Where “Transparent” succeeds in telling a trans story that’s largely focused on how cis people relate to and see trans people, “This is Me” goes one step further and shows trans people talking to other trans people about their lives and experiences.
“The photo on your cover or hanging above your article comes next. Go for broke here. Images of hairy legs in high heels or emerging from tutus are classics you can’t go wrong with, like Strauss’ Blue Danube waltz or light summery pastas with basil and garlic. The goal is to suggest that trans women must look like comical parodies of womanhood, like clueless men.”
I’ve got good news for you, from Nepal to Argentina to Scotland and back!
All of the gender neutral bathrooms, tiny dragons, the ultimate gay marriage mic drop, Peoria’s first pride in a long time, and more!
Talking with three of the stars of trans-created webseries Her Story about love, representation, staffing a set with trans women and so much more.
The best mom to a trans daughter ever, sweet justice in Kentucky, baby goats, a landmark court ruling for a Mexican trans woman, and more!
“Why is it that trans women of color have to experience so much violence to remember that they have each other’s back?”
Dellal talks about Ray as if he is a girl, and she talks about transitioning as if it’s a costume or an on/off switch. She even uses “she/her” pronouns to talk about Ray and frequently misgenders him.
“What we did was rectification, not vandalism. Those statues are bronze (brown) underneath the layer of white paint -— the symbolism behind that is infuriating.”
Canada’s gonna have a trans woman on a federal ballot, Markie Beth learned to scuba dive just to propose and there’s proof, H&M’s sister company launched a trans-centered campaign, Madonna told Russia to f*ck off and P!nk would like to teach the world to sing a new song for Ellen.
We have learned of the murders of black trans women Kandis Capri, who was killed August 11, and Elisha Walker, whose remains were found Thursday, 10 months after she went missing.
Monroe, a Black trans woman from Detroit was just twenty when her life was taken away from her.
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Her murder reminds us of just how little society values the lives of black trans women.
“As a trans woman, I’m pretty willing to watch most movies about or featuring trans women, and I’ve been waiting to fall in love with one of them for a long, long time. I came close when I saw Gun Hill Road, but in the end, I was really just enamored with Harmony Santana’s performance. It wasn’t until I saw Tangerine that I really felt butterflies.”
It will take time. It will take a lot of patience. It will be worth it.
”Girl Scouts is for every girl,” said council CEO Megan Ferland. ”And every girl should have the opportunity to be a Girl Scout if she wants to.”
“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.