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.

What Is Transgender?

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A moving and informative explanation of one person’s transgender experience.

Sex, Gender, And Manhood: Lessons From Bruce Jenner’s Coming Out

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What we can learn from Bruce Jenner’s coming out and where we’re headed as a society regarding our transgender friends and family.

World’s First Transsexual Man?

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In WWII-wra Britain, the decision to share his transition made Michael Dillon a reluctant celebrity.

All In: Words from the Men of “Manning Up”

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“Manning Up” is an upcoming anthology of the unique and diverse experiences of trans*men. Here, several of the writers share what the project means to them.

There’s a Chance Your Daughter Could Become Your Son

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Andy Behrman reminds us that while children’s gender identity might surprise you, their need for love and support will not.

Manning Up: Transsexual Men on Finding Family, Brotherhood, and Themselves

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A new book brings together a diverse range of trans*male voices to share their stories of how they became the men that they are.

Woman Dares Councilman To Stone Her. Guess What Happens Next.


What would you do if someone justified discrimination against you through the Bible? Here’s how one woman handled it.

How Close Is Transgender Acceptance In America?


Beyond not just gender roles but gender itself, trans individuals face both discrimination and complete incomprehension.

Public Bathroom Policies Change in Philly: Gender-Neutral Restrooms Now Required

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The City of Brotherly Love just became friendlier to the LGBTQ community with a law that requires gender-neutral restrooms in new and renovated buildings as well as other reforms.

Transgender Day of Remembrance


Remembering our dead.

“People insist on using ‘a transsexual’ because it became familiar before anyone cared that it’s a dehumanizing reduction.”


This is a comment by Crip Dyke on the post “Transformers as an Allegory for Transsexualism in America”.

Queer Dictionary Revisited

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HeatherN follows up on some hotly debated aspects of her Queer Dictionary, and shares what she’s learned from commenters.

Spelling Queer with L, G, B, & T (and A, I, P…) Part 2

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HeatherN offers Part 2 of the “Queer Dictionary” to help understand the terminology surrounding sexuality and gender.

His Black Dress, Revisited

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Clothing, Gender, Sexual Orientation, Attraction

Grew Up as Girls, Married as Men

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For Justin and Kevin, legally marrying was the easiest part of becoming a transexual, gay, married couple.