Tag Archives: trans woman

Ugla Stefanía | Moving Beyond the Binary of Sex and Gender | TEDxReykjavik

This video is an honest, heartfelt presentation where Ugla talks about their gender journey. Here’s the information shared along with this video: In their talk, Ugla puts the focus on the binary categories of gender and sex and their personal … Continue reading

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Sarah McBride, first transgender speaker at major political convention, addresses DNC 2016

Progress is measured by significant moments like these.  Sarah McBride became the first transgender speaker at a major political convention when she spoke Thursday during the 2016 Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia. 

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Margot’s Story – All Of Us – YouTube

From the good folks at Minus 18 in Australia comes Margot’s story. Margot enjoys photography, filmmaking, art and design. Her cultural background is both Malaysian and Romanian and she grew up with the traditions of both the Jewish and Catholic … Continue reading

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Trans Day of Visibility In The City Different: Meet Jerry, LynnAnnRose, Quinn and Moriah

Visibility: noun vis·i·bil·i·ty \ˌvi-zə-ˈbi-lə-tē\ : the ability to see or be seen : the quality or state of being known to the public : capability of being readily noticed : a measure of the ability of radiant energy to evoke visual … Continue reading

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What’s It Like Being Transgender?

5 trans men and a trans woman talk candidly about their lives in this charming video.

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This Model Just Became The First Openly Trans Person To Wed On Reality TV

In an historic first, a least for reality television, a trans woman is set to be married live, here’s the story from JamesMichael Nichols writing for The Huffington Post… Transgender model Carmen Carrera will make history this week when she … Continue reading

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Tamara Adrian becomes first elected trans MP in Venezuela – Gay Star News

Truly wonderful news from Venezuela! Here’s the story from Joe Morgan writing for Gay Star News: Tamara Adrian’s win is even more remarkable considering Venezuela does not allow people to legally transition Tamara Adrian has become the first elected transgender … Continue reading

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She – Trans Short Film – HSC Visual Arts Major Work

This is a short film that explores the anxiety and stress brought on by a trans woman’s dysphoria and the concern about how her journey will affect those she cares about.

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Captive — Short Film

In this film from India a trans woman feels trapped by society and faces a daily ritual of pretending to be who she isn’t.

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Kumu Hina

An inspirational and moving documentary that follows the story of a native Hawaiian trans woman who coaches a boys Hulu troupe and helps a girl who joins the boy’s troupe. It also follows the coach’s search for love and happiness.

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Outrageous! Dallas Man Gets Probation in Fatal Assault of Trans Woman

In a shocking miscarriage of justice a man responsible for the death of his transgender partner is being sentenced to probation! Here’s an excerpt of the story from the Texas Observer… A man responsible for the 2012 beating of a … Continue reading

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The Classmates of Trans Teen Lila Perry Should Be Ashamed | Advocate.com

This is an excellent opinion piece by BRYNN TANNEHILL and originally appearing in The Advocate. Because the piece is so good I’m reproducing it in full. Please continue to patronize the good folks at the Advocate. The treatment of Missouri … Continue reading

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Eddie Redmayne praises transgender community’s help for The Danish Girl | Gay Star News

Derek Yiu, writing for Gay Star News, reports that actor Eddie Redmayne has credited the transgender community with helping him portray Lili Elbe in the forthcoming film The Danish Girl. Here’s an excerpt from the story… Eddie Redmayne praises transgender … Continue reading

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Pennsylvania sex reassignment surgery fought by transgender woman’s parents | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

This is a rather troubling case of seemingly transphobic parents attempting to halt a trans woman in her mid 40s from having gender reassignment surgery. I have placed the sentance in bold and italics that tips us off as to … Continue reading

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Bamby Salcedo: Someone spat on me at Target because I’m transgender

Sadly trans women, trans femme non-binary gender identified persons and effeminate gay man are targets of three intertwined prejudices: homophobia, transphobia and effeminaphobia then you add transmisogyny into the mix and you have the recipe for unprovoked attacks. It’s a … Continue reading

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Recommended Reading: Child icon of Hurricane Katrina speaks on being transgender – NY Daily News

It’s hard to believe it’s been 10 year since Hurricane Katrina ravaged New Orleans and surrounding areas. Now comes an interesting story about the transition of one of the Hurricane ‘ s most remembered voices. Here’s the story from Rachel … Continue reading

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I’m Transgender — Stef Sanjati

YouTube vlogger and makeup artist  Stef Sanjati came out to her followers as a transgender woman in this video. “I’ve come to understand that I am transgender. I’ve come to understand that I’m uncomfortable with my maleness, not my masculinity,”

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Meet Crystal #TransTRUTH

5th of 5 stories from the TransTRUTH campaign from the Transgender Law Center.

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Laverne Cox on Transgender Equality

Laverne Cox and Jodie Foster, who directed an episode featuring Laverne’s character’s transition on Orange is the New Black, talk about transgender visibility and equality. The two women were interviewed by Katie Couric at the 2014 Glamour Women of The … Continue reading

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I am transgender: Allyson Robinson at TEDxNightingaleBamfordSchool

Meet the extraordinary Allyson Robinson: As principal of her own boutique consulting firm, Warrior Poet Strategies, Allyson Robinson advises select clients in organizational design, change strategy, diversity management, and movement entrepreneurship. Previously, she led internal and external diversity initiatives at … Continue reading

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