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Stonewall Movie Erases Trans Women And Black Drag Queens From History

Stonewall Movie Erases Trans Women And Black Drag Queens From History

Ask most people who are a part of the LGBT+ community and they will have heard of the phrase Stonewall.  Some will conjure images of the Stonewall organisation, but most will be aware of the historical Stonewall Riots after which the organisation is named. The Stonewall riots were a series of violent protests against the […]

Gosh Dang It, Zoey Tur, apologize!

Gosh Dang It, Zoey Tur, apologize!

The transgender agenda is being hijacked by tabloids, well-intentioned allies and Zoey Tur. Glancing at Zoey Tur’s Twitter account its strikes me that such a high-profile mainstream media reporter has only a thousand followers. There’s a reason for that. Zoey Tur’s views and performances on tabloid media does not settle well with many, if not […]

Dating apps and trans people: looking for love in all the right/wrong places

Dating apps and trans people: looking for love in all the right/wrong places

Claire-Renee Kohner Planet journalist and Bustle author is going where few trans people dare. Claire, a pansexual trans woman is currently on dating apps, legitimately looking for love with varied approaches and writing about her exposé. It’s an extremely worthwhile venture given how many trans people are murdered while looking for love in all the […]

Disabled Transgender Woman Recorded Her Stepfather Raping Her

Disabled Transgender Woman Recorded Her Stepfather Raping Her

It has been revealed in a Melbourne court hearing that a disabled transgender woman who cannot be named for legal reasons, used her i-Pad to film her stepfather raping her. The woman, who is confined to a wheelchair, was reportedly in her kitchen in her home when her stepfather began to assault her by grabbing […]

Word Up: Cisgender is Added to the Oxford English Dictionary

Word Up: Cisgender is Added to the Oxford English Dictionary

Every year the Oxford English Dictionary [OED] releases its list of newly added words and the second quarter of 2015 saw the addition of over 500 new entries. Crowdfund, Twerk, Blue-ray, interweb and intersectionality are just a small sample of what has officially entered our lexicon this year, but one word seems to stand out […]

“Passability”, A Product For Sale That Money Can’t Buy.

“Passability”, A Product For Sale That Money Can’t Buy.

I remember how much I trembled when I finally told myself “I have to do it, I can’t handle living this lie any longer”. The trembling was not because my life was about to change in a way I had always dreamed of, it was more the amount of unknown that laid ahead of me. […]

Michelle Hendley stars in “Boy Meets Girl” a transgender blockbuster

Michelle Hendley stars in “Boy Meets Girl” a transgender blockbuster

Set in the south “Boy Meets Girl” demolishes gender barriers and stereotypes introducing uninitiated cisgender people to the realities of the transgender experience. Hendle told Indie wire why she took the part. For me it seemed like the opportunity of a lifetime. A transgender woman playing the role of a transgender woman in a film […]

“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 […]

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