Category Archives: Transgender

My Burning Question for Caitlyn Jenner

I have seen a lot of interviews and discussion on Bruce Jenner’s transition to Caitlyn Jenner, but I have yet to see any of them ask the most burning question that I have; Does Caitlyn still like running? I have … Continue reading

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Laverne Cox shows Off Her Body Beautiful

After turning down the opportunity, Laverne Cox decided that she would pose nude for Allure magazine in order to show the world that transgender women and women of color are beautiful: “…I’m a black transgender woman. I felt this could … Continue reading

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‘Orange Is the New Black’ Actress Talks About Her Transgender Sister

While most of the focus on transgender issues related to the Netflix series Orange is the New Black (ONTB) has been focused on actress Laverne Cox, Washington, D.C.’s METROWEEKLY magazine shows us that there is another actress of the series … Continue reading

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LGBTs Aren’t Exempt From Evolving In Our Terms And Labels

You know your starting to make some strides in equality when the very community that is oppressed argues within itself about what is a proper and improper term for ourselves. I speak of the discussion of the word tranny which … Continue reading

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ISO Transgender/Gender-Non Conforming Subjects for Photo Project

The Huffington Post reports on a new photography project by Rhys Harper entitled “The Transcending Gender Project.” The Project is currently seeking self-identified transgender or gender non-conforming persons willing to be photographed and share their stories in an effort to … Continue reading

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LGBT Profile: Jaiyah Saelua; Soccer Player, World Cup Qualifier, Transgender Female

From VICE news: In 2011, American Samoa’s Jaiyah Saelua became the first transgender person to play in a FIFA World Cup qualifier. Her appearance on the field made history — but so did her play. At the time, American Samoa … Continue reading

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Cruise for Transgender Persons to Sail December 2014

From The Dallas Voice: Travel agent Jeff Land blocked cabins on a Royal Caribbean sailing in December for what he believes is the first trans cruise. “This has been a dream of mine for so long,” Land said, “because it … Continue reading

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Don’t Ask; Don’t Tell STILL The Policy of Transgender Servicemembers

From Stuff.com.nz: It felt like the pinnacle of his career, working the graveyard shift in a windowless plywood facility in Afghanistan, monitoring a Special Operations mission as it unfolded in real time on grainy video feeds. After spending hundreds of … Continue reading

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Md. Governor Signs Anti-Transgender Discrimination Bill

From The Baltimore Sun: Gov. Martin O’Malley signed legislation Thursday making Maryland one of a handful of states to extend anti-discrimination laws to protect transgender people. The transgender rights legislation, which prohibits discrimination in employment and housing, was one of … Continue reading

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LGBT Profile: The Transgender Experience, A First Person Op-Ed

From advocate.com: I came to terms with who I am toward the beginning of my sophomore year in high school. Having the support of my family, I began to express myself in a manner consistent with my identity. Starting with … Continue reading

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