Evan Urquhart
Evan Urquhart

Evan Urquhart is working to improve comments on Slate and is a regular contributor to Outward.

Life
Oct. 25 2018 4:44 PMBeing Transgender Is a Condition, Not an ChoiceI should know: I tried to choose differently for many painful years.
Life
Oct. 3 2018 9:00 AMThe New Smear Against Transgender MenAnti-trans advocates claim we’re weak and gullible—like girls.
Life
Aug. 24 2018 4:18 PMFacing Bullies and Court Battles, Transgender Kids Head Back to School
Relationships
July 16 2018 5:55 AMThe Sci-Fi Sex Scene That Changed My LifeBefore I was old enough to fully understand I was transgender, I found Asimov’s The Robots of Dawn.
Life
July 3 2018 5:26 PMWhy Cast Scarlett Johansson as a Trans Man When You Could Just Cast … a Man?
Family
June 22 2018 3:21 PMDon’t Let the Atlantic Story Scare You: Trans-Affirmative Care Is Best for Kids
Life
May 24 2018 2:19 PMIn the Face of Bigoted “Religious Freedom” Laws, Queer Families Are Still Fighting for LGBTQ Youth
Relationships
May 3 2018 10:00 AMEasier With ThreeMy wife’s girlfriend moved in with us, and balancing work, life, and leisure has never gone better.
Life
March 21 2018 1:33 PMA Disproportionate Number of Autistic Youth Are Transgender. Why?
Life
March 6 2018 5:47 PMRuPaul’s Train WreckWhy the drag performer’s anti-trans comments struck a nerve.
Life
Feb. 6 2018 11:28 AM“What Have You Done for Women?”How Rose McGowan’s anti-trans bias weakens her feminism.
Life
Jan. 22 2018 12:27 PMThe Lie HormoneAndrew Sullivan’s ode to testosterone is rooted in stereotypes, not science.
Outward
Dec. 21 2017 11:24 AMThe Problem With Calling 2017 “the Deadliest Year for Transgender Americans”
Technology
Nov. 22 2017 2:43 PM#MeToo Is Changing MindsEven among Slate commenters who used to think rape culture was a myth.
Outward
Oct. 9 2017 3:46 PMWhat’s Behind Some LGBTQ People’s Fierce Love of Chelsea Manning?
Life
Oct. 21 2018 7:23 PMHow Republicans Laid the Groundwork for Trump’s Assault on Transgender Existence
Life
Sept. 12 2018 1:58 PMGender Dysphoria Is Not ContagiousHow an anti-trans study mischaracterized a real condition to shore up “rapid-onset gender dysphoria.”
The Slatest
July 29 2018 5:36 PMAhead of the FlamesOn Saturday, we left our home as the Mendocino Complex fires got close. We don’t know if we’ll ever see it again.
Life
July 13 2018 6:16 PMDon’t Fall for Daniella Greenbaum’s Gender-Blind Casting Con JobConservatives only rail against gender stereotypes when they want to hurt trans people.
Life
June 29 2018 4:52 PM“Most of the Time People Don’t Recognize Me at All”What it’s like for trans men to pass for cis in the South.
Life
June 11 2018 11:50 AMOne of the GuysFragile masculinity is pushing trans folks out of male spaces.
Brow Beat
May 23 2018 5:12 PMHow Portnoy’s Complaint Helped Me Through My Time in a Domestic Violence ShelterPhilip Roth might not have imagined his novel speaking to a transgender man in a women’s shelter, but it did.
Medical Examiner
March 28 2018 11:18 AMIf You’ve Self-Diagnosed on the Internet, Should You Tell Your Doctor?Internet etiquette has changed since WebMD first came around.
Life
March 15 2018 3:30 PMPassport PerilWhy transgender Americans are so worried about Mike Pompeo serving as secretary of state.
Life
Feb. 27 2018 4:57 PMDecriminalizing Prostitution Is Central to Transgender Rights
Life
Jan. 24 2018 12:36 PMLegal ManWhy I feel safer after officially changing my gender.
Slate Plus
Jan. 12 2018 5:16 PMWhen Trump Is Too Profane for Slate’s CommentsHow do you keep internet commenting appropriate when the president isn’t?
Outward
Dec. 7 2017 3:53 PMWhy Do Some Trans Men Freak Out When Other Trans Men Wear Makeup?
Outward
Oct. 13 2017 2:57 PMWhy the New Netflix Marsha P. Johnson Doc Ignited a Controversy Over Trans Storytelling
Outward
Sept. 13 2017 3:32 PMWhy Are Trans Youth Clinics Seeing a Shift in Cases From Trans Girls to Trans Boys?

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