• The Week In Transgenderism

    The Week In Transgenderism

    | Aug 31, 2015 | Comments (1)

    What time is it? Time for The Week In Transgenderism! All the trans news from around the world condensed into one heaping helping. Today we learn all about Candis Cayne, hear about Dr. Drew’s shows devoted to trans issues and get informed about a new Stonewall movie that has the trans community up in arms. There are several stories about trans women from around the world. There is some criticism of The NYT’s coverage of trans issues but they did a cover article on Phyllis Randolph Frye. Wayne Brady will be the next to don the Kinky Boots. A Walk on the Wild Side video has surfaced. All that and a lot more is waiting for you in TWIT!

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  • Dina's Diner

    Dina’s Diner

    | Aug 31, 2015 | Comments (0)

    The grill down at Dina’s Diner is heated up and ready to cook up some new dishes with ingredients gleaned from the press. Today Dina brings us Caitlyn costumes, gender-nuetral clothing, and a McDonald’s worker who is becoming a star. She also throws in some lightly sautéed musings on whether greater visibility for trans folk means CDs have more trouble passing. And some breast reduction for a TV star rounds out the menu. Where? Down at Dina’s Diner.

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  • What Next?

    What Next?

    | Aug 31, 2015 | Comments (0)

    Is too much diversity a bad thing when the transgender community is fighting for rights? Does the umbrella of transgender confuse people when they find everyone one from Caitlyn Jenner to weekend crossdressers standing under it? Christine Burr is concerned that it could be the case that the non-trans public won’t be interested in helping us since they can’t figure our who “us” is, leaving her asking “What Next?”

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  • Dr. Sherman Leis on Brain Differences

    Dr. Sherman Leis on Brain Differences

    | Aug 31, 2015 | Comments (0)

    (Philadelphia, PA)  Over the course of his distinguished career, renowned transgender surgeon and founder of The Philadelphia Center for Transgender Surgery, Dr. Sherman Leis, observed that transgender people, both male and female, think and act in ways often blending thought and behavioral characteristics of non-transgender men and women. A recent study on brain structure, reported […]

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  • Can I Write? Part 4

    Can I Write? Part 4

    | Aug 31, 2015 | Comments (0)

    Professional writer Tanya Allan is doing a series of articles for us on how to write your story. Ms. Allan feels it is important for trans people to tell their stories, either the story of yourself as you are or as you long to be. The act of writing is something that you as a writer have control over and you can as Ms. Allan says, “. . .create something wonderful” while you tell your stories. Writing allows you to transcend negative voices and achieve things you have only imagined. Today we bring you Part 4 of Can I Write?

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  • The Week In Transgenderism

    The Week In Transgenderism

    | Aug 24, 2015 | Comments (0)

    The Week In Transgenderism is here and it’s packed with all the TG news we could find! Today we learn that there’s a new trans employee on The White House staff. NCTE is conducting an online survey. There’s a trans housewife on The Real Housewives of Atlanta. Three cities will soon have a new trans health resource. The BBC trans comedy has a trailer. Drag Race star Willam makes videos for WeHo. Vanity Fair puts out a special trans issue. Another trans girl is nominated for homecoming queen. Starz comedy Blunt Talk features a trans actress. Caitlyn Jenner could be charged with vehicular manslaughter. All that and a few TWIT Awards is waiting for you in TWIT!

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  • Penises and Amazonian Princesses

    Penises and Amazonian Princesses

    | Aug 24, 2015 | Comments (0)

    During a chance encounter with a feminist lesbian on a train The Artist D learns that feminist lesbians, at least this one, believe that trans women have no right to call themselves women. In their world if it has a penis, or ever did, it just can’t be a woman. And The Artist D knows that is not true.

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The Week In Transgenderism

| Aug 31, 2015 | Comments (1)

What time is it? Time for The Week In Transgenderism! All the trans news from around the world condensed into one heaping helping. Today we learn all about Candis Cayne, hear about Dr. Drew’s shows devoted to trans issues and get informed about a new Stonewall movie that has the trans community up in arms. There are several stories about trans women from around the world. There is some criticism of The NYT’s coverage of trans issues but they did a cover article on Phyllis Randolph Frye. Wayne Brady will be the next to don the Kinky Boots. A Walk on the Wild Side video has surfaced. All that and a lot more is waiting for you in TWIT!

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Dina’s Diner

| Aug 31, 2015 | Comments (0)

The grill down at Dina’s Diner is heated up and ready to cook up some new dishes with ingredients gleaned from the press. Today Dina brings us Caitlyn costumes, gender-nuetral clothing, and a McDonald’s worker who is becoming a star. She also throws in some lightly sautéed musings on whether greater visibility for trans folk means CDs have more trouble passing. And some breast reduction for a TV star rounds out the menu. Where? Down at Dina’s Diner.

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What Next?

| Aug 31, 2015 | Comments (0)

Is too much diversity a bad thing when the transgender community is fighting for rights? Does the umbrella of transgender confuse people when they find everyone one from Caitlyn Jenner to weekend crossdressers standing under it? Christine Burr is concerned that it could be the case that the non-trans public won’t be interested in helping us since they can’t figure our who “us” is, leaving her asking “What Next?”

