Trans activists in Puerto Rico insist they are not a distraction, but central to the struggle for independence.
Despite New York’s progressive reputation, it ranks among the top states for anti-trans violence. What are the factors that contribute to the plight of trans New Yorkers?
The Lone Star state has repeatedly attempted to take life-saving resources away from trans people.
Trans people have been reported as experiencing an epidemic of violence. But why does the violence happen in the first place?
Louisiana is in the top three states for the highest amount of anti-trans violence. Remnants of laws from the 1800s continue to trap trans people in a cycle of abuse.
Even with a new administration in office, we continue living in Trumpland. Tony Zosherafatain and Chella Man excavate what Trump has revealed about anti-trans violence in this country — and the future trans people deserve.
Four submissions about trans people loving all up on another, in not just romantic ways! Illustrated by Bishakh Som.
Since coming out as trans, the idea of sex with cis guys has gotten more complicated: can I fuck a straight man if I’m transmasculine?
In a year of grief and turmoil, trans communities gave us a glimpse of a future we all deserve.
This #TransDayOfRemembrance, trans lives are more than a list of names. We are vessels of ancestral memory.
A middle-aged transmasculine butch person meets a trans-exclusionary radical feminist in the vast forest of Tumblr. What happens next is both predictable and unexpected.
Coverage of ‘detransitioners’ may claim it’s just asking questions, but it rarely asks the right ones.
“At the cultural level, in the US at least, when you say someone is bisexual, the image that automatically generates is of a cis bisexual person. The double erasure of bi+ trans people is something that really hurts and also makes a lot of sense.”
I will never again cultivate a romantic relationship with a cis person on purpose, not in this life. I have been hurt too badly, too often, by too many people. T4T only. Inscrutable genders from outer space to the front, those that can be best described as “smell of campfire” && “a great pink shape.” && those best described as “a single chandelier earring dragging across your chest while we fuck.”
“My wardrobe was previously built around my dysphoria with my chest, and I’d love an affordable way of starting my wardrobe off to celebrate my wonderfully trans, queer, and Latinx body.” Building a wardrobe can be a daunting, but fashion consultant Doreen Pierre was ready to help Dante Bravo express who they.
Love without a blueprint leaves room for unknown possibilities. I spoke to seven trans people about how the pandemic has changed their relationships and how trans love has changed their lives.
Four scenes from my life as a trans femme.
On the eve of wealthy cis white men who made their money through slavery declaring independence for stolen land, this week’s Extra! Extra! takes a look at the state of democracy in the US and abroad. The news this week serves as a reminder of the ways that equality, freedom and the most basic of human rights remain out of reach for far too many people.
My chest continued to breathe new life, even when I was no longer alone. Physical affinity suddenly cropped up in corners I never anticipated.
We place joy at the center of our spaces, because spaces created for us are often only interested in our trauma and pain.
For the Gworls is a prime example of how Black trans organizers have found ways to keep one another safe, housed, and healthy despite violence at every turn.