At the April 2 GLAAD Media Awards, Transparent creator and executive producer Jill Soloway announced the most recent addition to the show’s cast: Caitlyn Jenner.
In July 2014, Meagan Taylor and a friend, both black trans women, were traveling through Iowa on their way to Kansas City. They decided to spend a night at the Drury Inn in West Des Moines, Iowa. But instead of making it to Kansas City the next day, Taylor spent the next eight days in a county jail.
Germaine Greer, the second-wave feminist best known for her 1970 book The Female Eunuch, accused Caitlyn Jenner of “stealing the limelight” from the other women of the Kardashian clan in an appearance on BBC2’s Newsnight.
Twenty years ago, Friday and Species were blowing up at the box office. Groove Theory’s “Tell Me” and Notorious B.I.G’s “One More Chance (Remix)” were in heavy rotation on my Sony Walkman. I had just graduated from high school in Philadelphia and was finally dealing with my sexuality. This was the summer sex workers…
A California parole board has recommended that Michelle-Lael Norsworthy be released from prison. Norsworthy had been at the center of a contentious fight between herself and the state of California, whom she had petitioned to pay for sex reassignment surgery.
Barnard College announced on Thursday that it will admit transgender women. Barnard joins a growing list of women’s colleges that have finally begun to create policies addressing both the admission and graduation of trans women.
Wellesley's Class of 2020 will include trans women students. On Thursday the school announced it will join Bryn Mawr, Mount Holyoke, Mills, and Simmons College in accepting trans women applicants.
Recently, Mills College in California and Mount Holyoke in Massachusetts modified admission policies to include transgender women regardless of the gender listed on official documents or completed medical procedures. The pressure is now on other women's colleges to produce comprehensive admission policies for trans…
Today in awesome, Orange is the New Black trans actress Laverne Cox is producing a documentary about embattled trans woman CeCe McDonald — who may be getting out of prison soon.
Laverne Cox, an articulate and increasingly high-profile voice for trans people, joined trans activist Janet Mock, scholar Mark Anthony Neal, and The Nation’s Mychal Denzel Smith in a recent HuffPo Live chat about the latest prostitution scandal bedeviling New York DJ Mister Cee. During the half-hour discussion, host…
You already know that everything under the sun is available as Internet porn. But in a new book, two scientists investigate what our online porn searches say about human sexuality. Their work isn't without its problems, but they turn up some pretty interesting data on age, body size — and dicks.
If you'd like to get your hackles raised on this lovely Super Bowl Sunday, check out the appalling lack of sensitivity displayed in this story about transgender women who were arrested outside of Pittsburgh. Nontraditional gender identity: hilarious!
VH1's upcoming TRANSform Me features three transwomen who do what TV execs apparently think all LGBTQ people do best — makeovers!