Because I am a Woman

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Posts tagged "Transgender"


Alicia’s American Sign Language Dictionary.  Alicia is showing you four important signs in ASL:  ”I Love You,” “Queer,” “Bisexual,” and “Transgender.” 

When you’re talking about someone’s identity, make sure to only use words they’re OK with. 

If anyone has suggestions to improve these pages, they are very much welcome. 

Mq. & Mrs. is a queer/trans coloring book in progress that only uses real people as models.  New pages are published every Sunday at noon. Interested in modeling for a page? See our site for more info.  

(via outforhealth)



For the person asking about teachers and pronouns, check out Gender Spectrum’s legal resources page, along with the Education page.

You should contact the folks at Gender Spectrum (who are all very nice) to see if they can help you out, or point you to local resources. 

Always reblog.

(via feminishblog)


It takes but a second to replace women’s health with sexual or reproductive health. It’s really that easy… and then you aren’t erasing our trans sisters.

Yes, yes, yes. 



A Brochure by and for Transgender Youth

Also available as PDF in

for anyone who wants to learn more about being trans*

even if you don’t think that this identity fits for you, you’ll probably know someone for whom this is true. educate yourself early and often.

(via susayouthvoices)