• The Week In Transgenderism

    The Week In Transgenderism

    | Mar 2, 2015 | Comments (0)

    All the TG news we could find! It’s The Week In Transgenderism. Andreja Pejic walks the runway for the first time after her surgery. Do goats flirt with their long eyelashes? One trans woman writes about how transition changed her exercise program. The first photo of Eddie Redmayne in character as Lili Elbe is released. Is it wrong for cis actors to portray trans characters? A drag icon in Washington, D.C. has passed away. David de Alba returns to the stage in June. Joey Arias plays Lincoln Center. All that and more plus a few TWIT Awards is waiting for you in TWIT!

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  • Transgender Science Recap

    Transgender Science Recap

    | Mar 2, 2015 | Comments (6)

    Dana Bevan reviews the scientifically established facts about the transgender condition. From the simple definitions needed to discuss transgender issues on into the DNA of trans people, the discredited theories of why we are transgendered, and the best estimates of how many humans are transgendered. Be prepared. There will be a blue book exam after you’ve read Dana’s column.

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  • RuPaul's Drag Queen Convention!

    RuPaul’s Drag Queen Convention!

    | Mar 2, 2015 | Comments (0)

    Hollywood, CA  – What do you get when you mashup Comic-Con, BeautyCon and Hello Kitty Con? RuPaul’s DragCon, of course. It’s the first ever convention that celebrates “the art of drag, queer culture and self-expression for all” and will launch May 16-17 at the Los Angeles Convention Center. RuPaul’s DragCon will kick off the Gay […]

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  • Becoming The Visible Woman -- Transitioning On The Job

    Becoming The Visible Woman — Transitioning On The Job

    | Mar 2, 2015 | Comments (0)

    Cate O’Malley looks at the process she went through to “come out” at work and she likens it to becoming The Visible Woman. While before her transition she kept the woman within hidden away, after transition and letting her bosses and co-workers know her true identity she feels like the educational toy from the 1950s — she has become The Visible Woman.

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  • No More Finger Pointing!

    No More Finger Pointing!

    | Mar 2, 2015 | Comments (3)

    How many “good ” Christians spend their time pointing out people’s sins without ever admitting to the sins they commit? Our Christian correspondent, Meggan Sommerville, sees them everywhere. The have that “holier than thou” attitude that is certainly not something Jesus ever taught. What is the solution to this over abundance of judgment? Meggan has a suggestion.

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  • Fortunate or Unfortunate

    Fortunate or Unfortunate

    | Mar 2, 2015 | Comments (1)

    Nikki Nicole has some advice for those who put themselves out there on social media in the big, bad world. There may be times that small minded, insecure people attack you because of who and what you are. Nikki shares her secret strategy on how to deal with the abuse. Oops! Now it’s not a secret anymore.

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  • 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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The Week In Transgenderism

| Mar 2, 2015 | Comments (0)

All the TG news we could find! It’s The Week In Transgenderism. Andreja Pejic walks the runway for the first time after her surgery. Do goats flirt with their long eyelashes? One trans woman writes about how transition changed her exercise program. The first photo of Eddie Redmayne in character as Lili Elbe is released. Is it wrong for cis actors to portray trans characters? A drag icon in Washington, D.C. has passed away. David de Alba returns to the stage in June. Joey Arias plays Lincoln Center. All that and more plus a few TWIT Awards is waiting for you in TWIT!

Read More

Transgender Science Recap

| Mar 2, 2015 | Comments (6)

Dana Bevan reviews the scientifically established facts about the transgender condition. From the simple definitions needed to discuss transgender issues on into the DNA of trans people, the discredited theories of why we are transgendered, and the best estimates of how many humans are transgendered. Be prepared. There will be a blue book exam after you’ve read Dana’s column.

Read More

RuPaul’s Drag Queen Convention!

| Mar 2, 2015 | Comments (0)

Hollywood, CA  – What do you get when you mashup Comic-Con, BeautyCon and Hello Kitty Con? RuPaul’s DragCon, of course. It’s the first ever convention that celebrates “the art of drag, queer culture and self-expression for all” and will launch May 16-17 at the Los Angeles Convention Center. RuPaul’s DragCon will kick off the Gay […]

Read More

Becoming The Visible Woman — Transitioning On The Job

| Mar 2, 2015 | Comments (0)

Cate O’Malley looks at the process she went through to “come out” at work and she likens it to becoming The Visible Woman. While before her transition she kept the woman within hidden away, after transition and letting her bosses and co-workers know her true identity she feels like the educational toy from the 1950s — she has become The Visible Woman.

Read More

No More Finger Pointing!

| Mar 2, 2015 | Comments (3)

How many “good ” Christians spend their time pointing out people’s sins without ever admitting to the sins they commit? Our Christian correspondent, Meggan Sommerville, sees them everywhere. The have that “holier than thou” attitude that is certainly not something Jesus ever taught. What is the solution to this over abundance of judgment? Meggan has a suggestion.

Read More

Fortunate or Unfortunate

| Mar 2, 2015 | Comments (1)

Nikki Nicole has some advice for those who put themselves out there on social media in the big, bad world. There may be times that small minded, insecure people attack you because of who and what you are. Nikki shares her secret strategy on how to deal with the abuse. Oops! Now it’s not a secret anymore.

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Uterine Transplants for Transsexuals?

| Mar 2, 2015 | Comments (0)

(Philadelphia, PA)  Dramatic breakthroughs in medical science could change the transgender world as we know it. A recent uterine transplant at the University of Gothenburg in Sweden, together with in vitro fertilization, resulted in the birth of a healthy and fully developed child, carried to term by its birth mother. The procedure, initially developed to […]

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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 (4)

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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