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Shrek Musical Changed After Using Transphobic Slur

Shrek Musical Changed After Using Transphobic Slur

A Canadian production of the Shrek musical has chosen to change its script following a complaint over the repeated use of the word ‘tranny’. A transgender man, Ky Greyson, told news sources that he walked out of a showing of the production when the character of the Big Bad Wolf called out the word after […]

Interview with transgender musician Jaime Page

Interview with transgender musician Jaime Page

I would like to introduce you to an incredibly talented musician that is making a big splash recently in Australia. Jaime Page is an Australian composer, songwriter, and guitarist that is releasing a new album this month. This album marks a transformative moment in Jaime’s life, not just for her music but also for her […]

Dark Universe album review, an audiobiographical story of transition

Dark Universe album review, an audiobiographical story of transition

Dark Universe is a new album from Australian composer, songwriter, and guitarist, Jaime Page. Jaime recently spoke with Planet Transgender about her music and her transition. It is my honor to share with you a review of the advance copy of her new album today before it hits the shelves. In a word, this album […]

Powerpuff Girls Transgender Unicorn Episode Not A Good Thing

Powerpuff Girls Transgender Unicorn Episode Not A Good Thing

The following article is purely my opinion, based on how I felt watching the episode, it may differ from your own opinions.  What I am presenting here are my own thoughts only, and as such it should be viewed not as 100% universal, but just one view amongst many. One of the new episodes of […]

Lilly Wachowski Speaks At GLAAD Awards

Lilly Wachowski Speaks At GLAAD Awards

Filmmaker Lilly Wachowski made her first public appearance at the GLAAD Media Awards last night, where she accepted the award for best drama series for her Netflix show ‘Sense8’. Taking to the stage, Lilly spoke about her own coming out and the role the GLAAD has in the wider LGBT+ community.  She thanked the ‘fabulous […]

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 […]