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Trans Identity

Testosterone Helped Me Feel Like Myself -- Here's Why I Stopped Taking It

The Establishment | Posted 07.05.2016 | Queer Voices
The Establishment

Ultimately, I realized that in order to find my voice, I had to begin by decolonizing myself not just in how I present my black identity, but my trans identity as well. After coming to this realization, I decided to discontinue taking T after six months.

The Fortress

Dana Aliya Levinson | Posted 03.11.2016 | Queer Voices
Dana Aliya Levinson

I thought if anyone knew my secret that I would have no future. The grand irony is that living authentically has opened doors I never thought possible. In this new era of trans visibility, no kid should ever have to erect their own fortress to hide who they are.

The Ethics Of Telling Trans Stories In An Artistic Space

The Huffington Post | Lauren Duca | Posted 09.09.2015 | Arts

When Christine Howey came out as transgender in 1990, all she wanted to do was blend in. As a middle-aged woman in a society that equates visibility w...

Ireland Poised To Have Better Transgender Identity Law Than Most Of The World

Fusion | Jorge Rivas | Posted 06.12.2015 | World

This month Ireland may go from not legally recognizing transgender people to having one of the best trans identity laws in the world. Two weeks ago...

11 Things To Never Ask A Transgender Person

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

Talking about transgender issues and experiences can be tricky, unless you have the right language to talk about them. Understanding how to talk t...

'Unlike Some People I Could Mention': On Transgender Identity And Storytelling

Jennifer Finney Boylan | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Jennifer Finney Boylan

I know there are plenty of people who, looking back at their younger selves, have had occasion to think, "Man, what you don't know could fill a book." However, I'm unique in that the book filled with the things I don't know is an actual book.

Transgender (Mis)Education

Ira Gray | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Ira Gray

As I was coming out as trans*, every corner of cyberspace I turned to said I had to feel like a "boy stuck in a girl's body." Every documentary and TV show taught me that I had to harbor an intense hatred for my body being wrong. This is the normative transgender narrative, and I don't fit it.

Riot Acts: Film Explores The Lives Of Transgender And Gender Variant Musicians (VIDEO)

HuffPost Eyes&Ears Local | Kate Lowry | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Produced by HuffPost's Eyes & Ears Citizen Journalism Unit Chicago-based acoustic duo Actor Slash Model has been wooing audiences with their folksy t...