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Chef Chris Trapani, the First Transgender Chef to Appear on the Food Network, Discusses Love, Transistioning and Food

Toni Newman | Posted 09.09.2014 | Gay Voices
Toni Newman

I recently talked with Chef Chris Trapani for the upcoming issue of Proud to Be Out: The Digital Magazine. Chris is the first transgender person to ...

The 3 Things Every College Graduate Should Know

Ben Michaelis, Ph.D. | Posted 07.14.2014 | College
Ben Michaelis, Ph.D.

As many people exchange their well-worn student IDs for brand new alumni discount cards, they are being bombarded with information -- from credit card offers, to (hopefully) job offers, to advice from authority figures -- irrespective of their actual authority or right to dispense worldly wisdom.

Mars In Transit: A Photographic Exploration Of Gender

M. Sharkey | Posted 02.20.2014 | Arts
M. Sharkey

I stopped shooting film exactly six years ago next month, in the spring of 2008. Within my small circle of colleagues, I was one of the last to do so....

Reflecting Back On a Year With Gratitude

Kaitlin Roig-DeBellis | Posted 02.26.2014 | Education
Kaitlin Roig-DeBellis

What we each must come to realize is that it's not what happens to us in life that defines us, but in how we choose to respond to it that defines us.

10 Things I Wish I'd Known When I Started My Transition

Annika Penelope | Posted 04.20.2013 | Gay Voices
Annika Penelope

Two years and 4,860 pills later, I now realize how little I actually understood about transitioning back in February 2011. There were so many aspects of transitioning and being treated like a woman in society that I was totally unprepared for.

Transition Deconstructed

Brynn Tannehill | Posted 03.14.2013 | Gay Voices
Brynn Tannehill

As it happened, coming out as trans to my spouse was wrenching for both of us, and it took the better part of six months for each of us to convince the other that we didn't want to leave. We were going to give it our best shot, whatever came.

10 Years After

Dana Beyer | Posted 03.10.2013 | Gay Voices
Dana Beyer

I'm writing about my transition not only because a 10th anniversary seems an appropriate time to do so but because a friend of mine, Professor Joy Ladin of Yeshiva University, is undergoing a public trial by fire regarding her transition.

Accepting the Face You See in the Mirror: One Trans Man's Story

Vanessa Pinto | Posted 02.06.2013 | San Francisco
Vanessa Pinto

For many people, what they see when they look in the mirror is a deciding factor on how they feel about themselves. Having said that, imagine if every time you looked in a mirror, what you saw reflected did not represent who you feel you are on the inside?

Carol's Daughter Founder Talks Transitioning To Natural Hair

Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 06.07.2012 | Black Voices

The buzz around natural hair has not only sparked heated debates, countless Youtube videos, stunning portrait collections -- it's also inspiring full-...

A Night to Remember

Anthony Dickey | Posted 05.05.2012 | Black Voices
Anthony Dickey

I have had the privilege of helping many women transition from relaxing their hair to going natural, and I can tell you what an emotional experience it is. For many, it is the first time in years that they have seen their real hair.

Sex-changing Treatment For Kids: It's On The Rise

AP | By LINDSEY TANNER | Posted 02.20.2012 | Gay Voices

CHICAGO -- A small but growing number of teens and even younger children who think they were born the wrong sex are getting support from parents and f...

Is the Transgender Person's Transition Process Selfish?

Chris Tina Bruce | Posted 04.16.2012 | Gay Voices
Chris Tina Bruce

Just as it takes transgender people years to accept themselves, they must also allow a reasonable period of time for family and friends to adjust. Expecting anything else can be very self-centered and selfish.

Transitions

Chris Guillebeau | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Chris Guillebeau

When saying goodbye to a person or place, some think it's best to leave things unsaid, or walk away without reflection. I've learned that this is usually a mistake, at least for me.