Tag "Transgender"

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THE ISSUE ABOUT TRANSGENDERISM

It is the Transgender Awareness Week. And there’s a conversation to commemorate that. As these things are wont to do, in the Facebook gay group that I’m in was introduced

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“I Am A Girl.” Bobrisky answers the question about Her Gender Identity

For a long time, Nigerians have had one collective question on their minds: is Bobrisky female or simply a male who loves to cross-dress? In fact, when writer Elnathan John

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Actress Trace Lysette slams Scarlett Johansson for taking transgender role, gets death threats in return

Transgender actress Trace Lysette has received death threats after condemning Scarlett Johansson for playing a trans man in her new film. The Avengers star sparked outrage this week by agreeing

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Scarlett Johansson sparks outrage, both by playing a transgender man in a new film and with her negative response to criticism

Scarlett Johansson’s new movie role is based a real-life ‘transmasculine’ figure from the 1970s. The project, Rub & Tug, reunites her with Ghost in the Shell director Rupert Sanders. New

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HE IS SHE

I knew her when she was a he. All strikingly handsome, tall, curly black hair, brown eyed, lean and toned, a Somali-Canadian; strutting down the Esplanade in shockingly-bright clothes –

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DIARY OF A TRANS NIGERIAN WOMAN

Like most children, my sense of awareness started at the age of four, when I began to compare my genitals, amongst other things, with those of my female playmates. I

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Kyler Prescott’s Profound Poem About Identity

In 2015, 14-year-old transgender boy, Kyler Prescott, aged 14 was found dead in his bedroom at his family home in Sa Diego. Kyler was born biologically female but only felt

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Ignorant interviewer slammed for unprofessional attitude toward Ghana’s ‘first’ transgender female

A host has been criticised for her unprofessional behaviour during an interview with Ghana’s ‘first’ transgender woman, posted on social media last Saturday (Jan 13). Published by web publication, Brutally

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A court orders these 16 countries to make same-sex marriage legal

A number of Latin American countries do not allow same-sex marriage. However, that trend is changing. A Latin American human rights court said Tuesday that countries in the region should

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“Change begins with finding your voice.” Barack Obama gives an inspiring response to transgender activist’s question

A transgender activist had just one question for President Barack Obama – and the former leader of the free world delivered. The event in New Delhi saw Obama, whose presidency