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The Week In Trans 3/16/2

| Mar 16, 2020 | Reply

Listen up! It’s The Week In Trans! Today we learn that Chelsea Manning is free after a suicide attempt. A serial killer who preyed on trans women is sentenced to death. Large numbers of primary voters identify as LGBTQ. Zaya Wade appears on the red carpet with her family. The film Breakfast on Pluto is becoming a musical but not without controversy. State legislatures are continuing their crusade to “protect” trans kids by introducing legislation that will harm them. Virginia has passed bills supporting transgender rights. Missouri wants to lock up librarians who hold a Drag Queen Story Time. A trans dance troupe celebrates its fifteenth year. A trans woman who served a 30 year prison term for attempted murder is now helping other trans women prisoners. Research says Caitlyn Jenner has been found to have reduced transphobia among older conservatives. A Mexican trans woman has won the title of Miss International Queen. There’s all that and much more waiting for you to click on TWIT!

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Transgender Entertainment — Trans Media Arts

| Nov 12, 2018 | Reply

Amanda F. Steele covers the arts, media and entertainment beats. Today she has news about Caitlyn Jenner’s house, the one seen in her reality show, I Am Cait. She also fills us in on the transgender film star, whose film Rani, bagged an international award. Then she has the scoop on the cast of Season 4 of RuPaul’s Drag Race All Stars, and info on Laura Jane Grace’s side project with The Devouring Mothers. There’s all that and a bit more waiting for your perusal in Trans Media Arts.

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The Week In Trans 2/6/17

| Feb 6, 2017 | 1 Reply

The Week in Trans is on the air! What do we learn today? A Nepalese trans model has made history in India. The Supreme Court is considering the Gavin Grimm case in March. Concerns that President Trump will overturn President Obama’s LGBT protections even when he said he won’t. Australian drag star Courtney Act does Australia 101 for American audiences. The new lineup of competitors on Drag Race is announced. The Boy Scouts open their doors to trans boys. A small town Texas mayor comes out as trans. San Francisco designates the first trans historic district. Hahnemann Hospital in Philadelphia will offer gender confirmation surgery. The Imperial Court of San Diego has their 45th coronation. There’s all that, plus a lot more, and a few TWIT Awards waiting for you in TWIT!

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The Week In Transgenderism 7/25/16

| Jul 25, 2016 | Reply

It’s all the trans related news brought together in one easy to consume place. It’s The Week In Transgenderism! Today we learn about a former Special Forces soldier who is now living as a woman. There was a trans woman delegate at the RNC convention last week and she used the ladies’ room. There will be a trans woman speaking at the DNC convention this week. The YMCA has a trans inclusive policy about locker room use. The NBA has left Charlotte over HB2. British Columbia has extended non-discrimination coverage to trans people. The TransNation Festival is coming in October. The teachers’ union supports LGBTQ students and staff. A pro bono law clinic offers name change help. There’s all that, a ton of TWIT Awards and much more waiting in this edition of TWIT!

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Dina’s Diner 6/6/16

| Jun 6, 2016 | 3 Replies

It takes a master (or is that mistress?) chef to take such diverse ingredients as 17 year cicadas, YouTube star Gigi Gorgeous, office dress codes, the shift away from super femme presentation on RuPaul’s Drag Race and a sprinkling of Night Flowers, and whip it into a delightful treat for the discerning palate. If there’s one woman who can do it it would be our Dina Amberle. Step into Dina’s Diner today and see what’s cookin’!

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The Week In Transgenderism 12/7/15

| Dec 7, 2015 | Reply

Today we bring you a massive quantity of trans news! Jazz Jennings is in the news for a couple of things. One of them is the renewal of her reality show. The Marine who killed the Filipina woman is found guilty of homicide. The British trans woman who was housed first with male prisoners has done her time. RuPaul has a Christmas special. A woman in Venezuela is the first trans candidate for a major office in South America. Caitlyn Jenner still has legal trouble over her traffic accident. Hari Nef is going to be on Transparent. The Obama administration has been very good for trans people. Read the tale of the gender fluid deer. There’s so much more and we also hand out a pile of TWIT Awards.

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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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