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Cuba Inspires Names Candis Cayne As Honorary LGBT Ambassador To Cuba

The Huffington Post | Noah Michelson | Posted 05.02.2016 | Queer Voices

Candis Cayne has been named by Cuba Inspires, along with Dr. Mariela Castro-Espin, director of the Cuban National Center for Sex Education (CENESEX), ...

"I AM CAIT" co-star Candis Cayne-"I AM CAIT" Has Fullfilled Me In A Way I DIdn't Know Possible"

Michael Cook | Posted 03.07.2016 | Entertainment
Michael Cook

Before there was Caitlyn, there was Candis. In the 90's in New York City, a group of wickedly talented performers were entertaining the masses of New ...

Be who you really are. The Wishmaker Simonetta Lein meets actress Candis Cayne.

Simonetta Lein | Posted 02.04.2016 | Entertainment
Simonetta Lein

"You are unique exactly for who you are, beautiful for what you stand for, powerful for how your thoughts can impact the world through you actions. Do...

An Interview With Actress, Performer and Trans Activist Candis Cayne

Michael Podell | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Michael Podell

Back in 2007, long before the recent mainstream media's embrace of the trans community, Candis Cayne was cast as a lead character on the ABC primetime drama series Dirty Sexy Money.

Hollywood "Takes Care of its Own," Unless You are Trans

Darya Teesewell | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Darya Teesewell

A young trans friend of mine in the Hollywood film industry, a union member, spoke to me recently about a conversation she had when she asked an individual representing the Motion Picture Industry Health Plan about health care for herself.

Transgender Equality Starts With Each Transgender Person Taking Responsibility for Actions, Words and Deeds

Toni Newman | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Toni Newman

Being authentic and true to myself was my decision and now I live in my own truth. My sisters and brothers lets strive to be the best citizens we can be and show our communities we are just people trying to live in our own truth.

A Progress Report for Caitlyn Jenner

Veronica Vera | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Veronica Vera

Caitlyn has done her homework. While exulting in the freedom to finally have her outward appearance reflect the woman who has lived within and to do so with the tremendous resources she has as a Hollywood star, Caitlyn so far, lives up to the responsibility.

Director Jane Clark Wasn't a Fan of Horror Films Before Shooting Frameline Pic Crazy Bitches

Pollo Del Mar | Posted 08.23.2014 | San Francisco
Pollo Del Mar

"I'm a big, big scaredy-cat when it comes to horror movies," admits director Jane Clark. "I never even really went to horror movies, except movies like Scream - and even that, I'm covering my eyes through half of it."

Candis Cayne Defends Drag Race: 'I Don't Think the Word "Tranny" Is Wrong'

Pollo Del Mar | Posted 08.10.2014 | San Francisco
Pollo Del Mar

Throughout her career, Candis Cayne has admittedly embraced her role as an unofficial spokeswoman for all things trans. When it comes to the community's recent outcry against terminology deemed "transphobic" on RuPaul's Drag Race, though, Cayne takes an opposing stance.

Candis Cayne Is One of the 'Crazy Bitches' in New Slasher Film

Pollo Del Mar | Posted 08.09.2014 | San Francisco
Pollo Del Mar

Candis Cayne certainly knows how to make an entrance -- and an exit, for that matter. When her latest big screen outing, Crazy Bitches, hits Frameline Film Festival later this month, Cayne does both in dramatic fashion.

Celebrities Talk LGBT Equality on the 2014 GLAAD Media Awards Red Carpet in NYC (AUDIO)

Charlotte Robinson | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Charlotte Robinson

This week I talked with 25 celebrities as they made their way down the red carpet at the 25th Annual GLAAD Media Awards in New York City.

WATCH: Can You Be Attracted to a Man in Heels?

Brad Hammer | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Brad Hammer

The song itself is a throwback to the '80s (think Blondie.) The inspirations for the video were Robert Palmer, Jem and the Holograms and Whitesnake. Robert Palmer had his girls and Liz Primo has her boys, in the same red lipstick and HEELS... of course!

LOOK: New Book Explores Gender Norms, Power Of Beauty And More

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

GORGEOUS is a photography book curated by photographer Rob Lebow and Creative Director Masha Kupets that seeks to explore the power of beauty, gender ...

WATCH: 'RuPaul's Drag Race' Season 5, Ep. 12 Extra Lap Recap

John Polly | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
John Polly

This week the queens had to plead their cases for why they should win the title of "America's Next Drag Superstar" in a courtroom acting challenge, with each playing three roles. Along the way, Roxxxy let Jinkx have it! And Jinkx let the courtroom have it! Then Alaska let the world have it!

Acting While Trans: A Look Back at 2011 for Transgender Actors in the Media

Laverne Cox | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Laverne Cox

This has been a notable year for transgender actors in film and on television. More films are being written and produced with transgender characters, and there is a willingness to hire trans actors to play these roles, including yours truly.

20 Transgender Pioneers

Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

Today is the 13th International Transgender Day of Remembrance, a day when we remember trans people who have been victims of homicide. The event wa...