Tag: Conchita Wurst

The Week In Trans 4/23/18

| Apr 23, 2018 | Reply

Time once again for that little news compilation we called The Week In Trans. Today we learn A trans woman is suing her employer and insurance company for refusal to pay for her GRS. A trans professor who was discriminated against wins $1.2 million in a settlement but sues to get her job back. Lots of stories about the lawsuits against the trans military ban. The Commandant of the Coast Guard says he won’t ban trans people from his command without a specific policy. The trans women of Tonga want recognition. A nominee for U. S. Marshall is accused of abusing his trans daughter. Ada Vox has progressed to the Top 14 on American Idol. Jazz Jennings will be designing a bra for a company aiming at the teen market. More prosperous countries show greater acceptance of trans people. Conchita Wurst is HIV+. There’s all that and whole lot more, plus many TWIT Awards waiting for you in TWIT.

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The Week In Trans 2/20/17

| Feb 20, 2017 | Reply

All aboard the trans news train! The Week In Trans Express is leaving the station with all you need to know about the trans community around the world. Today we learn that the cover boy for CoverGirl makeup is in hot water on Twitter for a bad joke. The Texas legislature is determined to lose the state money by passing a restroom bill. University students are entering their preferred names into the school records. A survey says trans kids who transition early have better mental health. Over 800 parents of trans kids have written a letter to the president urging the government to stand by their children. Caitlyn Jenner explains her mission inside the Republican Party. A trans model is featured on the cover of Vogue Paris. Someone wants to kill Conchita Wurst. There’s all that plus a lot more and several TWIT Awards in this edition of TWIT!

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The Week In Transgenderism 12/28/15

| Dec 28, 2015 | Reply

Clear the decks! The Week In Transgenderism is coming in fast and hot! Today we learn many things. A Brazilian trans woman is running for office. The Restroom Wars rage on on several fronts. Trans people in NYC have new protections under the law. Miss Austria painted on a Conchita Wurst beard for Miss Universe. Colorado kids are gender issue savvy. Lot’s of Danish Girl news. Shadi Petosky has created a kids show. A couple in Ecuador make history. There’s a winner in Miss Beauty 2015. A female lion looks and acts like a male. One of the best drag wig makers lives in Alaska. Mapplethorpe and Warhol are together in an exhibit. There’s all that and a lot more 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 5/25/15

| May 25, 2015 | 1 Reply

All the trans news we could find is hereby assembled for you in one gigantic column we call The Week In Transgenderism! Today we learn that Andreja Pejic has landed a cosmetics company modeling gig. The NYT publishes a TG timeline. A new actor will put on Hedwig’s wig. Conchita Wurst flew in to the Eurovision Song Contest. The Girl Scouts are standing by their inclusion of trans girls. Bruce Jenner is the subject of a Kardashians episode. Grayson Perry is a biker. All that and a lot more are waiting for you in TWIT!

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The Week In Transgenderism 1/12/15

| Jan 12, 2015 | 1 Reply

From the red carpet at The Golden Globes to the winter chill of Moscow’s streets, we search the world over for all the transgender news that’s fit to print. Today we learn that “Transparent” won a Golden Globe. A former male “American Idol” contestant is a trans woman. Stu Rasmussen’s term as the first TG mayor has ended. An Indian hijra has been elected mayor in her town. Medicaid in Oregon covers trans health issues. Was Bug Bunny the first drag queen on TV? Are there any transgender superheroes in the comics? Conchita Wurst walks the Golden Globe red carpet. All that and more is waiting for you in TWIT!

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The Week In Transgenderism 11/24/14

| Nov 24, 2014 | 2 Replies

It’s all the TG news gathered together in one spot! Why do we do it? We don’t want you to get carpel tunnel syndrome from searching the Web so we do it for you. Today we learn that trans depictions on TV are improving. Nicole Maines is an inspiring woman at 17 in Glamour magazine. Leslie Feinberg, trans activist and author, has passed away. The largest jails in the country are easing things for trans inmates. There’s a new hotline for trans people in crisis. Conchita Wurst has a new music video. Barilla embraces LGBT. All that and a lot more is waiting for you in this TWIT!

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