Category Archives: transgender

A gender non-conforming writer and performance artist addresses societal gender constructs

By Nandini Parikh There is an uprising anti-transgender violence that is happening in society because gender is a construct, according to a gender non-conforming writer and performance artist. “You have the power to write your own reality,” Alok Vaid-Menon said. … Continue reading

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Racing Toward Justice with Trans Indian-American Alok Vaid-Menon

By Timika Miner A gender-nonconforming writer and performance artist joined UWEC’s Racing Toward Justice series on Tuesday evening to explore themes of gender, race, trauma, and belonging in an oppressive society. “I want to dedicate this event tonight to the … Continue reading

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Misgendering in media negatively affects trans community

By Helen White As the transgender community comes more into the public eye, journalists are trying to correctly gender its members without a professional guide to pronouns. Caitlyn Jenner, Chelsea Manning, Laverne Cox, and other transgender public figures have faced … Continue reading

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