Diana Tourjée

Sex

My Hot Trans Girl Summer From Hell

After a life-shattering break up, I tried to find a new, stronger version of myself in sex. Instead, I got caught in a culture of male shame and discretion.
Diana Tourjée
10.2.19
LGBTQ

The UK Insists: If You Give Birth You're a Mother, Even If You're a Man

After Freddy McConnell, a trans man, gave birth, the U.K. government insisted that even though he is legally a man, he must be listed as the child's mother. Do we need to explain why that's dumb?
Diana Tourjée
9.30.19
LGBTQ

12 Reasons It Should Be Illegal for Doctors Not to Treat Trans People

"I could be denied critical, necessary, and immediate medical care that could leave me permanently injured or even dead."
Diana Tourjée
8.6.19
transgender

The Supreme Court Will Decide Whether You Can Be Fired For Not Being Girly Enough

Aimee Stephens was fired because her employer felt trans women weren't feminine enough. If she loses her Supreme Court case, all women could have their rights rolled way back.
Diana Tourjée
8.5.19

What Happens When Your Girlfriend Finds Out You're into Trans Women

When cis women find out the men they love are also attracted to trans women, their reactions can be devastating.
Diana Tourjée
8.2.19
LGBTQ

The Killing of Trans Women Is Inseparable from Black Lives Matter

We know of 12 trans people murdered this year. All of them have been Black women.
Diana Tourjée
7.25.19
LGBTQ

In 26 States, You Can Still Get Fired for Being Trans

Half of LGBTQ Americans live in states where they're at risk of being fired for their identity.
Diana Tourjée
7.19.19
LGBTQ

Berkeley's Effort to Abolish Gender Is Chaotic and Fabulous

The city is replacing all gendered language—including "man hole" and "fraternity"—with new terms.
Diana Tourjée
7.18.19
LGBTQ

Straight Men Recall the First Time They Were Attracted to a Trans Woman

Tons of men are into trans girls, they just don't admit it.
Diana Tourjée
7.18.19
transgender

Five Coming-of-Age Trans Movies That Changed My life

These movies, new and old, offensive and not, tell perspective-altering stories about growing up transgender.
Diana Tourjée
7.12.19
LGBTQ

Opinion: Pride Has Betrayed Us

Trans women of color were being murdered before the gay rights movement, and are still being murdered today. Pride has never paid attention.
Diana Tourjée
6.28.19
LGBTQ

'The State Is Her Ultimate Killer': How a Trans Woman Died at Rikers

The Black transgender woman was found dead in her cell at Rikers Island. These are the circumstances that led to her death.
Diana Tourjée
6.12.19
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