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 […]
Author: Kyla Bender-Baird
Kyla Bender-Baird is the Research and Programs Manager for the National Council for Research on Women, where she acts as the in-house researcher, manages social media outreach, is the managing editor of the Council’s blog, and assists in the development and implementation of programming. Kyla holds an M.S. in Women’s Studies from Towson University and a B.A. in Sociology from Principia College. Her forthcoming book, Transgender Employment Experiences: Gendered Perceptions and the Law (SUNY Press), examines the holes in policy protections and their impact on the workplace experiences of self-identified transgender people. You can read her work in the second edition of Getting Bi (Bisexual Resource Center), Privilege and Prejudice: Twenty Years with the Invisible Knapsack (Cambridge Scholars Publishing), and Curve Magazine. Originally from Oregon, Kyla has been a proud resident of Brooklyn, NY for three years.
Trans in the Workplace: It’s Not Just About Gender
Chris is a straight white man in his early 20s living in Maryland. Chris is also transgender. In October 2007, he left his job at a local amusement park because […]
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 […]