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Daniela Vega is truly una fantástica Mujer Transgénero

Daniela Vega is truly una fantástica Mujer Transgénero

Daniela Vega Hernández, a Chilean transgender actress and singer has received critical acclaim for her lead role as Marina Vidal in Sebastián Lelio’s Oscar-nominated “A Fantastic Woman.” While Daniela Vega isn’t personally nominated for an award, she will be presenting at the Academy Awards making history as the first transgender woman to do so. She […]

Cincinnati Transgender Teen Wins Battle to Transition

Cincinnati Transgender Teen Wins Battle to Transition

Friday Juvenile Court Judge Sylvia Sieve Hendon awarded permanent custody to the boy’s affirming grandparents removing him from his parents who had denied him therapy and HRT. His parent’s denial of his transition angered the LGBT community when it became known they demanded that he submitted to ‘Christian’ conversion programs sometimes lasting 6 hours at […]

Pakistan Boy Scouts (PBSA) now welcoming Transgender Girls

Pakistan Boy Scouts (PBSA) now welcoming Transgender Girls

Forty transgender people took the Scout oath Friday in Karachi becoming the first in our community to join the Pakistan Boy Scouts. This historic event sends a clear message that the Pakistan Boy Scout Association (PBSA) has joined a growing global movement in welcoming both cisgender and transgender scouts. In 2017 The Boy Scouts of America […]

Illinois Gubernatorial Candidate Daniel K. Biss to be Interviewed by Trans Advocate

Illinois Gubernatorial Candidate Daniel K. Biss to be Interviewed by Trans Advocate

Watch live Friday as transgender activist Jackie McKethen interviews Democratic candidate for governor of Illinois Daniel K. Biss on Chicago’s Can TV. The interview scheduled to be broadcast at 2 PM on Channel 21 will also be viewable simultaneously on Youtube. Ms. McKethen told Planet Trans she would use this opportunity to ask questions from the LGBT perspective, some being highly contentious […]

Man charged with hate crime for the murder of trans woman Casey Haggard

Man charged with hate crime for the murder of trans woman Casey Haggard

Justice is finally being served for the horrific throat-slashing murder of transgender woman Casey Haggard. Originally Fresno police felt the murder caught on video was a random act of violence. But thanks to a local advocate’s persistence 38-year-old Richard Lopez has been charged with the slaying as a hate crime. “This was a premeditated hate […]

Transgender college student Deejea Smith attacked twice in two weeks

Transgender college student Deejea Smith attacked twice in two weeks

De Anza College student Deejea Smith is speaking out after being attacked for the second time in two weeks on the Cupertino campus. The student is transgender and police are calling the incident a hate crime. Deejea Smith described coming face to face with an attacker in the Flint Center Garage. Smith recalled, “The second […]

Superbowl Coke Ad Gives Subtle Shout Out To Non-Binary Trans Peeps

Superbowl Coke Ad Gives Subtle Shout Out To Non-Binary Trans Peeps

“There’s no one quite like you. Or her. Or him. Or them.” The Superbowl Coke ad inclusive byline substantiating non-binary transgender lives by using the oft-preferred pronoun “Them” is a bold corporate move. The concept of gender fluidity amoungst non-binary people is arguably the most troubling aspect of our community for ultra-right-wing conservatives. This advertisement subtly promoting […]

Illinois Gubernatorial Candidate Jeanne Ives Defends Transphobic Racist Attack ad

Illinois Gubernatorial Candidate Jeanne Ives Defends Transphobic Racist Attack ad

Candidate Jeanne Ives said the ad that began airing this weekend illustrates the GOP governor’s “chosen constituents based on the policy choices he made” and primary voters need to know about his record. Politicians from both sides of the aisle view it as a deceptive fear mongering attack on women’s, immigrant and transgender lives and […]

Filipino Trans Woman Sephy Francisco Stuns Singing both keys of “The Prayer”

Filipino Trans Woman Sephy Francisco Stuns Singing both keys of “The Prayer”

You may never be the same after watching and listening to Sephy Francisco sing both parts of the duet “The Prayer”. Sephy Francisco’s heartfelt rendition of Celine Dion and Andrea Bocelli’s duet in Korea at Mnet’s ‘I Can See Your Voice 5’ brought gasps and tears of joy to all. But as astounding as her vocal range […]

Texas Progressive’s Wave Riding High With the Women’s March 2018

Texas Progressive’s Wave Riding High With the Women’s March 2018

All across Texas thousands of progressives, both men and women joined millions country-wide for the Women’s March 2018. The Dallas Morning News estimated 7,000 attended there. It would be safe to say tens of thousands marched statewide, some in small town unheralded parades. My Cowtown Women’s March 2018 was one of those events barely making […]

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