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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 […]

Daniella Greenbaum swings wild defending Scarlett Johansson (again)

Daniella Greenbaum swings wild defending Scarlett Johansson (again)

Fired by the Business Insider for her Scarlett Johansson opinion has Daniella Greenbaum found a new home at the Washington Post? The art of the fascist’s big lie: Tell people they are irreconcilably different from one another enough and they won’t just believe it, they will in essence fight for this lie, taking a swing and retreating to […]

Scarlett Johansson unexpectedly drops transgender Lead in Rub & Tug

Scarlett Johansson unexpectedly drops transgender Lead in Rub & Tug

Johansson gracefully and responsibly announced she wouldn’t play the part of Dante Tex Gill today releasing an exclusive statement to Out magazine Her words, in full: “In light of recent ethical questions raised surrounding my casting as Dante Tex Gill, I have decided to respectfully withdraw my participation in the project. Our cultural understanding of transgender people continues to advance, […]

Scarlett Johansson defends transgender role vitriolically

Scarlett Johansson defends transgender role vitriolically

Scarlett Johansson, a cisgender woman, has been cast to play a transmasculine role as massage parlor owner Dante “Tex” Gill in the upcoming mob drama Rub & Tug.  Johansson, who recently took heat for playing an Asian woman, reacted to transface accusations telling Bustle via a representative:  “Tell them that they can be directed to Jeffrey Tambor, […]

iZOMBIE Transphobic Episode (Spoiler)

iZOMBIE Transphobic Episode (Spoiler)

I was blindsided by iZombie transphobic Season 4 Episode 11. iZOMBIE seemed a safe watch, unlike NetFlix’s plethora of transphobic flicks. With the show’s premise, a vulnerable zombie dogooder, ME Liv Moore, and all of the cute double entendres AND with only a couple of episodes to go I had breathed a mental sigh of […]

POSE premieres Sunday with largest ever transgender cast in a scripted series

POSE premieres Sunday with largest ever transgender cast in a scripted series

History rightfully belongs to Pose when it premieres on FX today by featuring not just the most transgender people in a scripted series, but by having cast five transgender people of color in leads roles. Transgender actors MJ Rodriguez, Indya Moore, Dominique Jackson, Hailie Sahar and our beloved Angelica Ross star in what has been coined […]

Indie Wire: Matt Bomer’s “Anything” is “Offensive”

Indie Wire: Matt Bomer’s “Anything” is “Offensive”

Matt Bomer’s “Anything”  opened to limited audiences Friday amid calls for a boycott from the LGBT community. “…“Anything” might have been a halfway decent movie with a transgender actress in the role.” writes Indie Wire’s Jude Dry in a scathing to the point review. That’s the crux of our issue with Anything. It’s not that […]

NetFlix’s Newest A$$hole: Ricky Gervais

NetFlix’s Newest A$$hole: Ricky Gervais

Is NetFlix intentionally driving away their viewers or are they trying to make transphobia more socially acceptable? Look, there will always be assholes like Ricky Gervais who delight in racism, homophobia and transphobia and how their offensive behavior insults others. That’s just a fact. But does NetFlix have to enable and pay them to exercise […]