Performing Kathoey: Discrimination Against Trans Women in Thailand

By Jirada Phetlam. Edited by Jessica Sutton. Disclaimer from the author: this article is discussing what I have researched and observed as a cisgender Thai woman. I wish to acknowledge that I cannot speak to the experience of individual transgender women in Thailand. In August this year, a Thai transgender woman, or ‘Kathoey’ in Thai, … Continue reading Performing Kathoey: Discrimination Against Trans Women in Thailand

Unpacking TERFs: Why Trans-Exclusive Feminism Isn’t Feminism

By Patrick McTague. "How many years has it taken people to realize that we are all brothers and sisters and human beings in the human race?" – Marsha P. Johnson, leader in the Stonewall riots and Black transgender activist. Transgender rights are human rights. Transgender women are women. Transgender men are men. These should not … Continue reading Unpacking TERFs: Why Trans-Exclusive Feminism Isn’t Feminism