• The Week In Transgenderism

    The Week In Transgenderism

    | Nov 24, 2014 | Comments (2)

    It’s all the TG news gathered together in one spot! Why do we do it? We don’t want you to get carpel tunnel syndrome from searching the Web so we do it for you. Today we learn that trans depictions on TV are improving. Nicole Maines is an inspiring woman at 17 in Glamour magazine. Leslie Feinberg, trans activist and author, has passed away. The largest jails in the country are easing things for trans inmates. There’s a new hotline for trans people in crisis. Conchita Wurst has a new music video. Barilla embraces LGBT. All that and a lot more is waiting for you in this TWIT!

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  • Where Have All The Slips Gone?

    Where Have All The Slips Gone?

    | Nov 24, 2014 | Comments (2)

    Today Tasi Zuriack explores the mystery of what ever happened to the women’s undergarment called the slip. Just a couple of decades ago slips were part of most women’s wardrobes. They had both practical and esthetic purposes and could be found in stores ranging from Kmart to high end boutiques. Now searching for a sexy slip can be a hard slog. Get some tips from Tasi.

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  • Dina's Diner

    Dina’s Diner

    | Nov 24, 2014 | Comments (0)

    Dina Amberle has been working on a pot of stew to serve at Dina’s Diner and here it is for your edification and enjoyment. Today she mixed in several ingredients including how boys are discouraged from wearing feminine Halloween costumes; powerful women are relaxing about dressing more femme; high heels are sexy, and a dash of corsetry for spice. Stop into the Diner and get your fill.

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  • Ladyboys by Degrees

    Ladyboys by Degrees

    | Nov 24, 2014 | Comments (0)

    A recent interaction with a group of ladyboys got Christine Burr thinking about transgenderism. The women were modeling wedding dresses at an event promoting various wedding salons to prospective brides. Christine started talking to them about what it means to be a ladyboy in Thailand. After listening to them and ruminating on transgenderism in general she has come to some conclusions.

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  • A Visit with "TransCuba" Author Mariette Pathy Allen

    A Visit with “TransCuba” Author Mariette Pathy Allen

    | Nov 24, 2014 | Comments (0)

    Ever since she ran into a group of crossdressed people during Mardi Gras in 1978 photographer Mariette Pathy Allen has been documenting trans people in photographs and assembling the photos into books. In 1989 her book “Transformations: Crossdressers and Those Who Love Them” featured members of Renaissance. Her latest book is “TransCuba.” Recently she was honored at Fantasia Fair with the 2014 Pioneer Award. Jan Brown visited Allen in her Manhattan home and introduces you to her.

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  • David de Alba Interviews FI Brian Keith

    David de Alba Interviews FI Brian Keith

    | Nov 24, 2014 | Comments (1)

    David de Alba has done many interviews with female impersonators and other celebrities. He has kindly given consent to reproduce his interviews on TGF. Today we bring you his interview with Brian Keith. (Not the actor in The Parent Trap.) Brian Keith was the last emcee of the show at Finocchio’s famous impersonation club in San Francisco. We also have a video of Keith filling in for Frank Marino in the Divas Las Vegas show.

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  • Transgender Politics By Barbra Casbar Siperstein

    Transgender Day of Remembrance 2014

    | Nov 17, 2014 | Comments (0)

    The Transgender Day of Remembrance is this coming Thursday and Babs Casbar Siperstein blogs about the event and the its significance to the transgender community as a whole. It’s not just about hate crimes against trans people. The violence we suffer is indicative of a pervasive atmosphere of discrimination against trans people in employment, housing and civil rights. Read what Babs has to say about the progress we’ve made and the progress that is still needed.

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  • The Week In Transgenderism

    The Week In Transgenderism

    | Nov 17, 2014 | Comments (0)

    Lypsinka is back! Philadelphia drag performers attempt to set a world record. Elle Fanning portrays a trans teen boy. Miami-Dade County is set to enact trans protections. Mexico City simplifies name and gender change. Australia is urged to treat trans kids differently. Andreja Pejic is in the news. A Thai modeling agency reps trans models. Hijra in Bangladesh celebrate pride. TDOR is this week. Drag queens cavort at Indochine. College drag shows! RuPaul’s makeup man has a photo exhibit. Another photo exhibit documents the East London drag scene. L.A.’s Bad Suns release a music video on gender identity issues. All that and more is in TWIT!

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The Week In Transgenderism

| Nov 24, 2014 | Comments (2)

It’s all the TG news gathered together in one spot! Why do we do it? We don’t want you to get carpel tunnel syndrome from searching the Web so we do it for you. Today we learn that trans depictions on TV are improving. Nicole Maines is an inspiring woman at 17 in Glamour magazine. Leslie Feinberg, trans activist and author, has passed away. The largest jails in the country are easing things for trans inmates. There’s a new hotline for trans people in crisis. Conchita Wurst has a new music video. Barilla embraces LGBT. All that and a lot more is waiting for you in this TWIT!

Read More

Where Have All The Slips Gone?

| Nov 24, 2014 | Comments (2)

Today Tasi Zuriack explores the mystery of what ever happened to the women’s undergarment called the slip. Just a couple of decades ago slips were part of most women’s wardrobes. They had both practical and esthetic purposes and could be found in stores ranging from Kmart to high end boutiques. Now searching for a sexy slip can be a hard slog. Get some tips from Tasi.

