Tag: India Willoughby

The Week In Trans 1/22/18

| Jan 22, 2018 | Reply

On the twenty second day of the first month of 2018 we bring you all the trans news in The Week In Trans! Today we learn that Paris Lees talks about her inclusion in British Vogue. We have news of the Trump administration’s attempts to infringe LGBTQ rights. Last year’s Women’s March inspired a trans woman to run for city council, and she won. One third of all trans people surveyed in Britain have experienced hate crimes in the past year. Eddie Izzard lost an election for the Labour Party’s National Executive Committee. The National Health Service in Britain promised a gender clinic in Wales but so far none has appeared. A drag queen Shabbat? An Australian sex worker is convicted of spreading AIDS. The New Zealand census won’t include questions about sexual orientation and gender identity because of “silly” answers. There’s all that and much more, along with several TWIT Awards. To keep you abreast of all the trans news, don’t forget your TWIT!

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Dina’s Diner 3/13/17

| Mar 13, 2017 | Reply

Down at Dina’s Diner the coffee is always fresh and there is a great selection of pies and pastries. Today the specials at the Diner include a serving of Brit news woman India Willoughby; an entree of show tunes sung by drag queens in NYC cabarets; and role models for crossdressers — TV news women. Dina also offers some tasty side dishes like the allure of pantyhose and her best wishes for St. Patrick’s Day. Find it all at Dina’s Diner!

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The Week In Trans 12/5/16

| Dec 5, 2016 | Reply

Here we go again! Time for The Week In Trans! What do we learn today? A 73-year-old former female impersonator tells her story. Jennifer Finney Boylan says don’t blame trans people for the election loss. Los Angeles will fund programs to get trans people jobs. “The Trans List” premiers tonight on HBO. East Harlem is getting a transgender clinic. A trans man fired by GE sues. Concerns about the coming administration and some pro bono help with legal matters. 11 trans people in our history. India Willoughby is accused of being a misogynist. A Pakistani trans model does a photo shoot to fight discrimination. There are all those stories and more, including a boat load of TWIT Awards, waiting for you in TWIT!

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The Week In Trans 11/21/16

| Nov 21, 2016 | Reply

It’s The Week In Trans! Today we learn about a popular Israeli drag performer who comes from a conservative background. We get word that the VA will not be able to provide gender confirmation surgery even though they would like to. A prosecutor’s office in Michigan has adopted a Transgender Interaction Policy. Lil Miss Hot Mess reads to children at a New York City library. Provo, Utah is getting an LGBTQ resource center. A trans woman is running for mayor in her Oregon town. A judge has ruled that MinnesotaCare must pay for trans-related services. YouTube has tons of queens doing makeup tutorials. David de Alba is featured in a Las Vegas newspaper. There’s all that and plenty more waiting for you in TWIT! And yes, we have a few TWIT Awards to hand out as well.

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The Week In Trans 10/10/16

| Oct 10, 2016 | Reply

It’s The Week In Trans! All the top stories featuring trans people from around the world and down your street. Today we learn that a D.C. police woman is the only trans person on the force. The candidate in Cali who used queens singing to a Katy Perry song in TV ad has been threatened with a lawsuit. A trans man in Canada is the first trans person to play on a professional team. A reporter in England left his job to return to the air as a woman. A trans actress has been nominated for a BAFTA. A 6-year-old in New Zealand has transitioned before she starts first grade. Justice Roy Moore is suspended and his supporters say it’s the fault of a drag queen. College professor by day, drag artiste by night. Pope Francis has conflicting thoughts on LGBT people. All that and more plus a lot of TWIT Awards is waiting for you in TWIT!

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