transgender

Documentary at Kingston Canadian Film Festival highlights history of trans icon Billy Tipton

Billy Tipton’s reputation as a talented jazz musician was altered by the media when he died in 1989. Now, co-directors Chin-Yee and Joynt are setting the record straight.Continue...

Queen’s professor releases memoir on coming out as transgender at Queen’s

Erin LeBlanc, a Queen’s alumna who now teaches at the Smith School of Business, released a memoir on her experience of transitioning at the university.Continue...

Harry Potter and the anti-trans author

When authors reveal themselves to be problematic people, it’s difficult for fans of their works to know how they should proceed.

For fans of Harry Potter,...Continue...

Trans-exclusionary feminism isn’t true feminism

Feminism is for all women, not just cisgender women.Continue...

Outcry against trans Olympians denies athletes recognition

Arguing that transgender athletes have an unfair physical advantage sidelines the systemic struggles trans individuals face in day-to-day life—let alone professional sports.Continue...

Is there room for trans athletes? The answer is up to Queen’s

It’s unclear where trans students fit in Canadian Interuniversity Sports (CIS), but institutions can ensure that space is made for students who can’t check one gender box or the other.Continue...

Transgender minister and former prison chaplain arrive on campus

Queen’s has hired two new staff for the Chaplain’s office, which the chaplain says will help address the complex religious and spiritual identities in the student body....Continue...