Andrea James

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Trans Rights: Not Tolerance But Acceptance Is The Ultimate Goal

Trans Rights: Not Tolerance But Acceptance Is The Ultimate Goal

Noma Nazish FEB 26, 2018   “ Gender liberation helps everyone, not just transgender people. Part of our goal is to break down the myth that men and women must adhere to rigid, distinct, stereotypical roles. Our movement is about allowing everyone…

Interview on Cool Tools

Interview on Cool Tools

I had a chance to talk about some of the indispensable tools I use all the time. Check out this episode of Cool Tools:

Discussing transgender dating with Michelle on Melbourne’s Joy 94.9

Discussing transgender dating with Michelle on Melbourne’s Joy 94.9

Thanks to Michelle Sheppard at Transgender Point of View for having me on to discuss transgender dating, with a focus on my work updating Tinder’s gender options. Andrea James, who is an American transgender rights activist, film producer, director, and…

51%: Women and the Future of Politics

51%: Women and the Future of Politics

I’m honored to be quoted in 51%: Women and the Future of Politics. I’m quoted at the start of Chapter 11: To understand how women are systematically denied power, we must start by examining who is creating and policing the…

Transgender on Tinder? Now You Can Identify Yourself That Way

Transgender on Tinder? Now You Can Identify Yourself That Way

By LIAM STACK NOV. 15, 2016 The update, which was released on Tuesday, was designed in consultation with transgender community leaders and other prominent transgender people, including the activists Andrea James and Nick Adams and several entertainers connected to the award-winning…

Tinder Reengineers Its Gender Field, With Help From The Trans Community

Tinder Reengineers Its Gender Field, With Help From The Trans Community

  JOHN PAUL TITLOW 11.15.16 9:04 AM “Tinder is so easy and simple to use that it’s an interesting programmatic challenge to address such a complex thing as gender identity and expression,” says Andrea James, a film producer and longtime…

The Deeper End podcast Ep 012 – Andrea James

The Deeper End podcast Ep 012 – Andrea James

“All roads lead to Andrea James”.  At least, that’s the high praise Donna uses to introduce Andrea in this week’s interview. Andrea James is renowned in the trans community for her tireless advocacy and providing resources to people who might not…

What The Flick?! Transparent Season 3

What The Flick?! Transparent Season 3

Published on Oct 6, 2016 Transparent Season 3 is reviewed by the What The Flick panel. The Emmy Award and Golden Globe-winning series TRANSPARENT returns for a third season. The Pfefferman family splinters into disparate journeys on their continued path…

13 Transgender Pioneers Reflect On The State Of Queer Politics Today

13 Transgender Pioneers Reflect On The State Of Queer Politics Today

“The work isn’t done until it’s done.” 08/14/2016 08:59 am ET | Updated Aug 15, 2016 JamesMichael Nichols Queer Voices Deputy Editor, The Huffington Post Over the past ten months, Huffington Post Queer Voices has presented an ongoing project called…

This Trans Pioneer Has Been Fighting For The Trans Community For Decades

This Trans Pioneer Has Been Fighting For The Trans Community For Decades

“My philosophy is afflict the comfortable and comfort the afflicted.” 07/04/2016  JamesMichael Nichols Queer Voices Deputy Editor, The Huffington Post Andrea James may not have a name as instantly recognizable as Laverne Cox or Caitlyn Jenner, but there are few…

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