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Transgender Representation

Trans Visibility: Who Is It Good for?

Aria Ehren | Posted 06.09.2016 | Queer Voices
Aria Ehren

What we're observing is not a deep, enduring will to improve transgender lives -- it's the grasping of marketers and executives to ride the wave of trans visibility and monetize our struggles.

Meet Silas Howard, The First Trans Director Hired On Amazon's 'Transparent'

The Huffington Post | Kira Brekke | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

As we count down for season 2 of Amazon's hit-show "Transparent" coming this December, HuffPost Live spoke with Silas Howard, a transgender director w...

Staying Put and Speaking Out for Change

Rebecca Juro | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Rebecca Juro

I have to disagree with Mitch Kellaway's decision to stop blogging on Gay Voices. I'm sure he feels that it's the right decision for him personally, and I respect his choice and his reasoning. But rather than remove myself from the conversation by withdrawing as a blogger, I believe the opposite is called for.

LOOK: Piers Morgan Slammed By Trans Writer Janet Mock After Controversial Show

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

To promote her new book "Redefining Realness," transgender activist and writer Janet Mock sat down with CNN's Piers Morgan for a revealing new intervi...

Transpeople: Don't Just Dance, Start a Movement!

Jayne Henson | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Jayne Henson

To my transgender brothers and sisters reading this, we have to stop thinking that any representation of us in the media is better than none. We need more than a line in a Lady Gaga song and a jitterbugging child of a gay icon.

Why Transgender Identity Matters

Rebecca Juro | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Rebecca Juro

Those who saw Ed Shultz's segment and took it as accurate and representative of the reality of transgender lives would likely be led to believe that all transgender people are gay, that being transgender is just another form of homosexuality.

Trans Representation in the Media

Emerson Whitney | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Emerson Whitney

As a reporter, I hope that new media will grow to encompass transgender and gender-variant expressions as varied as my own. Awareness of trans issues is expanding, and we deserve expansive news sources, too.