Posts tagged "transgender"

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

Caitlyn Jenner Talks Respect And Community In Powerful ESPY Speech

Caitlyn Jenner was honored at the ESPYs last night with the Arthur Ashe Award for Courage, and boy, did she bring it. The award honors people “whose contributions transcend sports,”…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | July 16, 2015 - 9:00 am

Should People Living In Urban Poverty Have To Forage For Food?

Some foodies think foraging is a viable solution for urban hunger and poverty, this year’s Comic Con was more trans*-inclusive than ever, women’s “health” magazines are terrible for you, and…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | July 15, 2015 - 5:30 pm

The Girl Scouts Turned Down $100,000 From A Transphobic Donor

Plus, some Canadian grandparents think that comprehensive sex education will “rape” their grandkids’ childhoods – their words, not mine.

Rebecca Vipond Brink | June 30, 2015 - 6:30 pm

“Cisgender” Is Now Defined In The Oxford English Dictionary

The O.E.D. has made cis people just another identity rather than the norm; the kidnapped Nigerian girls are being forced to fight for Boko Haram; find out the differences between…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | June 29, 2015 - 6:30 pm

John Oliver On Trans Rights: “It’s Genuinely Crucial We Get This Right”

Gay marriage may now be legal on a national level, thanks to those activists who brought the issue all the way to the Supreme Court, but discrimination is hardly obsolete…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | June 29, 2015 - 9:30 am

Meet Audrey Middleton, “Big Brother”‘s First Transgender Houseguest

Last night was the premiere of my absolute favorite guilty pleasure, “Big Brother.” While I’ve watched every season of the show, the last two summers I made the leap and…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | June 25, 2015 - 1:30 pm

UK High Schoolers Invent STI-Detecting Condoms

Also, the US government will require insurance companies to cover transitional medical services for trans* federal employees.

Rebecca Vipond Brink | June 24, 2015 - 6:30 pm

Google Ad Features An Emotional Story About Gender Transition

This Google ad tells the story of so much more than a company. Follow the journey of Jake, a trans man, and the gym where he found a sense of community…

Claire Hannum | June 17, 2015 - 9:30 am

Trans* People Are Taking Back Beauty Standards With #MyVanityFairCover

And in horrid news, eight of the men who tried to kill Malala Yousafzai were secretly aquitted and can’t be found.

Rebecca Vipond Brink | June 5, 2015 - 5:30 pm

10,000 Transphobic Dipshits Petition To Have Caitlyn Jenner’s Olympic Medals Revoked

Congratulations on getting attention, we’re sorry your parents didn’t give you enough of it.

Robyn Pennacchia | June 4, 2015 - 3:30 pm

(Trans) Woman (Of Color) To (White, Super Rich, Celebrity Trans) Woman: An Open Letter To Caitlyn Jenner

The question that everyone is asking me these days is, “What do you think about Caitlyn Jenner?” But what I want to know is: what do you think of me?

Kai Cheng Thom | June 4, 2015 - 2:30 pm

Jon Stewart Perfectly Skewers Media Coverage Of Caitlyn Jenner, Welcomes Her To Life As A Woman In America

“Now you’re a woman, which means your looks are the only thing we care about.”…

Megan Reynolds | June 3, 2015 - 11:40 am

Watch The First Trailer For Caitlyn Jenner’s New Docu-Series, “I Am Cait”

Set your DVRs: Caitlyn Jenner’s new E! docuseries, “I Am Cait,” premieres on July 26 at 9 p.m. Today, the network released the first preview for the show, which follows…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | June 3, 2015 - 10:00 am

The Soapbox: Caitlyn Jenner Can Present However She Wants To

Why are cis women blaming Caitlyn Jenner for beauty standards?

Rebecca Vipond Brink | June 2, 2015 - 11:30 am

Caitlyn Jenner Makes Her Debut On The Cover Of July’s Vanity Fair

Caitlyn! So nice to meet you.

Megan Reynolds | June 1, 2015 - 12:34 pm

UN: World Hunger Has Dropped By 10 Percent Over The Last 25 Years

There are 200 million fewer hungry people in the world than there were in 1990; FIFA’s mum while the Qatari government won’t let Nepalese workers attend funerals for earthquake victims;…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | May 27, 2015 - 5:05 pm

Honoring Trans* Soldiers This Memorial Day

It was only about three months ago that the Pentagon announced protections for transgender service members. Prior to March, a transgender soldier in the Army could be dismissed from service…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | May 25, 2015 - 10:10 am

Bruce Jenner Reveals He Is Scheduled To Have Gender Reassignment Surgery

There was just so much TV to watch last night — the “Mad Men” finale! A climactic “Game of Thrones”! — that I must admit to not yet watching the first…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | May 18, 2015 - 10:45 am

Here’s The Emotional Preview For “Keeping Up With The Kardashians: About Bruce”

A two-part Kardashian family special exploring Bruce Jenner’s transition will air on May 17 and May 18 at 9 p.m., and E! has released the first official preview. It features…

Claire Hannum | May 8, 2015 - 11:00 am
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