be Transphobic in 2021

(Warning: gross, transphobic/homophobic language and Nazi imagery ahead.) Another week, another opportunity for transphobia to rear its ugly-ass head. Folks are coming up with new ways to be transphobic as if the safe cocoon of their heteronormativity depends on it, and “super straight” — a so-called new sexual orientation —[…]

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