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Visibility and Voice Find Community at Transcending the Spectrum 6

Visibility and Voice Find Community at Transcending the Spectrum 6

Over 50 visual artists and more than two dozen performers and performance artists converged on Mad Art Gallery for Transcending the Spectrum 6, an annual art exhibit, performance event, and fundraiser for the Metro Trans Umbrella Group (MTUG). The one night only event held on Saturday, April 13, gave visibility and voice of the St. […]

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 […]

Sex Does Not Equal Genitalia New Study Finds

Sex Does Not Equal Genitalia New Study Finds

WebMD, the internet portal to self-diagnosis for serious diseases everywhere, has a section called “How Male and Female Brains Differ,” that states, “Recent studies highlight a long-held suspicion about the brains of males and females. They’re not the same… Scientists now know that sex hormones begin to exert their influence during development of the fetus.” […]

‘I Am Leo’ Transgender Documentary Wins BAFTA

‘I Am Leo’ Transgender Documentary Wins BAFTA

‘I Am Leo’, a documentary made for British children’s channel CBBC, received a children’s BAFTA in the Factual category. ‘I Am Leo’ focuses on the Leo, a young transgender boy, aged 13 at the time of filming, as he goes about his daily life, meets with his friends and a twenty year old trans woman […]

Theatre Company Casts Trans Actor In Cis Role

Theatre Company Casts Trans Actor In Cis Role

Boulder based LOCAL Theatre Company is scheduled to present the world premier of James McLindon’s dark comedy ‘Faith’, a story about the religious fanaticism of a thirteen year old boy called Simon.  The company has cast transgender actor Em Grosland in the lead role. Grosland will play the role of Simon, the son of ‘an […]

Michelle Rodriguez to play a pissed off castrated (trans?) hitman in “Tomboy”

Michelle Rodriguez to play a pissed off castrated (trans?) hitman in “Tomboy”

“Tomboy” a sexual reassignment surgery revenge flick starring Resident Evil’s Michelle Rodriguez as the antagonized vagin-ized hit man and Sigourney Weaver as the SRS surgeon who did the dirty deed. The script according to the Hollywood reporter “centers on an ace assassin who is double-crossed by gangsters and falls into the hands of rogue surgeon […]

“Diane from the Moon” a new short starring Mya Taylor from Tangerine

“Diane from the Moon” a new short starring Mya Taylor from Tangerine

“Our story is about Diane, a transgender pagan priestess in the aftermath of a hurtful breakup.” Said Co-director Marco La Via, “As she struggles with self-acceptance, alcoholism, and recovering from her separation.” Then as an added twist, something trans woman are all too familiar with, Marco explains, “Tex, an enigmatic sociopath, starts to stalk her.” […]

Gen Zed: New Animated Series Features Trans Lead Character

Gen Zed: New Animated Series Features Trans Lead Character

They met online as gamers, a Trans girl, a train-wreck, a troublemaker and a trustafarian. They are not Gen-X and they don’t want to be Gen-Y, so they decided to move in together and call themselves Gen Zed. They grew up, and now they wondered why they even bothered. So goes the introduction to a […]

Part One: Isley Reust is Spectacular Spectacular

Part One: Isley Reust is Spectacular Spectacular

“I want to be the first Trans woman artist to sign with a major label,” Isley Reust, vocalist, guitarist for the band Spectacular Spectacular said eagerly, “that’s my big goal at the moment.” Signing to a major is a lofty goal for any band, transgender or not, let alone someone who only just a couple […]

Whether Samus Is Transgender Isn’t The Issue, Transphobia Is

Whether Samus Is Transgender Isn’t The Issue, Transphobia Is

There has been a story going around recently that long running video game character and female action hero Samus Aran from the Metroid franchise is transgender.  The report started after some information came to light regarding comments made by the characters creator back in 1994 that state she is trans. At the time the writers […]