Tag Archives: Transphobia

LEARNING AS AN ALLY

This week has been a big learning week for me. On Monday I wrote a post about Transphobia on the T.V show “The View”.  I received several comments; some were supportive and many were filled with info that taught me … Continue reading

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“THE VIEW” NEEDS TO WIDEN THEIR SCOPE ON JENNA TALACKOVA: DISCUSSING TRANSPHOBIA WHILE BEING TRANSPHOBIC

The View Needs To Widen Their Scope on Jenna Talackova: Discussing Transphobia While Being Transphobic By Jorge Antonio Vallejos The ladies of The View—Barbara Walters, Whoopi Goldberg, Joy Behar, and Elisabeth Hasselbeck (Sherrie Shepherd was away)— had Miss Universe contestant … Continue reading

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WHEN A POET DIES

When A Poet Dies By Jorge Antonio Vallejos Last week today I found out Adrienne Rich, 82, the well-known American poet, past on (1929-2012).  I read the thoughts of mourners posted on Face Book.  Sadness prevailed.  Adrienne Rich is someone … Continue reading

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INTERVIEW WITH ELI CLARE

Eli Clare Talks Trans Pride, Disability and the History of the Freak Show By Jorge Antonio Vallejos Originally published August 12, 2010 in XTRA! As Eli Clare stood among a crowd on Church St at Toronto’s Trans March this year, … Continue reading

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