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The Matrix Filmmaker Lilly Wachowski Comes Out As Transgender

The Matrix Filmmaker Lilly Wachowski Comes Out As Transgender

News has been breaking this morning that acclaimed filmmaker Lilly Wachowski has come out as transgender, joining her sister Lana, who came out in 2012.  The two directors are perhaps best known for The Matrix trilogy, as well as having worked on films such as V for Vendetta, Cloud Atlas, Speed Racer and Jupiter Ascending, as […]

Trans Notes from a Small Island: The Danish Experience

Trans Notes from a Small Island:  The Danish Experience

Tonight is the Oscars. Criticised this year for its lack of racial diversity, it has however diversified in the category of gender and sexuality. It would have been impossible not to with “The Danish Girl” and “Carol” in the mix, lush period movies with half an eye on an award if ever there were. “The […]

Supernatural Used A Transphobic Slur, And It’s Not Okay

Supernatural Used A Transphobic Slur, And It’s Not Okay

I’ve been a fan of Supernatural since the show first started airing, and eleven years is a long time to be watching something.  Luckily Supernatural has been mostly entertaining and engaging throughout, despite some problems with the format.  Their inability to stop killing off side characters (especially strong female side characters) has become a frustrating […]

Andreja Pejic Romper El Tabú Breaking the Taboo, so apropos

Andreja Pejic Romper El Tabú Breaking the Taboo, so apropos

Trans super-model Andreja Pejic taboo-defying Marie Clare cover defied doubters who said she lost her uniqueness after transitioning. The @marieclaire_es byline on the cover accompanying her image Andreja Pejic Romper El Tabú Breaking the Taboo is just so apropos. Rather the transgender refugee has become a Australian national treasure as reported by Sydney Morning Herald: […]

Fear and Self-loathing in the Lingerie Store

Fear and Self-loathing in the Lingerie Store

Just when I think I am finally growing confident in my womanhood, I go shopping at an lingerie store with a cis girlfriend and remember just what gender dysphoria feels like. We went to a little boutique on a bright Saturday morning and I was excited by the prospect of getting my measurements and selecting […]

Legendary Singer David Bowie Dies Aged 69

Legendary Singer David Bowie Dies Aged 69

David Bowie, globally beloved singer and performer has died aged sixty-nine, after a secret eighteen month battle with cancer. A statement was released on social media this morning through the official David Bowie accounts, reading ‘January 10, 2016 – David Bowie died peacefully today surrounded by his family after a courageous 18 month battle with […]

Trouble Brewing for Transgender Model in Nepal

Trouble Brewing for Transgender Model in Nepal

  migme Mega Model is a modeling reality TV show in Nepal. The show pits a number of Nepali women against each other to win the chance at kick starting a career in Nepal’s modeling industry. After a five-year hiatus, migme Mega Model is back for the third season. Although the auditions started in April, the filming halted […]

Andreja Pejić on life, transition, war and peace

Andreja Pejić on life, transition, war and peace

Born in Tuzla, Bosnia & Herzegovina transgender woman Andreja Pejić has made an indelible impression on the world’s Psyché. Forever bending the conscious stream, this refugee from war and transgender supermodel has done much to help us regain the lucidity of our hearts. Incredibly successful as an androgynous model she further challenged the world’s ability to accept […]

Caitlyn Jenner could learn a lot from this man in a dress

Caitlyn Jenner could learn a lot from this man in a dress

But in the meanwhile Caitlyn Jenner, will you please just shut up? There’s a lot of anger in the trans community over Caitlyn Jenner’s Time woman of the year interview faux pas. Jenner suggested that if trans people wanted acceptance or safety in public our community’s woman shouldn’t look like a ‘man in a dress’. […]

Part 2: The Reust of the Story, Isley Reust Breaks Down Spectaculars New Release

Part 2: The Reust of the Story, Isley Reust Breaks Down Spectaculars New Release

“I’ve always have been into female artist mostly throughout my life and I’ve related with their music most,” Isley Reust of the band Spectacular Spectacular said to PlanetTransgender in an interview, “Shirley Manson from Garbage was my number one influence growing up.” In part one of this interview, we took a look at Isley, her […]