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Video: Woman takes Wisconsin Insurance Board to task for trans exclusion

Video: Woman takes Wisconsin Insurance Board to task for trans exclusion

Wendi Kent identified herself as the woman led away by state police Wednesday after protesting at the Group Insurance Board and ETF meeting. Kent said on Facebook that when she started her lecture all of the board members were seated. But she became increasingly passionately vocal when her concerns were met with smirks as many […]

Transgender Women’s March

Transgender Women’s March

Transgender Women’s March, Why We March Why I, a transgender woman will at the Dallas Woman’s March today. The three cornerstones of the human race’s survival depends on our success. The National Woman’s March website address’s many issues but does not mention gender expression or identity directly so our visibility will be crucial. Trump’s inauguration […]

Trump Smears Civil Rights Icon John Lewis on MLK weekend

Trump Smears Civil Rights Icon John Lewis on MLK weekend

People are coming out of the woodwork to defend John Lewis after Trump criticized him Earlier in the week, Rep. John Lewis announced that he would skip the 2017 presidential inauguration. According to Lewis, he did not consider President-elect Donald Trump to be a legitimate president amid allegations that the 2016 presidential race was tampered […]

2016 Top 10 @PlanetTrans

2016 Top 10 @PlanetTrans

Happy New year! Planet Transgender received close to a million visits again for the second year in a row since moving to our new format. Many of our articles focus on the little guy or gal, the ones without mainstream media attention. Times have changed since we began blogging 10 years ago. When before we […]

Gwen Araujo’s mother speaks about the murder of her transgender daughter

Gwen Araujo’s mother speaks about the murder of her transgender daughter

14 years after the murder of Gwen Araujo her mother Alecia Reid carries on the fight to educate while burdened with the memories of the horrific crime. Mother Reid who now lives in a friends car has the goodness of heart to forgive one of the remorseful murders at his parole board. The 2002 murder of […]

Pope Francis Is One To Judge

Pope Francis Is One To Judge

  Yesterday I did a post on Facebook about Pope Francis. I have done many. The early ones were optimistic. You know, after he said things like “who am I to judge?” It’s been all downhill from there and he has since taken to comparing transgender people to nuclear weapons and calling us terrible. Sigh. […]

The Danger of Voting Anti-Establishment (in 2016)

The Danger of Voting Anti-Establishment (in 2016)

I just learned that Trump has not received the endorsement of a single major newspaper since the primary. Not one. Zero. Zippo. Nada. Meanwhile, the list of major newspapers endorsing Clinton, even those with century-long traditions of endorsing Republicans, continues to grow. Many of these same editorial boards question if their presidential endorsements carry any […]

‘Love Is Love’ Comic To Benefit Victims Of Orlando Massacre

‘Love Is Love’ Comic To Benefit Victims Of Orlando Massacre

DC and IDW have entered into a partnership to produce a new one-shot comic called ‘Love is Love’, the proceeds of which will benefit the victims of the Orlando Pulse Massacre that occurred earlier this year in when 49 LGBT+ people lost their lives.  The project will be donating to the victims of the shooting through […]

Neil Young #NDPL “Indian Givers” Watch It Here

Neil Young #NDPL “Indian Givers” Watch It Here

Neil Young in his new protest song “Indian Givers” about Native Americans protest of the Dakota Access Pipeline #DAPL asks one thing,”I wish someone would share”. After seeing that was it was removed from Youtube, Young’s facebook and even the Rolling Stone I decided to oblige. After all, we have only a short time as […]

Chelsea Manning Ends Hunger Strike Will Receive SRS

Chelsea Manning Ends Hunger Strike Will Receive SRS

Chelsea Manning has ended her hunger strike after being told by the government that she will receive gender confirmation surgery. ACLU attorney Chase Strangio told Buzzfeed that Manning was informed on Tuesday that the military made a determination that the Department of Defense’s instruction for “In-Service Transition” applies to her. Additionally, according to Strangio, Manning […]

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