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Holly Woodlawn, Muse for Lou Reed Walk on The Wild Side dies at 69

Holly Woodlawn, Muse for Lou Reed Walk on The Wild Side dies at 69

Holly Woodlawn, transgender star of Andy Warhol’s features died Sunday the 6th of November 2015 at the age of 69. Born in Purto Rico in 1946 Holly Woodlawn  began her trip from Miami in 1969 naming herself after a Breakfast at Tiffanies part, and “Woodlawn” after a sign she saw on an I Love Lucy episode. […]

Township High School District 211 reneges on trans locker room agreement

Township High School District 211 reneges on trans locker room agreement

Bigots reacted angrily when told that School District 211 would continue to discriminate albeit conditionally by unlawfully allowing a single trans student partial rights. Bigotry defined “Why don’t you protect “all” students” one attendee shouted, whilst another complained that they were unfairly accommodating a “single” student. The school board announced Thursday in the video below that […]

200 cram Mount Horeb library to hear reading of I Am Jazz

200 cram Mount Horeb library to hear reading of I Am Jazz

The response was overwhelming say Mount Horeb residents who attended a reading of the transgender book co-written by Jazz Jennings. The reading and a discussion had originally been scheduled for an elementary school but was postponed after an out of state lawyer representing a known hate group threatened to sue. Families in Mount Horeb wouldn’t […]

Ancient trans warrior “discovered” at Siberian dig

Ancient trans warrior “discovered” at Siberian dig

In our male dominated world, when a women of authority is recognized, be her alive or centuries gone, the key to her power is unfailingly attributed to men. Such is the case of our Siberian trans ancestor originally discovered in 1990 in the Altai Republic. Jane’s feminine attire conflicted with the male warrior artifacts with […]

Transphobic Caitlyn Jenner Billboad Removed Following Complaints

Transphobic Caitlyn Jenner Billboad Removed Following Complaints

Cranium, a signage company in Auckland, New Zealand, has faced severe criticism from the LGBT+ community and their supporters following what has been described as a transphobic and tasteless billboard that appeared to mock both Caitlyn Jenner, and the transgender community as a whole. The billboard featured the Vanity Fair cover image of Caitlyn Jenner, […]

My.Kali Magazine: The LGBTQIA Voice In The Arab World

My.Kali Magazine: The LGBTQIA Voice In The Arab World

I have written previously about the struggles we face as an Arab transgenders in our communities, then I wrote about the event that was held in Jordan during the 2015 IDAHOT, maybe if you read both articles, you’ll feel the contradiction between the two stories, one that says it’s impossible to live as a trans […]

Sex Does Not Equal Genitalia New Study Finds

Sex Does Not Equal Genitalia New Study Finds

WebMD, the internet portal to self-diagnosis for serious diseases everywhere, has a section called “How Male and Female Brains Differ,” that states, “Recent studies highlight a long-held suspicion about the brains of males and females. They’re not the same… Scientists now know that sex hormones begin to exert their influence during development of the fetus.” […]

The Blame Game: How the Trans Community has been Accused of Murder

The Blame Game: How the Trans Community has been Accused of Murder

Days after Charlie Sheen announced that he was HIV +, MTV ran an article called, “Quit ‘Slut’ Shaming Charlie Sheen – We must not promote a climate of shame around sex and HIV.” The article concluded by stating, “So if your immediate instinct upon hearing the news is to shame Sheen’s sex life or sex workers, […]

US Marine Found Guilty of Killing Jennifer Laude

US Marine Found Guilty of Killing Jennifer Laude

United States Marine Lance Corporal Joseph Scott Pemberton was found guilty of the killing of transgender woman Jennifer Laude in a Philippine court today following a lengthy trial. The US Marine, who was stationed in the Philippines for American military exercises was arrested following the death of 26 year old Jennifer Laude.  Pemberton was charged […]

Transgender Inmate Tara Hudson To Be Released Early

Transgender Inmate Tara Hudson To Be Released Early

Tara Hudson, a transgender woman who has been serving a 12 week sentence, is to be released from prison early.  Tara came to public attention and received international attention when she was initially sent to an all-male facility following her sentencing due to the fact that she did not have a Gender Recognition Certificate, despite […]