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“My child who I thought was a boy is… a girl!” Charlize Theron reveals her daughter is transgender

Academy Award winning actress Charlize Theron has reportedly revealed that her oldest child is transgender. Theron said the seven-year-old Jackson proclaimed her gender to the actress at the age of

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The Question Is: Who Am I Really?

I don’t know what is wrong with this body of mine. I am way too skinny, and I cry about it oftentimes when I look at myself in the mirror.

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Bobrisky refers to himself as “Nigeria’s first trans”

It would seem as though Bobrisky either doesn’t understand the validity of gender identity, simply doesn’t care for it, or likes to play with it because of the infamy it

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A WOMAN LIKE ME

“Here’s your drink, ma – sorry, sir.” I look up from my phone where I’d been aimlessly scrolling through instagram posts, because I’d been avoiding making eye contact with other

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DIARY OF A TRANS NIGERIAN WOMAN (Entry 2)

Growing up different can be a blessing or a curse. You either attract love for your unique traits or you get shunned for being way out of the spectrum of

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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 –