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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.

Men and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance

Calpernia Addams | Posted 06.23.2014 | Gay Voices
Calpernia Addams

My boyfriend's gift to me today was a few hours where I thought about nothing but the smell of the plants as they released the stored up warmth of the day in Griffith Park.

Imitation Cherry-Red Lips and a Buddha Ass: The Real Amanda Lepore (NSFW PHOTOS)

Matthew Terrell | Posted 01.23.2014 | Gay Voices
Matthew Terrell

As you see her up on stage, woozily doing her thing, you can't help but be happy for her. Amanda Lepore finds pleasure in the artifice of her body; with her immensely fake tits and voluptuous lips, she proves that her most authentic self can be all ornamentation.

Transsexual Woman Runs For Office In Mexico

Posted 02.21.2012 | Latino Voices

Diana Sanchez Barrios is the first transsexual woman to seek a seat in Mexico City’s municipal assembly, and, she has no doubt that she'll be wining...

Characteristics of a Transgender Person

Chris Tina Bruce | Posted 03.05.2012 | Gay Voices
Chris Tina Bruce

It is highly likely that you have passed a transgender person on the street, at the grocery store, in the bank, at the gym, and, yes, even in a public restroom, without even knowing that that person was transgender.

Politically Correct? What Comedians and Conservatives Have In Common

Kirsten West Savali | Posted 02.13.2012 | Black Voices
Kirsten West Savali

While I applaud Issa Rae's individuality and dedication to Awkward Black Girl, the phenomenon she fought so diligently to create, she may be slightly confused on what being "politically correct" means.

Hung Up on Our Bullies: Internalized Transphobia

Laverne Cox | Posted 01.08.2012 | Gay Voices
Laverne Cox

There's a part of me that's always been envious of Jamie Clayton. You see, Jamie is one of those trans women who has never had trouble passing as a nontrans woman. This has never been the case for me.

Dan Savage Glitterbombed In Oregon

Posted 01.02.2012 | Gay Voices

Dan Savage may be one of the most high-profile gay rights advocates in the nation -- but that didn't prevent him from reportedly being glitterbombed d...

Thai Transsexual 'Ladyboys' Feel Marginalized In Elections

Posted 08.31.2011 | World

BANGKOK, July 1 (Reuters) - Thai election officials manning voting booths were ordered on Friday not to laugh at "ladyboys" who this week said the...

Thesis Explores History Of Hawaiian Transsexuals

Ka Leo O Hawaii: UH Manoa Student College Newspaper & Media | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

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Transsexualism No Longer Mental Disorder In France

TIME | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Several decades have passed since the West stopped considering homosexuality a mental illness. But for transsexuals, that kind of milestone has been e...

Iran Set To Allow First Transsexual Marriage

Guardian | Robert Tait | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

ran is set to allow what is believed to be its first transsexual marriage after the would-be bride asked a court to override her father's opposition t...

A Walk on the Wilde Side

Victoria Rosner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Victoria Rosner

For those I-bankers seeking consolation in erotic adventure, take note: the sexual lexicon has moved far beyond the old-school "W4M" or "M4M."