Tag: Kristen Beck

The Week In Trans 11/28/16

| Nov 28, 2016 | Reply

And now, the news! Today we learn that Eddie Izzard has won his case against a homophobic harasser. Gov. Pat McCrory of North Carolina may have lost his job. A trans woman in New Jersey sues for the right to change her documents without surgery. Kristen Beck has applied for a Pentagon job under the next administration. A trans man gets hugs at the mall. Swedish activists wants being trans unclassified as a mental illness. Tupperware’s top selling drag queen experiences a drop in sales after she comes out as trans. A drag queen has performed at the White House for the first time. There’s all that and more, plus several well deserved TWIT Awards in today’s edition of TWIT!

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The Week In Transgenderism 5/18/15

| May 18, 2015 | 1 Reply

Bruce Jenner coming out has gotten interest up in trans issues. Kristen Beck is not happy about that. Miley Cyrus doesn’t like being restricted to a femme gender. Another performer named Shamir is not concerned with his gender. Indonesia’s bissu are making a come back. Geena Rocero is working with the HRC. Fashion model Gisele Alicea is featured in Glamour. The Elle Fanning trans man movie gets distribution. A truck driver came out as trans and got support from her fellow truckers. All that and a lot more are waiting for you in TWIT!

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Keystone Conference 2015

| Mar 23, 2015 | 1 Reply

Every year around this time our own Sophie Lynne treks to central Pennsylvania for something of a spiritual retreat. She’s been doing it for the past seven years. Her destination is Harrisburg and her goal is to mix and mingle with her trans sisters and brothers at the Keystone Conference. This year was no different and Sophie was there and filed this report.

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The Week In Transgenderism 2/16/15

| Feb 16, 2015 | Reply

Laverne Cox has a new gig. She moves from prison to the courtroom in a show called “Doubt.” A reality show follows trans women around Kansas City. Kristen Beck is going into politics. We’ve got a review of the new film “Boy Meets Girl.” Photos of men dressed as women in the 1800s. John Cameron Mitchell is back as Hedwig. Nikki Araguz wins her case. Chelsea Manning gets her hormones. All that a lot more is waiting for you in TWIT!

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The Week In Transgenderism 10/13/14

| Oct 13, 2014 | Reply

From every corner of the world, which has no actual corners, come the TG news of the day! Makeover maven Jodie Lynn is featured in Cosmopolitan U.K. NYC makes is easier to change your documents. The club scene in NYC gets a makeover from Ladyfag. Is the world ready for a all trans girl group? There’s a drag school in New Orleans. A trans girl in Georgia needs a new dress. She’s on the homecoming court. Canadians debate one word in a discrimination bill. Trans kids in New Delhi can go to school for free. All that plus more and a few TWIT Awards are waiting for you in TWIT.

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Out & About: Kristin Beck Book Signing

| Jul 22, 2013 | Reply

Camille Brandon made a rare daytime appearance at the Flamingo Resort in St. Petersburg, Florida Sunday a week ago. What lured our Florida Out & About reporter into the bright sunshine? A book signing with author and former Navy SEAL Kristin Beck. Beck is promoting her book Warrior Princess: A U.S. Navy SEAL’s Journey to Coming Out Transgender. Camille hung out by the pool all day and has sent us a report on the event.

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