Laverne Cox on Transphobia
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Laverne Cox on Transphobia

Laverne Cox, Orange is the New Black actress and trans* advocate, recently stood up to Katie Couric for asking a rude question about transitioning. Cox, eloquent as always, responded that “the preoccupation with transition and its surgery objectifies trans* people.” This preoccupation takes away the focus from the mass amounts of violence that faces the trans* … Continue reading

Janet Mock Calls Out Piers Morgan’s Trans-Ignorance
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Janet Mock Calls Out Piers Morgan’s Trans-Ignorance

After a disagreement over twitter, CNN anchor Piers Morgan invited Janet Mock back to discuss the problematic wording. Here’s the tweet below: .@PiersMorganLive I was not "formerly a man." Pls stop sensationalizing my life and misgendering trans women. #redefiningrealness — Janet Mock (@janetmock) February 5, 2014 But while Morgan’s effort to bring Mock back to … Continue reading