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Bruce Jenner

The Need for Trans Elders

Darya Teesewell | Posted 06.23.2015 | Gay Voices
Darya Teesewell

Sandy Stone and Kate Bornstein were together talking at Trans Pride L.A. this weekend; I was there whenever they were in the same room answering and asking questions. The last room slowly emptied of people; I gave Sandy a huge hug and thanked her, and then sat to wait for Kate with my beloved trans friend Kevin.

When Did Being Kind Fall Away From Our Everyday?

Gregg McBride | Posted 06.18.2015 | Media
Gregg McBride

Next time we see someone in the media who we think deserves our critique, our judgment, or even our hatred, let's take a deep breath in and let a deep breath out -- and be reminded that we're all struggling to define ourselves and to live our lives in the happiest ways we know how.

Seth MacFarlane Finally Addresses Those Caitlyn Jenner 'Family Guy' Clips

The Huffington Post | Bill Bradley | Posted 06.13.2015 | Entertainment

Earlier this month, Caitlyn Jenner introduced herself to the world with a 22-page Vanity Fair photo shoot. Jenner had only publicly come out as transg...

Snakes, Snakes. Everywhere, Snakes.

Lisa K. Friedman | Posted 06.11.2015 | Fifty
Lisa K. Friedman

Who knew this could even happen? Snakes! Inside the house. What could possibly be worse?

Only Human

Maura Dickey | Posted 06.10.2015 | College
Maura Dickey

On March 5th, each Wellesley College student and alumna received an e-mail announcing the school's modified acceptance policy, which now includes tran...

If You Love the Duggars But Not Caitlyn Jenner, What Credit Is That to You?

Zack Hunt | Posted 06.08.2015 | Religion
Zack Hunt

We're quick to love like Jesus when the people who need that love are already one of us, but when the people who need loving are people we don't like, people we're afraid of, or people whose lives we "don't agree with," we quickly and unapologetically exchange that love for wrath.

Dear Caitlyn Jenner, There Is One More Transition You Need to Make

Stampp Corbin | Posted 06.08.2015 | Gay Voices
Stampp Corbin

Caitlyn Jenner travels in the rarefied Hollywood air where she can get the best everything to make her transition a resounding success worthy of the Vanity Fair cover. But in the end, members of her beloved Republican Party are plotting to humiliate her and other transgender Americans.

Would You Hire Caitlyn Jenner?

Gene Marks | Posted 06.08.2015 | Business
Gene Marks

We are in a world where everyone needs to be treated equally and every small business owner must provide a workplace that is fair and accommodating. A new generation of workers expect this and smart business owners will understand, adapt and prosper in order to succeed.

The Most Important Thing About Caitlyn Jenner

Bronwyn Lea | Posted 06.08.2015 | Religion
Bronwyn Lea

I've been thinking about Caitlyn Jenner's cover photo on Vanity Fair this week, and All The Things that have been said and written about it/her this week.

Amanda Terkel

GOP Senator Lindsey Graham: Caitlyn Jenner Is 'Welcome In My Party' | Amanda Terkel | Posted 06.08.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) said Caitlyn Jenner is welcome in the Republican Party -- and he'd even like to have her vote for him in 20...

A Trans Response To Christian Conservatives Uncomfortable With Caitlyn Jenner

Dana Beyer | Posted 06.08.2015 | Gay Voices
Dana Beyer

Today, post-Jenner, with the surrender of many religious conservatives on the impending "redefinition of marriage," they can no longer afford to treat trans persons as afterthoughts. We must be attacked head-on theologically. That, however, is proving to be rather difficult.

5 Easy Ways to Become More Empowered

Diane Passage | Posted 06.05.2015 | Healthy Living
Diane Passage

And anyone can allow themselves that sort of satisfaction and independence because we all have the power to become the best versions of ourselves. So here are a few easy steps to take toward your own journey of accepting and loving who you really are as an individual and finding your personal sense of freedom:

Sasha Bronner

The Creator Of 'Transparent' Is Changing The World Behind The Scenes, Too | Sasha Bronner | Posted 06.05.2015 | Entertainment

Amazon's original series "Transparent" follows a family's journey as their patriarch, played by Jeffrey Tambor, transitions to become her authentic se...

