The liberal arts college has rejected Calliope Wong, a transgender applicant, because a government financial aid document registers her as male.
Elias creates hilarious comics that focus on those frustrating moments when people expect you to “explain” your gender to them.
Enamullah is the youngest person in Afghanistan to undergo gender re-assignment surgery. And in other trans news, DC is closer to recognizing gender alterations and women are building a home for elderly trans Indonesians.
A high school teacher’s first year is almost always a study in the quirks of the American teenager. What happens when you’re waiting for your own first facial hair?
And you are not a stranger here.
Campy, hilariously strange, awkward, these vintage covers are reminders of how far we’ve come from outdated LGBT stereotypes. A gay safari does sound kind of fun, though.
“I often feel failed by feminism,” says a trans activist. It’s about autonomy.
More than two dozen activists for transgender rights attended a meeting at the White House on Tuesday. The day was marked with vigils for victims of anti-trans hate crimes.
The new video series from GLAAD aims to spotlight the stories of transgender Americans and their allies in an effort to educate the public about transgender issues.
“I don’t understand why they feel the need to make someone’s life a living hell just when they don’t like it,” Ali tells filmmakers. The video is part of a new film project.
A segment on Anderson Live linking one person’s claimed “hair loss treatment” to a transgender realization has sparked protest.
The Democratic Party used the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte this week to make a nearly-united statement on LGBT issues, including marriage and military service. There was one dissenter, and he led the gathering’s closing prayer.
The Department of Health and Human Services promises LGBT groups it will investigate complaints about gender identity discrimination in health programs that receive federal funding.
Jenna Talackova, who was recently disqualified from the Miss Universe Canada pageant for being transgender, is gorgeous. She’s not the only one who wasn’t born a woman who makes a beautiful one.
Using criteria ranging from number of LGBT bookstores to hosting a WNBA team, The Advocate released a list of America’s queer capitals. Here they are paired with photos, taken in those cities, that showcase a spirit of gaiety and fun! Full list and explanations at The Advocate.
And also dudes. P.C. Air out of Thailand has a stewardess roster staffed completely by transsexuals. When you fly lady boy, you fly in style.
Famed cartoonist R. Crumb says he’ll never again work for the New Yorker after they rejected this cover without explanation. They commissioned Crumb in 2009 to do a cover on the subject of gay marriage, he turned this in, they rejected it and gave no reason. Too offensive? Not offensive enough? Only David Remnick knows for sure.
Emphasis on “attempts.” It turns into a LGBT Abbott and Costello routine. David Letterman is America’s cranky, befuddled, yet well-intentioned grandpa. Watch Video ›
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One of the things that is infuriating to trans people is the ‘gayjacking’ of our lives and our stories in order to serve your agenda. From the ultimate gayjacking of the Stonewall Rebellion to falsely characterizing relationships that transwomen are involved in as same-gender ones, it is a persistent pattern of GL peeps, the gayosphere and the Gay Media that continues to piss us off.