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

South Dakota is going for round two of their battle against transgender students using the bathroom

Didn’t we just move on from this, South Dakota? Yes? I thought so.

Lane Moore | December 5, 2016 - 4:44 pm

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

11 LGBTQ people share their coming out stories

While the way we see celebrities come out can range from pretty bizarre, but effective, to seriously epic and kind of unexpected, the way non-famous people choose to come out…

Lane Moore | October 11, 2016 - 3:29 pm

7 butch women talk about being discriminated against in women’s bathrooms

I’ve heard a lot about this from butch women I’ve known who have said there have been quite a few times when they’ve been made to feel strangely in women’s

Lane Moore | October 4, 2016 - 10:56 am

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
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