transgender

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
transgender

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

Transgender Women Explain What It's Like When They Don't 'Look Trans'

When women don't visibly scan as transgender, it can feel affirming, dangerous, and totally unremarkable, all at once.
Sessi Kuwabara Blanchard
7.25.19
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

How Trans Inmates Are Getting Each Other Access to Treatment Inside

Through a grassroots letter-writing network, transgender inmates in Missouri are teaching each other how to demand the healthcare they need.
Pierre Bienaimé
7.1.19
LGBTQ

Work Sucks, Especially When People Get Your Pronouns Wrong

Seven trans and non-binary people share what it's like to be misgendered at work, and what to do about it.
Mary Retta
6.21.19
housing

Democrats Are Struggling to Stop the Trump Administration from Cutting Housing for Trans and Undocumented People

"This cruel and shameless proposed rule will significantly harm already impoverished children and pass on significant costs to taxpayers."
Morgan Baskin
6.13.19
Transgender violence

A Trans Woman Died at Rikers: “The City Failed to Protect Layleen”

The inmate was found unresponsive in her cell Saturday.
Emma Ockerman
6.10.19
LGBTQ

Chanel Scurlock Is the Fifth Black Trans Woman Killed in the Last Month

"I’m proud of you for being unapologetically correct about your feelings and expectations of YOU," wrote a friend of the North Carolina woman on Facebook.
Leila Ettachfini
6.7.19
immigration

Trans Woman Diagnosed With HIV Died Days After ICE Released Her

She had been in custody since April 11
Emma Ockerman
6.3.19
body

Cold Showers Help Me Manage Dysphoria When Nothing Else Works

When I had an eating disorder linked to dysphoria, I thought cold showers would help me lose weight. Instead, I find that they bring me back to myself.
Peter Smith
5.28.19
LGBTQ

The US Government Says Homeless Shelters Should Be Allowed to Ban Trans People

The new rule would allow shelters to deny a population more than twice as likely to be homeless.
Diana Tourjée
5.23.19
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