• 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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  • Boho Chic Is My Style

    Boho Chic Is My Style

    | Aug 24, 2015 | Comments (0)

    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

    Reflections on My First ‘En Femme’ Outing

    | Aug 24, 2015 | Comments (0)

    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

    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

    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

    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 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.

Read More

Boho Chic Is My Style

| Aug 24, 2015 | Comments (0)

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.

Read More

Reflections on My First ‘En Femme’ Outing

| Aug 24, 2015 | Comments (0)

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.

Read More

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.

Read More

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.

Read More

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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Transgender Word Wars: Dispatches from the Frontline (Part I)

| Aug 17, 2015 | Comments (0)

Dana Bevan has filed this report from the Transgender Word War. She feels that transgender people have been engaged in a war to find words to adequately express the phenomenon that we share. The war of words has proceeded along three fronts. In this post she outlines what those three fronts are and engages in a bit of hand to hand combat with the psychiatric establishment.

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Trans Media Arts

| Aug 17, 2015 | Comments (0)

It’s our monthly look at trans people in the arts. From television to films, to Web series and the fine arts, Amanda will cover them all. Today she looks at “I Am Cait”; the controversy over the big surprise in the series “Pretty Little Liars”; Other controversy over a new film about the Stonewall Riots; plus “Becoming Us,” “Sense8″ and The downside of being a trans celeb experienced by Jazz Jennings. Putting the T in entertainment, it’s Trans Media Arts!

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Dawn and Hannah

| Aug 17, 2015 | Comments (0)

It happened by accident but we’re transitioning as a couple. My very first post publicly talking about the way I am experiencing Hannah’s transition was a bit overwhelming, as I revisit the last 7 months of our lives and discuss things with Hannah I realize that so much has happened and that to re-tell every […]

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Always a Bridegroom, Never a Bride

| Aug 17, 2015 | Comments (1)

All the weddings Cate has attended have required her to wear a tuxedo and be the man. Now things are much different. She is living honestly as a woman. Cate has a single son who will one day most likely get married. Cate has been thinking how different it will be when she attends that wedding. Will the bride’s Great Aunt Fanny have a clue as to who she is? Cate imagines how it will be.

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News From The Southern Comfort Conference

| Aug 17, 2015 | Comments (0)

GREATER FORT LAUDERDALE TO WELCOME SOUTHERN COMFORT TRANSGENDER CONFERENCE GREATER FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (August 05, 2015) — Greater Fort Lauderdale will welcome the 25th Annual Southern Comfort Conference to its sunny shores this year, a first-time honor for Florida. The destination will host the conference, one of the largest gatherings of the transgender community in […]

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