I’m Transgender and I Need Body Positivity, Too

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On my worst days? I can’t leave my apartment. I ugly cry like there’s no tomorrow. And there’s a crushing weight on my chest, making it difficult to breathe, let alone function like the adult I’m supposed to be.

Living in Gender Purgatory: The TransMan Dilemma

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“I can walk into a men’s bathroom, and no one blinks because I have my clothes on. But once I drop my shorts, there is a lot of explaining to do.”

Sense8: A Sign Of The Changing Times

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Not for Everyone, the show definitely seizes upon the changing attitudes of society.

Transgender And Trapped In The Deep South

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Alena doe not want to live as Christopher, but survival dictates.

4 Things You Have to Find Out the Hard Way When You Transition

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Transman Mac McGregor knows the challenge of being accepted for who he is. But he also knows it’s worth it.

What I Learned When My Boyfriend Shifted to a Transgender Woman

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“I believed sexuality was fluid and love knows no gender. I was wrong.”

Bowie and Gender Transgression – What a Drag

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David Bowie has long confounded us with enigmatic acts of gender transgression, with gestures and personas drawn from Hollywood stars, literature and avant-garde art. That flame still burns brightly.

Call for Submissions – Gay, Bi, Trans Like Me

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It’s time to talk about the “right” way to be gay, or bi, or trans.

Young STIR: The Transgender Youth Movement

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A teen reaches out to adults and questioning youth about the effects of a disapproving society.

Sam Lamott Teaches His Mom, and Us, About Grace

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Jessica Kantrowitz finds hope in Sam Lamott’s handling of his mother’s Caitlyn Jenner Twitter mistake.

The Era of the Co-Gendered Human

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Stephen Michell asks us to imagine a world where humans get to experience much more than just 50% of humanity’s awesomeness.

8 Hot & Tough Topics Parents Should Talk to Kids About

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Our words paint the picture for kids’ survival.

This is What It Feels Like Like to Be Transgender

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In this TedTalk, Lee Mokobe gives a soul-baring description of what it feels like to be transgender in a highly gendered culture.

Caitlyn Jenner’s Sexy Does Not Negate Women or Challenge Men

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Jenny Kanevsky argues for an inclusive transgender community where differences matter less than similarities.

Bravery Is As Simple As Being Yourself

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Living an authentic life takes courage—which makes Caitlyn Jenner … brave.

A Woman Is More Than the Sum of Her Parts

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Siobhán Lynch says Elinor Burkett’s complaint about Caitlyn Jenner becoming a stereotypical woman doesn’t add up.