transgender Tag Archive

A Force of Nature: Trouncing Tornadoes and Transphobia

Mother Nature can’t be tamed, but she can be reasoned with. That’s more than we can say for homophobes. Chimera Comstock (cool name alert!) is a storm chaser (cool job...

Hypocrisy comes to mind when you “pray the gay away” with this man

For most of us, 2020 was a pretty crummy year. But for Jeffrey Mccall, it was an orgy of accidental hookups and self-inflicted shame. Guilt is Jeffrey’s lube! Oh, have we...

Opening Act – Celebrating the World’s First LGBTQ Mariachi Band

Sing it with us now: musicians have swagger! Ever since Elvis gyrated his bedazzled hips, we have been swooning to the symbiosis of melodies and machismo. But if you automatically...

Turning the Page: GenderCool Tells Their Stories

We are consumed by digital noise. Everyone has an opinion and they feel inclined to post their perceived brilliance AT FULL VOLUME. Unfortunately, the loudest voice in the room...

Lucas Bouk Transgender Opera Singer Debuts as Baritone at On Site Opera

Before 2021, Lucas Bouk was a transgender opera singer living as Mr. Liz and performing as a mezzo-soprano. They had anxiety about physically transitioning with testosterone and...

If You’ve Got It, Flavnt It

Put your money where you mission statement is. That’s the philosophy driving Flavnt Streetwear, the LGBTQ-owned Austin, TX design company that gives back gorgeously to the gay...

Pose’s Michaela Jae Has Something to Say

Michaela Jae (“MJ”) Rodriguez has earned a place in our hearts and in television history with her portrayal of Blanca Rodriguez-Evangelista in FX’s Pose, featuring...

What’s in a Name? Trans Woman Celebrates Transition with Church Ceremony

Heteros think they own God. Like she’s perched up in heaven as the ultimate Karen, looking down at queer people and threatening to call the manager… before realizing that...

Transgender Teen Escapes Abuse, Discovers Multi-Million Dollar Art Career

It’s no coincidence that the word paint begins with pain. Expression is laborious; we contort our muscles, skin and appendages to externalize the turbulence roiling in our...

MJ Rodriguez – star of POSE – earned a place in television history with Emmy Award nomination

Pose star Michaela Jae “MJ” Rodriguez has earned her first Emmy Award nomination, making history as the first transgender actor to earn a nomination in a leading role...

Love Long and Prosper: Transgender Representation in Star Trek ALT To Boldly Grow

Acceptance is like space travel; it is the loftiest goal that Earthlings can achieve, yet it sometimes seems as distant and elusive as the outer edges of the galaxy. Star Trek is...

This Is What Caring for Transgender Patients Looks Like in NY

Sponsored Content The Visiting Nurse Service of New York lends care and compassion in the moments of a patient’s greatest need – as they embark on restarting their lives anew....