Tag Archives: transgender women

‘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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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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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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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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Today in LGBT History: Major! New Doc Film About Stonewall Transgender Activist

The Huffington Post reports that filmmakers Annalise Ophelian And StormMiguel Florez are working on a documentary about Miss Major, a transgender activist who was one of the original Stonewall Inn rebels: The Huffington Post: As an iconic figure within the … Continue reading

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Should Michfest Welcome Transgender Women?

advocate.com is reporting on a controversy surrounding the Michfest Womym’s Music Festival regarding the festivals policy of allowing only women born women to attend: On August 6, the Michigan Womyn’s Music Festival will take place, with roughly 3,000 women in … Continue reading

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