A Valentine’s Day Date with the Trans Justice Funding Project: Apply for a Grant by February 15th

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The Trans Justice Funding Project (TJFP) application deadline is coming up on February 15th. Got an organization and/or project idea that would benefit trans people of color in mind but are stumped for funding ideas? Apply!

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Boobs, Lingerie, and Trans Women: Reality TV Show “Double Divas” Gets It Right

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We’re seeing more transgender women in the media these days, which is great… and nerve-wrecking, especially when the media frequently gets it wrong. But, when a show like The Double Divas, which follows two lingerie shop owners’ quests to fit women with the right bras, gets it right, now that’s great television.

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MTV’s Catfish Show Tackles Fake Online Profiles, Villainizes Transgender Women: #Fail

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MTV’s most recent episode of Catfish, a show about fake online dating profiles tackles transgender issues, and fails. Read our intern Breanne’s review with powerful commentary about the role of TV producers from trans advocate, Janet Mock.

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Yollada “Nok” Suanyot Becomes First Trans Woman Politician in Thailand

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QWOC Runs for Office…With Success! Yollada “Nok” Suanyot becomes highest ranking Trans Woman politician in Thailand

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10 Questions with “Still Black” Trans-Masculine Documentary Filmmaker, Dr. K Ryan, about His New Film PASSION

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Kortney Ryan Ziegler, director of the award-winning film, “Still Black“, a documentary about the lives of six black transgender men, …

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Sex, Gender, and Food: Spotlight on Queer Brown Boi Activist, Kay Barrett

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Meet spoken-word artists, food justice advocate, and all-round badass brown boi, Kay Barrett. “As long as I have a breath, I have a pen and I am one of many vessels for humanity, a sloppy and healing humanity.”

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Don’t Cry for Me, Argentina: Gender Identity Recognition Law Raises the Bar for Trans Rights

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Argentina makes trans history; 100 trans* persons changed the name and gender that appears on their legal documents as the Gender Identity and Health Comprehensive Care for Trans People Act went into effect.

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Let There Be Art! A Call for Creative Healing for Transgender Women of Color

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Poetry is like a complicated dance; the movement of my pen and the steps of my heart working together to …

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Call for Submissions to Queer POC Anthology, “Here, Our Voices: The Black Trans-Identified Experience”

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Michael David Battle, a black female-to-male (FTM) trans maan, who has been documenting his transition online is currently compiling an …

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Out in Entertainment: Two Queer Black Authors Break the Silence about Gay Love in Hip Hop

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Trans author and former fitness model Toni Newman and gay author in the hip hop industry Terrance Dean discuss their new books.

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From YouTube to Policy: The Role of Media in Legal Advocacy for LGBT People of Color

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With the EEOC ruling that discrimination against trans people is sex discrimination, and thus, prohibited, what does the future of trans rights legislation hold? More specifically, what does this mean for gender non-conforming people of color?

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