This Week in Fascism #133: Communities Continue to Mobilize Against Anti-LGBTQ Attacks as New Fascist Formations Emerge | It’s Going Down

This Week in Fascism #133: Communities Continue to Mobilize Against Anti-LGBTQ Attacks as New Fascist Formations Emerge by This Week in Fascism (It's Going Down)

photo: Kurtz Frausun Welcome fellow antifascists! Since our last column, much has happened. After Elon Musk took over Twitter and quickly moved to align with the far-Right by removing anarchist and antifascist accounts, we wanted to bring back this column and use it as a vehicle to promote antifascist theory, action, and research.

The wave of threats, deadly attacks, and harassment that began last year against the LGBTQ+ community, Pride celebrations, and drag events has only continued into the new year. With it, we are seeing new far-Right, neo-Nazi, neo-fascist, and white supremacist groups emerge.Some of these groups seem to be splits from Patriot Front, a neo-Nazi formation…

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The School Helping Trans Muslims in Indonesia | Transnational

The School Helping Trans Muslims in Indonesia | Transnational from YouTube

In this episode of Transnational, Rana Thamrin embarks on a spiritual journey to Indonesia’s only Islamic school in Yogyakarta where transgender Muslim women are finding ways to reconcile their faith and trans identity.

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Oklahoma Could Force Trans People Under 26 Years Old To Detransition Medically

Oklahoma Could Force Trans People Under 26 Years Old To Detransition Medically by Erin Reed (Erin In The Morning)

A new bill has been filed in Oklahoma that would ban gender affirming care under age 26. Republican states are moving towards banning transition entirely.

A terrifying new bill was released late Wednesday night in Oklahoma that would ban gender affirming care for a huge number people. Oklahoma SB129 would ban gender affirming care under the age of 26 years old. Gen Z would be entirely banned from gender affirming care under this bill. This prospect is terrifying because Gen…

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The Pain, Fear, & Anger After Colorado Springs

[embed]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ND-4Atq4AE4&ab_channel=JessieGender[/embed] I need to express my pain, fear and most certainly my ANGER at the events that happened this weekend in Colorado Springs, CO.

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International Day of LGBTQIA+ People in STEM 2022 | Technology Networks

Pride in STEM is a charity with a goal of raising the profile and highlighting the struggles of LGBTQIA+ (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, intersex, asexual) people in science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM). In 2020, the charity selected November 18 as the International Day of LGBTQIA+ People in STEM, to reflect the anniversary of…

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In Ohio, Trans Students Triumph Against the Odds

Going into the next several months, many states will begin their legislative cycles anew. Activists I have spoken to are afraid that 2022–23 will feature even more anti-transgender bills than previous record-breaking cycles. Republican governors have taken to bypassing the legislative process after legislative defeats of banner anti-trans legislation. In Florida, Governor Ron DeSantis has…

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Dwyane Wade left to defend trans daughter against her ‘good Christian mother’

As a woman who claims to be a “good Christian mother,” I’ve yet to see her make any sacrifice or effort to leave her own home to participate in her children’s lives in over a decade. Zaya is not that same 3 year (old) child anymore and she’s screaming that to the world but most…

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Why marathons should include a gender non-binary category, says this athlete

“We’re choosing to run in this category because it’s what feels authentic for us, and everyone deserves to have that experience of authenticity when they’re doing things that they love,” Calamia tells Yahoo Life.On Oct. 9, Calamia, 26, competed and placed second in the non-binary category at the Bank of America Chicago Marathon. It was…

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My abusive relationship with YouTube

[embed]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3WeHPOwn9Vo&ab_channel=KatBlaque2.0[/embed] How Kat Blaque was disrespected at a recent YouTube event. Turns out it is indicative of a pattern of conveniently using her as a diversity prop or token, while excluding her from the actual goings on.    

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GLAAD gives social media giants poor grades over lack of LGBTQ protections : NPR

LGBTQ social media users say social media is neither a welcoming nor a safe place for them, a new GLAAD report shows.In a survey, 84% of LGBTQ adults said not enough protections are on social media to prevent discrimination, harassment or disinformation, according to the report. Additionally, 40% of LGBTQ adults, as well as 49%…

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