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TransMilitary debuts at SXSW garnering the prestigious audience award

TransMilitary debuts at SXSW garnering the prestigious audience award

TransMilitary won the audience award Saturday in the Documentary Feature Competition category at SXSW in Austin Texas. The feature-length film, the first to be funded by GLAAD centered on the lives of four transgender service members who routinely risk their lives in combat and their careers in the making of the film. Much of TransMilitary […]

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 […]

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 […]

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