Tag: Grayson Perry

The Week In Trans 6/5/17

| Jun 5, 2017 | Reply

Here’s your heaping helping of trans news that we call The Week In Trans! Today we learn that there is a photo exhibit called Beautiful Boy featuring a new way to be male. Many decisions in court cases are being issued, upheld, and struck down. A drag performer has 12 rules to follow for a successful drag career. The military is supposed to have a plan for inclusion of trans soldiers. They are not double timing it to get that done. Grayson Perry, transvestite artist, wants to dance. Sense8 has been cancelled. Mariette Pathy Allen’s trans photos are featured. Vinny Ohh wants to not have any genitals. Oh! There’s all that and a lot more, plus a few TWIT Awards waiting for you in TWIT!

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The Week In Trans 11/15/16

| Nov 15, 2016 | Reply

It’s time for The Week In Trans! Today we learn that Jamaican “gully queens”have appeared in an R&B music video. Thailand’s trans people pay their respects to their deceased king in the demure attire of their gender identity. A trans woman patient in South Africa was treated badly by hospital staff. A drag queen who had lived in L.A. for 25 years returns to east Kentucky. Many opinions on how to survive the next four years from trans activists and attorneys. Kellie Maloney “brexits” England after trolling and abuse. There is a documentary about Coy Mathis and her family. There’s all that a whole batch more plus some TWIT Awards waiting for you in TWIT!

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The Week In Trans 11/7/16

| Nov 7, 2016 | Reply

It’s The Week In Trans — All the trans related news from around the world gathered in one place for your perusal. Today we learn that Bob The Drag Queen flew to the west coast to Trick or Treat with a nine-year-old fan. Trans kids can use the restroom they like in any Dept. of Defense program or activity. The Bud Light Party is over — because it was too LGBT friendly? An app to find trans-friendly services is coming soon. Health Insurance is covering more gender transition services. Trans people are more ethnically and racially diverse. Myanmar holds its first trans beauty pageant. The Boulet Brothers create a dark alternative to “RuPaul’s Drag Race.” A trans woman is the Oprah Winfrey of China. All that and much more plus a boatload of TWIT Awards is waiting for you in TWIT!

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The Week In Transgenderism 6/13/16

| Jun 13, 2016 | 1 Reply

It’s The Week In transgenderism! A grand assemblage of all the trans related news we can find. Today we learn that there’s a movie about Coy Mathis and her family. People are trying to find out how many of us there are. 10 myths you can catch from trans themed films. Laverne Cox plays a lawyer on TV. Will trans models be as popular? 400 clergy call for the repeal of HN2. Grayson Perry mixes with macho men. A 21-year-old man transforms into all the Disney princesses. An arrest has been made in the torching of Dr. Brassard’s clinic. There’s all that, a ton more, and several TWIT Awards waiting for your review in TWIT!

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The Week In Transgenderism 5/2/16

| May 2, 2016 | 5 Replies

What’s in this edition of The Week In Transgenderism? Laverne Cox’s documentary on CeCe McDonald will premier in June. Standard college applications will offer many gender choices. Senator Cory Booker seeks to ban ex-gay therapy. Pennsylvania mandates that health insurance covers medically necessary services for trans people. A trans cheerleader and two prom queens. Japanese trans athletes. Much news, good and bad, from the Restroom Wars. Mara Keisling arrested in HB2 protest. Megyn Kelly gives North Carolina governor a hard time. A ladyboy centric movie is released in Cambodia. Bear Grylls is injured in a Grayson Perry attack. All that and a lot more plus many TWIT Awards is waiting for you in TWIT!

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The Week In Transgenderism 8/3/15

| Aug 3, 2015 | 1 Reply

It’s The Week In Transgenderism! All the news about trans people from around the world, mashed together into one tasty TG treat! Today we learn that an actress in NYC was inspired to come out as trans by the same-sex marriage decision. The Pentagon study on trans troops started today. Men who are attracted by trans women demand some respect. The all-trans modeling agency announces is roster of models. A male body builder comes out as a trans woman. Verka Seduchka hits the U.S. market. Trans porn is a big thing for straight males. A Digital Transgender Archive is starting. Caitlyn Jenner’s first episode airs and she shows her conservative views. Bathroom wars heat up. Jazz Jennings is profiled in The Advocate. A drag queen becomes a hero. All that and more plus a few TWIT Awards is waiting for you in TWIT!

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The Week In Transgenderism 7/13/15

| Jul 13, 2015 | 3 Replies

It’s all the transgender news we could find and assemble in one place — The Week In Transgenderism. Today we learn about a pop metal singer named Ladybeard. We find out that West Virginia has modified their driver’s license photo rules. Outfest is screening several trans-centric films in L.A. We also learn who are the most memorable trans characters in indie film. There’s news about voice programs for TG kids, the most spectacular drag shows in the world, and Caitlyn Jenner. Oh, and Big Freedia has written a book. It’s all 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 3/30/15

| Mar 30, 2015 | Reply

It’s The Week In Transgenderism! Jazz Jennings was on television. Rene Richards talks about her coming out in the ’70s. The TG community is miffed with Zoey Tur. A trans man teen takes his own life. More photos of Eddie Redmayne as The Danish Girl. Trans hirstory in L.A. A video interview with David de Alba. Trans books for kids. Legislation. Restrooms. We’ve got it all in TWIT!

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The Week In Transgenderism 12/15/14

| Dec 15, 2014 | Reply

The 7th season cast of “Drag Race” is announced. There’s a book on the history of high heels. New York state law says insurance plans must cover treatments for gender dysphoria. A new reality show is title My Transparent Life. A trans woman in the U.K. is the first to run for Parliament. The Air Force Secretary is for letting TGs serve. The SF Transit Police are getting a TG policy. A Kinsey Sick is becoming a rabbi. Batgirl comics loses cred for a stereotypical character. There’s all that plus more and a few TWIT Awards besides, in this edition of TWIT!

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The Week In Transgenderism 10/6/14

| Oct 6, 2014 | Reply

A drag performer in South Africa satirizes the government, 20 years later. No more “homo panic” or “trans panic” defense in Cali. Facebook apologizes to the queens. Trans candidates stand for election. A fashion show featuring a trans model is canceled. Hijra participate in an Indian festival. Walton Goggins was changed by his role as Venus Van Dam. A trans girl in Canada gets support after being bullied. Who makes those hot drag videos? An Amazing Race contestant is a drag queen. Grayson Perry is in the news. All that plus a bunch of TWIT Awards is waiting for you in TWIT!

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A Case of Mistaken Identity

| Mar 17, 2014 | Reply

Grayson Perry, also known as “The Transvestite Potter,” has been in the UK news recently after being invited to Buckingham Palace to receive a CBE from Prince Charles. He wore a blue Italian “Mother of the Bride” outfit for the occasion, with a hat so large that the Prince couldn’t get the medal over his […]

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