Posts tagged "transgender"

Girl On Girl: Fostering The T In LGBT

This week is Trans Awareness Week, an event to raise awareness and visibility of transgender and gender nonconforming people leading to today, November 20, the Transgender Day of Remembrance. Coincidentally, just

Morgan Cohn | November 20, 2015 - 11:00 am Just Added A Gender-Neutral Alternative To “Mr.” And “Mrs.”

Yesterday, I went to the endodontist (“Double root canal! Whoa!”) and, filling out the paperwork, came across a problem that’s been more pronounced since I came out as genderqueer. Beyond

Rebecca Vipond Brink | November 12, 2015 - 9:00 am

You Will Not Get Me To Buy This “Transgender Beer”

A Scottish brewing company has made the world’s first “transgender” beer. Does anyone else remember around the mid 2000s, when “Queer Eye for the Straight Guy,” “The L Word,” and

Rebecca Vipond Brink | November 4, 2015 - 10:03 am

Small Victory: Two Retailers Remove Transphobic Caitlyn Jenner Costume

Back in August, because August is when Halloween starts, a few costume companies started advertising a Caitlyn Jenner costume featuring a cis male, masculine-presenting model dressed up as Caitlyn Jenner

Rebecca Vipond Brink | October 22, 2015 - 10:30 am

Laverne Cox Will Play Dr. Frank N. Furter In FOX’s Live “Rocky Horror”

Remember in April, when FOX announced that they’d be reimagining “The Rocky Horror Picture Show” for a live television event, and we were all, “OH GOD NO”? We

Rebecca Vipond Brink | October 22, 2015 - 9:01 am

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

The U.S. Trans Survey Goes Live Today – Spread The Word!

This is the largest and most comprehensive survey of the American transgender community to date!

Rebecca Vipond Brink | August 19, 2015 - 3:30 pm

Three Transgender Firsts: Buzzfeed, Bravo, And The White House

There are three transgender firsts in the media today: Bravo has cast its first-ever transgender “Real Housewife,” BuzzFeed has its first-ever transgender staff writer, and the White House has hired the

Rebecca Vipond Brink | August 18, 2015 - 11:09 am

Murders Of Three More Black Trans Women Come To Light

Elisha Walker, Kandis Capri, and Ashton O’Hara bring the number of trans women murdered in 2015 to sixteen.

Rebecca Vipond Brink | August 17, 2015 - 9:00 am

Parents Sue After Doctors Decide Their Child Is A Girl

Pam and Mark Crawford of Greenville, SC, adopted MC when he was just 20 months old and then considered female. Born with “true hermaphroditism” or both male and female anatomy—including…

Newser | August 13, 2015 - 5:15 pm

Just Look At This Asshole: Chris Christie Won’t Help Trans New Jerseyans Because It’s Too Inconvenient

He’s vetoed a bill to help transgender constituents twice.

Rebecca Vipond Brink | August 12, 2015 - 12:30 pm

This Transgender Teddy Bear Storybook Is Too Cute For Words

Jessica Walton, an Australian school teacher, had her first baby with her partner last year. They wanted to supply their child with books that reflected their family, and were able

Rebecca Vipond Brink | August 12, 2015 - 10:30 am

Hillary Clinton, ACLU & Others Give Schools Advice On Supporting Trans* Students

Five organizations are helping schools to help their trans* students, Britain has a huge pension gender gap, a 1960s board game for girls featured shame tokens, and the FDA has…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | August 4, 2015 - 5:38 pm

No, Just No: Jose Canseco Plans To “Live As A Woman” For A Week In “Support” Of Caitlyn Jenner

According to TMZ, four-fingered former baseball player Jose Canseco says that on his upcoming reality show, “Spend The Day With Jose,” he’ll be showing his support for Caitlyn Jenner by “living as…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | July 29, 2015 - 5:06 pm

Study Shows Trans* Discrimination At Fault For HIV Rates

A new study from the World Health Organization has found that transgender women are 49 times as likely as a member of the general population to be HIV-positive. The study’s…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | July 29, 2015 - 10:29 am

“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

“Big Brother” Says Goodbye (For Now?) To Audrey Middleton, The Show’s First Transgender Houseguest

On last night’s live episode of “Big Brother,” Audrey Middleton, the reality show’s first transgender houseguest, was evicted from the house, as had been expected. Prior to the live vote,…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | July 24, 2015 - 11:30 am

A Gender Terminology Refresher

The mainstream conversation about gender identity has widened significantly in the last few months, between Caitlyn Jenner’s public transition and Miley Cyrus and Ruby Rose appearing in the public eye…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | July 23, 2015 - 12:00 pm

India Clarke Is The 10th Trans Woman To Be Murdered This Year

A 25-year-old Black trans woman, India Clarke, was found murdered near Tampa, Florida’s University Area Community Center. She was found at 9 a.m. Tuesday morning, and died of blunt force…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | July 22, 2015 - 10:50 am

Artist Commemorates 63 Most Badass Heroines In Sci-Fi And Fantasy

Scott Park compiles the greatest women of SF/F, a transgender minister has raised bail for a dubiously arrested and detained trans woman, Joshua Feuerstein wants you to fight gay rights…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | July 20, 2015 - 5:30 pm
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