transgender

Life

The Girl's Guide to Changing Your Gender

A chill primer on estrogen, breast augmentation, skirts, and other things a trans girl might consider on her trek across genders.
Diana Tourjée
3 days ago
high school

High School Swaps Homecoming Royalty for Gender-Inclusive 'Liberty Leaders'

Two Iowa high schools have announced they've phased out homecoming kings and queens in favor of a gender-neutral approach. And other schools across the country are already following suit.
Sirin Kale
4 days ago
politics

Altered Birth Certificates Are 'Free Speech' for Trans People, Lawsuit Says

Lambda Legal has sued the state of Kansas for refusing to allow transgender citizens to alter the sex marker on their birth certificate, arguing that inaccurate birth certificates compel speech.
Diana Tourjée
5 days ago
News

Nearly $1 Million Awarded to Trans Women Denied Surgical Care

Alina Boyden and Shannon Andrews of Wisconsin have just won an important battle in the fight for transgender health care protections.
Diana Tourjée
10.11.18
Op-Ed

A Massachusetts Vote Could Threaten Trans Rights Everywhere

On November 6, Massachusetts will vote on a repeal of protections for transgender people— the first statewide vote of its kind.
Chase Strangio
10.11.18
LGBTQ

This Trans Courier Is Fighting To Improve Gig Economy Conditions

Gig economy workers have zero workplace protection from discrimination. Hayley Stanley's lawsuit could change all that.
Lee Hurley
10.11.18
LGBTQ

I Learned How to Permanently Remove Hair to Help Trans People Like Me

Siobhan Reilly trained to perform electrolysis because she knows just how much facial hair can cause dysphoric pain to transgender women. Now, she's opened her own hair removal salon in Manchester, UK.
Lola Phoenix
10.9.18
LGBTQ

100 Easy Ways to Make the World Better for Trans People

Trans women are women. This is not up for debate—so don’t try to.
Kai Isaiah-Jamal
10.8.18
Life

The Trans Woman Who Became a Dragon

I spent a day with Eva Tiamat Medusa, a trans woman who modified her body to become a dragon.
Diana Tourjée
9.20.18
Culture

Meet the Designer Behind a NYFW All-Trans Runway Show

"Trans life is not a trend," Marco Morante told Broadly.
Diana Tourjée
9.11.18
Culture

Andrea Long Chu Is the Cult Writer Changing Gender Theory

"Heterosexuality is bad," and other thoughts from a rising-star writer poking holes in how we talk about power, transgender identity, and what to do after you tell the truth.
Sessi Kuwabara Blanchard
9.11.18
Life

5 Trans Women Discuss Losing Their Virginity—Twice

Most people lose their virginity once, but after transition, do trans people get to have sex for the first time, a second time?
Diana Tourjée
8.21.18