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“Live Fast Die Young” dynamic new music by trans woman Yui Karlberg

“Live Fast Die Young” dynamic new music by trans woman Yui Karlberg

There’s some new musical trans talent out there, and I was just lucky enough to get an interview with one of these  people before she goes  big time. Her name is Waritsara Karlberg.  You might know Waritsara by her stage/nick name Yui.  As her name suggests she doesn’t fit neatly into a homogenized acronym. Her […]

Transindia: A new film by award winning director Meera Darji

Transindia: A new film by award winning director Meera Darji

Maligned, poverty-stricken, India’s transgender community’s future seems preordained, or is it? Even though the Supreme Court recently recognised the transgender people as ‘The Third Gender’, their negligence in society still remains. Is the popular belief, embraced by many foreigners, that Hijras were once an esteemed part of India’s culture true? Or is this simply Pulp Fiction? […]

Watch Jeffrey Tambor tell Janet Mock, he’d rather a trans woman were cast as Maura

Watch Jeffrey Tambor tell Janet Mock, he’d rather a trans woman were cast as Maura

The golden globe nomination for yet another transgender role go’s to…..ah…ahem…..another cisgender actor…but the alternative isn’t better, Not by a long shot. When Jeffrey and Janet got done telling each other how “honored” they were to be seen together Jeffery got down to business. He told Janet on ET that he wished ‘a transgender’ had gotten […]

DC Comics, Batgirl and That Transphobic Issue

DC Comics, Batgirl and That Transphobic Issue

I’ve liked Batgirl for a long time, since first getting into comics years and years ago I’ve been a fan of the younger legacy characters such as the Teen Titans, Nightwing, Batgirl, Wally West, Donna Troy and the like.  I’ve particularly liked Barbara Gordon in the role of Oracle, a role that I think was […]

Musings: A Year Down the Line

Musings: A Year Down the Line

December 11, 2013 marks the most blatant rent in the fabric of rights that the Supreme Court of India has sought to weave since our Independence. It was on this date that the Court overruled an earlier ruling from 2009 (read about it  here) whereby Section 377 of the Indian Penal Code (an archaic body of laws […]

Welcome Padmini Baruah of Bangalore, India, our newest Journalist.

Welcome Padmini Baruah of Bangalore, India, our newest Journalist.

Planet Transgender is thrilled to announce our newest Journalist Padmini Baruah from Bangalore. As you may be aware of India’s Supreme Court recriminalized homosexuality last year. Almost at the same time a new category was created for trans people called the third gender which will, in theory, allow them to live openly. There is much […]

Transphobic “Mister Sister” hyped as a ‘trans anthem’ by everyone, except trans people.

Transphobic  “Mister Sister” hyped as a ‘trans anthem’ by everyone, except trans people.

“Mister Sister” ingredients: 1 cis singer KATE PIERSON, 1 TERF Alyson Palmer, Huffpost gay editor James Nichols add Estro-Maxx SNL skit performer Fred Armisen, add lyrics sure to appeal to many gay people and presto a Trans Anthem. NOT!! James Nichols the Associate Editor for HuffPost Gay Voices said this about Mister Sister We’re loving […]

I Am the T : Discovering the Diversity of Transman Worldwide

I Am the T : Discovering the Diversity of Transman Worldwide

I Am the T  is a new, upcoming documentary that will soon become a hit among transgender audience as well as the public. This documentary will reveal the lifestyle and culture of Transman around the globe. From Europe to Asia, director, Tony Zosherafatain, a Transman based in the U.S hopes that this documentary will make […]

Trans Student Comes Out To University Class

Trans Student Comes Out To University Class

  A popular transgender YouTube blogger Benton Sorensen has recently uploaded an amazingly inspirational video. When his teacher set his college class an assignment to produce a project based on ‘inspiration’, he looked close to home and chose himself to be the subject of his piece. Despite being open and honest about his transition on […]

Planet Transgender is Searching For Journalists

Planet Transgender is Searching For Journalists

Want to write for a world class trans publication? The Planet wants you. Planet Transgender welcomes seasoned and novice journalists alike. We don’t pay for posts, because we aren’t a commercial enterprise, but the exposure you will receive very well could lead to that opportunity. The best thing is you can post in the language […]