Oh, also, a baby reindeer.
Dear trans sisters and mothers and abuelas and aunties and daughters and nieces and cousins,
Thank you for everything.
Republicans are trying to exclude trans protections in a civil rights amendment, while a federal judge has struck down a state law banning domestic partner benefits.
Come out, come out, wherever you are! The Autostraddle team gives you tips on how to come out to your friends.
It’s been a hard week, and I know we’re all tired of talking about the election, so here’s a bunch of warm and fuzzy news about LGBTQ folks around the world to make it all better.
Two more films featuring transgender characters will be out this year, but neither of them are played by trans actors. Hollywood seems ready to use trans stories, but remains uncomfortable with trans people on screen.
Often, trans people are treated as little more than curiosities. Even when they lose their lives to hate crimes and other violence, they are rarely treated as more than clickbait.
Jazz, who recently published a book about her life called I Am Jazz and Zoey, who recently appeared in “Laverne Cox Presents: The T-Word” are two of the trans youth who are making things better for kids across America.
Jennifer Laude, a trans Filipina, was murdered in a hate crime, but this time it looks like justice might actually be found.
Tomorrow MTV and Logo TV will air this heartbreaking, heartwarming, informational and inspirational documentary following the lives of seven young trans people and trans experiences across America.
Picking your own personal style can be hard enough when you’ve got years of practice, so what’s a woman supposed to do when she’s jumping right in?
Chicago’s feminist sex shop has published a well-written guide to getting down for trans women and their partners, written by Rebecca Kling.
“Does her personal language preference trump what is considered to be the non-offensive way to talk about trans women?”
For 24 hours, watch Maki’s video only here on Autostraddle dot com as part of Patchwork, a series exploring trans lives in Britain.
The law, which allows trans folks to legally change their gender without any medical or surgical requirements, is the first of its kind in Europe and could hopefully set new precedents in the region.
#TransStonewall, a closed door conference attended by 50 trans activists and community members, hopefully signals a positive future for Britain’s largest LGB charity and its relationship with the trans community.
Have you seen the preview for Amazon Prime’s new trans woman-centered dramedy Transparent? We have, and we have very conflicted feelings about it.
The Smithsonian’s LGBT collection isn’t all-encompassing, but it still has some awesome stuff!
The new executive director of Garden State Equality, Andy Bowen, and I chat about the influence of queer radicalism on LGBT progressive organizations and movements.
“…We were publicly excluding trans* people who needed to get an abortion but were not women. We refuse to deny the existence and humanity of trans* people any longer.”