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Kris Jenner Goes HAM On InTouch Over Transphobic Bruce Jenner Cover Kris Jenner Goes HAM On InTouch Over Transphobic Bruce Jenner Cover

Sound The Alarm: "Kris (Jenner) has cut off contact with In Touch, Life & Style and all Bauer publications" in light of the recent Bruce Jenner-reimagined-as-Stephanie-Beacham-from-Dynasty cover controversy, a source informed the New York Daily News. THIS IS WAR, Kris bellowed at an unnaturally high pitch for a woman…

A Chat with Alexandra Billings, Trans Activist & Transparent Actress A Chat with Alexandra Billings, Trans Activist & Transparent Actress

I feel bad, calling to reschedule my interview with Alexandra Billings, the trans activist and actress who plays Davina, wise and warm friend/mentor/Trans Got Talent duet partner to Jeffrey Tambor's Maura in Transparent. The show, whose first season saw Maura coming out as a woman to her three grown children and…

​Transparent Hires First Trans Staff Writer as Promised ​Transparent Hires First Trans Staff Writer as Promised

Yesterday, transgender musician and singer-songwriter Our Lady J announced that she has joined the writing staff for Season 2 of Amazon's acclaimed show Transparent. Awesome.

How I'll Remember Leslie Feinberg How I'll Remember Leslie Feinberg

On November 15th, Leslie Feinberg died a communist, a class warrior, a ground-breaking activist for trans liberation, an anti-racist, and a lifelong champion for social justice at home and abroad.

Add The T Word to the Many Ways Laverne Cox Is Changing the World Add The T Word to the Many Ways Laverne Cox Is Changing the World

Laverne Cox is 5'11", maybe 6'4" in Louboutins, but her super-shiny, super-long blonde wig gives her the illusion of added height. Or maybe it's the metaphor: in the year and a half since Orange is the New Black began, Cox's star has grown exponentially, and as a public figure she is larger than life: the rare…

Carmen Carrera Was Totally On Jane the Virgin Last Night Carmen Carrera Was Totally On Jane the Virgin Last Night

There were many things to love about last night's premiere of Jane the Virgin, the CW's new series based on a young Chicana virgin who accidentally gets pregnoncé after her ob-gyn screws up her rounds and artificially inseminates her—with her boss's sperm! (It's based on the Venezuelan telenovela Juana la Virgen,…

Laura Jane Grace Debuts True Trans Reality Series Laura Jane Grace Debuts True Trans Reality Series

Laura Jane Grace, the leader of the punk band Against Me! who came out as trans in a Rolling Stone profile, has a new AOL series called True Trans, about her life growing up with gender dysphoria and her relatively recent transition.

Transparent: A Show Where Transition Is the Default State Transparent: A Show Where Transition Is the Default State

Transparent is a show you need to be watching if you're not already. The premise is pretty straightforward: it follows the Pfeffermans, an L.A. family whose patriarch becomes their matriarch. The series, available on Amazon Instant Video, chronicles how everyone copes with the news, supports one another, and lets each…

Here's The Trailer for Laverne Cox's Show About Young Trans People Here's The Trailer for Laverne Cox's Show About Young Trans People

"The T Word," Laverne Cox's new show about young trans people, premieres this month on both MTV and LOGO, and even the trailer is a thing of beauty.

​Model Andreja Pejic Is Crowdfunding an Autobiographical Documentary ​Model Andreja Pejic Is Crowdfunding an Autobiographical Documentary

In July, Andreja Pejic, the Serbian-born Australian model who rose to fame for her androgynous look and style, came out as a trans woman. Now, she and a filmmaker friend are creating a documentary about her past as well as her uncertain future in modeling and are asking for support for their Kickstarter campaign.

R. Kelly Finally Addresses Trans Son, Saying, 'Don't Call Her My Son'

Earlier this month, R. Kelly's 14-year-old child Jaya came out as a transgender boy and changed his name to Jay. The singer had been silent on the news until this morning when he was asked about it during a live radio interview. He didn't exactly come across as supportive.

Watch Laverne Cox Talk About How 'It Got Better' Watch Laverne Cox Talk About How 'It Got Better'

From "Your son is going to end up in New Orleans wearing a dress if we don't get him into therapy right away" to kicking ass on Orange Is the New Black, Laverne Cox talks about the long road from growing up trans in the South to making Mrs. Ridgeway's prediction come true by lecturing at Tulane University on LGBT…

Laverne Cox Heads Back to Katie with Open Arms Laverne Cox Heads Back to Katie with Open Arms

In January, Katie Couric received a fair amount of criticism for her fixation on the physical part of transgender actress and activist Laverne Cox's transition. On Tuesday, Cox returned to the program and the two discussed what a "teachable" moment their original exchange was.

I Am Loveworthy: How a Transgender Woman Found Love I Am Loveworthy: How a Transgender Woman Found Love

I never had bad luck with dates or flings, especially with the kinds of men who look good on paper. There was the corporate lawyer. The investment banker. The diplomat. The doctor. The congressional aide. Even when I was out traveling for work, I often had drinks or dinner plans with a guy.

Sex Reassignment Surgeries Are Now Covered Under Medicare Sex Reassignment Surgeries Are Now Covered Under Medicare

On Friday, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Departmental Appeals Board announced that transgender people seeking sex reassignment surgery are now allowed to have those surgeries paid for by their Medicare coverage.

Trans Woman Calls Into Rush Limbaugh's Show, Teachable Moment Occurs Trans Woman Calls Into Rush Limbaugh's Show, Teachable Moment Occurs

After listening to Rush Limbaugh discuss the historic Time cover featuring Laverne Cox, a trans woman called in to confront the radio host's implication that trans rights were a negative consequence of DOMA. What resulted was an educational conversation about tolerance, prejudice and anal sex.

Laverne Cox Is on the Cover of Time Magazine Laverne Cox Is on the Cover of Time Magazine

After outcry grew over her exclusion from Time magazine's 100 Most Influential People in April, Laverne Cox has gotten her own cover story for the magazine.

Tyra Banks Producing Trans Docuseries Starring Carmen Carerra Tyra Banks Producing Trans Docuseries Starring Carmen Carerra

Tyra Banks is teaming up with VH1 for a series titled TransAmerica.

Carmen Carrera Poses as Both Adam and Eve [NSFW] Carmen Carrera Poses as Both Adam and Eve [NSFW]

David LaChapelle shot Carmen Carrera for the poster for the upcoming Life Ball (theme: The Garden of Earthly Delights) as both as both Adam and Eve. "We shouldn't be afraid to stick to a model, because there are so many types of diverse people on this planet. My message is: beauty has no gender. At the end of the day…

Laverne Cox Working on MTV Documentary About Trans Teens Laverne Cox Working on MTV Documentary About Trans Teens

Orange is the New Black star Laverne Cox will executive produce and host an hour-long documentary to air on both MTV and Logo this fall called Trans Teen: The Documentary.

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