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Candis Cayne Defends Drag Race: 'I Don't Think the Word "Tranny" Is Wrong'

Pollo Del Mar | Posted 06.10.2014 | 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.

The Next Generation Of Stonewall

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 05.14.2014 | Gay Voices

New York City Pride 2014 has released this year's Pride guide and it pays homage to an important historical legacy for the lesbian, gay, bisexual and ...

LOOK: Carmen Carrera Gets Totally Naked To Show 'Beauty Has No Gender' (NSFW)

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 05.13.2014 | Gay Voices

Beloved photographer Daivd LaChapelle has released his poster designs for the annual Life Ball, and they feature one of our favorite models and transg...

Our Breaking Community Needs Remaking

James McDonald | Posted 06.22.2014 | Gay Voices
James McDonald

This current trajectory we're on -- where the closer we get to achieving our legal goals, the more we turn on each other -- is fundamentally at odds with the world we've suffered so much hardship to realize.

Look Who Made This Year's Trans 100

Posted 04.07.2014 | Gay Voices

The "Trans 100" is an annual list of some of the most prominent and influential individuals who both identify as trans and are actively working toward...

Transgender 'Drag Race' Contestants Speak Out About Show's Alleged Transphobia

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 04.01.2014 | Gay Voices

Last month, popular reality show "RuPaul's Drag Race" came under fire for the use of what some transgender individuals and activists claimed to be a t...

Carmen Carrera Slams CrossFit For Alleged Discrimination Against Trans Athlete

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 03.10.2014 | Gay Voices

Transgender athlete Chloie Jonsson announced last week that she is filing a $2.5 million lawsuit against popular fitness program CrossFit. Johnson all...

Colbert Perfectly Lampoons The Media's Transphobia

The Huffington Post | Ross Luippold | Posted 02.19.2014 | Comedy

On Tuesday's "Colbert Report," the increased (and largely problematic) media coverage of the transgender community was in the spotlight. Stephen Colbe...

RuPaul's Drag Race Season Six Debut!

Emerson Whitney | Posted 04.20.2014 | Gay Voices
Emerson Whitney

Queens dripping in glitter, one with a tentacle, another in a wig shaped like a pot leaf, pranced down the "pink" carpet of the RuPaul's Drag Race Season 6 premiere last night.

Justin Vivian Bond Sounds Off On Mainstream Views Of The Transgender Community

Posted 01.23.2014 | Gay Voices

Transgender performer and queer icon Justin Vivian Bond sounded off on Laverne Cox and Carmen Carrera's controversial interview with Katie Couric earl...

When Will Non-Transgender People Wake Up to Themselves?

Fiona Dawson | Posted 03.16.2014 | Gay Voices
Fiona Dawson

The cisgender obsession with transgender people's sex organs indicates that cisgender people don't really know enough about what defines their own state of being. Quite frankly, if as Couric says, "it's still a mystery to some people," then go read a biology book or Google it.

Katie Couric Responds To Outrage Over Invasive Question To Transgender Guest

Posted 01.23.2014 | Gay Voices

Earlier this week, transgender icons Carmen Carrera, best known for starring on "RuPaul's Drag Race," and "Orange Is The New Black" star Laverne Cox d...

The Fatal Transgender Double Standard

Brynn Tannehill | Posted 03.12.2014 | Gay Voices
Brynn Tannehill

Not only are our bodies not our own, neither are the history of your genitals or your genetics. For whatever reason, this seems to only apply to transgender people.

Laverne Cox Responds To Controversy Regarding Katie Couric's Invasive Comments

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 01.25.2014 | Gay Voices

The appearance of transgender icons Laverne Cox and Carmen Carrera on Katie Couric's talk show, "Katie," earlier this week sparked a crucial and groun...

WATCH: Laverne Cox's INCREDIBLE Truth-Telling Appearance On Katie Couric Talk Show

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 01.27.2014 | Gay Voices

Transgender icons and television stars Laverne Cox and Carmen Carrera sat down with Katie Couric on "Katie" yesterday to discuss issues specifically a...

A Look At Some Of The Biggest Trans Moments Of 2013

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 12.26.2013 | Gay Voices

In late 2012, Vice President Joe Biden made the claim that transgender discrimination would become "the civil rights issue of our time." In the ye...

WATCH: A 'Drag Race' Angel Stuns In Lingerie

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 12.10.2013 | Gay Voices

Transgender model and "RuPaul's Drag Race" season three contestant Carmen Carrera unexpectedly became the face of a petition last month to make her to...

WATCH: Carmen Carrera Responds To Chelsea Handler's Transphobic Joke

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 11.20.2013 | Gay Voices

Transgender model Carmen Carrera stopped by HuffPost Live today and discussed her fans' petition to have her be the first transgender Victoria's Secre...

Transgender Model Responds To Victoria's Secret Petition

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 11.12.2013 | Gay Voices

Transgender beauty Carmen Carrera is ready for Victoria's Secret, if the lingerie company will have her. Earlier this month, a Change.org petition...

Could Carmen Carrera Become The First Transgender Victoria's Secret Model?

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 11.05.2013 | Gay Voices

"RuPaul's Drag Race" season three favorite Carmen Carrera made history when she publicly transitioned after the show's conclusion. Since her "Drag ...

PHOTOS: San Francisco Pride 2012 Festivities

Reggie Cameron | Posted 08.28.2012 | Gay Voices
Reggie Cameron

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Kevin Burra

Carmen Carrera Discusses 'Cake Boss' Controversy, RuPaul And Her Transition

HuffingtonPost.com | Kevin Burra | Posted 06.15.2012 | Gay Voices

After last Monday's episode of the TLC reality show "Cake Boss" aired, Carmen Carrera unexpectedly found herself at the center of a controversy. A...

Show Offers Carmen Carerra Cake as Apology for Transphobic Prank

Emerson Whitney | Posted 08.13.2012 | Gay Voices
Emerson Whitney

Performer and trans activist Carmen Carrera is calling for TLC show Cake Boss to re-edit an episode in which she recently appeared as a guest star and unwittingly becomes the butt of a blatantly transphobic prank.

'Cake Boss' Under Fire For Transphobic Joke Featuring Carmen Carrera

The Huffington Post | Kevin Burra | Posted 06.14.2012 | Gay Voices

Update on June 14 at 10:44am: Following statements from Carmen Carrera, her supporters, TIMA and GLAAD, TLC has pulled the episode from airwaves. TLC ...

Carmen Carrera And Janet Mock On Lorena Escalera, Media Justice And 'Utmost Fabulosity'

Emerson Whitney | Posted 07.25.2012 | Gay Voices
Emerson Whitney

A wildly insensitive New York Times article on the life and death of trans artist and drag performer Lorena Escalera flared tensions between the gender-variant community and the paper when it was published as part of the Sunday edition on May 14.