Philippines elects first transgender woman congress (CNN)Voters have made history in the Philippines, electing their first ever transgender politician to the House of Representatives. Liberal Party candidate Geraldine Roman trounced her closest rival in the congressional district of Bataan, winning 62% of the unofficial vote count with 99% of precincts reporting. Philippines’ likely president Duterte […]Continue reading "Philippines elects first transgender woman to congress"
Pocket A US transgender man is leading the fight against proposed legislation that would make him use the women’s restroom. Using #WeJustNeedToPee, Michael Hughes of Minnesota is posting selfies from women’s bathrooms asking if he belongs there. Minnesota is among four states considering laws that would require trans people to use male or female bathrooms based […]Continue reading "Trans man fights proposed bathroom ban with selfies"
Canada appoints its first transgender judge Canada’s first transgender judge has been appointed to provincial court in Manitoba. Kael McKenzie, a Crown attorney from Winnipeg, was officially designated a judge on Dec. 17 and will begin his new job immediately. With his appointment to provincial court, Mr. McKenzie becomes the third openly trans judge now […]Continue reading "Canada appoints its first transgender judge"
Behind the scenes at Miss Gay and Miss Transsexual Australia http://buff.ly/1NseSmQ #transgender #transsexual In photos: behind the scenes at Miss Gay and Miss Transsexual Australia Backstage at Miss Transsexual and Miss Gay, there’s a frenzy of activity. Transgender women and drag queen performers from around Australia spend hours contouring their make-up and practicing their lines, […]Continue reading "Behind the scenes at Miss Gay and Miss Transsexual Australia"
15 things to know about the transsexual model Laith Ashley http://buff.ly/1X6t7j2 #Transgender #Transsexual Please follow and like us:Continue reading "15 things to know about the transsexual model Laith Ashley…"
How to talk about Caitlyn Jenner: a guide to speaking and writing about transgender people” http://buff.ly/1XojYCM #Transgender #Transsexual #Trans Please follow and like us:Continue reading "How to talk about Caitlyn Jenner: a guide to speaking and writing about transgender people"
‘Ainda não é vitória, é só o começo’, diz travesti que foi aprovada em 1º lugar na UFPE http://buff.ly/1T8XfsH #travesti #transsexual A realidade das travestis no Brasil muitas vezes é associada a prostituição, uso de drogas, criminalidade e suicídio. A presença delas em outras esferas, como nos ambientes acadêmico e corporativo, é fundamental para garantir […]Continue reading "Ainda não é vitória, é só o começo’, diz travesti…"
Transgender people should be able to use whatever bathroom they want, Donald Trump said Thursday. “Oh, I had a feeling that question was going to come up, I will tell you. North Carolina did something that was very strong. And they’re paying a big price. There’s a lot of problems,” the Republican presidential candidate said […]Continue reading "Trump: Transgender people can use whatever bathroom they want http://buff.ly/24OheAM…"
Tracey “Africa” Norman always knew that the question wasn’t if she’d be found out, but how long she could go undetected. To be black and from Newark in the mid-1970s and get plucked from a model casting call for Italian Vogue by Irving Penn — it was the kind of success story that was unheard of, especially […]Continue reading "The First Black Trans Model Had Her Face on a…"
Transsexual Model Poses As Michelle Obama On Magazine Cover… http://buff.ly/1qePkyl #transgender Will there be a time when a black, trans woman is sworn in as president? That’s the question the newest issue of Candy magazine hopes to explore through their latest provocative cover, which features transsexual model Connie Fleming styled by Brad Goreski to look […]Continue reading "Transsexual Model Poses As Michelle Obama On Magazine Cover… http://buff.ly/1qePkyl…"