"I save dresses for the kinds of “special occasions” where it’s easier to wear a dress than to argue with people about why I didn’t wear a dress."

We Need To Talk About The Pressure To Be Femme When You're Fat

Femme, as it’s expected, isn’t easy for me. It seems to demand from me labor I’m increasingly less willing or less able to undertake as a mentally Read...
Bex vanKoot    |   09.18.17   |   SHARE
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The Trans Mental Health Debate Is A Lot More Complicated Than You Think

The commonly held interpretation is that I am “a woman trapped in a man’s body,” but the truth is much more complex than that. Read...
Katelyn Burns    |   08.28.17   |   SHARE
This is why I’m done “proving” my identity to the nay-sayers.

I'm Done Trying To "Prove" My Non-Binary Identity

Masculinity always felt like a pair of shoes that didn’t fit quite right. Whenever I tried to socialize with other boys in school, I was an alien Read...
Trav Mamone    |   08.16.17   |   SHARE
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Attention, If You Have Ever Said "A Man Would Never Have A Baby," A Transgender Man JUST DID

Today in, News That Will Hopefully Cease To Be News At Some Point In The Near Future: A transgender man had a baby. Read...
joni edelman, RN   |   07.31.17   |   SHARE
What trans people are — unfortunately — is a handy punching bag for a wildly unpopular president.

Trump's Announcement On Transgender People In The Military: An Act Of Selfish Cruelty (Shocker)

What trans people are — unfortunately — is a handy punching bag for a wildly unpopular president. This man with his approval rating hovering under 40 Read...
Rebekah Kuschmider    |   07.26.17   |   SHARE

9 LGBTQ Books To Read For Pride Month

If you’re looking for a Pride Month reading list, or just want to get more LGBTQ+ books on your radar this year, here are a few worth checking out. Read...
Alaina Leary    |   06.22.17   |   SHARE
Gender is a completely made up concept that exists to sell us more stuff more easily.

Gender Is Really Just A Construct To Sell Us Crap We Don't Need

At this point gender basically exists to sell us stuff. Read...
Natalie Slaughter of SHESAID    |   06.9.17   |   SHARE
I acknowledged the possibility of a sexual attraction, but I’d never honestly considered whether or not I could actually be in a romantic relationship with a trans woman before. (Image: Instagram/ lavernecox)

What It’s Like Dating A Trans Woman As A Straight, Cisgender Male: An Interview With My Boyfriend

A fresh perspective from a straight, cisgender man on what it's like dating a trans woman... Read...
Anonymous    |   03.30.17   |   SHARE
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