• The Week In Transgenderism

    The Week In Transgenderism

    | Jun 29, 2015 | Comments (0)

    It’s The Week In Transgenderism, our weekly compendium of trans news from around the world. Today we learn that “Bond Girl” Tula is featured in Playboy. We meet some British trans icons. Trans in the military make the news. A trans woman heckles the POTUS. A young adult book author announces he is FtM. Kristin Beck is in a congressional race. Get travel tips from Andreja Pejic. St. Catherine’s College changes its dress code. All that and more is waiting for you in TWIT!

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  • San Francisco Pride 2015 was Trans-inclusive

    San Francisco Pride 2015 was Trans-inclusive

    | Jun 29, 2015 | Comments (0)

    Amanda F. was on the streets of San Francisco for the San Francisco Pride Parade. Coming when it did, right after the Supreme Court made same-sex marriage legal, the marchers for all three parades were pumped up. Amanda tells you what if was like to be part of the events and how much trans inclusion there was.

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  • The Skirt – Fun, Frivolous and Fraught with Psychology

    The Skirt – Fun, Frivolous and Fraught with Psychology

    | Jun 29, 2015 | Comments (1)

    Today Tasi Zuriack takes a look at skirts. Why women don’t seem to like wearing them and why the majority of crossdressers can’t get enough, and the shorter the better. What keeps women from wearing skirts all the time and why do they spend so much time in pants of some kind? Tasi fills you in today.

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  • There’s a Thrill in Going Out Without Being ‘Out’

    There’s a Thrill in Going Out Without Being ‘Out’

    | Jun 29, 2015 | Comments (2)

    Linda reports meeting with a longtime friend. They talk about the current trend of crossdressers to get involved in political action for transgender rights and to out themselves as a way of freeing themselves from the fear of exposure. Mary explains to Linda that while she admires the activists, outing herself is not an option she wants to pursue.

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  • Red, White, and Gay

    Red, White, and Gay

    | Jun 29, 2015 | Comments (0)

    The Artist D is not a big fan of church weddings. In fact, while she wholeheartedly supports the right of same sex couples to marry if they choose she wonders why anyone would want to walk down the aisle of a church that rejects them as people.

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  • Perpetual Change: Michelle Rocking Horse Garcia's New Project

    Perpetual Change: Michelle Rocking Horse Garcia’s New Project

    | Jun 29, 2015 | Comments (0)

    Pamela DeGroff has an interview with Michelle Rocking Horse Garcia about her move to Nashville, her new band lineup and a new musical project. Then Pamela brings music news about Beth Isbell, Calpernia Addams, Rev. Yolanda and Georgie Jessup. After all that there’s a mini review of a new CD by Tamia.

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  • The Award Winning David de Alba

    The Award Winning David de Alba

    | Jun 29, 2015 | Comments (2)

    David de Alba sold out The Onyx Theatre on June 21 in Las Vegas. All the seats were filled for his Judy Garland Tribute Show. David was surprised during the show to receive and award for his portrayal on stages across the country of Garland. After the show he got another award from his inspiration from Cuba. See a slideshow of the performance.

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  • Transgender Politics By Barbra Casbar Siperstein

    A Response to “What Makes a Woman?”

    | Jun 29, 2015 | Comments (0)

    Babs Casbar Siperstein wrote a response to an op-ed by Elinor Burkett titled “What Makes a Woman?” that ran in The New York Times on June 6. Burkett stated that trans women could be undermining women’s identities. The Times did not choose to run Babs’ response so we bring it to you on TGF.

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The Week In Transgenderism

| Jun 29, 2015 | Comments (0)

It’s The Week In Transgenderism, our weekly compendium of trans news from around the world. Today we learn that “Bond Girl” Tula is featured in Playboy. We meet some British trans icons. Trans in the military make the news. A trans woman heckles the POTUS. A young adult book author announces he is FtM. Kristin Beck is in a congressional race. Get travel tips from Andreja Pejic. St. Catherine’s College changes its dress code. All that and more is waiting for you in TWIT!

Read More

San Francisco Pride 2015 was Trans-inclusive

| Jun 29, 2015 | Comments (0)

Amanda F. was on the streets of San Francisco for the San Francisco Pride Parade. Coming when it did, right after the Supreme Court made same-sex marriage legal, the marchers for all three parades were pumped up. Amanda tells you what if was like to be part of the events and how much trans inclusion there was.

