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Social Contagion Theory Discredited in Study

Social Contagion Theory Discredited in Study

“Social contagion" has been used to insult and diminish the transcommunity. A new study shows how false it is: https://www.nbcnews.com/nbc-out/out-health-and-wellness/social-contagion-isnt-causing-youths-transgender-study-finds-rcna41392  

Gender Transition Culture Shocks

Gender Transition Culture Shocks

Internet discussion forum reveals interesting post transition observations: https://www.newsweek.com/transgender-people-reveal-biggest-culture-shocks-after-transitioning-1726955

What’s behind the assault on transrights?

What’s behind the assault on transrights?

“Because queer and trans people disrupt norms like the heterosexual nuclear family and the binary gender system, we represent a threat to authoritarian control" https://news.illinois.edu/view/6367/1999047878

Drag Queen Storyhour Newest Target

Drag Queen Storyhour Newest Target

Child-Friendly diversity activity confronts ire and attacks by social conservatives: https://apnews.com/article/drag-story-hour-hosts-e1ad3ff0dd73e2e66d98190d00568a1e  

Research firm gives voice to transpeople

Research firm gives voice to transpeople

Pew Research Center focus group interviews shed light on variety of translife experiences https://www.pewresearch.org/social-trends/2022/06/07/the-experiences-challenges-and-hopes-of-transgender-and-nonbinary-u-s-adults/

Trans Politicians: Once Unthinkable, Now Emerging

Trans Politicians: Once Unthinkable, Now Emerging

There are currently only 33 openly trans elected officials across the US. But it’s a start: https://www.uscannenbergmedia.com/2022/05/19/were-not-going-back-to-zero-transgender-politicians-are-challenging-the-status-quo/  

Trans Elders Honored

Trans Elders Honored

LGBTQ elder advocacy organization SAGE launches Trans Legacy Campaign for Pride Month. https://www.amny.com/news/local-transgender-elder-exhibit-launches-for-pride-month/

Timeline of Transgender Legal Battles

Timeline of Transgender Legal Battles

Trans rights have zig-zagged over the years, from empowerment to backlash. Here’s the big picture. https://daily.jstor.org/transgender-legal-battles-a-timeline/

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