The Binds That Bind

You put your right foot in, you put your left leg through and you shake, shimmy and grunt it all about. No, we're not playing some fucked-up version of The Hokey Pokey; we're simply going through the arduous daily routine of putting on a chest binder. Squeezing our bodies through this tiny, Chinese-finger-trap-like… » 3/18/15 4:10pm 3/18/15 4:10pm

Bruce Jenner, Transitioning or Not: You're Reporting It Wrong

Guys… Guys… GUYS! Let's talk about Bruce Jenner! There is nothing more I'd love right now than to talk about Bruce Jenner! I am just totally beside myself ready to talk about Bruce Jenner! Actually, no. I'm not. There are soooooo many stories out there I would rather write about, but it looks like the media is set on … » 1/30/14 11:00am 1/30/14 11:00am

Trans Teens Fall in Love, Transition Together, Live Happily Ever After

Katie used to be Luke and Arin used to be Emerald and recently the two found each other and are living happily ever after. While it's not the traditional story of teen love found in the Young Adult section of Barnes and Noble, it's the story of two teens from Oklahoma who met at a support group for transgender… » 7/24/13 2:46pm 7/24/13 2:46pm

Meet Jackie, A Transgender 10-Year-Old With Full Parental Support

Here's an uplifting story of a kid named Jack, who as a young child flat-out said he wanted to be a girl, and whose parents listened and completely supported his transition into young womanhood. Jack is now Jackie, and her mom says, "I don't feel like we ever truly had a son, we had a daughter that was unfortunately… » 8/31/11 12:15pm 8/31/11 12:15pm

Trans, Tranny, And Problem Pronouns

Oh and Cis, Transgender and Transman — these are just some of the words that have cropped up to define the complexities of gender identification. But even with so many options, we still don't have a definitive vocabulary for transitioning. » 6/30/10 12:25pm 6/30/10 12:25pm

You Can Go Trans On Your Passport Without Surgery

The U.S. State Department announced yesterday that sexual reassignment surgery will no longer be required in order to get gender changed on passports. However, the applicant still must prove that they have undergone treatment for gender transition. [CNN] » 6/10/10 2:30pm 6/10/10 2:30pm