Tag "Transgender"

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Playboy debuts its first transgender Playmate, French model Ines Rau

Playboy has made history this month by featuring its first-ever transgender Playmate. The November 2017 Playmate is Ines Rau, well known as a fashion model with past credits including Balmain

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Trans man in Botswana wins High Court battle to be recognized as male

After a 10-year legal battle, a trans man in Botswana will now be legally recognized as a male. The Botswana High Court ruled that the man’s constitutional rights had been

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Dave Chappelle rejects accusations of transphobia after ‘man-pussy’ comments about Caitlyn Jenner

Comedian Dave Chappelle has denied he is transphobic after a number of his remarks were condemned. “I wouldn’t consider myself that because I’m not even sure what the term means,”

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The re-imagining your favourite Disney characters as trans

An artist in America has taken to reinventing famous Disney characters as their transgender counterparts. Classic characters including Achilles, Pinocchio, Ariel, Jasmine and Tiana have all been given the trans

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Lemonade: The Poetry (A Gay Man’s Perspective)

This is an ode to gay men who have been in abusive relationships. Originally from Beyoncé’s Lemonade visual album, here is a gay man’s perspective of the poetry. PART 1:

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What has led Caitlyn Jenner down the path from icon to outcast?

Irene Monroe reflects on Caitlyn Jenner’s growing pains – and her challenges in being embraced as a transgender activist in this post for Gay Star News. Check on it. *

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Writer defends ‘The Assignment’, the film about forced sex change

The writer of The Assignment, a film that features Sigourney Weaver as a psychopathic gender reassignment surgeon, has strongly defended its content. Recently released, the film, which was previously titled

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Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie Clarifies

On her Facebook page this morning, Chimamanda attempted a clarification of her remarks that set off a controversy on transgender issues over the weekend. Read and share your thought: Because

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Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie Draws Heat For Her Comments About Trans Women

Feminist author Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie has found herself at the center of a controversy over gender identity after comments she made about transgender women during an interview, which can be

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Pastor’s Wife Says “My Transgender Daughter Is A Beloved Child Of God”

A pastor’s wife has written a letter about embracing her transgender daughter’s journey. The letter starts: ‘I am a lifelong Lutheran, a pastor’s wife, and a mom to three amazing