This Man Criticized Caitlyn Jenner's 'Bravery.' What Happened Next Gave Us Chills.

The Huffington Post | Lydia O'Connor | Posted 06.05.2015 | Gay Voices

A Facebook user who ridiculed Caitlyn Jenner in a popular post for lacking "real American courage, heroism, and bravery" by comparing her to World War...

Why Caitlyn Jenner Got It Right and What It Means for Us Spiritual Folks

Tia Johnson | Posted 06.03.2015 | Entertainment
Tia Johnson

I've seen posts that compared Caitlyn's bravery to others who were, "braver." I've seen posts that compared Caitlyn to other celebrities who underwent other changes. I believe that a certain group of people are missing the point here.

Caitlyn Ends Kardashian Tabloid Tyranny

Janet Eve Josselyn | Posted 06.03.2015 | Fifty
Janet Eve Josselyn

Who wouldn't applaud such bravery in the public eye? But I am applauding for a different reason.

Speaking Out On Caitlyn Jenner: Being Different Is Being Beautiful

Jennifer Wolfe | Posted 06.03.2015 | Women
Jennifer Wolfe

I didn't have to show the kids in my classroom her photo -- they wouldn't be phased by it. They're growing up in a time where being different is no longer as taboo as it was in my generation.

5 Lessons Caitlyn Jenner Can Teach You About Life

Pedro L. Rodriguez | Posted 06.03.2015 | Entertainment
Pedro L. Rodriguez

Her story isn't just a win for the advancement of gender politics or elucidating the complexities of sexuality to North America, and much of the world.

CNN Panel Gets In Tense Battle Over Caitlyn Jenner

The Huffington Post | Catherine Taibi | Posted 06.03.2015 | Media

A CNN discussion on Caitlyn Jenner revealing her identity in Vanity Fair this week turned into a fighting match Tuesday night between host Don Lemon a...

The Caitlyn Jenner VF Cover: What the Moment Called for Was Going Beyond Vanity

Michael Shaw | Posted 06.03.2015 | Media
Michael Shaw

It was a one-time opportunity. A threshold moment. Never before had a transgender person been so widely recognized, presented on the cover of an int...

An Open Letter to Caitlyn Jenner

Eileen O'Connor | Posted 06.02.2015 | Parents
Eileen O'Connor

Where do I begin? As the mother of gender non-conforming children, I just do not know where to begin. Thank you just doesn't seem to be enough. But it's a start.

The Impossible Expectations We Place On Celebrity Trans Women

The Huffington Post | Zeba Blay | Posted 06.03.2015 | Gay Voices

There has been a din of voices -- many of them cisgender -- weighing in on Caitlyn Jenner’s Vanity Fair reveal. The majority of commentary has been ...

Caitlyn Jenner Makes Her Debut, and Anti-Transgender Bigots Go Nuts

David Pakman | Posted 06.02.2015 | Politics
David Pakman

Right wing media wasted no time in going after Caitlin Jenner, ridiculing everything from her physical appearance to her name. Bryan Fischer, Host of Focal Point for the American Family Association, asserted on his program that he will continue to call Caitlyn Jenner "Bruce" and insisted on using male pronouns.

Why We Should Stop and Think About Our Support for Caitlyn Jenner

Wendy Cray Kaufman | Posted 06.02.2015 | Gay Voices
Wendy Cray Kaufman

This is all undeniably a step forward, but let's remember that the vast majority of transgender people in the world do not look like a celebrity on the cover of Vanity Fair. Few have the privilege of being made up by a team of artists, and just about none are photographed by Annie Leibowitz.

Fox News Shows What Transphobia Looks Like

The Huffington Post | Catherine Taibi | Posted 06.02.2015 | Media

In the hours after Caitlyn Jenner revealed herself Monday on the cover of Vanity Fair, Fox News managed to do everything you're not supposed to do whe...