Tag: Andreja Pejic

The Week In Trans 4/3/17

| Apr 3, 2017 | Reply

From around the world and down your street it’s The Week In Trans! Today we learn that Andreja Pejic has made history again. North Carolina replaces HB2 but the new law is not universally loved. The anti-trans “Free Speech Bus” is running into to protests. A group of trans people pose for photos to promote trans visibility. Johns Hopkins is under fire for not denouncing Dr. Paul McHugh’s anti-trans “study” more emphatically. The Census Bureau dropped a gender identity question. “Transparent” wins GLAAD’s Outstanding Comedy Series award. An 11-year-old trans kid walks the runway in a children’s fashion show. A trans woman “comes out” at the age of 90. There’s all that and a lot more — including a few TWIT Awards — waiting for you in TWIT!

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The Week In Trans

| Sep 12, 2016 | Reply

Time for The Week In Trans! Today we learn that two notable personalities in the trans community have passed away: The Lady Chablis at the age of 59, and Alexis Arquette at the age of 47. GRS is now legal in the United Arab Emirates. RuPaul will give an inspirational talk. The creator of Susan’s Place has transitioned. Airbnb promises to stop discrimination in its rentals. A trans woman is running for the Washington state legislature. A defaced Bettie Page mural is fixed and Divine joins her on the wall. Andreja Pejic attended Burning Man and it was hot. Trans Bolivians can get correct gender ID. Melissa Sklarz joins the team at the TLDEF. All that plus more and a load of TWIT Awards is waiting for you in TWIT!

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The Week In Transgenderism — 7/11/16

| Jul 11, 2016 | 1 Reply

What’s been happening in the media? Andreja Pejic talks about her youth and transition. The Massachusetts governor signs the nondiscrimination bill. A lingerie company adds a trans model to its ad campaign. Lots of HB2 news and speculation. Congressional candidate Misty Snow talks about her policies. Could DES have made us trans? 20 fierce drag looks from June. The latest in the Gavin Grimm case. Canada is moving toward gender-neutral driver’s licenses. The Chi Phi frat will admit trans men. Is the Statue of Liberty a queen? Brits may be able to change their gender markers without proof of gender. Cuba has a burgeoning drag and trans scene. A bunch of TWIT Awards are handed out. All that and lot more is waiting for you in TWIT!

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The Week In Transgenderism 2/22/16

| Feb 22, 2016 | 15 Replies

It’s all the trans related news we could find! It’s The Week in Transgenderism! Today we learn that the winner of Miss Transgender U.K. is taking a walk for charity and has had her crown taken away by pageant officials. The CIA is recruiting LGBT people. Learn all about trans actress Alexandra Billings. A sorority girl becomes a guy and he’s allowed to stay. Caitlyn Jenner says she gets more flak for being a Republican than for being trans. Andreja Pejic has done her first mag cover as a woman. Orthodox Judaism may become more receptive to trans people. There’s also restroom wars news, the story of a 19th century trans man, and an intersex dog. Plus, a large load of TWIT Awards! Don’t miss your TWIT!

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The Week In Transgenderism 1/11/16

| Jan 11, 2016 | Reply

It’s The Week In Transgenderism! All the news assembled in one place for your infotainment convenience! Today we learn that Andreja Pejic speaks out about trans rights. Caitlyn Jenner says she never meant to be a TG spokesperson. A closer look at why Jaden Smith is modeling womenswear. A Philadelphia legend has left photos of every outfit she ever wore. Lana Wachowski is one of the models for Marc Jacobs. Non-binary people want their own checkbox. There’s a hijra musical group called 6 Pack Band. A Brazilian drag performer appears on The Voice of Holland. Changing treatment of trans people in Cuba. One of Thailand’s top kick boxers is trans. An 8-year-old boy asks mom for a MAC makeover. All that and a few TWIT Awards are waiting for you in TWIT!

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The Week In Transgenderism 7/27/15

| Jul 27, 2015 | Reply

It’s all the trans news that fits! The Week In Transgenderism is here! Today we learn that Andreja Pejic has taken up dancing — with Taylor Swift. Despite the ACA saying trans people cannot be kept from healthcare insurance companies are doing that. Caitlyn, Caitlyn, Caitlyn. She’s everywhere! Meet 8 trans models who are doing big things. More trans people are transitioning to Judaism. There’s Conchita Wurst news. Jayne County did a show last week. All that and more plus a few TWIT Awards is waiting for you in TWIT!

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The Week In Transgenderism 6/29/15

| Jun 29, 2015 | Reply

It’s The Week In Transgenderism, our weekly compendium of trans news from around the world. Today we learn that “Bond Girl” Tula is featured in Playboy. We meet some British trans icons. Trans in the military make the news. A trans woman heckles the POTUS. A young adult book author announces he is FtM. Kristin Beck is in a congressional race. Get travel tips from Andreja Pejic. St. Catherine’s College changes its dress code. All that and more is waiting for you in TWIT!

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The Week In Transgenderism 4/27/15

| Apr 27, 2015 | Reply

What’s in the TG news? Today we learn that Andreja Pejic has been profiled in the May issue of Vogue. Univision network has done a special on trans Latinos. Chase Culpepper gets an apology from South Carolina’s DMV. The Michigan Womyn’s Festival is shutting down. Bruce Jenner! Restroom wars continue! Laverne Cox speaks out. Could RuPaul become the next Fashion Police host? Amy Schumer interviewed a trans woman on her comedy show. Controversy ensued. All that plus a few TWITs and some other news is waiting for you in TWIT!

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The Week In Transgenderism 3/23/15

| Mar 23, 2015 | 2 Replies

It’s another edition of The Week In Transgenderism! Today we learn that Andreja Pejic is promoting her documentary about trans issues in Australia. Trans activists are calling for Zoey Tur’s resignation. There’s a trans character on The Bold and the Beautiful. A trans man was featured on CBS News. Another trans man was treated very badly by a hospital. Protests happened in L..A. and several TWIT Awards are handed out in this edition of TWIT!

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The Week In Transgenderism 3/2/15

| Mar 2, 2015 | Reply

All the TG news we could find! It’s The Week In Transgenderism. Andreja Pejic walks the runway for the first time after her surgery. Do goats flirt with their long eyelashes? One trans woman writes about how transition changed her exercise program. The first photo of Eddie Redmayne in character as Lili Elbe is released. Is it wrong for cis actors to portray trans characters? A drag icon in Washington, D.C. has passed away. David de Alba returns to the stage in June. Joey Arias plays Lincoln Center. All that and more plus a few TWIT Awards is waiting for you in TWIT!

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The Week In Transgenderism 11/17/14

| Nov 17, 2014 | Reply

Lypsinka is back! Philadelphia drag performers attempt to set a world record. Elle Fanning portrays a trans teen boy. Miami-Dade County is set to enact trans protections. Mexico City simplifies name and gender change. Australia is urged to treat trans kids differently. Andreja Pejic is in the news. A Thai modeling agency reps trans models. Hijra in Bangladesh celebrate pride. TDOR is this week. Drag queens cavort at Indochine. College drag shows! RuPaul’s makeup man has a photo exhibit. Another photo exhibit documents the East London drag scene. L.A.’s Bad Suns release a music video on gender identity issues. All that and more is in TWIT!

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