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Heron's latest quotes, citations, and podcasts.​​


Allsop, Jon. "As Britain looks to strengthen its libel laws, the US weighs weakening its own." Columbia Journalism Review. March 18, 2022.

LISTEN: Arnesen, Arnie. "The attitude with arnie arnesen, april 15, 2022." WNHN FM. April 15, 2022.

WATCH: Dakota News Now. "Anti-Trans bills are about elections, not protecting kids, LGBTQ activists say." January 26, 2022.

DiBenedetto, Chase. "How to support the fight for transgender safety in Texas." Mashable. February 25, 2022.

Rummler, Orion. "Transgender minors have a right to gender-affirming care, Justice Dept. warns states." The 19th. April 5, 2022. (republished in Ms. Magazine,

Gaynes Levy, Sarah. "What Adoptive Parents Want You to Know: Dos and Don'ts from Parents Who Have Welcomed Kids Via Adoption." People Magazine. November 18, 2021.

Glassman, Thea. "Gabrielle Union & Other Celeb Parents of Trans Kids Slam Texas’ Transphobic Directive." She Knows. February 25, 2022.

Holzman, Jael. "How an ‘anti-trans’ group split the fight against a lithium mine." E&E News. January 27, 2022.

Quinlan, Casey. "Conservatives attack LGBTQ-inclusive education under the guise of 'parental rights'." American Independent. January 27, 2022.

Thornton, Claire. "Florida's 'Don't Say Gay' bill sparked national backlash. But more legislation is brewing." USA Today. April 15, 2022.

Williams, Susan. "Transformation Project Advocacy Network and S.D. advocates will hold webinar on anti-trans legislation on Wed., 1/26." South Dakota Standard. January 27, 2022.


Annear, Steve. "The FBI asked for tips about people ‘instigating violence’ at the Capitol — and people pointed at Trump and others." Washington Post. January 7, 2021.

Bales, Andrew. "Inflection Point: 2021 marks a record-breaking year for anti-trans legislation. 144 bills were introduced in 37 states. 18 have already passed." Inflection Point. 2021.

Droer, Kristen & Karim Zidan. "Unsportsmanlike: The Right-Wing Attack on Transgender Women and Children — PART I." RightWingWatch. 2021.

Gira Grant, Melissa. "The Groups Pushing Anti-Trans Laws Want to Divide the LGBTQ Movement." TNR Sold/Short. February 17, 2022.

Gira Grant, Melissa. "The Right’s Fight Against LGBTQ Rights Is More Than a Culture War." TNR Sold/Short. March 17, 2021.

Gira Grant, Melissa. "Behind the GOP Strategy to Outlaw Trans Youth." TNR Sold/Short. August 9, 2021.

LISTEN: Harris, Scott. "If Christian Right Succeeds in Pushing SCOTUS to Outlaw Abortion, What’s Their Next Target?" Counterpoint. December 13, 2021.

Joyce, Stephen, Jennifer Kay, and Andrew Kreighbaum. "Transgender School Athletes Barred in Growing Number of States." Bloomberg Law. May 25, 2021.

Littlefield, Amy. "The Christian Legal Army Behind the Ban on Abortion in Mississippi." The Nation. November 30, 2021.

Mack, M. (2021). The White Supremacy Hydra: How the Family First Prevention Services Act Reifies Pathology, Control, and Punishment in the Family Regulation System. Columbia Journal of Race and Law, 11(3), 767–810.

Shannon, Hajra. "Lifesite News: Canadian Catholic Far-right Anti-Abortion Advocacy And News Website Lifesitenews." Washington Independent. September 25, 2021.

Shearing, Lois. "We have to start taking biphobia seriously – and that begins within the LGBT+ community." PinkNews. September 23, 2021.

SPLC Staff. "Far-Right Groups Flood State Legislatures With Anti-Trans Bills Targeting Children." SPLC. April 26, 2021.

Stahl, Aviva. "Meet The “Fringe Extremists” Pushing Flawed Science To Target Trans Kids." Buzzfeed. April 16, 2021.

LISTEN: TransLash. "The Anti-Trans Hate Machine: A Plot Against Equality." 2021.



Ashford, Joy C. "'Want to Bring Your LGBTQ+ Friends to Jesus?'." The Harvard Crimson. September 17, 2020.

