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JAKE ZYRUS Comes Out as a Trans Man

JAKE ZYRUS Comes Out as a Trans Man

Glee phenom JAKE ZYRUS made it official last week shedding his female skin. Formerly known as Charice Pempengco, he told Ophra in 2014 that he knew his soul was male at age 5 but hedged at committing to transition saying he wasn’t going to go through that ‘whole thing’. This was only a few years ago […]

CT Bans Trans Youth Conversion Programs

CT Bans Trans Youth Conversion Programs

Connecticut has banned a procedure meant to change one’s sense of gender a process known as “conversion therapy”. This highly damaging process attempts to deny a person the most innate knowledge of one’s self, that being one’s gender, and seeks to instill an interpretation of it as observed by the ‘therapists’. Those actually committing this […]

Adam Lambert fans send trans kids to camp

Adam Lambert fans send trans kids to camp

A group of Adam Lambert fans known as “Glambert Angels” has taken transgender children under their wings. We need to become the wind under their wings. A while back Glambert’s Angels founders wrote to Planet Trans hoping we’d help by telling their story. And then they wrote again. And again. Yet she persisted. Intrigued, I […]

135+ Artists Condemn Texas Bathroom Bill

135+ Artists Condemn Texas Bathroom Bill

135+ musicians and stars have joined together to let Texas Lt. Gov Dan Patrick know that they stand united against discrimination specifically Bathroom Bill SB6 and HB1362. Stars from Alaska to Alabama, performers internationally renowned, to bands loved locally, all warned Texas leaders about the bills calling them ‘poison, a barrier between Texas and the future’. […]

Photographer to open first Italian trans agency

Photographer to open first Italian trans agency

Charlotte, a Transgender woman from Milan Italy knows how to dream big. She also knows how to capture the quintessential essence of a subject and CapDaSha, the name of her agency, is the perfect way to frame it. Il mio nome è Charlotte, il mio nome da fotografa è CapDaSha. Being a street fashion photographer […]

Meet transgender teen Ian AIexander from Netflix The OA

Meet transgender teen Ian AIexander from Netflix The OA

I watched the first few episodes of “The OA” without knowing that the character “Buck” was played by trans man Ian AIexander. In fact, I hadn’t planned on watching more of the OA at all, it seemed too dark and the scenes lacked cohesiveness. Then I saw episode 3 and I was hooked. The series […]

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 […]

Melzer and Lamers stun in Diesel Denim video

Melzer and Lamers stun in Diesel Denim video

Raising trans-visibility during transgender awareness week Benjamin Melzer and Loiza Lamers stun in a video for Diesel Denim. Style Mic reports: From Andreja Pejic modeling for Reformation and Kenneth Cole to Hari Nef modeling for H&M and Camper x Eckhaus Latta, transgender models continue to make tremendous strides in the fashion industry. To keep that momentum going, two […]

Transphobic Surge Follows Trump Election

Transphobic Surge Follows Trump Election

Like it or not Donald Trump is our president. And now that the shock of seeing him elected is wearing off it’s time to begin refocusing on staying alive. It’s not time for false bravado but a time to take a realistic accounting of our personal lives, which state we live in, employment, housing and […]

Trans model Arisce Wanzer Spiegel cover

Trans model Arisce Wanzer Spiegel cover

Outspoken model Arisce Wanzer is the first transgender woman to make the catalog’s cover since Spiegel was founded in 1865. How many of us grew up clandestinely peeking at Spiegel, gazing furtively at the magazine? I was intrigued by the catalog who’s title translates to “mirror”. But in the early 70’s the reason for that […]

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