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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 […]

Daniela Vega is truly una fantástica Mujer Transgénero

Daniela Vega is truly una fantástica Mujer Transgénero

Daniela Vega Hernández, a Chilean transgender actress and singer has received critical acclaim for her lead role as Marina Vidal in Sebastián Lelio’s Oscar-nominated “A Fantastic Woman.” While Daniela Vega isn’t personally nominated for an award, she will be presenting at the Academy Awards making history as the first transgender woman to do so. She […]

Netflix Transphobic Jokes are killing me

Netflix Transphobic Jokes are killing me

Seriously when did NetFlix become so transphobic? It’s so bad I can’t sit down to watch a Netflix show without subjected to a transphobic joke. In all fairness, It’s not just the new releases that I have issues with. We have come a long ways in the past few years. Evidently, our self-awareness and sense of […]

TransMuhafiz spotlights Pakistani Transphobic Offenders

TransMuhafiz spotlights Pakistani Transphobic Offenders

TransMuhafiz an android app now available on Google Play enables real-time locational reporting of transphobic violence via the web, voice message, picture, video, and text. Transgender people in Pakistan have long suffered in obscurity especially those in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, the north-west tribal region bordering Afganistan. Despite increased media reporting, 54 trans people have been murdered […]

Trans teen Stiles Zuschlag Forced out of Christian School, elected homecoming King

Trans teen Stiles Zuschlag Forced out of Christian School, elected homecoming King

Stiles Zuschlag had attended Tri-City Christian Academy since kindergarten said he felt brutalized by the administration after they told him to leave because of his transgender status. The Christian school gave the Valedictorian a choice that too often ends in suicide, that of seeking religious based gender conversion and an end to HRT or rejection […]

US votes at UN in favor of execution as punishment for being LGBT

US votes at UN in favor of execution as punishment for being LGBT

The United States voted against a UN Resolution calling for the end of the death penalty as a punishment for being gay or transgender. In voting against the resolution the United States has sent a message worldwide that it approves the of execution by Daesh of LGBT people. Despite voting against the resolution Nikki Haley […]