Transmen

Trans man uses before and after pictures of transition to inspire, encourage

These transgender celebrities have done a lot by bravely sharing their stories with the public. But we can’t forget about people who aren't in the spotlight. Peope like transman Jaimie Wilson, who courageously share their journeys as well.Wilson, a musician, DJ and trans advocate, has chronicled...

Wednesday, March 29, 2017 - 11:31am

Philly public schools will protect transgender students after Trump reversal

The School District of Philadelphia will not align with President Donald Trump's order to overturn transgender bathroom protections, saying it will retain its bathroom policy to protect students."The School District of Philadelphia remains a safe and welcoming place of inclusion for all our...

Thursday, February 23, 2017 - 7:57am

LGBTQ, women and minority-owned businesses will be 'safe from discrimination': Comptroller

Currently, there are no laws to stop discrimination against companies owned by women, minorities or LGBTQmembers of the community related to government contracts. A loophole exists. City and state officials announced on Friday that new legislation will be introduced to change all that.“Our city’s...

Saturday, September 17, 2016 - 1:45am

Seeking 'dignity and respect' for transpeople

One of the first news reports about the fatal stabbing of 21-year-old London Chanel inside a North Philly row home on May 18 made a crucial mistake: Chanel, a transgender woman, was called a man and referred to using the male pronouns “he” and “his.”Nellie Fitzpatrick, the city’s director of LGBT...

Friday, June 5, 2015 - 9:28pm

While you were sleeping...

Good morningBefore you surfaced, Chinese rescuers tried to find survivors in a sinking ship while U.S. airport security staff failed to spot mock weapons in a safety screening.Caitlyn Jenner was praised by the LGBT community and scored a twitter record, while the iconic Stonewall Inn stood to get...

Tuesday, June 2, 2015 - 5:53am

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

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

Is it time for a transgender Avenger?

The world of comic books has a long and proud tradition of pushing the envelope when it comes to social issues, finding entertaining and sometimes subtle ways to make the case for progressive ideas. In light of that tradition and recent developments in television and popular culture, now would be...

Thursday, April 30, 2015 - 5:32pm

While you were sleeping...

Good morning! As you brushed up on your Dothraki for the new season of "Game of Thrones" on Sunday, Hillary Clinton prepared her bid. Cuba and U.S. hit a milestone with historic talks, while the White House opened restrooms and made a milestone for LGBT rights.Obama told off China for snatching...

Friday, April 10, 2015 - 6:30am

While you were sleeping...

Good morning.Before you took a sip of your soy latte, Obama said war had been averted. A shipwrecked sailor was saved after66 days at sea.A family was awarded $150 million for a son who died, while an inmate was awarded gender-reassignment surgery. Fans bought a slice of Lauren Bacall's glittering...

Friday, April 3, 2015 - 2:57pm

California inmate to get first-ever sex change in prison

Reuters –A federal judge in San Francisco on Thursday ruled that California must provide sex reassignment surgery to a transgender inmate, calling denial of the procedure a violation of constitutional rights.U.S. District Judge Jon Tigar wrote in his 38-page order that the state was violating the...

Friday, April 3, 2015 - 2:38pm

Driver in drag shot after ramming stolen SUV into spy agency gates

Reuters –Two people tried to run their vehicle through the National Security Agency's gates near Washington on Monday before guards at the spy agency fatally shot one of them, said officials, who added there was no evidence of a link to terrorism.The second occupant of the vehicle was also shot,...

Tuesday, March 31, 2015 - 1:25pm