Posts tagged "trans issues"

Amazon Just Realized That A “Lady Boy Drag Costume” Was A Bad Idea

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

Lauren Vinopal | October 21, 2015 - 2:30 pm

Jamie Raines Addresses 5 Questions You Probably Shouldn’t Ask Trans People

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

Rebecca Vipond Brink | October 13, 2015 - 6:00 pm

“I Am Cait” Focuses On Compassion And Education, Not Drama

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…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | July 27, 2015 - 11:30 am

Here’s The First Look At Eddie Remayne As Trans Artist Lili Elbe

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…

Robyn Pennacchia | February 27, 2015 - 5:30 pm

Judge Roy Moore Is Real Confused About How Bisexuality Works

Alabama Judge Roy Moore wonders: “W<span>hen two bisexuals or two transgendered marry, how large is that family?”</span>…

Robyn Pennacchia | February 25, 2015 - 4:00 pm

Leelah Alcorn’s Mother Continues To Misgender Her: “We Don’t Support That, Religiously”

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…

Robyn Pennacchia | January 2, 2015 - 1:30 pm

Laverne Cox’s Documentary Special “The T-Word” Is Groundbreaking, Must-Watch TV

“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,…

Avital Norman Nathman | October 17, 2014 - 3:00 pm

7 Reasons To Be Excited For “Transparent”

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,”…

Jana Pollack | September 8, 2014 - 2:00 pm

Actual Thought Catalog Essay: “I Had Sex With A Trans Woman”

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…

Sara Benincasa | June 19, 2014 - 4:00 pm

Trans Woman Schools Rush Limbaugh On Trans Rights And Anal Sex (And He Kinda Listens!)

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…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | May 31, 2014 - 9:00 am

Trans Advocate Janet Mock Asks Fusion’s Alicia Menendez, “Do You Have A Vagina?”

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…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | April 29, 2014 - 1:30 pm

Janet Mock Nails Discussion Of Trans Identity On “The Colbert Report,” Piers Morgan Freaks Out On Twitter

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…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | February 19, 2014 - 3:00 pm

Laverne Cox Reveals Intimate Details About Her Gender Transition In YouTube’s “Overshare” Series

“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…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | October 7, 2013 - 1:20 pm

Head, Meet Desk: Fox Nation Illustrates Transgender Healthcare Story With Photo From “Mrs. Doubtfire”

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…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | January 15, 2013 - 11:20 am