Mercedes Allen

Mercedes Allen is a graphic designer and advocate for transsexual and transgender communities in Alberta. She writes on equality, human rights, LGBT and sexual minority issues in Canada, and the cross-border pollination of far-right spin. She blogs at Dented Blue Mercedes and operates a trans information website at http://www.albertatrans.org/

Mercedes Allen
Book Review
Jan 5, 2012

Health guide targets transgender people of colour

Mercedes Allen
Freeing Ourselves is a health guide written first and foremost for trans-masculine, genderqueer and male-identified trans people, a group that is often otherwise invisible, facing barriers and taboos.
Blog
Jan 2, 2012

Abortion: The debate in 2011

Mercedes Allen
A recap of how the abortion debate has already been underway, in the U.S. and in Canada.
Blog
Oct 15, 2011

If all the Occupy movement accomplishes is...

Mercedes Allen
The Occupy movement has either already accomplished many or most of those things, or is poised to do so. Now, it has acquired the power to shape the change that it has called for.
Blog
Oct 5, 2011

Something brewing beneath transphobic ads in Ontario

Mercedes Allen
The transphobic ad in the Toronto Sun and National Post occurs amid Canada-wide battles over accommodation of LGBT youth and trans human rights. Here's why it won't be over after the Ontario election.

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