transgender Archive

Drunk History's Stonewall is more accurate than many sober ones

Crissle West slurs through the story of Stonewall from the perspective of transgender pioneers Marsha P. Johnson and Sylvia Rivera, portrayed by Alexandra Grey and Trace Lysette. Laugh and learn! Marsha and Sylvia got it from all directions back in the day. Here’s Sylvia getting heckled by a crowd of gay rights activists in 1973: Historian Eric Marcus just released this …

There’s still a gender wage gap in tech

Facebook and Apple recently declared that there’s no wage gap between men and women at their respective companies. That’s cool, I guess, but that type of men-versus-women analysis is far too simplistic. There’s still a major wage gap that affects transgender and gender non-conforming people in the tech industry. Between December 2015 and February 2016, Trans*H4CK, the nonprofit organization that aims to serve and support the trans …

Trans women and non-binary femme tech entrepreneurs have a new legal resource

Transgender and gender non-conforming people are at risk of injustice and discrimination in education, housing, healthcare, public accommodations and employment. As a result of such widespread discrimination against trans and gender non-conforming people, they can be subject to exclusion from spaces that offer tools and resources around entrepreneurship and business development. Through FEMPRENEUR.XYZ, trans women and non-binary femme entrepreneurs will be able to access pro-bono in-person or …