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With Elliot Page, increased visibility of transmasculine identity can be “both great & awful”

With Netflix's superhero series "Umbrella Academy" slated to end filming its third season by August, many fans are curious awaiting what the show has in store for Elliot Page's character Vanya Hargreeves, one of the most powerful supernatural beings at the Academy. In December 2020, Page came forward as a transmasculine non-binary individual using masculine pronouns, and his honesty, authenticity, and advocacy for LGBTQ communities have since made him a celebrity face for trans communities in the media.
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Violence against trans women concerns community leaders

Crystal Davis thought she would feel relieved when the man convicted of killing her sister was sentenced. But 28-year-old Troy Bailey didn’t show any remorse, Davis said, about the death of Michelle “Tameka” Washington, a transgender woman and local LGBTQ advocate who was fatally shot more than two years ago in North Philadelphia.
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Missoula City Council passes resolution in support of LGBTQ+ youth

MISSOULA, Mont. — The Missoula City Council passed a resolution showing support for LGBTQ+ youth during Monday night’s meeting. The resolution is in response to two controversial bills passed in Helena this year. House Bill 112 bans transgender women from playing on women’s K-12 and collegiate sports teams. House Bill...
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Footballer Becomes Olympics’ First-Ever Openly Trans Athlete

Canadian footballer Quinn has celebrated becoming the first openly transgender person to compete at the Olympics, but says that the fight for transgender rights in sports and beyond ‘isn’t close to over’. Quinn, who is non-binary, was part of the Canadian women’s football team’s 1-1 draw with Japan in Sapporo...
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Donald Trump Dragged Online Over Rant About Trans Athletes And LeBron James

Donald Trump Dragged Online Over Rant About Trans Athletes And LeBron James. in Phoenix, Arizona, the ex-president bizarrely talked about how basketball player LeBron James could get sex reassignment surgery. His strange comments came as he joked that, as the coach of a women’s sports team, he would only recruit...

GLAAD Revealed Zero Trans Representation in 2020’s Major Film Industry

Mj Rodriguez made groundbreaking strides for the trans community by being the first out, trans person to be nominated for an Emmy. The actress is nominated for one of the awards shows top categories—Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series. She made history after performing her ass off for three seasons of FX’s Pose—the drama that gives insight to the trans Black and Latinx ballroom culture in New York City during the 1980s.

POLL: 20% Of Americans Say Trans Athletes Should Compete Against Gender Of Their Choice

Only 20% of Americans believe that transgender athletes should choose which gender they should compete against in the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, a new Axios/Momentive poll found. Internet polling released Monday found that 39% of Americans believe transgender athletes should compete against athletes of their biological sex, while 20% of Americans said that transgender athletes should compete against athletes of the gender they identify with.
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Second annual Black Trans Lives Matter rally held in Baltimore

On Saturday, the second annual Black Trans Lives Matter took place in Baltimore, Maryland. Several transgender activists came together to send a message to city leaders: improve health care, employment, and housing opportunities for members of the LGTBQ+ community. As reported by the. ,. the rally took place at Baltimore’s...
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Judge Forces School to Accept Trans Runner on Girls Team

A West Virginia judge ruled that a school must allow a biological boy to try out for a girls’ cross-country team despite the state’s recent law limiting schools to allowing only students born as females into girls’ sports. On Wednesday, Bill Clinton-appointed Judge Joseph Goodwin of the U.S. District Court...

Tommy Dorfman Proudly Shares Her Transgender Story With The World

Best known for her roles as Ryan Shaver in the phenomenally popular series 13 Reasons Why and Oscar in Love In The Time Of Corona, Tommy Dorfman has just proudly shared with the world that she is transgender. Speaking to TIME magazine, Tommy said that she wasn't so much 'coming...
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Fantastic Beasts star Katherine Waterston says trans rights message felt ‘important to communicate’ after JK Rowling controversy

Katherine Waterston, one of the leads of the Fantastic Beasts franchise, has addressed her decision to speak out in support of trans rights.The actor, who plays the witch Tina Goldstein in the Harry Potter spin-off series, shared a post on Instagram the day after JK Rowling returned a prestigious human rights award.Rowling gave back the Robert F Kennedy Human Rights Ripple of Hope Award last August, after the foundation’s president denounced the author’s anti-trans comments. Rowling had published a blog listing “five reasons for being worried about the new trans activism”.Waterston then shared a Guardian article to her Instagram...
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Tommy Dorfman Reintroduces Herself as a Trans Woman in New Interview

Tommy Dorfman has revealed she is a trans woman and she has "been privately identifying and living as a woman" for a year. The 29-year-old reintroduced herself while talking with Time Magazine on Thursday. In the interview, Tommy admitted "it's funny to think about coming out, because I haven't gone...

Ky Schevers, “detransitioned” ex-TERF, on how transphobic feminism is harming transgender people

Ky Schevers is one of several ex-members of the so-called “detransition movement,” people who are now actively unmasking the transphobia of “gender critical feminists.” As detransitioning trans people, they know from first hand experience how destructive the TERF ideology can be. (TERF stands for “trans-exclusionary radical feminist”.) The percentage of...
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Tommy Dorfman reintroduces herself: 'I am a trans woman'

July 22 (UPI) -- Tommy Dorfman is reintroducing herself as a transgender woman. The 29-year-old actress confirmed she is transgender in an interview with author Torrey Peters published Thursday by Time. "We're talking today to discuss my gender. For a year now, I have been privately identifying and living as...