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So your friend came out as transgender/genderqueer/non-binary! Yay! The holidays are actually a pretty perfect time to show your friend your support, both by taking that old holiday advice to let the people you love know that you care and by giving them gifts that’ll help their transition. Take care to ask themREAD MORE »


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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 a few days before the week began, someone started a petition to “Drop the T” and exclude transgender people from the LGBT platform. It’s easyREAD MORE »


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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 the boxes for “M” and “F,” on which I grudgingly mark “F” in case my endodontist badly needs to know whether or not I haveREAD MORE »


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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 “Will and Grace” were all on TV at the same time, and it just sort of felt like everyone was jumping on the gay trainREAD MORE »


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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 from her Vanity Fair cover:

The trans community and our allies were rightfully angry about this. Trans identities have, for aREAD MORE »


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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 take it back. This is going to be sexy and amazing, because Laverne Cox is going to be playing the lead as Dr.READ MORE »


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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 »


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


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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 first-ever transgender staffer!

Fan favorite NeNe Leakes is going to be leaving “The Real Housewives of Atlanta” in the show’s eighth season, soREAD MORE »


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


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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 a penis, vagina, testicle, and ovarian tissue—doctors had performed surgery to remove MC’s male anatomy two months before the Crawfords took him home. The surgery… READ MORE »


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


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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 to find plenty of books that featured children with gay parents – but what they couldn’t find was a book that represented Walton’s dad, whoREAD MORE »


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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 approved the first 3D-printed drug. READ MORE »


Celebs

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 a woman” for a week. While it’s nice and all that Canseco is supportive of Jenner and her recent gender transition, my first instinct upon seeing… READ MORE »


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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 authors theorize why this would be:
“Many studies have demonstrated multiple co-occurring health problems among transgender women, including high rates of violence and victimization,… READ MORE »


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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 »


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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, CBS aired a segment about Audrey’s experience coming out publicly for the first time, and right away, to her fellow houseguests, featuring interviews with Audrey’s… READ MORE »


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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 identifying as genderqueer. It may be a great moment for a refresher on gender terminology, so here at The Frisky, we wanted to provide you… READ MORE »


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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 trauma. She had last been seen spending time with her nephews.

Clarke is the 10th trans woman to be murdered in the U.S. READ MORE »


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