Tag Archives: deadnames

Words to Deadname: naming those who disrespect

It is never acceptable to disclose a transgender person’s birth name–also known as a deadname— when that detail has absolutely no bearing on what you are talking about. Period. Full stop. Often when seen in print in news articles or … Continue reading

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Wikipedia’s Deadnaming Violence

For a while now, I’ve been thinking that I would never want a Wikipedia page because it would insist on posting my birth name. Now that I’ve seen the online encyclopedia’s treatment of Chelsea Manning by reverting her page to … Continue reading

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