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Oliver Cuthbert steps onto The Blinds stage blows them away

Oliver Cuthbert steps onto The Blinds stage blows them away

Fifteen-year-old Oliver Cuthbert has friends who transitioned putting an end to their singing and knew what it could mean to him. Transitioning, the one thing he had to do, might have meant the end the one thing that he loves the most. Transition for many of us means sacrificing love for authenticity but for Oliver […]

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. […]

Lawmakers fly trans flags while condemning Trump’s Military Ban

Lawmakers fly trans flags while condemning Trump’s Military Ban

Hundreds of lawmakers displayed trans flags in the halls of Congress during #TransVisibilityWeek joining with 238 other Congress members in bipartisan support of trans people and in condemnation of Trump’s Military Trans Ban. To every transgender American: I see you, I hear you, and you #WontBeErased. As a member of the @LGBTEqCaucus, I will do […]

Jazell Barbie Royale Crowned Miss International Queen 2019

Jazell Barbie Royale Crowned Miss International Queen 2019

The USA’s Jazell Barbie Royale was crowned Miss International Queen 2019 on Friday night, March 8, in a contest billed as the world’s largest and most popular transgender pageant. The second and third places went to contestants from Thailand and China, respectively. “I cannot wrap my mind around the impact on the world it would […]

Janelle Monáe dedicates Grammy Nom to Trans people

Janelle Monáe dedicates Grammy Nom to Trans people

Janelle Monáe dedicated her Grammy Nominations to Transgender people while speaking with Variety’s Marc Malkin at the Fem The Future Brunch with Instagram in West Hollywood “My trans brother and sisters, they do it every day. And they are shunned from these sorts of events. So this one is for them,” said Monae. “Being a […]

10 year-old trans girl Tiziana on the happiest day of her young life

10 year-old trans girl Tiziana on the happiest day of her young life

Tiziana ecstatically shows her corrected ID denoting her as the youngest officially recognized trans person in the province of Salta, Argentina. “Quiero ser una niña”. Cuando Tiziana tenía 8 años, se animó a contarle a sus padres cómo se sentía. Hoy ella es libre de ser quien es. “I want to be a girl.” When […]

Girl! Is the Trans Community making a spectacle of ourselves?

Girl! Is the Trans Community making a spectacle of ourselves?

I have a post in the waiting which slams Netflix’s ‘Girl’ sight unseen. It’s full of links justifying my rage at what I perceived (again)sight-unseen to be a cisgender promoted violence-laden perversion of the trans narrative. But that post remained a draft after I read the response penned by the real-life transgender muse whom “Girl” […]

Trans lead stuns in Jesus Cmplxx music video “NU LA”

Trans lead stuns in Jesus Cmplxx music video “NU LA”

“NU LA is a collaboration between myself and filmmaker Dan Abramovici (Netflix’ Ben’s At Home), and many outstanding up and coming talent from the Canadian Film Centre,” said Jesus Cmplxx. “It stars a strong Trans person in the lead role and explores boundaries of fidelity and sexuality.” Premiere of NU LA video today via @highcloudsmag […]

Pop Superstar KIM PETRAS Rocks at Build Series NYC

Pop Superstar KIM PETRAS Rocks at Build Series NYC

Listening, watching, and feeling Kim Petras perform is an emotionally charged reminder that all that we strive for as advocates of trans youth is indeed possible. The future belongs to our young and we are helping them in creating a future where everyone is embraced. Kim Petras made history as one of the youngest persons […]

NetFlix’s “Insatiable” bashes with “Tranny” during pilots 1st minutes

NetFlix’s “Insatiable” bashes with “Tranny” during pilots 1st minutes

I was hooked by the glittering Insatiable embossing the NetFlix start screen and like fish taking bait, I clicked it. Soon afterward a beauty pageant contestant tells her greasy looking coach, much to his dismay, that she was getting political in upcoming interviews. Contestant’s friend: We been thinking about an argument to keep trannies out of […]

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