Read More

Dr. Sherman Leis on Brain Differences

| Aug 31, 2015 | Comments (0)

(Philadelphia, PA)  Over the course of his distinguished career, renowned transgender surgeon and founder of The Philadelphia Center for Transgender Surgery, Dr. Sherman Leis, observed that transgender people, both male and female, think and act in ways often blending thought and behavioral characteristics of non-transgender men and women. A recent study on brain structure, reported […]

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Can I Write? Part 4

| Aug 31, 2015 | Comments (0)

Professional writer Tanya Allan is doing a series of articles for us on how to write your story. Ms. Allan feels it is important for trans people to tell their stories, either the story of yourself as you are or as you long to be. The act of writing is something that you as a writer have control over and you can as Ms. Allan says, “. . .create something wonderful” while you tell your stories. Writing allows you to transcend negative voices and achieve things you have only imagined. Today we bring you Part 4 of Can I Write?

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The Week In Transgenderism

| Aug 24, 2015 | Comments (0)

The Week In Transgenderism is here and it’s packed with all the TG news we could find! Today we learn that there’s a new trans employee on The White House staff. NCTE is conducting an online survey. There’s a trans housewife on The Real Housewives of Atlanta. Three cities will soon have a new trans health resource. The BBC trans comedy has a trailer. Drag Race star Willam makes videos for WeHo. Vanity Fair puts out a special trans issue. Another trans girl is nominated for homecoming queen. Starz comedy Blunt Talk features a trans actress. Caitlyn Jenner could be charged with vehicular manslaughter. All that and a few TWIT Awards is waiting for you in TWIT!

Read More

Penises and Amazonian Princesses

| Aug 24, 2015 | Comments (0)

During a chance encounter with a feminist lesbian on a train The Artist D learns that feminist lesbians, at least this one, believe that trans women have no right to call themselves women. In their world if it has a penis, or ever did, it just can’t be a woman. And The Artist D knows that is not true.

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Boho Chic Is My Style

| Aug 24, 2015 | Comments (1)

Do you not fit into the classic styles? Do plain steady styles bore you? If that’s the case you just might find joy in Bohemian attire. Boho for short. Today Tasi Zuriack examines the many flavor of Boho Chic. Long skirts, short skirts, if they are interesting and fancy they are Boho. Learn all about this fashion trend with Tasi.

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Reflections on My First ‘En Femme’ Outing

| Aug 24, 2015 | Comments (1)

Chanelle Nirok reminisces about the first time she went out for a night on the town as Chanelle. Like all beginning crossdressers she made some mistakes. One of them was to overdress. She found herself to center of attention when she had hoped to just be another woman in the crowd. See what it was like Turning Heads in Tampa.

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Turnabout: It IS Better Than Fair Play

| Aug 24, 2015 | Comments (0)

There is an old English saying, “Turnabout is Fair Play.” It means that whatever someone does to you it is okay for you to do it back to them and they cannot complain. In modern terms it implies that if someone ‘pranks’ you on social media you can prank them back. Linda and her new friend put a slightly different twist on the saying. It results in a wonderful weekend for both of them. Read about it in this three-part series.

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Perpetual Change: Wigmaker Joie Starr & Part 2 of Ike Allen

| Aug 24, 2015 | Comments (0)

Today Pamela DeGroff provides Part 2 of her interview with Ike Allen, the producer of the documentary film about Rev. Yolanda’s old time gospel show. Then she interviews singer, wigmaker and queen around town Joie Starr. As if that wasn’t enough she also has info on Coco Peru’s tour and several mini music reviews.

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Thoughts Inspired by a NYT Op-Ed

| Aug 24, 2015 | Comments (0)

A opinion piece in the Sunday edition of The New York Times has sparked an opinion piece by our editor, Angela Gardner. The Times piece talked about the large number of suicides in the post surgery trans community. The writer wondered why these suicides should occur. Angela thinks there are many reasons.

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The Week In Transgenderism

| Aug 17, 2015 | Comments (0)

It’s The Week In Transgenderism! What did we learn last week? To Wong Foo. . . was released 20 years ago. Mike Huckabee bellyaches about the cost of trans serving openly in the military. A California prisoner will get her GRS. It’s not all sweetness and light being Jazz Jennings. How did Eddie Redmayne prepare to play Lili Elbe? A trans comic from the U.S.A. is touring England. There’s a kids book about a trans teddy bear. Lot’s of trans model news. Trans people in the workplace, and a lot more. Plus some TWIT Awards!

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Christine’s Journey

| Aug 17, 2015 | Comments (0)

Christine Zee has embarked on her gender journey. She is moving toward living full time in her preferred gender and she is documenting the steps along the way in this blog. Today she moves closer to being Christine full-time. She completes disclosure of her intentions to her family, and gets closer to the all important reveal to her employer and associates. There are bumps in the road; her son does not want to see her, but her journey continues.

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