Drag does not equal trans*

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The US TV show RuPaul’s Drag Race has been in the news recently over its use of transphobic language in attempts to be humorous. At least, I hope that this was their only intention. Having never seen the show and having no interest in reality TV, I cannot comment on … Continue reading

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To Russia with love: part 8

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Transgender Awareness Week #TransWk: Thursday’s hero(es)

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The first half of today’s hero is Laurence Michael Dillon, a British physician and the first transman to undergo phalloplasty. Michael lived an extraordinary life. He was second in line, after his brother, to the Baronetcy of Lismullen in Ireland; he graduated from Oxford University (as a woman in the … Continue reading

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Transgender Awareness Week #TransWk: Tuesday’s hero

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Billy Lee Tipton was an American jazz musician and bandleader. Born Dorothy Lucille Tipton, he is also notable for the postmortem discovery that, though he lived his adult life as a man, he was assigned female at birth. You can read more about Billy’s extraordinary life here and here. I … Continue reading

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Transgender Awareness Week #TransWk: Monday’s hero

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Ian Harvie is an American stand-up comedian who often references being a trans man in his performances. His Wikipedia entry is here. If you like good and different stand-up from a unique perspective then I highly recommend checking out some of Ian’s YouTube videos. There’s a great one here. Ian’s … Continue reading

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To Russia with love: part 7

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To Russia with love: part 6

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To Russia with love: part 5

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To Russia with love: part 4

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To Russia with love: part 3

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