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Transgender in the Media

Speaking for Ourselves

Dana Beyer | Posted 04.14.2014 | Gay Voices
Dana Beyer

Last week we saw the Janet Mock/Piers Morgan saga degenerate into a situation where both protagonists ended up speaking past one another. Still, I believe that however difficult it has been for everyone involved, it is ultimately all for the good.

The Media's Coverage of Transgender People: I'm Never Surprised

Parker Marie Molloy | Posted 11.06.2013 | Gay Voices
Parker Marie Molloy

When a media outlet calls a trans woman a "man," I'm not surprised. When a website asks trans children questions about "the surgery," I'm not surprised. When a television network feels the need to include a trans person's "real name" in reporting, I'm not surprised.

WATCH: Wilson Cruz, Janet Mock And Mel Wymore Discuss Transgender Equality On Melissa Harris-Perry

The Huffington Post | Glennisha Morgan | Posted 03.25.2013 | Gay Voices

Actor Wilson Cruz, writer and transgender advocate Janet Mock and New York City Council candidate Mel Wymore (D) were guests on MSNBC'S "Melissa Harri...