Robin Carver is a development assistant at the Institute for Policy Studies.
Articles by this author
Wednesday, October 24, 2018
Being Trans in America Was Already Scary. Now It’s Terrifying.
I’m a trans woman, and I’m terrified. Already, on any given afternoon, I’m regularly and publicly catcalled, mocked, laughed at, and treated as an object of social disgust. Trans women are one of the most assaulted and murdered demographics in the United States, especially when they’re non-white...
Sunday, June 24, 2018
Why We Still Need Pride Parades
The sun was invisible behind a sheen of Saturday clouds as I crossed the intersection in six-inch platform heels. I was comfortable, and modestly dressed — but even modest outfits are loud on my six-foot-six trans body. A car horn grabbed my attention as I made my way across the sidewalk, so I...