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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 […]

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 […]

Laverne Cox’s #RockyHorror “Sweet Transvestite” – Fan or Fail?

Laverne Cox’s #RockyHorror “Sweet Transvestite” – Fan or Fail?

Laverne Cox debuted as Dr. Frank-n-furter last night on Fox TV’S remake of the #RockyHorror Picture Show. As a transgender woman, I had very strong emotional reactions, mostly a sense of embarrassment. But watching it again this morning and seeing the response on twitter embracing her role I wonder how you feel about this. I […]

“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 […]

Brothers Series hottest FTM show on the indie circuit

Brothers Series hottest FTM show on the indie circuit

Brother Series Interview with Director: Emmett Jack Lundberg and Producer: Sheyam Ghieth A series about a bunch of guys living and loving life, that also just happen to be trans…. Ariel: I watched the first season last year and the first episode of the second series. Now that you are on season two, what has been […]

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