genderedintelligence:

Terrence Higgins Trust have produced free booklets addressing the sexual health and wellbeing needs of trans men and women. 
Direct links to PDF copies of the booklets can be found online here:
Trans Health Matters: Trans Women
Trans Health Matters: Trans Men
Or you can order up to 3 hard copies for free from Terrence Higgins Trust here.

genderedintelligence:

Terrence Higgins Trust have produced free booklets addressing the sexual health and wellbeing needs of trans men and women. 

Direct links to PDF copies of the booklets can be found online here:

Trans Health Matters: Trans Women

Trans Health Matters: Trans Men

Or you can order up to 3 hard copies for free from Terrence Higgins Trust here.

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antistellar:

netscapeshawty:

ripkamsud:

dontstealbeats:

I’m glad to see he was acquitted for defending himself against those ratchet bitches. I like how the writer puts in the caption he brutally beat two female customers. Fuck those overzealous cops & the D.A. for trying to pursue charges on this guy.

and the 2 bitches are getting charged with trespassing 
praise the lord jesus

very good

great

antistellar:

netscapeshawty:

ripkamsud:

dontstealbeats:

I’m glad to see he was acquitted for defending himself against those ratchet bitches. I like how the writer puts in the caption he brutally beat two female customers. Fuck those overzealous cops & the D.A. for trying to pursue charges on this guy.

and the 2 bitches are getting charged with trespassing 

praise the lord jesus

very good

great

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fyeahqueervintage:

[image description: image is a black and white photo of a protest. In front is a white person who is presumably a drag queen in a large coat and a dress with their arm in the air triumphantly. In the background there is a person holding a sign that says “drag it out in the open” in all caps.]
knowhomo:

LGBTQ* History You Should Know
(And Probably Never Heard Of)
— Compton Cafeteria Riots 1966 
“One weekend night in August — the precise date unknown — Compton’s, a twenty-four-hour cafeteria, was buzzing with its usual late-night crowd of drag queens, hustlers, slummers, cruisers, runaway teens, and down-and-out neighborhood regulars. The restaurant’s manager became annoyed by a noisy young crowd of queens at one table who seemed to be spending a lot of time without spending a lot of money, and called in the police to roust them — as it had been  doing with increasing frequency throughout the summer.
A surly police officer …. grabbed the arm of one of the queens and tried to drag her away. She unexpectedly threw her coffee in his face, however, and melee erupted…. The paddy wagons arrived and the street fighting broke out in Compton’s vicinity.”
Text from: Stryker, Susan. Transgender History. Berkeley, CA: Seal, 2008. P. 64



Susan Stryker was one of my profs and it’s always funny to me when I see her name come up. I’m really sad she’s not teaching here any more.

fyeahqueervintage:

[image description: image is a black and white photo of a protest. In front is a white person who is presumably a drag queen in a large coat and a dress with their arm in the air triumphantly. In the background there is a person holding a sign that says “drag it out in the open” in all caps.]

knowhomo:

LGBTQ* History You Should Know

(And Probably Never Heard Of)

— Compton Cafeteria Riots 1966 

“One weekend night in August — the precise date unknown — Compton’s, a twenty-four-hour cafeteria, was buzzing with its usual late-night crowd of drag queens, hustlers, slummers, cruisers, runaway teens, and down-and-out neighborhood regulars. The restaurant’s manager became annoyed by a noisy young crowd of queens at one table who seemed to be spending a lot of time without spending a lot of money, and called in the police to roust them — as it had been  doing with increasing frequency throughout the summer.

A surly police officer …. grabbed the arm of one of the queens and tried to drag her away. She unexpectedly threw her coffee in his face, however, and melee erupted…. The paddy wagons arrived and the street fighting broke out in Compton’s vicinity.”

Text from: Stryker, Susan. Transgender History. Berkeley, CA: Seal, 2008. P. 64

compton cafe

Susan Stryker was one of my profs and it’s always funny to me when I see her name come up. I’m really sad she’s not teaching here any more.

