30-year-old Candace Towns was fatally shot in Macon, GA.
“I was terrified that I was going to receive a bunch of angry phone calls from parents or a visit from the overly religious principal as a result of word getting out that I didn’t fit the heteronormative cookie cutter mold that all of the other teachers at the school did.”
“Butch/Femme is important to me because butches and femmes writing and discussing what it meant to be who we are shaped my understanding of myself and how I can show up in the world.”
Two AMAB celebs came out as trans this week, Peruvian trans women are saints, and a bisexual tattoo artist is designing tattoos honoring trans women. What! A! Week!!!
Transparent isn’t a show about any single person. It’s a show about family. That’s what it’s always been and when it focuses on that, it’s at its absolute best.
By choosing Laverne Cox as a brand ambassador, Beyoncé is turning the spotlight onto her black, queer supporters, and allowing us to be seen.
Heterosexuality is illegal and Roxane Gay is hilarious. It’s Sunday Funday!
When I came out as trans, I felt like I needed to be high femme. These days, I’d rather just be me.
Your move, Hollywood.
These are stories of trans people who have served or are serving in the US military; their experiences range from the positive to the deeply traumatic and everywhere in between.
“Just wait, as soon as the cameras start rolling, she’s gonna go all right-wing on her ass.”
Shraya’s lyrics tease apart the ways in which trans girls’ emotional lives are drawings rendered in chiaroscuro, the play of light and shadow: The power and relief of discovering one’s identity in private intertwined with the pain of objectification and sexual violence.
I followed trans adult film-maker Chelsea Poe on a DIY world tour.
Defeating this bill is a matter of life and death to the transgender, gender non-conforming and intersex people of color who depend on Medicaid to survive.
My favorite Carly Rae Jepsen song is “Your Type” — maybe because it’s so easy to read a trans girl subtext into the lyrics.
“Over the last year and a half, I went from my trans identity being something I was in touch with and worked through in one way or another, to suddenly this shift where it’s on the front burner. Now it’s time to become a whole person.”
For a lot of trans women, going to the pool or the beach can be one of the most stressful things about post-coming-out life. You’re more exposed than usual, swim suits aren’t normally designed for girls with bodies like ours, and there are usually lots of people there. But don’t worry!
Barely even a woman yet, at 17 years old, Ava Le’Ray Barrin is the 14th trans woman of color in the United States whose life was ended too early.
A recent spike in violence against trans women in Malaysia has left activists and the trans community fearful, but also determined in their calls for the Malaysian Government and society to be held accountable.
Berrios was one of the original and most beloved performers at Ithaca’s House of Merlot, a drag performance troupe that founded the Ithaca College Drag show for the Trevor Project in 2012 and has been raising funds for LGBTQ youth ever since.