Read More

Dina’s Diner

| Nov 24, 2014 | Comments (0)

Dina Amberle has been working on a pot of stew to serve at Dina’s Diner and here it is for your edification and enjoyment. Today she mixed in several ingredients including how boys are discouraged from wearing feminine Halloween costumes; powerful women are relaxing about dressing more femme; high heels are sexy, and a dash of corsetry for spice. Stop into the Diner and get your fill.

Read More

Ladyboys by Degrees

| Nov 24, 2014 | Comments (0)

A recent interaction with a group of ladyboys got Christine Burr thinking about transgenderism. The women were modeling wedding dresses at an event promoting various wedding salons to prospective brides. Christine started talking to them about what it means to be a ladyboy in Thailand. After listening to them and ruminating on transgenderism in general she has come to some conclusions.

Read More

A Visit with “TransCuba” Author Mariette Pathy Allen

| Nov 24, 2014 | Comments (0)

Ever since she ran into a group of crossdressed people during Mardi Gras in 1978 photographer Mariette Pathy Allen has been documenting trans people in photographs and assembling the photos into books. In 1989 her book “Transformations: Crossdressers and Those Who Love Them” featured members of Renaissance. Her latest book is “TransCuba.” Recently she was honored at Fantasia Fair with the 2014 Pioneer Award. Jan Brown visited Allen in her Manhattan home and introduces you to her.

Read More

David de Alba Interviews FI Brian Keith

| Nov 24, 2014 | Comments (1)

David de Alba has done many interviews with female impersonators and other celebrities. He has kindly given consent to reproduce his interviews on TGF. Today we bring you his interview with Brian Keith. (Not the actor in The Parent Trap.) Brian Keith was the last emcee of the show at Finocchio’s famous impersonation club in San Francisco. We also have a video of Keith filling in for Frank Marino in the Divas Las Vegas show.

Read More

Transgender Day of Remembrance 2014

| Nov 17, 2014 | Comments (0)

The Transgender Day of Remembrance is this coming Thursday and Babs Casbar Siperstein blogs about the event and the its significance to the transgender community as a whole. It’s not just about hate crimes against trans people. The violence we suffer is indicative of a pervasive atmosphere of discrimination against trans people in employment, housing and civil rights. Read what Babs has to say about the progress we’ve made and the progress that is still needed.

Read More

The Week In Transgenderism

| Nov 17, 2014 | Comments (0)

Lypsinka is back! Philadelphia drag performers attempt to set a world record. Elle Fanning portrays a trans teen boy. Miami-Dade County is set to enact trans protections. Mexico City simplifies name and gender change. Australia is urged to treat trans kids differently. Andreja Pejic is in the news. A Thai modeling agency reps trans models. Hijra in Bangladesh celebrate pride. TDOR is this week. Drag queens cavort at Indochine. College drag shows! RuPaul’s makeup man has a photo exhibit. Another photo exhibit documents the East London drag scene. L.A.’s Bad Suns release a music video on gender identity issues. All that and more is in TWIT!

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Perpetual Change: Music — Drag rockers Jodi Jolt and The Volt

| Nov 17, 2014 | Comments (0)

Pamela DeGroff interviews drag rockers Jodi Jolt and The Volt. The band is from Rhode Island and it performs all around New England. Learn all about them in the interview. Then Pamela does mini reviews of several new music offerings you may want to listen, dance to — or both. We feature tracks from the artists and some video. Check out news from the music segment of entertainment in Perpetual Change.

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True Happiness on Holiday

| Nov 17, 2014 | Comments (0)

Can trans people really go home for the holidays? They can but do they then limit themselves to the role their family insists on seeing them in? Even if they are “out” to their family do they still have to “tone it down” or be more demure? The holidays always bring stress and if a trans person’s family is just “putting up” with their trans relative can we really expect to have happy holidays? The Artist D has some advice for the approaching holiday season.

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Which Patty Keene: The 13-Year-Old Boy or the 16-Year-Old Young Woman?

| Nov 17, 2014 | Comments (2)

Linda Jensen records the story of one gorgeous transsexual and finds out that the lady’s first inklings of femininity had less to do with sexual urges or a feeling she should have been born a woman and more to do with a twelve year old boy finding he could pass and be respected as an older teen if he presented as a girl. In Chapter 2 Patty manages to go away to school — as a girl.

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Dawn Benedict — TV Private Eye: Chapter 3: A Suspect, of Sorts

| Nov 17, 2014 | Comments (0)

In Chapter 1 of “Murder at the Lavender and Leather” TV detective Dawn Benedict is hired to investigate the murder of a woman in the restroom of a popular lesbian bar. The murder victim’s girlfriend hires Benedict since as a crossdresser Benedict has a better chance of blending in with the clientele. In Chapter 2 Benedict starts the investigation and visits The Lavender and Leather. Things didn’t go well. There was another murder and Dawn was outed as a TV. What will happen in this Chapter?

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I Remember Her Well

| Nov 17, 2014 | Comments (0)

November 20 is the Transgender Day of Remembrance. Every year when November rolls around Linda Jensen thinks of a trans woman she met while on vacation in California. She was an aerospace technician and she told Linda she was on the road to living full-time in her chosen gender role. They stayed in touch now and then but after no communication for awhile Linda saw her friend’s name in the newspaper.

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Dr. Sherman Leis on the Rarity of Sex Change Reversal

| Nov 17, 2014 | Comments (0)

(Philadelphia, PA) Recently, there has been much controversy in the news surrounding the issue of, “how young is too young for transgender teens to undergo sex change operations?” As more and more transgender people, including teenagers and children are becoming more comfortable outing themselves in today’s society, this question often arises once they begin to […]

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