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Gavin Grimm Wins An Historical Trans Rights Case!

Gavin Grimm Wins An Historical Trans Rights Case!

The 4th Court of Appeals refused a petition by the Glouster School Board to rehear the case against former high school student Gavin Grimm. The three-member court appeals denied a request by the Virginia School Board to advance the case to the full circuit. The 4th Circuit Court had just last month ruled that making […]

31 Medical Orgs sign on in Opposition to Trump’s Trans health care rollback

31 Medical Orgs sign on in Opposition to Trump’s Trans health care rollback

Previously, thirty-one medical institutions including the Endocrine Society signed a letter dated May 24, 2019, opposing the Trump Administration’s actions encouraging discrimination against LGBT patients. RELATED: Trump tells Doctors Treatment of COVID19 Transgender Patients is Optional The Endocrine Society reiterated their position in a press release Friday (see below) opposing the Administration’s effort to roll […]

Gang that burned a transgender woman to death will not be charged with Murder

Gang that burned a transgender woman to death will not be charged with Murder

Police say the beating and burning to death of Mira, an Indonesian transgender woman was accidental and the men arrested for the crime will not be charged. On Tuesday Planet Trans reported that Mira was tortured and burned alive Saturday in Cilincing, northern Jakarta. Yuni, a 48-year-old activist at transgender advocacy group Yayasan Srikandi Sejati […]

8 Poems and Empowering Stories that Unite us on the International TDoV

8 Poems and Empowering Stories that Unite us on the International TDoV

8 randomly selected TDoV tweets from planet trans timeline that will be sure to make your day. Yes, it just happened to be 8 tweets, from around the world, and yes I just sensed it was right. We love this by @ThinkingFilm, featuring a poem by older trans man Lee Evans #TDOV pic.twitter.com/JKKWBLnZ06 — PinkNews […]

Trans People, Estrogen, and COVID-19

Trans People, Estrogen, and COVID-19

Transgender men might have a natural hedge against COVID-19. When the Novel Cormovirus was first reported in Wuhan it quickly became apparent that more men than women were being infected. The sex-based disparity was attributed early on to smoking and other bad habits. While nearly half of Chinese smoke, less than 2 percent of women […]

Notes from UCSF COVID-19 Panel: 1.5 million Americans may die

Notes from UCSF COVID-19 Panel: 1.5 million Americans may die

On March 10, 2020, a panel of top infectious disease researchers convened at the University of Califonia San Fransisco to discuss COVID-19. Given the variables and accounting for the tragedy unfolding worldwide its pretty certain that between 40 to 70% of Americans will be infected by COVID-19 in the next 12 to 18 months. Depending […]

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 […]

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