“The truth is I don’t know how to review Detransition, Baby. Torrey was too successful in what she set out to accomplish. If trans women have been and remain her primary audience then I, a trans woman, don’t know what to say from a place of supposed objectivity. The fact that this is not a PDF free on her website but a hardcover book garnering an immense amount of buzz fills me with a joy I can explain and a terror I cannot.”
We are in a crucial moment where we can change trans representation in YA and do it in a way that doesn’t leave anyone behind.
As a child, I loved watching wrestling. As I got older, however, the sport began to change, and the storylines became isolating. Fortunately, both fans and other wrestlers alike have made it clear that wrestling is no longer a business where bigotry is going to be tolerated.
The book deftly acknowledges that each of its five main characters is different in their experience of their bodies, sexualities, genders, romantic interests, and overall development. It allows each kid to define their experience on their own terms and shows a little of their process of becoming comfortable with their unique selves, while promoting kind and thoughtful behavior toward all peers.
Eight excellent fantasy novels with trans main characters coming your way!
GLAAD shows LGBTQ+ characters are at record highs across broadcast, streaming and cable, and for the first time ever, there are more QPOC than white LGBTQ+ characters on broadcast!
What exactly is Seth MacFarlane’s problem with trans people?
In “Pockets,” Sydney and her mom are on their way to go shopping for some hiking boots and shorts for Sydney’s trip. She’s normally wearing skirts and cute flats, but her mom is understandably concerned about those kind of clothes while she’s hiking up a mountain for a week.
By choosing Laverne Cox as a brand ambassador, Beyoncé is turning the spotlight onto her black, queer supporters, and allowing us to be seen.
Your move, Hollywood.
Dream Daddy is the game where you can not only be your own Daddy, you can date the Daddy of your dreams as well. This game was made for me.
“Just wait, as soon as the cameras start rolling, she’s gonna go all right-wing on her ass.”
Co-creator, Shadi Petosky is a trans woman and the cast is absolutely packed with queer and trans voice actors like Stephanie Beatriz, Jasika Nicole, Angelica Ross, Cameron Esposito, Rhea Butcher, Tyler Ford, Jazz Jennings, Laura Zak and Petosky herself.
Whether through choices in game design or getting to know other queer attendees, many of us found Train Jam to be an amazing opportunity to express our identities, learn new skills, and build valuable community.
“Queer and Trans Artists of Color: Volume Two,” with interviews by King and edited by Elena Rose, is a collection of 16 interviews with queer and trans artists of color that inspire, empower and give an intimate glance into the creative process of some of the most interesting artists in the world.
Psycho Nymph Exile is a cartography of brokenness, an answer to the question that no one wants to ask: What happens after exile? What happens to the girls who become trash?
Harper Row, also known as Bluebird, came out as bisexual in December, and now in Detective Comics #948, a new trans woman supporting character, Dr. Victoria October was introduced and is joining the cast.
It’s a dark world, but there’s hope in stories, including lesbians on shows like “The Handmaid’s Tale,” “The Good Fight,” and “Imposters,” an epic miniseries about the LGBT rights movement and a non-binary character on “Billions.”
I’m beyond honored and blessed to premiere the new live version of “I Am Her,” Diamond’s powerful anthem stripped down into an a capella performance.
Miss Major has always been a badass, and in this three minute long animated video, she’s no different. With all the spirit in the world in her voice, she explains how we can each use our own personal acts to make political change.
The world of comics has changed dramatically for trans women over the past three years.