On today’s episode, guest host Genia Stevens takes up the rise of trans-exclusionary radical feminists, known in internet communities as TERFs. She is joined by trans activist Monica Roberts to give an overview of the issues, including the history of transgender rights in the U.S. and the relationships between trans activists, the LGBT community, and various feminist movements.
Monica Roberts is an African-American blogger, writer, and transgender rights advocate. She is the founding editor of TransGriot, a blog focusing on issues pertaining to transgender women of color. In 2017, Roberts received the HRC John Walzel Equality Award. In 2018, she was named one of “8 Houston Women to Watch on Social Media” by Houstonia and she won Outstanding Blog at the GLAAD Media Awards.