Birnholz, Evan. "Solution to Evan Birnholz’s July 19 Post Magazine crossword, “Foursquare”." The Washinton Post. July 19, 2020.

Bauer, Sydney. "The New Anti-Trans Culture War Hiding in Plain Sight." The New Republic. February 11, 2020.

Borrelli, Isabella. "JK Rowling transfobica: chi sono le femministe terf." Medium. June 10, 2020.

Cherup, Abigail Nappier. "The Challenge of Consumer Diversity in Servicescapes: An Investigation of Consumer and Service Provider Experiences Investigation of Consumer and Service Provider Experiences." University of Nebraska - Lincoln. June 12, 2020.

Corrêa, Alessandra. "Nos EUA, oposição a transgêneros gera aliança entre conservadores e feministas radicais." BBC News Brasil. March 1, 2020.

Doench, Louis. "What are the Potter-ternatives?" Grounded Parents. January 11, 2020.

Lee, HeeSoon and Vivian J. Miller. "The Disproportionate Impact of COVID-19 on Minority Groups: A Social Justice Concern." June 5, 2020.  Journal of Gerontological Social Work. Volume 63, 2020 - Issue 6-7.

Huang, Margaret and Lydia Bates. "Extremists like Proud Boys, encouraged by Trump, fuel fire of misogyny and gender violence." October 20, 2020. Montgomery Advertiser.

McEwen, Haley, PhD. "Un/knowing & un/doing sexuality & gender diversity: The global anti-gender movement against SOGIE rights and academic freedom." Norwegian Students' and Academics' International Assistance Fund. 2020.

Pressley, Rachel. "Toward a Trans Sovereignty: Why We Need Indigenous Rhetorics to Decolonize Gender and Sexuality." Peitho Volume 22 Issue 4 Summer 2020.

Red Fightback. "Marxism and Transgender Liberation: Confronting Transphobia in the British Left." March 21, 2020. Red Fightback.

Silva, Diogo. "Opinião. J.K. Rowling: do céu ao inferno num instante." Espalha-Factos. June 12, 2020.

HRC Staff. "#AM_Equality: June 24, 2020." Human Rights Campaign. June 24, 2020.

Mantyla, Kyle. "Right Wing Round-Up: Your Money or Your Life?" Right Wing Watch. March 24, 2020.

Schmidt, Samantha. "Conservatives find unlikely ally in fighting transgender rights: Radical feminists." Washington Post. February 7, 2020.

Schmidt, Samantha. "A mother told Biden about her transgender 8-year-old child. Then came the attacks." Washington Post. October 29, 2020.


Burns, Katelyn. "The rise of anti-trans “radical” feminists, explained." Vox. September 1, 2019.

Burns, Katelyn. "J.K. Rowling’s transphobia is a product of British culture." Vox. December 19, 2019.

Compton, Julie. "'Frightening' online transphobia has real-life consequences, advocates say." NBC News. November 22, 2019.

Doyle, Mika. "The Difference Between Bisexual & Pansexual Matters Less Than Solidarity Among LGBTQ Folks, Advocates Say." Bustle. February 18, 2019.

Fitzsimons, Tim. "Conservative group hosts anti-transgender panel of feminists 'from the left'." NBC News. January 29, 2019.

Fitzsimons, Tim. "A viral fake news story linked trans health care to 'thousands' of deaths." NBC News. September 27, 2019.

Fitzsimons, Tim. "Almost 30 percent of bisexual women, trans people live in poverty, report finds." NBC News. October 29, 2019.

Hudson, David. "Are you doing your bit for 20-bi-teen?" Gay Star News. February 4, 2019.

Kasulke, Calvin. "Brands are getting more “woke.” Who actually benefits?" Vox. December 11, 2019.

Littlefield, Amy. "After Nearly a Century, 2020 May Usher in the Equal Rights Amendment." TruthOut. December 20, 2019.

Ring, Trudy. "Anti-Trans Feminists Appear at Panel of Right-Wing Heritage Foundation." The Advocate. January 30, 2019.

Roberts, Edith. "Monday Round-up." SCOTUSblog. January 14, 2019.

Shearing, Lois. "Bisexual people face double-discrimination, yet LGBT+ programmes often ignore their needs." Thompson Reuters. January 7, 2019.

Suen, Brennan. "Anti-LGBTQ attacks against high-profile queer Americans should be a wake-up call to everyone." Media Matters. February 1, 2019.

