Meredith Talusan is a contributing editor at Mic and has written essays and investigative pieces for The Guardian, The Atlantic, VICE Magazine, Matter, BuzzFeed, The American Prospect, The New Inquiry and many other publications. She divides her time between New York and the Philippines.
Why can't sex as a woman be as effortless as it was before I transitioned?
Jacob Tobia and Alok Vaid-Menon are femme nonbinary icons. But that won't get them dates, and the reasons why speak volumes about our discomfort with those who exist between genders.
After a trio of memoirs and appearing on Caitlyn Jenner's reality show, Boylan's return to fiction brings her career full circle.
And why we must finally realize we're only oppressing the most oppressed.
How the transgender community maintains the radical potential of queerness in an age of assimilation.
Mary Jane Veloso lives about 300 feet away from Maria Cristina Sergio in the Philippines. Veloso is on death row for allegedly smuggling heroin into the country. Sergio is in jail and awaiting trial after being accused of trafficking her neighbor.
Regardless of how our gender expression looks to the outside world, we deserve to live our genders on our own terms. Telling our stories, so the rest of the world can understand us better, moves us closer to the goal of living better lives, free from...
The murder of Jennifer Laude exposed to the Philippines both the reality of trans women and the violence that they face daily.
The trial of a US Marine accused of murder starts today. Will he go free?