Category Archives: Transgender

LGBT Profile: Geena Rocero, Model, Filipino and Transgender

From GMA News Online: The Philippine-born Geena came to New York in 2005 to fulfill her dream of becoming a top model. She would later became a model for companies like Hanes, Target, Macy’s and Rimmel Cosmetics. Although she came … Continue reading

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Vermont College Dedicates April to Transgender Issues

From WCAX.com: SOUTH ROYALTON, Vt. – The Vermont Law School is celebrating milestones when it comes to transgender rights in the Green Mountains. The school is dedicating the month of April to the issue. People in the transgender community say … Continue reading

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Justice Department Launches Transgender Training for Law Enforcement

The website Aljazeera America reports that the US Justice Department announced it will begin a training program for law enforcement officers to educate them on interacting with more sensitivity to victims of crime who are transgender: The Community Relations Service … Continue reading

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Trans as Adjective (really)

Re-blogged from helen boyd’s blog en|Gender: Really, a recent NPR music segment asked people to describe their life in 6 songs, and one of the people whose stories and choices they featured happens to be trans. I love that there’s … Continue reading

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Introducing Rainbows At Play!

Originally posted on Raising My Rainbow:
It all started years ago when we went looking for other families like our own — families raising gender bending boys who like wearing skirts and playing with dolls. We came up with nothing…until…

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New Initiatives from DC Trans Coalition

From my email: The DC Trans Coalition is a local grassroots organization dedicated to advocating for transgender, transsexual and gender diverse people within the District of Columbia. DCTC works with community advocates, other LGBT organizations, District agencies, and local politicians to enact and … Continue reading

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North Carolina High School Crowns First Ever Transgender Homecoming King

And the best part is that he won the honor by raising the most money for his selected charity. From advocate.com: Blake Brockington, a 17-year-old transgender student, made history late last week when he was named homecoming king at East … Continue reading

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Gender Non-Conforming Playgroup Networking: Help Start it Up

Lori Duron, mother of a gender non-conforming child and author of the blog Raising My Rainbow, posts a query about what might be the best way to facilitate a network of playgroups for other gender-non conforming/creative children. From her blog … Continue reading

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Meeting Transgender Kids Helped Jared Leto Understand His Character Rayon

Jared Leto turns in a fantastic performance as Rayon, a transgender woman, in the film Dallas Buyers Club. In the January/February 2014 issue of HIV Plus magazine, Leto talks about how he understood the character and how meeting some transgender … Continue reading

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Documentary Focuses on LGBT Youth Of Color

[Pier Kids: The Life] follows the lives of three LGBTQ homeless youth of color that congregate on Christopher Street and the surrounding piers in New York City every night, showing what it means to still be, even in light of … Continue reading

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