• The Week In Transgenderism

    The Week In Transgenderism

    | Feb 23, 2015 | Comments (0)

    And now, all the transgender news in the world! Okay, not all but a good bit of it. Today we learn that the Army has a new policy on trans soldier discharges. Students “liberate” a men’s room from gender oppression. A Congressman is proud of his trans granddaughter. Jennifer Finney-Boylan thinks there’s more work to be done. What Pope Frances said about TGs. The new trans character on “Grey’s Anatomy.” Don’t forget Eden Lane. A TG cheerleader raises her voice to oppose an oppressive bill. All that and a lot more, plus several TWITS are waiting for you right now.

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  • Fear is Fear is...

    Fear is Fear is…

    | Feb 23, 2015 | Comments (1)

    Today Sophie Lynne takes a look at what has happened to her in the last few years. She examines her fears from the past and her fears for the present. She finds that the fear of being “outed” that was once so prominent in her mind has taken a back seat. It’s no longer a factor since she has “outed” herself to everyone important. But she still has some fears. Find out what they are in today’s post.

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  • Winter Dressing Tips

    Winter Dressing Tips

    | Feb 23, 2015 | Comments (0)

    It’s winter, and you want to go out dressed to impress. What good is it to pick out a great outfit when you have to bundle up and hide it? After all, in cold weather the first thing people notice about you is your outerwear. Wear a great outfit but make sure the first impressions you create are also stylish. Lorraine Anderson has some hints for how to make your coat and accessories just the first layer of fashion fun.

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  • A Christine-Jane Cartoon

    A Christine-Jane Cartoon

    | Feb 23, 2015 | Comments (0)

    Christine-Jane has been commenting on the crossdressing lifestyle for years. First appearing in trans-magazines and newsletters before there was an Internet, she now comes to TGForum to skewer crossdresser foibles and fears with her pens and pencils. If the ladies in her cartoons seem familiar it’s because they are. We’ve all either met them or been them. Today: The clergyman’s dilemma.

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  • Video Fashion Tip -- Nail Color

    Video Fashion Tip — Nail Color

    | Feb 23, 2015 | Comments (0)

    Are you in a nail color rut? Have you been doing the same thing for years and it’s starting to seem a bit stale? Today Victoria Williams takes a look at nail color and offers her advice on how to experiment with some of those “other” colors of polish that you see in the nail polish display at the store. If you’ve been thinking it’s time for a change check out Victoria’s advice.

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  • Out & About: TGirls Rock Detroit

    Out & About: TGirls Rock Detroit

    | Feb 23, 2015 | Comments (0)

    Our TGForum resident party girl, Christine Zee, attended an impromptu gathering of ladies who had all been at the Erie Gala and decided to “go west” for a get-together in Detroit. The girls all met there and made a weekend of it in January. Christine reports on the fun that was had despite the single digit temperatures and snow.

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  • Where, Oh Where to Tinkle?

    Where, Oh Where to Tinkle?

    | Feb 23, 2015 | Comments (2)

    Trans people want their rights — their toilet rights! But the forces of ignorance are aligned against us. While in some places in the world the public restroom is open to both genders (like on “Boston Legal” and in Europe) here we segregate males and females and this causes problems for some people. Some people including trans people. Today Angela shares her thoughts in the Restroom Wars.

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The Week In Transgenderism

| Feb 23, 2015 | Comments (0)

And now, all the transgender news in the world! Okay, not all but a good bit of it. Today we learn that the Army has a new policy on trans soldier discharges. Students “liberate” a men’s room from gender oppression. A Congressman is proud of his trans granddaughter. Jennifer Finney-Boylan thinks there’s more work to be done. What Pope Frances said about TGs. The new trans character on “Grey’s Anatomy.” Don’t forget Eden Lane. A TG cheerleader raises her voice to oppose an oppressive bill. All that and a lot more, plus several TWITS are waiting for you right now.

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Fear is Fear is…

| Feb 23, 2015 | Comments (1)

Today Sophie Lynne takes a look at what has happened to her in the last few years. She examines her fears from the past and her fears for the present. She finds that the fear of being “outed” that was once so prominent in her mind has taken a back seat. It’s no longer a factor since she has “outed” herself to everyone important. But she still has some fears. Find out what they are in today’s post.

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Winter Dressing Tips

| Feb 23, 2015 | Comments (0)

It’s winter, and you want to go out dressed to impress. What good is it to pick out a great outfit when you have to bundle up and hide it? After all, in cold weather the first thing people notice about you is your outerwear. Wear a great outfit but make sure the first impressions you create are also stylish. Lorraine Anderson has some hints for how to make your coat and accessories just the first layer of fashion fun.

