Even The FBI Doesn’t Think She’s Asking For It: How Criminal Profiling Disproves the Myth of the Perfect Victim

The concept of women asking for assault – whether that assault be anything ranging from verbal assault to rape and murder – is a common trope perpetuated by both the media and cultural lore. As a result of this trope, … Continue reading Even The FBI Doesn’t Think She’s Asking For It: How Criminal Profiling Disproves the Myth of the Perfect Victim

A Short List of the Benefits of Gender Neutral Dorms

Featured image by Marilyn Roxie, “San Francisco Pride 2011

A caveat: I’m a transgender guy.

Before I identified as a transgender man, I lived life as a queer, cis girl. The current system of housing based on assigned gender at birth was never made for me. And to be honest, I’m not the only one.

I’ve argued before that gender neutral bathrooms benefit many more people than most people would realize, particularly the single stalled variety. I believe that gender-neutral housing would reap the same benefits.

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