T, Brett. "New York Times crossword puzzle editor apologizes for letting a racial slur slip past." twitchy. January 2, 2019.

Villareal, Daniel. "How conservative media spread a fake story about transgender kids dying." LGBTQ Nation. October 10, 2019.


Bader, Eleanor J. "Sex Ed Programs Face Anti-LGBTQ Backlash." TruthOut. December 23, 2018.

Brammer, John Paul. "Bullying seen as a factor in higher pregnancy rates among lesbian, bisexual teens." NBC News. March 14, 2018.

Brooks, Karen. "COMMITMENT, PASSION, AND SERVICE: Young Alumni Inspired for Change" The Advocate. Fall 2018.

Daly, Sarah Jane. "A Rock and a Hard Place: A Hermeneutic Phenomenological Exploration into the Lived Experienceof Bisexual Women in Monogamous Relationships." Doctoral thesis, University of Huddersfield. 2018.

Donnelly, Matthew Scott. "Jason Mraz Slammed for 'Two Spirit' Bisexuality Explanation." Pop Crush. July 24, 2018.

Gibson, Julia. "#MeToo LGBTQ." USC Storyspace. 2018.

Gross, Jaclyn. "Neither Here nor There: The Bisexual Struggle for American Asylum." 69 Hastings L.J. 985 (2017-2018).

Israel, T. (2018). Bisexuality: From margin to center. Psychology of Sexual Orientation and Gender Diversity, 5 (2), 233-242.

Jackman, Josh. "Jason Mraz has been slammed for appropriation after coming out as Two Spirit." Pink News. July 23, 2018.

Jones, Sarah. "Trump’s Alliance With Evangelicals Is at the Heart of the White House’s Anti-Transgender Push." New York Magazine. October 28, 2018.

Michael, Casey. "The international far-right has a new target: Gender and identity." Think Progress. October 1, 2018.

Necati, Yas. "The 2020 US census will fail to recognise all LGBT+ people who aren't currently in a same sex relationship." The Independent. April 6, 2018.

Zane, Zachary. "Save Your Eyerolls: Yes, It’s Still a Big Deal When Queer Celebrities Come Out Publicly." Hornet. April 26, 2018.



Double discrimination,’ loneliness contribute to bisexual health disparities, study says.” September 5, 2017.

AIDS Foundation of Chicago. “LGBTQ aging summit to address advocacy and service needs in Chicago.” AIDS Foundation of Chicago. April 18, 2017.

Alunmi US. “University of New Hampshire Greater Boston Area.” Alumni US.

Armitage, Susie and Karlan, Sarah. “Here’s what parental leave is like for LGBT families.” Buzz Feed News. July 13, 2017.

Berg, Alex. “The Dish: LGBTQ Survivors Say #MeToo, ‘Girls Shorts’ Highlights Women’s Stories, And Check Out These Bisexual Characters In Amazing ‘Bisexual Lighting’.” GOMAG. October 19, 2017.

Binet. "A brief history of The Atlantic's biphobia." Binet USA's blog. November 12, 2015.

Brammer, John Paul. "Death of bisexual rapper Lil Peep a reminder of mental health disparities." NBC News. November 17, 2017.

Bruce, Johansen. "Aging LGBT Adults Face Bias, Poverty And Isolation." Forbes. June 1, 2017.

Cruz, Eliel. "'Double Discrimination,' Loneliness Contribute to Bisexual Health Disparities, Study Says." NBC News. September 1, 2017.

Dajourpotto. “Kenji Yoshino Covering Essay Writer – 555218”. October 26, 2017.

Dominguez, Maria. “Update: LGBTQ seniors and federal survey.” Edge Media Network. June 18, 2017.

Malito, Alessandro. "3 things same-sex couples should do to get their finances in order." Market Watch. June 25, 2017.

Metropolitan Community Churches. "Celebrate bisexual awareness week 20-26 September 2015 and bisexual awareness day 23 September 2015." Metropolitan Community Churches.

Personal Evolution. “Reporting on the bisexual community.” Slideshare. January 9, 2017.

Rainbow Wellington. “Bisexual campaigns.” Rainbow Wellington.

Sears, Andrea. "New Challenges for Older LGBT Adults Nuevos desafíos para adultos mayores LGBT." ManhattanTimes. May 31, 2017.

