“If you’d told 17-year-old-me that in 2015, I’d be standing in Target, picking out a Father’s Day card or crying while dancing with my Dad at my wedding, I would’ve laughed in your face.”
“I’ll never have nobody like her again… She was the most beautiful person.”
In just the few days since Jenner made her debut, I’ve received the same amount submissions that I received in the nearly two months before. All of these submissions are about Jenner.
A bear that’s very happy to see you, some major institutions taking steps toward inclusion for trans folks, a FIFA game that looks a little more like you, and more!
“13. All feminist concerns are transgender concerns, period.”
I found myself crying halfway through the first episode — not because the show was touching my heart, but because I couldn’t believe how Carly was being talked about by her family.
Oregon banned conversion therapy, your sexual appetite is different from your partners and that’s cool, queering motherhood with lactation!, Jasika Nicole and Brittani Nichols being awesome, documents, diversity, sex workers, snorkeling, smoking, dreams, woodchucks and more!
Janet Mock and Oprah sat down to talk about being your most authentic self, owning your own truth and Redefining Realness.
Racing wiener dogs, more visibility for more families than ever from that dude in the White House, a frog that looks like this other frog you’re probably really attached to and have been since childhood, a Wells Fargo ad to well your eyes with tears of joy, and bathroom bill updates that won’t make you wanna slap someone in the face!
Black women at the helm of protests, fundraisers to support, gay marriage on tribal lands, Grace Ellis talking about Lumberjanes, the history of jeans in women’s protests, taking up space, a serial killer and the cops that didn’t give a fuck, sex workers, female engineers, rattlesnakes, nanoscale tubes, a dancing baby, the class divide, and so much more!
The journey to finding and deciding on my real name, Melinda Valdivia Rude, took about four years.
“For all intents and purposes, I’m a woman.”
Raising the minimum wage is a critical piece in a complex puzzle of alleviating economic struggle for queer and trans people.
Discovery Life will premiere a new documentary series on April 11th about a circle of trans women friends, but the producers dip into cliche a little too much.
Which of these shows featuring trans women are you most excited for?
The Trans 100 list is back to show us a bunch of awesome and inspirational trans women.
Living as an out and visible trans woman isn’t easy, but it’s one of the most rewarding choices I’ve ever made.
Make sure you listen to trans people when they’re not playing music too.
A superhero team with more girls than guys?! And multiple POC?! And multiple queer people?! And they’re teenagers who look, sound and act like teenagers?!
Just so much unresolved brain-work to do re: Monica Lewinsky, losing your child at a museum, a trans character on The Bold and the Beautiful, Legos hurt your feet so damn bad, why can’t Link be a girl, why are we so cool with peanut allergies, why are you so awesome?? And so much more!