This is why we can’t have nice things

Views: 28510  Lets break down the logic on display in the above Pew Research poll: A.) The Republican Party is an extremist organization B.) The Democratic Party is willing to compromise and work with people in other parties C.) The Democratic Party is concerned about the issues affecting your quality of life. THEREFORE, D.) The […]

On Trial in Texas: The Transitioned Status of Trans People

Views: 6514Today Phyllis Frye (America’s first out trans judge) and I met up with Nikki Araguz at the 13th District Court of Appeals for the hearing on how Texas will view the transitioned status of trans folk. For the uninitiated, here’s how we got here and why this case will likely affect YOU. Court began […]

San Antonio: not as mature as their children

Views: 629For the past month, the adults of San Antonio have been wringing their collective hands in very public displays of “concern” over a city ordinance that would extend equality to *gasp* trans citizens. While the notion of trans/cis equality has set the adult’s tongues awaggin, their children already extend this equality to trans children. […]

Cristan’s 2012 Year in Review

Views: 34691My 2012 highlights: January Schadenfreude Anyone? – It turns out that the lawyer trying to do away with trans marriage racked up YET ANOTHER ethics violation! Equality = Bathroom Bills = Rape: Reality Check –RadFems take up the exact same blood-drenched tactics used against them to take aim at trans folk. Nikki Araguz, Jewel […]

Watch the Republican Propaganda Machine Turn On Itself

Views: 1569Recently I’ve seen Republican leaders take a rhetorical sledgehammer to any Republican who dares come off as a non-ideologue extremist. Not only is the consensus at the Republican Governors’ Convention that President Obama won not because Americans agreed with his positions on raising taxes on the rich or healthcare, but because of Obama’s ground game… Republicans think […]

A Racist Republican?!? Say It’s Not True!

Views: 1273You know the GOP Chair Charlie Webster who thought there was voter fraud because “dozens and dozens of black people” voted? Well, he wants you to know that he’s not a racist: There’s nothing about me that would be discriminatory. I know black people. I play basketball every Sunday with a black guy. He’s […]

Chronicling 2012 Republican Voter Fraud

Views: 2934This post chronicles efforts by the GOP and their surrogates to systematically and fraudulently stop Democrats from voting: True The Vote – a Republican poll-watching org (see other TTV issues below) – just got caught committing voter fraud, was banned from operating in Franklin County. Caught on video: Voting machine switching Obama votes to Romney votes: Pensilvania Republicans trying to stop […]

Jan 2, 2013: Republicans, Transgender People, HIV & Death

Views: 2678So, you know how awesome the GOP is for coming up with the Sequestration on January 2? If that happens, this is what WILL occur in HIV:  15,708 people would lose access to crucial life-saving drugs and die.  4,738 households would lose housing support.  460 AIDS research grants would be eliminated. Republicans will return […]