Minneapolis has elected Andrea Jenkins to its city council in what advocacy groups say is a national first.
The opinion in a suit she filed was the basis for federal court rulings against state prohibitions and led to a 2015 Supreme Court decision allowing same-sex couples to marry.
"Only when we deconstruct the sex-gender binary will we be able to construct a truly just and equal society," Park tells the Truthdig columnist.
The author challenges attempts to define or malign transgender people. These attempts come from many directions—even from within feminist circles.
The "Trews" host thinks there's more to the president's tweets regarding transgender troops than meets the eye.
The timing of the statement was conspicuous, given President Trump's recently tweeted stance on transgender members of the military.
They will be barred due to the "medical costs and disruption that transgender in the military would entail," the president says on Twitter.
Truthdig opens the floor for a productive conversation on the politics of gender, feminism and transgender rights.