Topics :: anti-trans slur

Laverne Cox Talks Trans Issues in ’TakePart Live’

By Winnie McCroy | Monday Jul 7, 2014
As part of their coverage for LGBT Pride month in June, Pivot’s interactive news show, "TakePart Live" featured an interview with "Orange is the New Black" star Laverne Cox.

’Cards Against Humanity’ Co-Creator: I ’Regret’ Anti-Trans Card

By Jason St. Amand | Wednesday Jun 25, 2014
One of the co-creator behind the hilarious popular card / drinking game "Cards Against Humanity" apologized for a transphobic card last week, saying he regrets making it.

Video :: Trans ’Drag Race’ Contestant Used ’Tranny’ in Interview

By Jason St. Amand | Tuesday Jun 3, 2014
After weighing in on the ongoing "tranny" debate earlier this year, a video surfaced this week showing transgender star and former "RuPual’s Drag Race" contestant using the controversial word in an interview.

Rush Limbaugh Discusses the Word ’Tranny’ With Caller

By Jason St. Amand | Friday May 30, 2014
In a strange but interesting phone call, conservative radio show host Rush Limbaugh discussed the word "tranny" with a transgender caller named Tina.

RuPaul Calls Out Logo Amid ’Tranny’ Debate

By Jason St. Amand | Tuesday May 27, 2014
RuPaul went on a Twitter tirade after a statement by Logo was published by BuzzFeed where officials "distanced themselves" from the icon drag queen’s comments regarding the use of the word "tranny."

RuPaul Responds to Criticism of Transphobia

By Jason St. Amand | Monday May 26, 2014
RuPaul responds to the controversy surrounding his use of the word "tranny" and the perceived transphobic language used on his popular reality show, "RuPaul’s Drag Race."

Rochester’s Morning Shock Jocks Fired for Transphobic Tirade

By Winnie McCroy | Thursday May 22, 2014
Rochester 98.9 "Breakfast Buzz" DJs Kimberly and Beck were "suspended indefinitely" Wednesday night, and fired Thursday morning after making controversial and anti-transgender comments during their show on Wednesday.

Rochester DJ Mocks City’s Adding Transgender Medical Benefits

By Winnie McCroy | Wednesday May 21, 2014
Rochester "Breakfast Buzz" morning host Kimberly and her co-host Beck have incited the wrath of the LGBT community by mocking the city’s newly added medical benefits for transgender employees.

’Drag Race’ Officials Change Format Over Transphobia Allegations

By Jason St. Amand | Monday Apr 14, 2014
Officials from the popular reality show "RuPaul’s Drag Race" responded to criticisms by fans and activists, who say the show used transphobic language during a mini-challenge.

Trans ’Drag Race’ Contestants Speak Out on Show’s Alleged Transphobia

By Jason St. Amand | Thursday Apr 3, 2014
Carmen Carrera and Monica Beverly Hillz, two prominent transgender contestants of "RuPaul’s Drag Race," respond to allegations that the show uses anti-trans language.