transgender Tag Archive

Sadie Comes Out as Trans on Sunday Night’s Episode of “Good Girls”

TV became a little more inclusive yesterday on the NBC series Good Girls. Last night, Sadie (Isaiah Stannard) told her mom Annie (Mae Whitman) that she is in fact a boy....

Chelsea Manning: Patriot or Traitor in the Wikileaks Saga?

Chelsea Manning is back in the headlines following the arrest of Wikileaks founder Julian Assange. She is also once again behind bars after declining to cooperate with...

“Pose” Returns for Season 2 June 9: AIDS and “Vogue” to Set the Scene

Pose returns to television June 9 for a second season. When it does, the focus will expand to include the AIDS crisis and the launch of Madonna’s “Vogue.” Few...

The Transgender Ballerina in “Girl” Dances Between Art and Offense

As of January 18, a controversial film will be available for viewing on Netflix. Girl is a Belgian movie about a 15-year-old transgender girl who pursues her dream of becoming a...

In a Gender-Bending Memoir, an Author Transitions From Male to Female — and Back

An awe-inspiring memoir chronicles one individual’s transition from identifying as male to identifying as female — and then male again. Brian Belovitch has spent much of his...

Are HIV Prevention Measures Failing Trans People?

How important is it – when it comes to both general health and preventing the spread of HIV – to depend that doctors speak with trans patients about their gender...

Transgender Health: Receiving Optimum Care

NewYork Presbyterian Queens, in association with the Queens Pride Lions Club, presents a symposium on Transgender Health. This free event will present an overview of health topics...

“I Hate New York” is a Devastating Love Letter to the Underground.

In Gustavo Sánchez’s “I Hate New York,” which premiered last night at NewFest in NYC, 10 years of transition are masterfully documented in the lives of some of...

Starbucks Will Offer Transgender Employees Comprehensive Care during Reassignment

Starbuck’s will provide transgender employees with comprehensive care as they transition, the international coffee chain announced Monday. Known anecdotally for the quality...

Researchers May Have Discovered a “Gender Identity” Gene

Genetic variants that may help determine gender identity have been identified, adding fuel to the fire that gender is not a “choice.” According to a press report first...

Trans Soul Singer Jackie Shane, Dead at 78, Had Groundbreaking Career

Trans Soul Singer Jackie Shane, who died at her Nashville home in February 2019, insisted on performing and living life on her own terms — until she suddenly vanished. Back in...

Trump Will Sacrifice Transgender Lives for Political Gain

We asked activist Rye Young of The Third Wave Fund (thirdwavefund.org) to help us understand Trump’s military trans ban and how we can stand against it. In case you don’t...