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Transgender Myths

Chaz Bono: It's Wrong To Say That I Was Born A Girl

OWN | Lisa Capretto | Posted 02.29.2016 | OWN

Some people say that nothing that's ever happened to you is lost; it's always accessible somewhere. In a sense, that's true for actor, author and LGBT...

Dispelling Myths, Misconceptions and Lies About Gender-Nonconforming Children

Brynn Tannehill | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Brynn Tannehill

Recently, a video about a transgender child in California went viral. Sadly, like every other conversation about transgender children, the comments section was often unkind. Scanning the comments, I saw the same poorly thought-out ideas keep popping up. I think it's time to put these misconceptions to bed.

Transgender 101: 15 Things To Know

Nicholas M. Teich | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Nicholas M. Teich

I began to write down what I thought people should know about transgenderism if it was their first foray into the area. If you were sitting in a room with me, and I was explaining what "transgender" means in the simplest terms possible, what would I say?