Tag Archives: Autumn Sandeen

Pentagon Recognizes Trans Veteran

In what may signal a change in policy, the Pentagon has recognized the gender change of a Navy veteran. Chris Geidner reports at Buzzfeed: In a short letter dated May 2, a Navy official told Autumn Sandeen, a veteran and transgender activist: “Per your request the Defense Enrollment Eligibility Reporting System (DEERS) has been updated to show your gender as ...

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Netroots Hosts First-Ever Trans Panel

Left to right: Autumn Sandeen, Jos Truitt, Monica Roberts, Jennifer Levi. Moderator: Dr. Jillian Weiss. Lots of allies in the audience are getting an education.

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GetEQUAL Six To Be Arraigned Today

The six GetEQUAL activists who yesterday chained themselves to the White House fence will be arraigned today. Among those arrested was Lt. Dan Choi and transgender activist (and Pam’s House Blend blogger) Autumn Sandeen, a retired 20 year veteran of the Navy. Below is CBS’ raw video of the arrests. (Via – Towleroad)

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Radio Hosts Who Made Anti-Trans Remarks Apologize, Invite Trans Advocates On Air

Pam’s House Blend contributor Autumn Sandeen and fellow trans-advocate Kim Pearson will appear on Sacramento’s KRXQ radio station this Thursday after the station’s hosts apologized for saying last week that they would beat transgender behavior out of their kids. The station suffered a massive pull-back in advertiser support after trans and gay bloggers took their outrage to the media. The ...

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“Tranny”

There’s a mini-storm of controversy sweeping the gay blogosphere regarding the use of the word “tranny” to describe a broad range of gender nonconforming people – transsexuals, drag queens, cross-dressers, etc. The use of the word is being vigorously objected to by some trans folks and their supporters, but is also strongly defended by some trans people themselves. GLAAD’s media ...

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