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How to Cope with an Identity Crisis as a Trans Man

Identity crisis is more common in transgender people than we think. When a trans man comes to grips with his new identity and starts the process of transitioning, it can be a tough road ahead. He might feel vulnerable, confused, exposed and even scared. It’s like embracing a whole new world. You know for sure that it’s your world but still,...

Being Queer and Struggling with Gender Identity

If we talk about online dating for trans, men, and people of other gender identities, we also need to talk about our other, intersectional facets of our identities. While gender and sexual orientation refer to two very distinct aspects of our human lives, acronyms like LGBTQIA+ suggest that the transgender community is part...

How to Deal With a Family That Doesn’t Accept Your Trans...

When it comes to choosing between your family and your partner, it’s a decision you want to postpone till eternity. And honestly speaking, you don’t have to make that decision. It’s possible to have a normal, working relationship with your family even if they disapprove of your partner. And most importantly, it keeps the channels of...

I founded Trans Day of Remembrance 20 years ago. Here’s why.

Two decades ago, a black trans woman by the name of Rita Hester was stabbed multiple times in her first-floor apartment in Boston, Massachusetts. The police arrived at her apartment to find her in cardiac arrest. She was pronounced dead after she was transported to a local hospital. Two decades later, Rita Hester’s death has yet to be solved....

Transgender Americans Have a Message for Trump: We Won’t...

On Sunday morning,  the New York Times  published a report detailing a memo from the Trump administration that would  effectively erase federal recognition of trans and nonbinary gender identities . The Department of Health and Human Services would make changes to Title IX definitions of gender, only recognizing male...

A Timeline of Every Step in Trump's Plan to Eliminate...

Since Trump took office, his administration has systematically eroded legal protections for transgender Americans. > > Despite the fact that transgender people make up just three percent of the population, according to a  2017 GLAAD study , there is a concerted effort across the United States to limit our access to...

Terrorism and everyday experience for trans people.

“Everyone needs to be alert,” said multiple security experts on multiple TV cable shows Wednesday, Oct. 24, after “live explosive devices” were sent to the Clintons, the Obamas, CNN, Rep. Maxine Waters and others repeatedly denounced as “enemies” by President Donald Trump at angry Republican rallies and on Twitter. The climate of...

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