A woman named Tanya Quaife, now grown and working at nonprofit for LGBT homeless youth in Los Angeles, tells the complicated story of her father on Salon in a piece rife with bitterness, sensationalism (sentences like "The detective told me my father's penis had shrunk to the size of a seahorse," a number of disgusted…
There are plenty of schools that have banned kids from wearing certain kinds of clothing—everything from short skirts to baseball hats and even pajama pants—but one Virginia school district is considering taking things to the next level. The Suffolk school board has proposed banning children from "cross-gender…
One Daily Mail writer is super-psyched when she finally has a little boy. "So imagine my confusion when at the age of two, my son Henry rejected T-shirts and trousers in favour of dresses. By the age of three, he was calling himself Miss Argentina and rushing home from nursery to squeeze into something Liz Hurley…
An interview with a gender-bending filmmaker is a window into the state of Indian conceptions of gender.
Speaking at the 92Y last night, Project Runway mentor and all-around great human being Tim Gunn said of Season 8, "I had never been part of a season of the show where I found the judges' decision-making to be more...incomprehensible."
When a five-year-old boy dressed up as Daphne from Scooby-Doo for Halloween, the other kids didn't care. But several moms took it upon themselves to critique his costume. Luckily, his own mom was there to stand up for him.
James Franco is wearing red lipstick, blue eyeshadow and heart-shaped earrings on the cover of Candy — the first transversal style magazine.
In Afghanistan, families sometimes dress their daughters as boys to increase their freedom and social value. The stories of these children are both disturbing and inspiring.
Super Boy is China's version of American Idol, but all-male. So the judges were pretty confounded when a cross-dressing guy auditioned looking and sounding like a gorgeous young woman. His performance was a little too good, actually. Translation follows.
Welcome to Girls On Film, in which we rewatch the campy and occasionally wonderful movies of our youths. This week: Just One Of The Guys, the 1985 crossdressing teen comedy that seamlessly integrated boob shots and gender discrimination critiques.
If it's ever seemed like Ernest Hemingway was suspiciously eager to prove his masculinity, this may provide a clue as to why: as a child, his mother dressed him in drag.
A 39-year-old Japanese man bought a school girl's uniform and a long wig on the internet, put 'em on and went to a high school north of Tokyo. Students standing outside the building saw him and started screaming, so Tetsunori Nanpei did the "logical" thing: He rushed onto the school grounds and tried to blend in. But…