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MTV now casting Transgender parents and family for new show

MTV now casting Transgender parents and family for new show

Christina Calisi a Casting Associate Producer at MTV is working on a new project. If your family has a parent or teenage-child in transition she’d like to talk to you. She told the Planet in an email “We’re hoping to depict an honest, unique and respectful experience by showing the love and laughter of one […]

Bad Suns “Salt”, Trans dance a must see MTV

Bad Suns “Salt”, Trans dance a must see MTV

The realities of transition for some, drugs addiction, violence and personal struggle portrayed in a short dance video directed by Daniel “Cloud” Campos. Source MTV News The video documents the journey of its transgender protagonist, played by choreographer Tamara Levinson, who also happens to be married to Cloud, as she accepts the gender identity she […]

Want to be a STAR? Photographer Looking for NYC Transgender Models

Want to be a STAR? Photographer Looking for NYC Transgender Models

Live in or plan to travel while trans to NYC? The Planet received an invitation from NYC photographer Leland Bobbé on Facebook. He wants to do a feature on transgender people. His last was called ‘half drag’ so I asked what his intentions were and he replied “in the words of the art director. . […]

Russian Trans and cisgender woman marry legally

Russian Trans and cisgender woman marry legally

Trans woman Irina Shumilova, (R) hasn’t been able to amend her legal documents so when she married Alyona Fursova (L) they broke no laws. They did however set the author of the ‘gay propaganda’ law head spinning. The couple has used this fact to officially register their relationship, because under the Family Code of Russia […]

Malaysian Trans : Court Victory for Trans* Rights

Malaysian Trans : Court Victory for Trans* Rights

It is a blissful historical day for the Transgender Community of Malaysia as they celebrated the winning on the appeal against “cross-dressing” rulings, or known as the Section 66 where the ruling against male cross-dressing as female were executed onto Transwomen, which is now is void. The on going argument with 2 different courts that […]

South Park, ‘The Cissy’ and Trans Issues

South Park, ‘The Cissy’ and Trans Issues

So, it’s taken me a while to get around to writing this piece, partly due to a crazy work schedule but also because it took me a while to figure out exactly what I thought about the South Park episode ‘The Cissy’. Now, I was a little behind on South Park when the episode aired […]

Jennifer Laude’s fiancé Marc Suselbeck travels 10,000 clicks, climbs fence to confront accused killer

Jennifer Laude’s fiancé Marc Suselbeck travels 10,000 clicks, climbs fence to confront accused killer

Marc Suselbeck, the German fiancée of slain Filipino transgender women Jennifer Laude nearly broke into tears blaming the German embassy for denying her a visa. Suselbeck explains the embassy didn’t believe she was a woman who wanted to marry and rejected her applications filed April and May of 2014. Suselbeck believes had the German embassy […]

Opera Singer Tamar Iveri Cancels Apology Concert

Opera Singer Tamar Iveri Cancels Apology Concert

Opera singer Tamar Iveri, who faced public outrage after an anti-gay rant in which she called members of the LGBT community ‘faecal masses’ has cancelled her apology show to raise money for gay rights groups. Iveri posted an openly homophobic statement on Facebook in June, a statement that not only brought up her own ill […]