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Transgender Issues

These Trans People Want Jackie Evancho To Dump Trump Inauguration

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 01.17.2017 | Queer Voices

Jackie Evancho may be “excited” to perform at President-elect Donald Trump’s inauguration, but one group is hoping that the 16-year-old classica...

White House's LGBT Liaison Fears Trump's Approach To Queer Issues

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 01.13.2017 | Queer Voices

The White House’s LGBT liaison and first openly transgender staffer shared her doubts that her position will continue under President-elect Donald T...

Transgender Documentary "Deep Run" World Channel Premiere (AUDIO)

Charlotte Robinson | Posted 01.12.2017 | Queer Voices
Charlotte Robinson

This week I talked with Hillevi Loven, Director of the documentary Deep Run that premieres on the second season of Reel South January 15th on the Worl...

News Roundup for January 2, 2017

Outspeak | Posted 01.02.2017 | HuffPost Live 321
Outspeak

Here are the things you need to know going into the new year.

My Transgender Life: Truth Or Dare

Grace Anne Stevens | Posted 12.29.2016 | Queer Voices
Grace Anne Stevens

No matter how many people in the transgender community I meet, and listen to, as they explain how they have and do experience dysphoria in their lives, I continue to be struck both by each person's unique experience, and the common challenges almost all of us have faced.

Helping Create Allies One Child At A Time

Chris Tompkins | Posted 12.08.2016 | Queer Voices
Chris Tompkins

One of the biggest reasons I hear from parents why they don't discuss gender and sexuality with their children is, "they're too young to understand." What I hear with that response is, "it's not something I understand or am comfortable speaking with them about." Children will learn anything we teach them.

Trans People Are Being Harassed In Public Restrooms, Survey Finds

Reuters | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 12.08.2016 | Queer Voices

Almost 60 percent of transgender Americans have avoided using public restrooms for fear of confrontation, saying they have been harassed and assaulted...

One Year Ago, Police Brutally Assaulted Me For Being Trans

The Establishment | Posted 11.30.2016 | Queer Voices
The Establishment

This piece by Jes Grobman originally appeared on The Establishment, a new multimedia site funded and run by women. One year ago today, my life changed...

How To F**k A Transgender Guy

Davey Wavey | Posted 12.05.2016 | Queer Voices
Davey Wavey

For example, a handsome guy approaches you on Grindr. You're interested. You notice that he identifies as trans in his profile. You have questions, but aren't sure what to say.

My Transgender Life: On Hallowed Ground

Grace Anne Stevens | Posted 11.23.2016 | Queer Voices
Grace Anne Stevens

I was honored to be asked to speak on the Lexington Battle Green as the First Parish Church, with no transgender members decided to honor the Transgen...

A Year On Hormones!

Chrissy Renaee | Posted 11.23.2016 | Queer Voices
Chrissy Renaee

Today marks my 1 year on Hormone Replacement Therapy (HRT) male to female transition. I talk about my pros and cons while transitoning as well as my s...

My Life As A Transgender YouTuber

Chrissy Renaee | Posted 11.09.2016 | Media
Chrissy Renaee

I'm a Southern, transgender YouTuber who moved from Georgia to California and likes to say "keep it cute or get cut." I started my YouTube channel it'...

What if a Pervert Pretending to be Transgender Entered the Opposite Sex's Bathroom?

Quora | Posted 10.27.2016 | Queer Voices
Quora

What if a pervert pretending to be a transgender entered the opposite sex's bathroom? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network whe...

This Trans Woman Has 'Personal' Reasons To Campaign For Clinton

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 10.28.2016 | Queer Voices

A Los Angeles-based transgender woman hit the road for two days in an effort to swing the battleground state of Nevada into a victory for Hillary Clin...

How Does the Transgender Community Feel About Laverne Cox's Frank N. Furter?

Quora | Posted 10.26.2016 | Queer Voices
Quora

How do transgender people in the Quora community feel about Laverne Cox starring in the new Rocky Horror Picture Show? originally appeared on Quora - ...

How To Deal with Transgender People!

Chrissy Renaee | Posted 10.26.2016 | Queer Voices
Chrissy Renaee

In the recent years, Transgender people have been trending around the world. Either in pop culture or in everyday conversations. So I wanted to make a...

My Transgender Life: Grass Roots And Glass Houses

Grace Anne Stevens | Posted 10.20.2016 | Queer Voices
Grace Anne Stevens

How do they learn that freedom is to accept not to reject others, and allow each person to be who they are, believe what they want as long as they do no harm?

'Walking While Trans' Can Be A Death Sentence In The U.S.

Reuters | Jade Walker | Posted 10.20.2016 | Queer Voices

WASHINGTON, Oct 20 (Reuters) - Sergeant Jessica Hawkins was a male cop for 20 years but it was not until her transition to a woman in 2014 that she un...

Religious Group Loses Bid To Bar Trans Students From School Bathrooms

Reuters | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 10.19.2016 | Queer Voices

An Illinois judge recommended the denial of an injunction to bar transgender high school students from using the restrooms and locker rooms of their c...

I Transitioned, But My Kids Still Call Me 'Dad'

Quora | Posted 10.19.2016 | Queer Voices
Quora

For transgender people who come out after their kids have grown up a bit, is it transphobic for their children to still refer to them by the epithet t...

Southern Transgender Story

Chrissy Renaee | Posted 10.18.2016 | Queer Voices
Chrissy Renaee

Being an open transgender female, I decided to do an interview with Trans Narratives in San Diego, California in 2016. I talk about my struggles as a ...

The Top 10 Things To Know If You're Transitioning

Sandra McDonald | Posted 10.10.2016 | Queer Voices
Sandra McDonald

Transition isn't just a big change -- like a move to a new city, or taking a different job. It is the start of a brand new life.

Misty K. Snow, the First Major-Party Transgender Nominee for U.S. Senate

Robert Scheer | Posted 10.13.2016 | Politics
Robert Scheer

This week in KCRW's "Scheer Intelligence," Truthdig Editor in Chief Robert Scheer spoke with Misty K. Snow, the first major-party transgender nominee ...

Pope Calls Teaching Children About Gender Diversity 'Against Nature'

Reuters | James Nichols | Posted 10.04.2016 | Queer Voices

Pope Francis said on Sunday that homosexuals and transsexuals should be treated with respect but that teaching gender theory is unacceptable “indoct...

New Film Takes An Honest Look At Life With A Transgender Parent

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 10.06.2016 | Queer Voices

Sharon Shattuck’s new documentary, “From This Day Forward,” won’t air on PBS until Oct. 10, but you can get an exclusive sneak peek at the awa...