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transsupportivesealion:

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I’m an equal opportunity employer.

transsupportivesealion:

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[submitter’s comment:] because genderqueers need support, too <3

I’m an equal opportunity employer.

transsupportivesealion:

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transsupportivesealion:

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brennando:

Oh my god. I was SO excited when I saw this awesome book bag that says “TRANS” at Target earlier tonight. I was so tempted to buy it (Anyone wanna buy one for me? Just kidding. I have enough gay apparel as it is).
Mostly because of the cute (and highly appropriate) zebra print design, but yanno.. the TRANS part makes it pretty awesome too. I hope I see people walking around with these TRANS book bags.
I’ll be such a happy and giggly boy.

Fun story: the IU campus is lousy with these things. During my freshman year, when I was but a little trans guy in a hot steaming pot of denial, seeing these backpack could [and often did] send me into a fit of tears. Many awkward bus rides.Good times. 

brennando:

Oh my god. I was SO excited when I saw this awesome book bag that says “TRANS” at Target earlier tonight. I was so tempted to buy it (Anyone wanna buy one for me? Just kidding. I have enough gay apparel as it is).

Mostly because of the cute (and highly appropriate) zebra print design, but yanno.. the TRANS part makes it pretty awesome too. I hope I see people walking around with these TRANS book bags.

I’ll be such a happy and giggly boy.

Fun story: the IU campus is lousy with these things. During my freshman year, when I was but a little trans guy in a hot steaming pot of denial, seeing these backpack could [and often did] send me into a fit of tears. Many awkward bus rides.

Good times. 

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transparrotfish:

[Image description: Background is 8 piece pie style color split with  black and blue alternating. Foreground is a photo of a parrotfish. Top  text reads “See someone who might be trans”. Bottom text reads “try to telepathically tell them you are too”. End description.]

transparrotfish:

[Image description: Background is 8 piece pie style color split with black and blue alternating. Foreground is a photo of a parrotfish. Top text reads “See someone who might be trans”. Bottom text reads “try to telepathically tell them you are too”. End description.]

Salt is fantastic…

…just not in cuts. Metaphorical cuts.

I’ve been working on a club constitution with a certain someone. Last year I did a lot of leg work so that I could get a Trans- group started on campus. After a while I started to hear about some dude who was looking for me. He’d come up to people who lived on my floor, he’d e-mail my residence hall manager, and he’d leave notes for me at the GLBT office.

I finally got back to him after he tracked down someone who lived on my floor and we met for coffee. He was really interested in starting a Trans- and Intersex support group. Fantastic! He had been on campus before me [he was back from a tour of duty] so I let him take over the leg work.

He told me about how he had been hanging out at the coffee show [where we were meeting] looking for people who looked trans or queer and that’s how he had found the person who lived on my floor and many of my trans friend. I wasn’t chill with his methods but most of my friends didn’t seem to mind when I talked to them about it later.

He told me the constitution for our club would be done around Thanksgiving and we parted ways. 

To the best of my knowledge, it was never completed.

When I try to bring it up the club or the person who I talked with in that coffee show all of my friends cough, avert their eyes, rub their necks, change the subject, laugh, change the subject, but more often than not a combination of the former. 

Something went down and I’m out of the loop. I can guess. My guess is going to be pretty correct but I don’t know the story. 

Fingers crossed this new group doesn’t step on any toes.

Rare Words

rosettes:

acosmist - One who believes that nothing exists
paralian - A person who lives near the sea
aureate - Pertaining to the fancy or flowery words used by poets 
dwale - To wander about deliriously
sabaism - The worship of stars
dysphoria - An unwell feeling
aubade - A love song which is sung at dawn
eumoirous - Happiness due to being honest and wholesome
mimp - To speak in a prissy manner, usually with pursed lips

Dysphoria is not a rare word on Tumblr. 

*Skeptical face*

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