We’re reading an eclectic news assortment at Global Comment this week: A reflection from a tattoo artist on the mainstreaming of the industry, an ambitious wetland restoration project in San Francisco Bay, another challenge to the birth control clause in the Affordable Care Act, an evolving flower farming industry in the United States, and the criminalisation of transgender people in North Carolina.
As buzz builds up around the episode and the casting, there will be pushback on the decision to cast a trans actress in a cis role.
The media is deliberately trolling trans women and creating an environment in which the fundamental humanity of trans women is denied.
As we celebrate Norrie’s historic high court victory, what does it mean for Australia’s intersex community?
The Bay Area has a secret, and it’s this: the area is not as liberal as it appears.
Whenever a prominent transgender person hits the news, the US media seem to stumble.
It is mindboggling that Manning’s supporters continue to engage in this, in the very act of “support”–and it says everything about how we on the Left see transgender women.
To get the basic facts right on sex and gender diverse populations is not especially difficult. The news media can and should do better than this.