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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” […]

Cis woman locked up with men thought to be transgender: outrage ensues

Cis woman locked up with men thought to be transgender: outrage ensues

Fior Pichardo de Veloz, a cisgender woman visiting from the Dominican Republic was arrested November 2013 on an outstanding warrant at Miami customs. But due to a medical condition, she was taken to a hospital where a nurse at intake noticed that she takes estrogen and due to male tells mistakenly identified her as transgender. Fior […]

Will “Hen” replace Men? The new gender non-binary.

Will “Hen” replace Men? The new gender non-binary.

In many languages the default gender when describing someone who’s gender is unknown (or refuse to accept) tends to be masculine. Editor Eduarda Alice Santos from Lisbon often gets driven to the point of distraction correcting and explaining the Brazilian media’s use of male pronouns when reporting transgender murders and resulting pejoratives. But this may have […]

Cis actress Kubra Sait plays transgender role in NetFlix Original “Sacred Games”

Cis actress Kubra Sait plays transgender role in NetFlix Original “Sacred Games”

Cisgender actress Kubra Sait plays “Kukoo” a transgender dancer in the NetFlix original “Sacred Games”. Sait appears in four episodes of season one including one scene with “full frontal nudity” much to the critical acclaim of viewers and critics. Who better to portray transgender women than a cisgender woman in India’s groundbreaking Netflix Original, because of course, there […]

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