Posts tagged "transgender"

Can I Find Love If I’m Transgendered?

If you're a woman in your mid-thirties, the dating scene is challenging enough. You're conscious of feeling older, wrinkles become a reality, and you feel like your stock value as a potential wife has started to head south faster than the housing market. So in the past year, I decided it was high time I…
By: YourTango.com / June 21, 2009

Dressing The Part: Women Who Have Posed As Men

During the most recent Democratic primary, I found myself wondering how things might have turned out differently if Hillary Clinton had spent less time with the glass ceiling and more time campaigning for President. For that matter, would Sarah Palin have been chosen as John McCain’s ticket mate if she had not been female?
By: DivineCaroline.com / March 3, 2009

Boo Tyra And America’s Next Top Model

To say that I'm displeased with Tyra and the other "America's Next Top Model" judges for eliminating Isis would be an understatement. I'm actually pissed!
By: Annika Harris / September 25, 2008

America’s Next Top Model Rocked!

The 11th "cycle" of America's Next Top Model premiered last night and it was really worth the two hours The CW allotted for it. This season promises to be the most daring ever because Isis is the first transgender contestant. Amelia and I couldn't wait to start IMing about the new contestants and,…
By: Annika Harris / September 4, 2008

America’s Next Top Model: Hot Tranny Success?

Each season of America's Next Top Model has a sob story or a gimmick, a model that is just so different from the competition, that host Tyra Banks has decided to take under her wing and mold into the perfect supermodel. Usually this gives Tyra a platform to "save" someone and then applaud herself for…
By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / August 13, 2008

Facebook Goes Gender Specific

It always annoyed me a little that on Facebook my mini-feed would say, "Catherine just updated their About Me," but I never gave too much thought to it. Well, Facebook just announced that they've updated it to say either "his" or "her." This is great for people who care about matching nouns with pronouns, but…
By: Catherine Strawn / June 27, 2008

The Daily Squeeze: Blondie, A Transgender Talk Show Host, Lindsay Lohan, And Online Safety

Blondie is touring this summer! What's your favorite Blondie song? Lately I've been into "Denis." [Blondie.net] There isn't much frank sex talk in India, but a transgender talk show host is changing that. [NPR] Lindsay Lohan is trying to prove to people that she's a serious actress worth hiring...so she's playing…
By: Catherine Strawn / April 4, 2008

Pregnant, Transgender Man Appears On Oprah

A few weeks ago we wrote about Thomas Bettie, the Female-to-Male transgender man who's currently six months pregnant. Yesterday, as the news of Thomas' pregnancy spread like wildfire through the media (initially his story was reported in The Advocate, which everyone seems to be forgetting in lieu of the fact that People ha…
By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / April 4, 2008

The First Transgender Pregnancy

Speaking of babies, here's a story far more amazing than J.Lo finally giving birth to twins. As Elle mentioned in The Frisky Forums, The Advocate has a first person essay by the first transgender man to carry a child. Thomas Beatie was born a woman and is married to Nancy. Though he went…
By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / March 21, 2008

A New Addams Family

Calpernia Addams, showgirl, motorcycle enthusiast, and Southern belle, is the newest reality dating show star. She’s gorgeous, she’s smart, she’s funny, and she’s got a better boob job than Miss New York. What’s her secret? She used to be a man, but after serving as a decorated medic for the Navy in Desert Storm, Calpernia…
By: Simcha / February 11, 2008
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