Sears, Andrea. "Aging as LGBT brings unique challenges.” Keystone Progress. May 26, 2017.

Sears, Andrea. "Report shows challenges for older LGBT adults.” Public News Service. May 26, 2017.

Suresha, Ron. "How to Make Bisexual Invisible No More." The Advocate. November 7, 2017.

University Honors Program. “Heron Greenesmith, Class of 2004.” University of New Hampshire.

Western States Center. “Tribal Equity Toolkit 3.0: Tribal resolutions and codes to support two spirit and LGBTQ justice in Indian Country.” Western States Center. March 16, 2017.

White, Audrey. "The fight didn't end with marriage: How religious exemption laws endanger LGBT Americans." Autostraddle. September 1, 2015.

Wikipedia. "Bisexual erasure." Wikipedia.





Bolles, Alexander. “13 things you didn’t know about being bisexual+.” Glaad. September 28, 2016.

Brandon-Friedman, Richard A.; Kim, Hea-Won (2016). Using social support levels to predict sexual identity development among college students who identify as a sexual minority. Journal of Gay & Lesbian Social Services, 28(4), 292–316. doi:10.1080/10538720.2016.1221784.

Dickson, Virgil. “CMS may overhaul enrollment process, could include questions about sexual orientation.” Modern Healthcare. February 8, 2016.

Dembroff, Robin A. "What Is Sexual Orientation?" Philosophers' Imprint, vol. 16 no. 3, January 2016.

Harley, Debra. "Impact of Healthcare Reform on LGBT Elders." 2016. In: Harley D., Teaster P. (eds) Handbook of LGBT Elders. Springer, Cham.

Melero, Jillian. “BT bites: White House holds bisexual community briefing, songs in support of Chelsea Manning and more!” South Florida Gay News. September 28, 2016.

Orlov, Alex. “Restaurateur leads the charge to protect trans employee from workplace discrimination.” Mic. September 16, 2016.

Pereira, Sandra Souto, Becker, Sue, and Gardiner, Glynis. 2017. :Sensitive sexualities: dichotomised discourse in the erasure of bisexuality." Psychology & Sexuality, 8:1-2, 118-131. DOI: 10.1080/19419899.2016.1255245.

Roffee, James A. and Waling, Andrea. 2016. "Rethinking microaggressions and anti-social behaviour against LGBTIQ+ youth." Safer Communities, Vol. 15 Issue: 4, pp.190-20. DOI:

Springate, Megan E. "A Note About Intersectionality." In: LGBTQ America: A Theme Study of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender,
and Queer History. 2016. National Park Foundation and the National Park Service.





Boyer, C. Reyn and Galupo, M. Paz. 2015 "Attitudes Toward Individuals in Same-Sex and Cross-Sex Encounters: Implications for Bisexuality." Journal of Bisexuality, 15:1, 57-68, DOI: 10.1080/15299716.2014.984371.

Boyer, C. Reyn and Galupo, M. Paz. 2015 "‘Prove it!’ same-sex performativity among sexual minority women and men." Psychology & Sexuality, 6:4, 357-368. DOI: 10.1080/19419899.2015.1021372.

Carson, Stephanie. “Analysis: Bisexual Children and Adults Face Bullying and Discrimination.” Public News Service. October 14, 2015.

Chatel, Amanda. “It's National Bisexual Awareness Week — And Here's How You Can Help Spread The Word.” Bustle. September 21, 2015. 

Downing Post News. “14-556-BiLaws.” Scribd. June 2015.

Hartsel, Meredith. “We bought sex toys, isn’t that cool!” Bi Women Quarterly. Vol. 33. No. 3. June 2015.

Kanem, Charles, et al. "Social Support, Self-Rated Health, and Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Identity Disclosure to Cancer Care Providers." Oncol Nurs Forum. 2015 Jan; 42(1): 44–51. DOI10.1188/15.ONF.44-51.

Keen, Lisa. “Mass. ranks sixth for LGBT-friendly laws, study says.” Globe. May 28, 2015.

McFadzen, Lynnette. “A love letter to my community on celebrate bisexuality** day 2015.” The Bicast. September 24, 2015.

McFadzen, Lynnette. “Computer Fundraiser.” The Bicast. August 14, 2015.

