#Transgender Women

Dave Chappelle Ready to Meet With Transgender Community Under Certain Conditions: “I Am Not Bending to Anyone’s Demands”

Dave Chappelle is denying claims that he declined to speak with Netflix’s transgender employees regarding controversial comments he made in The Closer, but said he’s aware of the outcry and he’s now ready for a meeting — under certain conditions that include that those who participate must watch his special in full. In a new video posted Monday on Instagram, the comedian, currently on a nationwide tour, addresses the situation while seated at center stage. “It’s been said in the press that I was invited to speak to the transgender employees of Netflix and I refused. That is not true,” says...
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Biden Administration Unveils National Strategy To Achieve Gender Equity

On Friday, the Biden Administration released the country’s first-ever national strategy to achieve gender equity and equality. The plan outlined ambitious goals to help women achieve parity with men in the United States and abroad, by addressing the primary obstacles to women’s advancement. The current plan is the result of...
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Matt Berry comments on ‘transphobic’ IT Crowd episode

The IT Crowd star, Matt Berry, has commented on a controversial episode of the show that many labelled “transphobic”.In the episode, which aired in 2008, Berry’s character Douglas, dates a transgender woman and promptly breaks up with her after she tells him she is trans.In an interview with Vulture, Berry denounced the episode: “I don’t condone anything that that comedy portrayed, you know? I don’t share any views that the writer has.”The episode in question was written by Graham Linehan, who has been a vocal critic of transgender rights and was permanently banned from Twitter for numerous transphobic comments.Channel...

Madison transgender teens reflect on impact of state rulings for school sports participation

MADISON, Wis. (WMTV) - Transgender athletes participating in competitive sports has been the topic of conversation throughout several states in 2020 and 2021. This past week, Texas legislators passed a bill that would bar transgender high school athletes from competing against and with the gender they identify with. The state’s governor, Greg Abbott has said he will sign that bill into law.

Meet Ceval Omar: One Of The First Transgender Women To Be The Face Of A Beauty Campaign

“Hopefully this opens the door for even more inclusivity in the beauty industry, especially from the great fashion houses,” Omar tells ESSENCE. Last week, YSL Beauty launched a new project for the brand’s NU assortment: a skincare-makeup hybrid collection to enhance your skin without ever hiding its signature. The brand selected a diverse pool of talent to promote the 20 shades of its NU Bare Look Tint, a skin tint with buildable coverage for a fresh, dewy complexion.

First transgender Amazon introduced by DC Comics

Bia, a Black trans woman, appears in the first issue of Nubia’s (pictured) comic series. (Image from The world of DC Comics became more LGBTQ inclusive this weekend as the venerable comic book franchise of “Wonder Woman” expanded with the introduction of the character of Bia, a Black trans woman, in the first issue of the series “Nubia & The Amazons.”

So Now We Have to Explain What the Word “Science” Means

Do not constitute medical science. These people never tell the truth. They attempt to make convoluted secular arguments while they are really defending religious doctrine. According to Kylee Zempel — mindless twinkie that she is: Science Says What’s Really Compassionate Is Encouraging People With Gender Dysphoria To Love Their Real Bodies. Quite the contrary. I will get there shortly. Moreover, transgender persons do “love their real bodies.”

Oxfam bans Bingo game after trans employees complain

Oxfam, which is dedicated to ending poverty and promoting women’s rights, removed the game from shelves after transgender staff members complained about it. Even bingo isn’t safe from cancel culture. British charity Oxfam has pulled an “inspirational women”-themed bingo game following complaints from transgender activists who expressed upset over its inclusion of J.K. Rowling.