Tag: Jennifer Finney Boylan

Review: She’s Not There (10th Anniversary edition) by Jennifer Finney Boylan

| Aug 27, 2018 | Reply

Our Page Pundit is Sophie Lynne. Today she reviews She’s Not There, the first book by Jennifer Finney Boylan. The book tells her story from her youth in Devon, Pa. to her transition. Full disclosure: Sophie has met and hung out with Ms. Boylan so she had to step back a bit to write this review. That doesn’t stop her from writing about the book and its message to all transgender people. Read on and learn what Sophie feels is important about She’s Not There.

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The Page Pundit: Long Black Veil

| May 8, 2017 | Reply

Today the Page Pundit, our Sophie Lynne, reviews the latest book, and the first work of fiction in 20 years, from Jennifer Finney Boylin. It’s called Long Black Veil. Six college pals sneak into the shuttered Eastern State Penitentiary in Philadelphia. Somehow they are locked in. When the door opens on five of the pals come out of the historic prison. One is missing. Thirty years later a body is found in the prison. Yes, it’s a mystery and Sophie gives you a spoiler free review.

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The Week In Trans 4/17/17

| Apr 17, 2017 | Reply

What’s the best amalgamation of trans related news in the biz? It’s The Week In Trans! What do we learn today? A contestant on Survivor outed a trans contestant, hoping to win. He got kicked off the island for it. Lots of trans restroom lawsuits are being dismissed or dropped. Drag Queen Story Hour is catching on with the kiddies. A trans ballerina has passed her exam. Is there a “trans look” that would help the anti-trans potty police? Tasmania has rescinded its crossdressing law. A high school play with a trans theme wins a competition in Texas. Actress Rain Valdez will play a trans actress on the Lopez series. There’s all that and much more, plus a large number of TWIT Awards waiting for you in this week’s TWIT!

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Trans books that changed my life: The Basics

| Apr 10, 2017 | 1 Reply

Today Sophie Lynne takes on a new role at TGForum. After featuring her personal story blog for several years we’ve talked her in to taking on a new role as our book reviewer and commentator. She is now the Page Pundit. Today she discusses several books that helped to change her life.

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The Week In Transgenderism 6/6/16

| Jun 6, 2016 | 1 Reply

It’s time for all the trans news you need! Today we learn that Tinder, the dating app, is getting more friendly to trans people. The VA is moving to cover GRS. Conservative rabbis pass a trans-positive resolution. Painted for Filth has 20 hot queens from May. The Sisters of Mercy practice what they preach. The Simms 4 opens up gender restrictions. Jennifer Finney Boylan goes back to her old school. Meet Dr. Rachel Levine. Puerto Ricans can change gender on their I.D. Annie Thang is going to Harvard. Barbara Satin is appointed by the president. Lots of restroom related news and a host of TWIT Awards are just waiting for you in TWIT!

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The Week In Transgenderism 5/16/16

| May 16, 2016 | Reply

It’s The Week In Transgenderism, a compilation of all the trans news we can find. Today we learn that Laverne Cox has been cast in a network TV show. Why is the Pentagon dragging it’s feet on trans soldiers? Visit Michelle DuBarry’s closet. Trevor Noah mocks the Restroom Wars. Jennifer Finney Boylan confronts a bigot on the air. Jazz Jennings thanks Obama for supporting trans student’s rights. A Republican Rep. is for trans rights. RuPaul’s DragCon brings in over 20,000 drag fans. A trans woman is elected in the Philippines. All that plus TWIT Awards galore is waiting for you in TWIT!

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The Week In Transgenderism 1/4/16

| Jan 4, 2016 | Reply

Fresh from the Internet, tons of trans news in the column we call The Week In Transgenderism. Today we learn that a trans woman has won Holland’s Next Top Model. Amiyah Scott has dropped out of Real Housewives of Atlanta. Hari Nef had a bit of help starting her acting career. 2015 in review in several publications. Sushi ties the knot then drops in the shoe. A trans woman runs for office in the Philippines. The one year anniversary of the death of Leelah Alcorn passed this past Monday. Jaden Smith models womenswear for Louis Vuitton. There’s all that plus a lot more and a whole page of TWIT Awards!

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