Marcus, Nancy. “Bridging bisexual erasure in LGBT-rights discourse and litigation.” Michigan Journal of Gender and Law. Vol. 22:2. 2015.

News Commentary. Hardest states to be LGBT. ALGBTICAL. June 2015.

O’Hara, Mary. “Femme invisibility is the dirty little secret of the queer community.” The Daily Dot. September 11, 2015.

OUTAging. “OUTAging: Summit on our possibilities. Speakers and their bios.” OUTAging. May, 2015.

Roberts, Monica. “Happy bisexual awareness week 2015!” TransGriot. September 22, 2015.

Schramm, Michael. “These are the hardest states in America to be LGBT.” TakePart. June 2, 2015.

Semuels, Alana. “Should adoption agencies be allowed to discriminate against gay parents?” The Atlantic. September 23, 2015.

Sex and Society. “Happy bisexual awareness week.” Banana Guide. September 22, 2015.

Stanley, Ian. “Celebrate bisexuality week, September 20-26, 2015!” LGBTQ Connection. September 20, 2015.




Bimormon Girl. “I celebrate bisexuality because.” Bimormongirl. September 24, 2014. Accessed November 14, 2017.

Dewey, Charlsie. "Report: Bisexuals face more discrimination than gays, lesbians." Windy City Media Group. November 11, 2014.

Out for sustainability. “FAB Planet speakers.” Out for Sustainability. September 2014.

Staff writer. “Bisexuality in the Media” panel discussion kicks off Bisexual Awareness Week.” biMagazine. September 18, 2014.

White, Audrey. “It’s bisexual awareness week! Here are five ways to celebrate.” Keys to the Closet. September 22, 2014.




Cheltenham, Faith. “Bisexuals worthy of celebration during black history month: June Jordan.” The Blog-Huffpost. February 24, 2013.

Esterline, Kate M. and Galupo, M. Paz. 2013. “Drunken Curiosity” and “Gay Chicken”: Gender Differences in Same-Sex Performativity, Journal of Bisexuality, 13:1, 106-121, DOI: 10.1080/15299716.2013.755732.

Hutchins, Loraine. “Bisexuals were visible and vocal at invitation-only White House meeting.” Write as Rain. October 7, 2013.

Jetson. "Corrie should be using Marcus SL to highlight BIPHOBIA in society." Digital spy. June 9, 2013.



2012 Editors. “A day in gay America 2012: Photos of our lives.” Advocate. December 14, 2012.

Anolido, Martins. “Annual Report 2011 - National Center for Transgender Equality.” NoExperienceNecessaryBook. April 4, 2012.

Glazer, Elizabeth. “Sexual orientation.” Scholarly commons at Hofstra Law. 2012.

National Black Justice Coalition. “‘Out on the hill’ 2012 presenter bios.” National Black Justice Coalition. September 19, 2012.

NQAPIA. “Presenter bios.” NQAPIA. 2012.




Association for the study of Law, Culture and the Humanities. “Boundaries and enemies.” Las Vegas: University of Nevada, William Boyd School of Law. 14th Annual Conference. March 2011.

Grant, Jaime M., Lisa A. Mottet, Justin Tanis, Jack Harrison, Jody L. Herman, and Mara Keisling. “Injustice at every turn: A report of the National Transgender Discrimination Survey.” Washington: National Center for Transgender Equality and National Gay and Lesbian Task Force. 2011.


Johnson, Bryan, Esq. “9th circuit certifies standing question in prop 8 case to California Supreme court and may avoid ruling on the merits.” February 2011.


Leonard, Arthur., Johnson, Bryan, Esq. , Redman, Daniel Esq., Kolodny, Steven Esq., Snyder, Brad Esq., Eric Wursthorn, Esq., Garner, Kelly., and NYLS ’12. “End of “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” military policy in sight.” Lesbian and Gay law notes. January 2011.

Lustila, Kirsten. "Ethical Duties of Expert Supreme Court Counsel." 24 Geo. J. Legal Ethics 659 (2011).

National Center for Transgender Equality. “Our flag in the federal agenda. Annual Report 2011.” National Center for Transgender Equality. 2011.



Munsch, Christin L. and Hirsh, C. Elizabeth. "Gender variance in the Fortune 500: The inclusion of gender identity and expression in nondiscrimination corporate policy." In:Gend er and Sexuality in the Workplace. In:  2010, 151-177.

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