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Word Up: Cisgender is Added to the Oxford English Dictionary

Word Up: Cisgender is Added to the Oxford English Dictionary

Every year the Oxford English Dictionary [OED] releases its list of newly added words and the second quarter of 2015 saw the addition of over 500 new entries. Crowdfund, Twerk, Blue-ray, interweb and intersectionality are just a small sample of what has officially entered our lexicon this year, but one word seems to stand out […]

Clearing the air on Mississippi Gulf Coast Rainbow Center Jeff White’s departure

Clearing the air on Mississippi Gulf Coast Rainbow Center Jeff White’s departure

According to a press release by the Mississippi Gulf Coast Rainbow Center [MGCRC], the Board of Directors has accepted the resignation of founding member Jeff White due to a controversy surrounding some anti-trans statements made on his Facebook page during the Memorial Day weekend. The release states, “While we greatly appreciate Jeff’s contributions to this […]

Vote. Bikini chick with a boner prank funny or fail?

Vote. Bikini chick with a boner prank funny or fail?

Bikini chick with a dick prank videos have absolutely gone viral. Funny, fail or an invitation for transpanic? A couple of things are for sure. Cisgender people are having a ball (pun intended) at our experience and we can’t ignore it. there’s  These videos have ben hit with millions of views in just days. A […]

Does a Butch Woman have Cis-Privilege? Absolutely!

Does a Butch Woman have Cis-Privilege?  Absolutely!

Slate recently ran an article titled, “I’m a Butch Woman. Do I Have Cis Privilege?” In the article, Vanessa Vitiello Urquhart stated, “I was mistakenly misgendered in front of an auditorium of people” and continued to explain how she feels she doesn’t have cis-privilege stating, “Occasionally, to my shame, I’ve even argued on the Internet […]