Articles That Are Worth Reading (Or Re-Reading)

This is where I am going to post articles that I think are definitely worth reading.

Internet Articles of Interest

Salon - "Does Anyone Care About Black Women?" - An article responding to Russell Simmons' "Harriet Tubman sextape".

The Toast - "It's Not My Fault! Your Guide to Defensive Feminism" - A lovely satire regarding some feminists' inability to check their privilege, learn and provide appropriate support to certain groups without becoming defensive. This was written in the aftermath of #solidarityisforwhitewoman.

New York Magazine - "Questlove: Trayvon Martin and I Ain't Shit" - Written by Questlove in response to the murder of Trayvon Martin and the "not guilty" verdict following the George Zimmerman trial. This article discusses the experiences of being a black male in this "post-racial" society.

Ebony - "I Guess You Really Ain't Shit, Questlove" - Written in response to another article that critiques the Questlove article without checking their white privelege and without giving the Questlove article the respect and space it deserves. This article eloquently puts everything in sharp perspective.

Academic Journal Articles of Interest

Grant, J. M., Mottet, L. A. & Tanis, J. (2010). National Transgender Discrimination Survey Report on Health and Health Care. National Center for Transgender Equality and the National Gay and Lesbian Task Force.

Donatone, B. & Rachlin, K. (2013). An Intake Template for Transgender, Transsexual, Genderqueer, Gender Nonconforming, and Gender Variant College Students Seeking Mental Health Services. Journal of College Student Psychotherapy. 27, 200-211.

ALGBTIC Transgender Committee (2010). American Counseling Association Competencies for Counseling with Transgender Clients. Journal of LGBT Issues in Counseling. 4(3-4), 135-159, doi: 10.1080/15538605.2010.524839.

Hale, C. J. (2007). Ethical Problems with the Mental Health Evaluation Standards of Care for Adult Gender Variant Prospective Patients. Perspectives in Biology and Medicine. 50(4), 491-505, doi: 10.1353/pbm.2007.0047.

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