• August 20, 2021

Texas’ assault on transgender rights

Gage Skidmore / Flickr FOr just a moment in late May, ACLU of Texas defender Adri Perez felt able to breathe. A Republican-dominated state legislature had introduced about 30 anti-transgender bills. A bill limited the participation of trans people in youth sports. Another classified as “child abuse” gender affirming surgeries for youth. But the legislative…

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A horror movie about gender fluidity

The extreme violence at Titane, the Palme d’Or at Cannes, is at the service of empathy. Agathe Rousselle in a scene from “Titane”, the winner of the Palme d’Or (Carole Bethel). In a decision that shocked, frustrated, Y happy critics, the jury of the Cannes Film Festival awarded its highest award on Saturday to Julia…

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