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Bestselling UK Author James Dawson Comes Out As Transgender

Bestselling UK Author James Dawson Comes Out As Transgender

British young adult author James Dawson has come out as transgender during a recent interview with the website Buzzfeed. Dawson, who has stated that for the moment he still wishes to be referred to with male pronouns, has written a whole host of award winning books for teenagers, including ‘Say Her Name’, ‘Hollow Pike’ and the […]

Trans Inquiry – Transgender Hate Crime With Professor Neil Chakraborti

Trans Inquiry – Transgender Hate Crime With Professor Neil Chakraborti

Tuesday 8th September saw the first day of the Trans Inquiry being led by parliaments Women’s and Equalities Committee, where they took evidence from healthcare professionals, criminal experts and members of the trans community. I’ve seen some criticism over the inquiry, about the reasons why it’s being held or the people involved (or rather the […]

Boy Meets Girl Rom-Com on BBC2 Stars Transgender Actress

Boy Meets Girl Rom-Com on BBC2 Stars Transgender Actress

BBC2 has just released a trailer for a forthcoming six episode series called Boy Meets Girl, the first British rom-com featuring a transgender actress in a leading role. The official promotional release describes Boy Meets Girl, “Leo’s had a bad day. He’s been fired (again), is being given a hard time by his mum and, […]

20 Years After Tyra Hunter Has Health Care Gotten Better For Transgender People?

20 Years After Tyra Hunter Has Health Care Gotten Better For Transgender People?

It feels mildly appropriate that the 20th anniversarry of the death of Tyra Hunter has fallen on the same week that the #TransHealthFail hash tag has been highlighting the poor treatment transgender people have to face when dealing with medical professionals. For those unaware, Tyra Hunter was a twenty four year old African-American transgender woman, […]

Image Comic ‘Airboy’ Offends Members of the Transgender Community, James Robinson Issues an Apology

Image Comic ‘Airboy’ Offends Members of the Transgender Community, James Robinson Issues an Apology

Comic book writer James Robinson has come under fire this week after the second issue of his Image published book Airboy was released. A semi-autobiographical story that follows a fictionalised James Robinson and the books artist Greg Hinkle as they do drugs and drink alcohol to the point where reality begins to fall apart and […]

The Strange Double Standard of Celebrating Caitlyn Jenner – Why Appearance Shouldn’t Matter

The Strange Double Standard of Celebrating Caitlyn Jenner – Why Appearance Shouldn’t Matter

As I’m sure you are all very much aware the Internet, newspapers and television shows have been awash with reports and articles on the newly revealed Caitlyn Jenner, the name that the gold medal winning athlete born as ‘Bruce’ Jenner has chosen to live by, and her Vanity Fair cover. Now, I’m sure that this […]

Darlings of Destruction Junior Derby League mourns the suicide of trans skater Sam Taub

Darlings of Destruction Junior Derby League mourns the suicide of trans skater Sam Taub

Twitter is resounding with #doitfor57 as league members nationwide vow to wear turquoise at matches this wekend in memory of Sam Taub. If not for the author of Derby Frontier we’d never have known that Sam was a transgender youth. We are grateful for the author who wrote: “Today, I was absolutely devastated to learn […]

Layne: An Introduction

Layne: An Introduction

My name is Layne. I go by the pronouns they, them, and their, and I identify as trans- masculine. I am twenty eight years old. Identifying as trans-masculine is new for me, I’ve just recently discovered this part of myself. I was born in Orange County, California and I lived there until I was six […]

Vote Now To Get Transgender Man On The Cover Of ‘Men’s Health’ Magazine

Vote Now To Get Transgender Man On The Cover Of ‘Men’s Health’ Magazine

The popular ‘Mens Health’ magazine are currently running a competition for one of their readers to be featured on the cover of one of their upcoming issues, allowing anyone to go onto their site and vote for their favourite contestant. The good news is that one of the men in the running is Aydian Dowling, […]

Transgender Man Fired For Refusing To Present As Female

Transgender Man Fired For Refusing To Present As Female

A transgender man, Tristan Broussard, is suing his former employer after he was fired for refusing to present female at work, despite his employers being aware of his transgender status when hiring him. Tower Loan in Charles Creek, Louisiana, hired Tristan in 2013, at which point his line manager questioned the fact that he had […]

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