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The right-wing freak out that transgender girls could dominate girls’ sports at the high school level (as if right-wingers care about women’s sports except when it is useful in their culture wars) is so very, very frustrating. Claire Thornton decided to do what few journalists have done–actually talk to transgender girls and their families about […]

LatinX

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On August 12, 2020

I’ve never been comfortable with the “LatinX” term. I recognize that Spanish is a gendered language. And I recognize that this complicates things for transgender people. But a bunch

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With Trump trying to erase transgendered people from any public function in the United States, it’s worth remembering that among the many, many, many, many people in American history braver and greater than the Cheeto Mussolini were the transgendered soldiers of the Civil War. Cross-dressing has roiled the ranks of armies at least as far […]

Fearmongering

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On May 1, 2016

The anti-gay, anti-transgender fearmongering never ends. It might retreat as civil rights and social acceptance is slowly achieved, but there’s always another scare campaign about scary queer pe

The Horrors of Parenting!

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On February 15, 2012

(Ben Shapiro stands atop a greased hill. He is surrounded by happy children.) BEN: Follow me! I’m one of you! THE CHILDREN: (Wander hither and thither without any clear plan like kids do.) BEN:

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