Against Me! frontwoman Laura Jane Grace named her new memoir Tranny (subtitle: Confessions of Punk Rock’s Most Infamous Anarchist Sellout), which at the very least has the eye-grabbing potential that is useful in book-selling, being a slur and all. But instead of signaling a full-on reclamation of the label, a la…
Every time perpetually apoplectic Catholic League President Bill Donohue does something batshit like send a hilariously impotent comic book villianesque letter to, say, Kraft foods urging them to stop advertising on The Daily Show because Bill Donohue is personally mad about a graphic that appeared in the background…
Kelly Osbourne, who was recently slammed for comments she made to Glamour UK about her discovery that former fiance Luke Worrall had an affair with a transgender person, now says she will never use the word 'tranny' again.
One night when Gary Cella was going over homework with his 11-year-old daughter, he was shocked to discover that the assignment included racial, ethnic and gender slurs.
California's gubernatorial race has momentarily shifted from Brown vs. Whitman to slur vs. slur. Go go Oppression Olympics!
Oh and Cis, Transgender and Transman — these are just some of the words that have cropped up to define the complexities of gender identification. But even with so many options, we still don't have a definitive vocabulary for transitioning.