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Black Transgender People

A Poem for the Awkward Moments Trans People Find Ourselves in Every Day (VIDEO)

J Mase III | Posted 07.31.2014 | Gay Voices
J Mase III

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LOOK: Writer and Filmmaker Plans Groundbreaking Transgender 'Hackathon'

The Huffington Post | Glennisha Morgan | Posted 06.06.2013 | Gay Voices

Writer, filmmaker and transgender advocate Dr. Kortney Ryan Ziegler is currently raising funds for a "hackathon" for transgender empowerment. What...

Uses Of Black Trans Male Anger

Kortney Ryan Ziegler, Ph.D. | Posted 06.12.2013 | Gay Voices
Kortney Ryan Ziegler, Ph.D.

As my body further masculinized, my sense of pride became muddied by the societal expectations of black masculinity, specifically the racist assumption that black men are full of rage and prone to violence. This became extremely evident in the new ways my body was policed by others.

Transgender Filmmaker Talks Race, Movies And Being Who You Are

The Huffington Post | Glennisha Morgan | Posted 02.27.2013 | Gay Voices

To call Kortney Ryan Ziegler a Renaissance man would almost be an understatement. He's an artist, filmmaker, writer, entrepreneur and human rights adv...

Glennisha Morgan

Why Laverne Cox Doesn't Want To Represent The Entire Transgender Community

HuffingtonPost.com | Glennisha Morgan | Posted 02.12.2013 | Gay Voices

Being the first African-American transgender woman to produce and star in her own television show was something au courant to Laverne Cox. Even on the...

Living Authentically in West Hollywood

Kylar W. Broadus | Posted 02.19.2012 | Gay Voices
Kylar W. Broadus

When I landed in Los Angeles for the first-ever trans people of color town hall and the 13th annual Transgender Day of Remembrance, I immediately heard that a trans woman of color, 32-year-old Cassidy Vickers, had been murdered.