Read More

The Skirt – Fun, Frivolous and Fraught with Psychology

| Jun 29, 2015 | Comments (1)

Today Tasi Zuriack takes a look at skirts. Why women don’t seem to like wearing them and why the majority of crossdressers can’t get enough, and the shorter the better. What keeps women from wearing skirts all the time and why do they spend so much time in pants of some kind? Tasi fills you in today.

Read More

There’s a Thrill in Going Out Without Being ‘Out’

| Jun 29, 2015 | Comments (2)

Linda reports meeting with a longtime friend. They talk about the current trend of crossdressers to get involved in political action for transgender rights and to out themselves as a way of freeing themselves from the fear of exposure. Mary explains to Linda that while she admires the activists, outing herself is not an option she wants to pursue.

Read More

Red, White, and Gay

| Jun 29, 2015 | Comments (0)

The Artist D is not a big fan of church weddings. In fact, while she wholeheartedly supports the right of same sex couples to marry if they choose she wonders why anyone would want to walk down the aisle of a church that rejects them as people.

Read More

Perpetual Change: Michelle Rocking Horse Garcia’s New Project

| Jun 29, 2015 | Comments (0)

Pamela DeGroff has an interview with Michelle Rocking Horse Garcia about her move to Nashville, her new band lineup and a new musical project. Then Pamela brings music news about Beth Isbell, Calpernia Addams, Rev. Yolanda and Georgie Jessup. After all that there’s a mini review of a new CD by Tamia.

Read More

The Award Winning David de Alba

| Jun 29, 2015 | Comments (2)

David de Alba sold out The Onyx Theatre on June 21 in Las Vegas. All the seats were filled for his Judy Garland Tribute Show. David was surprised during the show to receive and award for his portrayal on stages across the country of Garland. After the show he got another award from his inspiration from Cuba. See a slideshow of the performance.

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A Response to “What Makes a Woman?”

| Jun 29, 2015 | Comments (0)

Babs Casbar Siperstein wrote a response to an op-ed by Elinor Burkett titled “What Makes a Woman?” that ran in The New York Times on June 6. Burkett stated that trans women could be undermining women’s identities. The Times did not choose to run Babs’ response so we bring it to you on TGF.

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The Week In Transgenderism

| Jun 22, 2015 | Comments (3)

It’s our gigantic compilation of all the trans news we could find — The Week In Transgenderism. Today we learn that there’s a trans contestant on Big Brother. Charles Busch has some favorite drag performers. Nicole Maines is on a dramatic television show. A British police woman was not your typical TS. In honor of Father’s Day we feature a drag queen dad. A trans woman sings the national anthem. Another actor on Orange is the New Black is gender fluid. Pandora Boxx has produced a workout DVD. There’s all that and more, plus several TWIT Awards waiting for you in today’s TWIT!

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Gender Identity Versus Behavior

| Jun 22, 2015 | Comments (0)

Caitlyn Jenner blew up the media with her announcement that she was a woman. Initial reaction was positive but in just a little bit the voices of those who don’t accept trans identities as valid were raised in shouts of derision. Then a woman who told everyone she was black was revealed to be a white woman. Her claims of “trans-racial” identity added fuel to the anti transgender crowd’s rhetoric. Dana Bevan examines their thesis and finds it invalid.

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Christine’s Journey

| Jun 22, 2015 | Comments (4)

Christine Zee is in the process of transition from male to female. We brought you the first chapter of her journey a few weeks ago. Today she takes more steps toward her goal. She “comes out” to old, good, friends, and makes a decision about a procedure that will ease her journey. But what about her children? Read Christine’s Journey today and see how far she has come.

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Chanelle’s Tips — Knowing Your Style

| Jun 22, 2015 | Comments (0)

Our young CD Chanelle Nirok was going to do a video for us but her air conditioning is just not up to cooling her abode in the Florida summer heat. So, with a cool drink and an electric fan blowing in her face she has written down what she meant to impart on video. Here are Chanelle’s tips for beginning crossdressers. First tip? Have a plan!

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Creating a Feminine Voice — First Step

| Jun 22, 2015 | Comments (0)

Before you begin any journey, whether you’re going to the mall or on a long distance hike, you have to have a plan and know your first step. The mall trip is easy. Just grab your purse and jump in the car. A journey to a feminine voice requires more preparation and you must know the important first steps.

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Lotions and Potions, Unguents and Ointments

| Jun 22, 2015 | Comments (0)

Cate O’Malley is appalled at the amount of lotions, unguents, creams, and ointments she has accumulated in her bathroom cabinet. If she adds any more skin creams she will have to rent a storage unit. It’s forced her to ask herself if perhaps she has been conned by the skin cream industry.

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