For years, transgender adults have faced discrimination in healthcare so hostile it’s almost laughable. Almost. “A trans-woman broke her arm playing softball,” said Mara Keisling, executive director the National Center for Transgender Equality. “The insurance company refused to pay for it because if she hadn’t been transgender she wouldn’t have been playing softball. There’s just […]
Ileana Ros-Lehtinen is one of the leading voices in Congress advocating acceptance for the transgender community, and now she’s taken her fight for her trans son and others nationwide. The Republican representative from Florida and her son, Rodrigo Heng-Lehtinen, sat down for an interview with Telemundo, the Miami-based Spanish-language network, for a segment on its […]
Holland’s Top Model, the Dutch version of Tyra Banks’ now cancelled TV show, has crowned a transgender model winner for the first time in the franchise’s history. The show awarded its top position to Loiza Lamers, the first trans person to ever win the competition. The 20-year-old, a former hairdresser, was chosen over twelve other […]
I figure this is a good place to briefly talk about the difference between gender identity, gender roles, and gender presentation. All three are different things that can intersect or never touch at all depending on a person’s individual experience, and understanding them is important to respecting gender as a whole..
There is no absolute right or wrong answer to these questions. Such a decision is very personal. Above all else, remember it is your right to choose if or when to discuss your gender identity, your genitals, or any other part of your body. If someone insults or attacks you because of their expectations about […]
Because so many have shown an interest in the best Ladyboy Bars in town, we decided to set out and do extensive research and exploring of Bangkok’s offerings. Amazingly, there were more than we thought there would be. The three main places we found these bars include Soi Cowboy, Patpong and Nana Plaza. However, we […]