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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 […]

US Trans population doubled! Where’s your state rank?

US Trans population doubled! Where’s your state rank?

The Williams Institute’s June 2016 survey reports that the transgender population doubled since 2011, the last time the number was estimated. The 2011 survey, pegged our numbers at just .03% of the population or roughly 700,000 people. That number has often been referenced by hate groups working against transgender progress with the meme to ‘protect all’ […]

“LEAVING VOGUE MORAN” The ultimate trans chaser turned love story

“LEAVING VOGUE MORAN” The ultimate trans chaser turned love story

“LEAVING VOGUE MORAN is not a story of trans rights. This is a story of a douche bag desperately trying to find a way not to be a douche bag anymore.” Vogue Moran explains “This is my story. I wanted to have a normal life, but how do you have a normal life with a […]

Watch Laura Jane Grace Burn Her Birth Certificate on stage in NC

Watch Laura Jane Grace Burn Her Birth Certificate on stage in NC

Against Me! frontwoman Laura Jane Grace promised a protest of HB2 during her Saturday gig in NC, and did she ever deliver! consequences of Sound reports On Sunday night, Against Me! played their scheduled show at the Motorco Music Hall in Durham, North Carolina, where frontwoman Laura Jane Grace protested the bill by taking a lighter to her […]

NCAA to require host state be #HB2 Free!

NCAA to require host state be #HB2 Free!

NC Gov Pat McCrory’s blatantly discriminatory #HB2, now synonymous with hate, has been defeated on the court. Next step, in the court. We will Win. A google search this morning resulted in 160,000 returns when queried about NC Gov Pat McCrory telling opponents of HB2 with news that his basketball team would play at the […]