Images of transgender women or men dressed as women have an unfortunate and longstanding place in canon of horror film, going back to iconic films like Psycho and Silence of the Lambs. Autostraddle examines how the defamatory tradition is continued in the latest horror smash, Insidious 2, and why the trope is dangerous for general audiences to accept and traumatizing for trans viewers to witness. Read the full article here.
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Trans people deserve the same access to healthcare as everyone else
New York Governor Andrew Cuomo and New York State Health Commissioner Nirav Shah are being called upon to overturn New York State Medicaid's regulation excluding transgender people from accessing care. Medicaid is meant to ensure that low-income people have the care they need to survive, and no one should be denied that just because of who they are. Take action now.