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Felicity Huffman Discusses Cisgender Actors Playing Transgender Roles

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 09.29.2014 | Gay Voices

Should transgender roles always be played by transgender actors? It's a question that garnered a lot of attention following Jared Leto's role in "D...

Jared Leto and the Archaic, Destructive Stereotype

Dana Beyer | Posted 05.07.2014 | Gay Voices
Dana Beyer

Jared Leto played Rayon like a man, further confusing the public who both conflate gay with trans in general, and drag performance with the lived reality of the typical trans life.

Will TransAmerica Aid or Exploit the Lives of Trans People?

Parker Marie Molloy | Posted 01.23.2014 | Gay Voices
Parker Marie Molloy

When the show premieres, you'll likely find me here, banging my head against a wall as I watch my people exploited, lumped into one big, over-the-top mess. There's a chance I'll be completely wrong about this, but something tells me that that's not going to be the case.

LOOK: New Reality Series Is Casting 'Beautiful, Dynamic' Trans Women

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 09.25.2013 | Gay Voices

The casting company behind hit television series such as "RuPaul's Drag Race," "The A-List," and "Girls Who Like Boys Who Like Boys" is seeking transg...

Are We There Yet? Iconic Road Trip Movies

George Heymont | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
George Heymont

Long before Mapquest, Yahoo, and Google Maps offered instant gratification for drivers trying to figure out the best way to get from one place to anot...

Transgender Artists Help Make Transformative Art

George Heymont | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
George Heymont

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A Land Without Men for Men Without Land: Travels Through the Amazon

Doug Gunzelmann | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Doug Gunzelmann

I successfully crossed the entire continent with nearly 2,000 miles on unpaved tracks through the world's greatest jungle. But I left the Amazon with more questions than answers as is often the case when one becomes so embedded in something.

A San Francisco Landmark Goes Green

Gavin Newsom | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Gavin Newsom

The most famous building in San Francisco is also one of the most environmentally friendly in the country: The Transamerica Pyramid building has achieved a LEED Gold certification.

GENDER BENDERS: Which Actors Are Believable Playing The Opposite Sex? (PHOTOS, POLL)

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

Liev Schreiber plays a gun-toting transvestite in 'Taking Woodstock,' Ang Lee's latest film, but he's hardly the first actor to take on a gender-bendi...