Leslie Feinberg—Embodying Solidarity

In honor of Queer History Month, Ms. Bloggers will be giving shout-outs to some of their queer heroes of the present and past. Leslie Feinberg has been fighting the fight (or more accurately, fights) for more years than I’ve been on this earth.  In that regard, ze is my elder. I use this as a […]

Gender Behind Bars

Ophelia De’lonta, a transgender woman inmate housed in a men’s prison, is suing the state of Virginia for failing to provide her with adequate medical care. When the Virginia Department of Corrections denied De’Lonta’s request for genital surgery, she attempted self-castration. De’Lonta’s story is part of a much larger picture. It is all-too-common for prisons […]