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Groundbreaking Study: Cis and Trans Children Know their Gender at Birth

Groundbreaking Study: Cis and Trans Children Know their Gender at Birth

The first large scale scientific study comparing socially transitioned children and cisgender children ages 3 to 12 finds that the two groups are similarly aware of their gender and behave accordingly. Researchers also found that transgender children continue their transition regardless of acceptance or acknowledgment by parents. A lie laid to rest. Ultra right-wing activists, […]

Hate Crimes against Transgender people nearly doubled in 2018: FBI Report

Hate Crimes against Transgender people nearly doubled in 2018: FBI Report

  The FBI hate crime report released Tuesday shows an overall year to year decline except for those targeting trans and Latina people which increased by 41% and 47% respectively. The number of crimes from 2017 from 2018 singling out transgender and gender-nonconforming people spiked by 41% to 168. 2018 compared to 2013 saw an […]

St. Louis’ Trans Community Comes Together for Third Annual Telethon

St. Louis’ Trans Community Comes Together for Third Annual Telethon

For the third consecutive year the Metro Trans Umbrella Group (MTUG) is ready to launch their annual live telethon. On December 7 and 8, volunteers from the St. Louis, Missouri transgender community and their allies will once again come together to produce their biggest yearly fundraiser. For 24 consecutive hours, the trans-expansive community will highlight […]

NetFlix “Tales of the city” Welcomes You Home

NetFlix “Tales of the city” Welcomes You Home

“In this time when so many things make us feel lousy, this is the antidote.”- Paul Gross I holler about the appalling absence of actual transgender actors all the time. But in The Tales of The City, I didn’t even know that many of the cast are actual nonbinary actors. So When I became aware […]

WHO Votes to Stop Classifying Transgender People As Diseased

WHO Votes to Stop Classifying Transgender People As Diseased

The World Health Organization has officially decided to stop classifying transgender people as mentally ill. nhk.or.jp reports that WHO member states adopted the new edition of the International Classification of Diseases during an annual assembly in Geneva on Saturday. It is the first update of the illness list in 29 years. They now describe gender […]

AfterEllen’s Tristan Fox Trashing Trans Masculinity is Pure Hate

AfterEllen’s Tristan Fox Trashing Trans Masculinity is Pure Hate

Wake Up And Smell The Hate Imagine my surprise to click on a link that led me to a story about a Starbucks filled with Trans masculine and gender non-conforming individuals – my kind of people. I imagined a place where on likely almost every day, everyone is welcome. Acceptance wafts through the air leaving […]

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 […]

Diego Luna’s transface part in ‘Berlin I Love You’ will enrage you

Diego Luna’s transface part in ‘Berlin I Love You’ will enrage you

Cisgender actor Diego Luna who plays a transgender woman in “Berlin I Love You’ response to a romantic inquiry is either highly inflammatory or fitting depending on his role. ‘Berlin I Loves You’ rated a rotten 1 star by Rotten Tomatoes All that we have to go on is a short clip, which Pride panned as ‘Outragous’ and […]

Two arrested for sexually assaulting a Transgender Woman in the Ladies Restroom

Two arrested for sexually assaulting a Transgender Woman in the Ladies Restroom

Amber Harrell, 38, and Jessica Fowler, 31 were arrested for sexually assaulting a transgender woman in a Raleigh NC ladies bathroom. The two women, according to court documents entered the ladies room, pushed the victim against a wall and grabbed her crotch. According to The News Reporter Jessica Leann Fowler, 31, and Amber Nicole Harrell, […]

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” […]

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