Whipping Girl: A Transsexual Woman on Sexism and the Scapegoating of Femininity. This is a really excellent book for all feminists to read. It connects prejudice toward trans women with the attitude that femininity in general is inferior to masculinity.
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RIP Paige Clay, 23, shot and killed Monday, April 16 at 3:52 a.m. A rising star of the Chicago Ball scene. Transgender women made up 44% of the 27 reported hate murders in 2010, while representing only 11% of total survivors and victims.
46. Michelle Obama, First African-American First Lady of The United States of America “Women in particular need to keep an eye on their physical and mental health, because if we’re scurrying to and from appointments and …
Name: Sylvia Rivera Dates: 1951-2002 She was an activist, who founded the Gay Liberation Front, the Gay Activists Alliance, and STAR (which helps provide services for homeless young trans women). She was a great voice in the fight for transgender equality. She was present during the famous Stonewall Riots, and survived the encounter, later speaking and writing about it in later years. She has been called the Rosa Parks of the transgender movement.