Transgender

Caitlyn Jenner breaks Twitter record with 1m followers in 4 hours

Reuters –Former Olympic athlete and reality TV star Bruce Jennerlaunched a new Twitter account on Monday as @Caitlyn_Jenner, saying "I'm so happy after such a long struggle to be living my true self. Welcome to the world Caitlyn."It became the fastest account to reach 1 million followers in four...

Tuesday, June 2, 2015 - 5:00am

Plastic surgeon Dr. Jeffrey Spiegel explains 'facial feminization' procedures

Plastic surgeon Dr. Jeffrey Spiegel has specialized in facial feminization for female transgender patients for approximately 15 years. Spiegel said he sees approximately 20 people a week for procedures to help them “pass” – he first started when a patient came in 15 years ago to ask him to help her...

Wednesday, May 20, 2015 - 4:00pm

Vienna introduces gay and lesbian traffic lights to boost road safety

Reuters –Gay-themed traffic lights are getting Vienna into the mood for the annual Eurovision Song Contest, one of the world's most popular kitsch cultural events which this year is being hosted by the Austrian capital.Dozens of traffic lights in central Vienna have been programmed to show male or...

Wednesday, May 13, 2015 - 3:57am

While you were sleeping...

Good morning.As you dreamed of meeting your Prince Charming, Britain's charismatic Prince Harry revealed he'slooking for a wife. Meanwhile, Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince packed his bags for a U.S. visit, and our very own pop royal –Prince –debuted his track for Baltimore.WikiLeaksfounder Assange'...

Monday, May 11, 2015 - 5:49am

Britain tops European LGBTI rights poll as Russia slumps at bottom

Reuters –Azerbaijan, Russia and Armenia are the worst countries in Europe for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) rights, but violence against LGBTI people remains rife across the continent, a rights group said late on Sunday.Some countries have made historic strides toward...

Monday, May 11, 2015 - 4:01am

Black not fetch enough for Woody's?

Step onto the main dance floor of the self-proclaimed “landmark gay spot in Philadelphia,” Woody’s (202 S. 13th St.) – and you will witness a very noticeable racial divide cut right through it.It’s 2015 and one of the most elaborate nightclubs in the Gayborhood is still subtly reflective of a...

Wednesday, May 6, 2015 - 7:14pm