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Sidney and Friends Kenya’s Hidden Trans Community

Sidney and Friends Kenya’s Hidden Trans Community

Coming to film festivals in 2018, “Sidney and Friends” a documentary delving into Kenya’s transgender community as never seen before. They live in the shadows disowned by family and disconnected from community, in a constant struggle for survival yet are amazing in their love of life. Meet Maria. Her smile, beauty and glittering personality hide […]

Obama answers Akkai Padmashali’s question on how to fight 377 “What you just did.”

Obama answers Akkai Padmashali’s question on how to fight 377  “What you just did.”

Transgender activist Akkai Padmashali was selected to ask Barrack Obama a question on behalf of India’s LGBT community about reversing section 377 at the New Delhi town hall December 1st. “I’m a criminal before the section 377 which criminalizes because you are a transgender lesbian gay bisexual and how do I raise my voice against […]

Tambor quits Transparent

Tambor quits Transparent

Now that Jeffery Tambor has quit will Amazon take a leap of faith and hold an open casting a call giving an opportunity for a transgender woman to be cast as a transgender woman? Two actual transgender women have come forward to accuse Tambor of unwanted sexual advances. The first claim made his transgender assistant […]

Ines Rau, first Transgender Playboy Playmate

Ines Rau, first Transgender Playboy Playmate

We downloaded the Playboy Ines Rau November/December issue (purely for investigative purposes) and walked away impressed by the content and classy pictorials. If Playboys’ intent was to increase sales by being fully inclusive, erotic and informative they surely have our vote. Ines Rau first got our attention a few years ago with her steamy photo […]

Brazilian Trans Musicians on the Cutting edge of Culture

Brazilian Trans Musicians on the Cutting edge of Culture

  On the heels of the recent court ruling legitimizing the immoral practice of religious conversion of LGBT people and the seemingly endless news of Brazilian trans murders, one has to wonder. Is there a correlation between the brilliance of the Brazilian cutting edge trans culture and the murderous pushback? Red Trans, reports that the increasingly […]

Model Teddy Quinlivan Comes Out as Trans

Model Teddy Quinlivan Comes Out as Trans

Teddy Quinlivan, a highly sought after American model came out as transgender between shows during New York Fashion Week. Quinlivan joins ranks with transgender models Gucci muse Hari Nef , Andreja Pejić, Strut’s Arisce Wanzer and many others visibly demonstrating the beauty and uniqueness of the transgender experience. A post shared by Theodora Quinlivan (@teddy_quinlivan) on […]

Nitasha Biswas Wins Miss Transqueen India 2017

Nitasha Biswas Wins Miss Transqueen India 2017

Kolkata-based Nitasha Biswas has been crowned India’s first Miss Trans Queen at the pageant in New Delhi  Sunday evening. While not the ‘first’ Indian beauty pageant as CNN reported, it’s prize was a first, as the 26-year-old will now represent India at the Miss International Trans Queen in Thailand, in March 2018 The first pageant was […]

Amiyah Scott Stuns in Fox series “Star”

Amiyah Scott Stuns in Fox series “Star”

The transgender community was flush with excitement when Amiyah Scott landed a role with the “Real House Wives of Atlanta”, but that turned out to be just a cameo, dashing our hopes. As fate has it the world has bigger plans for this transgender woman of color and for good reason. Amiyah Scott, a woman […]

“Strut” America’s 1st TransModel Reality Show

“Strut” America’s 1st TransModel Reality Show

“They want a girl that’s 6’2, 35-25-35 they didn’t ask if I had a penis or not. A decade ago we were hiding on the runway, but now, it’s a new age!” Executive Produced by Whoopi Goldberg, Series Features the First Modeling Agency Catering Exclusively to Transgender Individuals Via Oxygen blog: New York, NY – […]

“Her Story” gets Emmy Nomination

“Her Story” gets Emmy Nomination

What can one say about #GirlsLikeUs “Her Story”, a youtube crowd-funded transgender led web series getting an Emmy Nomination alongside productions receiving major network finance and resources? You can only say one thing. It’s pretty dang good. Not just good in the usual sense but barrier breaking, first of a kind, amazing and the accolades […]

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