Personal tools
You are here: Home ›› Blog and Discussion

Western States Center Blog

Get the latest news, opinions and thoughts from the Center staff and guest bloggers. Subscribe to our blog RSS.

Get the latest news, opinions and thoughts from the Center staff and guest bloggers. Subscribe to our blog RSS.

Celebrating Roe v. Wade as Queer and Transgender People

Celebrating Roe v. Wade as Queer and Transgender People

Posted by Owen Smith at Jan 28, 2016 04:00 PM |

January 22 marked the 43rd anniversary of Roe v. Wade, the Supreme Court case that legalized abortion in the United States. Yet as we celebrate this day, I can’t help thinking of the women and transgender people who do not have access to the reproductive health care that this decision was intended to secure.

Read More…

Transgender Day of Remembrance is About Transgender Resilience

Transgender Day of Remembrance is About Transgender Resilience

Posted by Owen Smith at Nov 20, 2015 11:30 AM |

Every year on November 20th, LGBTQ advocates and allies come together to remember all of the transgender people around the world lost to anti-trans violence. This year, like in years past, the majority of those transgender people are transgender women of color. The undeniable reality of extreme cisgenderism/transphobia, sexism, racism, and homophobia/heterosexism all rolled into each violent act is a life ended too soon by violence. This day – today – is nationally known as Transgender Day of Remembrance, or TDOR.

Read More…

Facebook Like Box
 
powered by Plone | site by Groundwire Consulting and served with clean energy