trans issues

News

A trans junior from Tremper High School in Kenosha, Wisconsin has successfully rallied for the right to run for prom king, also winning our hearts along the way, seriously, this kid is a goddamn hero.

Ash Whitaker began his fight, along with an ongoing crusade to use the boys’ bathroom, by simply signing up… READ MORE »


News

The American College of Pediatricians is not quite as official as it sounds. READ MORE »


It would be deeply hypocritical of me to attack Wilson for her flippant joke, as she just happens to serve as the loud mirror to our widely accepted privileged shortcomings. READ MORE »


Style

Some people wear Halloween costumes to disguise themselves, while others pick costumes that reveal the truth behind who they really are — namely, an asshole. That’s what the “Adult Lady Boy Drag Fancy Dress Costume” will do for anyone who purchased it before Amazon UK removed it from their site.READ MORE »


Style

Jamie Raines, the trans man whose timelapse video of selfies taken over the course of three years throughout his gender transition went viral last week, made a video for People addressing five questions you probably should just opt not to ask the trans people in your life and why not. They are:READ MORE »


Entertainment

A few things were made abundantly clear on last night’s premiere episode of “I Am Cait,” Caitlyn Jenner’s new reality show on E!. While perhaps technically a spinoff, “I Am Cait” is a far more serious and hopefully less scripted reality show than the wildly popular “Keeping Up With The Kardashians.” But despite the show’s… READ MORE »


Entertainment

Here’s the first look at Eddie Remayne as trans artist and model Lili Elbe, whom he will be portraying in the upcoming film The Danish Girl. Elbe was one of the first identifiable recipients of a gender corrective surgery, in Germany in 1930. Tragically, Elbe died in 1931 at the age of 48 when an… READ MORE »


News

Alabama Judge Roy Moore wonders: “When two bisexuals or two transgendered marry, how large is that family?” READ MORE »


News

This past Sunday, 17-year-old transgender woman Leelah Alcorn committed suicide by throwing herself in front of a semi-truck because she couldn’t take being bullied and isolated by her religious parents any longer. On Thursday, Carla Alcorn — Leelah’s mother — spoke to CNN. Shockingly — or I guess not — even after her child threw… READ MORE »


Celebs

“When a baby is born, one of the first question asked when is it a boy, or is it a girl? But what if it’s not that simple?” The question, posed by actress and advocate Laverne Cox, sets the stage for the hour-long documentary, “ Laverne Cox Presents: The T-Word.” Cox, an executive producer on… READ MORE »


Celebs

Now that September is here, new TV is inevitable. Also inevitable is bad new TV, or at least new TV that treads into conventional, well-worn territory (think “A to Z,” NBC’s new comedy which will be about — spoiler alert — finding love).

Luckily, there’s a new vehicle arriving on the scene, joining… READ MORE »


Love & Sex

Hey guys, a straight cis dude fucked a trans woman even though he knew she was trans. Isn’t that amazing? Should he not be awarded the Nobel Prize for Enlightened Cock for putting his dick inside a woman who used to have a dick? After all, “she said she had all of her lady parts” READ MORE »


News

Listen, I’m not about to throw Rush Limbaugh a parade or anything, but perhaps for the first time in his life, the conservative shock jock actually let a critic get a word in edgewise. Via Jezebel, a trans woman named Tina called into Limbaugh’s radio show to criticize his coverage of TIME’s Laverne Cox/trans rights cover… READ MORE »


News

Total hero Janet Mock, author of Redefining Realness and a trans advocate, recently sat down for an interview with Fusion’s Alicia Menendez, only this time, she was the one asking the questions. The interview was Menendez’s idea, and stemmed from a desire to show just how ridiculous and invasive the media is with trans people, specifically… READ MORE »


News

Earlier this month, trans activist and author Janet Mock appeared on “Piers Morgan Live” to discuss her new book, Redefining Realness: My Path to Womanhood, Identity, Love & So Much More. That didn’t go so well, thanks to Morgan’s repeated misgendering of Mock and his focus on the physical aspects of her transition. Many of Mock’s supporters –… READ MORE »


Celebs

“Orange is the New Black” fans, prepare to fall even harder for the amazing Laverne Cox, the transgender actress and activist who plays Sophia on the breakout Netflix show. In this fantastic interview for Meredith Viera’s Lives YouTube channel, as part of their Overshare series, Laverne speaks openly about her gender transition, shares photos from… READ MORE »


News

In this unpredictable and ever-changing world we live in, at least we can always count on Fox News to provide a consistent stream of ignorance. The latest example comes from Fox Nation, a “news” website that chose to illustrate a story about transgender healthcare with a photo of Robin Williams from the movie “Mrs. Doubtfire.” READ MORE »