transgender

8 percent of trans Americans get UTIs or kidney infections because they’re scared of public restrooms

And even more are scared to go to a doctor to be treated.

Karen Fratti | December 9, 2016 - 11:46 am

Multiple trans youth commit suicide and calls to suicide hotlines rise after Trump’s win

“It may feel right now as though hate won out, but we know that love is more powerful,” the Trans Lifeline wrote.

Lauren Holter | November 10, 2016 - 12:52 pm

First sex toy designed specifically for transgender men is changing solo sex

The world of sex toys is overwhelmingly cis-centric. Toys for penises are just “for men” and toys for vaginas are just “for women.” Now the Buck-Off, the first sex toy for transgender men, is changing…

Kelly Kanayama | October 3, 2016 - 10:32 am

Jeffrey Tambor’s Emmys speech called for more transgender actors to be cast

It’s more that transgender actors playing transgender characters — they need to be given opportunities to play all kinds of roles.

Karen Fratti | September 19, 2016 - 1:17 pm

Trans Girl’s Survival Guide: How To Make Trans Friends

Meeting other trans people can be extremely difficult. But don’t be afraid to reach out and say hello. Trans people love meeting other trans people.

Ana Valens | September 6, 2016 - 1:13 pm

Transgender Bathroom Rights Will Soon Be Extended To Federal Facilities

On top of employees, the directive will also apply to anyone who enters federal courthouses, Social Security offices, or any federal building.

Lauren Holter | August 16, 2016 - 10:13 am

Trans Girl’s Survival Guide: 3 Essential Tips For Your First Shopping Trip

Transitioning is also about learning all new ways of expressing oneself in public, including through clothes. When I finally tried on my first pair of women’s jeans in a dressing

Ana Valens | August 15, 2016 - 4:21 pm

Sarah McBride Was The First Openly Transgender Person To Address A National Party Convention

“Will we be a nation where there’s only one way to love, one way to look, one way to live?” she asked the crowd.

Lauren Holter | July 29, 2016 - 9:43 am

10 States Sue The Obama Administration Over Transgender Bathroom Rules

Overall, 21 states have now taken legal action opposing transgender students’ rights to use the bathroom of the gender they identify with.

Lauren Holter | July 8, 2016 - 1:41 pm

The ‘National Inquirer’ Claims Richard Simmons Is Transitioning & It’s Dangerously Wrong

Even if the reports were accurate — which Simmons’ rep adamantly says they are not — there’s a huge danger in removing his own voice from the story, which is

Nico Lang | June 11, 2016 - 7:20 am

Massachusetts Is Expanding Transgender Rights, And Governors Around The Country Should Take Note

Massachussets just gave transgender individuals full protection to pee where ever they want. It’s almost sad we have to keep talking about this.

Karen Fratti | June 2, 2016 - 4:20 pm

Transgender Woman In Pakistan Dies From Gunshot Wounds After Horribly Discriminatory Treatment

23-year-old Alesha died of gunshot wounds at Peshawar’s Lady Reading Hospital while doctors took their sweet time deciding whether they were going to treat her in the male or female ward.

Marissa Miller | May 26, 2016 - 8:01 pm
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