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5 Ways to Be A Trans Ally

5 Ways to Be A Trans Ally

Being a good ally to any group of people may seem easy enough. All you have to do is support the group, right? Wrong. Well, partially wrong. Supporting a group is very a very important part of being an ally, in fact, if you didn’t support the group, you wouldn’t be an ally now would […]

6 Things To Know About Jazz Jennings

6 Things To Know About Jazz Jennings

For many years trans people hid the fact that they were trans at least until adulthood, oftentimes until middle age and older. There are many reasons that people hid their true gender identity, all having to do with the way that society in general felt about trans people. There could be many consequences from losing […]

4 Transgender Celebrities

4 Transgender Celebrities

Transgender celebrities are helping to show society that transgender people are just like everyone else with the exception of their gender identity. Whenever celebrities, come out in anyway it helps that community. Ellen Degeneres is not only a well-known and well-loved celebrity, she also came out as a lesbian 20 years ago. In the beginning […]

When Transgender People Need Shelters

When Transgender People Need Shelters

Transgender people do not have a lot of access to social services such as homeless shelters and domestic violence shelters. Members of the LGBTQ community, in general, have a higher rate of homelessness and domestic violence and among that group, the transgender community has an even higher rate. Which means that the need for homeless […]

Transgender Candidate Wins Democratic Primary

Transgender Candidate Wins Democratic Primary

Danica Roem, a 32-year-old former journalist from Manassas Virginia pulled off a surprise victory in the VA primary on Tuesday, when she won the Democratic nomination to face off against Bob Marshall in the general election. If she wins, she will become the first out transgender legislator in Virginia’s House of Delegates, and the third out […]

What Does Transgender Mean?

What Does Transgender Mean?

What does transgender mean? The term transgender refers to people whose gender identity is different than the sex that they were assigned at birth. If we want the official meaning of transgender, we can always go to the Miriam Webster dictionary definition: “of, relating to, or being a person whose gender identity differs from the […]

Colorado Man Castrates Transgender Woman

Colorado Man Castrates Transgender Woman

A 57 year old Colorado man is facing felony assault charges after castrating a transgender woman in her apartment in Denver. James Pennington, who is not a licensed medical professional in Colorado, used an Army surgical kit to remove the testicles of the woman. The items used in the ninety-minute procedure included a scalpel, lidocaine, […]

When Your Child Tells You They Are Transgender

When Your Child Tells You They Are Transgender

I’m not sure if people coming out as transgender younger is something that is fairly new or something that has been happening for years. Maybe it has just started to be made public more often. The reason doesn’t really matter, what it important is that people feel comfortable coming out as transgender at a young […]

What is Transgender?

What is Transgender?

What is transgender? The term transgender refers to people whose gender identity is different than the sex that they were assigned at birth. If we want the official meaning of transgender, we can always go to the Miriam Webster dictionary definition: “of, relating to, or being a person whose gender identity differs from the sex […]