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A Christine-Jane Cartoon

| Feb 23, 2015 | Comments (0)

Christine-Jane has been commenting on the crossdressing lifestyle for years. First appearing in trans-magazines and newsletters before there was an Internet, she now comes to TGForum to skewer crossdresser foibles and fears with her pens and pencils. If the ladies in her cartoons seem familiar it’s because they are. We’ve all either met them or been them. Today: The clergyman’s dilemma.

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Video Fashion Tip — Nail Color

| Feb 23, 2015 | Comments (0)

Are you in a nail color rut? Have you been doing the same thing for years and it’s starting to seem a bit stale? Today Victoria Williams takes a look at nail color and offers her advice on how to experiment with some of those “other” colors of polish that you see in the nail polish display at the store. If you’ve been thinking it’s time for a change check out Victoria’s advice.

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Out & About: TGirls Rock Detroit

| Feb 23, 2015 | Comments (0)

Our TGForum resident party girl, Christine Zee, attended an impromptu gathering of ladies who had all been at the Erie Gala and decided to “go west” for a get-together in Detroit. The girls all met there and made a weekend of it in January. Christine reports on the fun that was had despite the single digit temperatures and snow.

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Where, Oh Where to Tinkle?

| Feb 23, 2015 | Comments (2)

Trans people want their rights — their toilet rights! But the forces of ignorance are aligned against us. While in some places in the world the public restroom is open to both genders (like on “Boston Legal” and in Europe) here we segregate males and females and this causes problems for some people. Some people including trans people. Today Angela shares her thoughts in the Restroom Wars.

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The Week In Transgenderism

| Feb 16, 2015 | Comments (0)

Laverne Cox has a new gig. She moves from prison to the courtroom in a show called “Doubt.” A reality show follows trans women around Kansas City. Kristen Beck is going into politics. We’ve got a review of the new film “Boy Meets Girl.” Photos of men dressed as women in the 1800s. John Cameron Mitchell is back as Hedwig. Nikki Araguz wins her case. Chelsea Manning gets her hormones. All that a lot more is waiting for you in TWIT!

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Hip Pads… for that Classically Womanly Look

| Feb 16, 2015 | Comments (10)

Hip pad. Do you need them to attain your perfect femme figure? Today Tasi Zurich explores hip enhancement, discussing styles that add hip width, and she looks into what’s available to create an alluring derrière commercially and home brew. If your femme curves are not up to par then Tasi’s blog on hip pads is a must read. She also includes some videos.

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Dina’s Diner

| Feb 16, 2015 | Comments (0)

What’s cookin’ in Dina’s Diner today? Our Dina Amberle has perused the papers and dug out some tasty tidbit to tantalize. She takes some of the not-so-positive appearances of TGs in the news and stirs them around till we begin to see that there’s a positive side after all. Then she adds a dash of Bruce Jenner and a pinch of an alluring underwater star. She tops that off with a double dash of stewardesses in their 1960s uniforms and viola! You’ve got this edition of Dina’s Diner.

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Ladyboys — In All Shapes and Sizes!

| Feb 16, 2015 | Comments (0)

Whenever our Correspondent in Thailand, Christine Burr, gets foreign visitors they all have one thing they simply must see, ladyboys. So Christine dutifully takes them to one of the upscale ladyboy cabaret shows that feature the most beautiful and feminine ladyboys. But some of her visitors want to see more of Thailand’s third gender than can be found in an upscale cabaret. Those visitors must be taken to another part of town.

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Celebrating Gender Diversity at Keystone Conference 2015

| Feb 16, 2015 | Comments (0)

With over 500 expected participants and five days of education, fun, and friendship, excitement is starting to build for the Keystone Conference in March. The Keystone Conference is a ‘celebration of gender diversity,’ hosted by TransCentralPA in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. This year’s festivities will be running from March 18th to 22nd, and will be the seventh Keystone conference, which […]

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Remembering Virginia Prince

| Feb 16, 2015 | Comments (2)

Virginia Prince was one of the first pioneers of the modern era of crossdressing. She was not afraid to go on television shows in the ’60s to discuss the concept of men wearing women’s clothing. She published the first crossdressing magazine, Transvestia, and she founded Tri-Ess. She also was homophobic, denied transsexuals entry to Tri-Ess and was an opinionated old curmudgeon. Dallas Denny shares some of her interactions with the woman she both admired and despised.

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The Week In Transgenderism

| Feb 9, 2015 | Comments (0)

It’s all the trans news you need! There’s Bruce Jenner news. A drag queen from Maine is eliminated on “American Idol.” Trans teens around the world. Two shows are called “Boy Meets Girl” and the girl in both is trans. A trans woman is reporting on a national TV show. A big win for one Turkish trans woman. Clarification of Thailand’s “third gender.” Brunch and an untimely passing in San Francisco. All that and more – plus a few TWIT Awards – are waiting for you in TWIT!

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