People in the News
thebacklot.com - by Louis Virtel
Season one of RuPaul's Drag Race is over four years old, yet it's wildly re-watchable even considering how much flashier and bigger the drag queen competition has become. Though Bebe Zahara Benet walked off with the title of that so-called "lost season," her competitor Ongina - a.k.a. Ryan Ong Palao - was an endearing, adorable presence who gave us incredible moments, including a tearful admission of her HIV-positive status to RuPaul following a challenge victory...
lgbtqnation.com - Patrick Califia, Author
Califia was born female and raised by Mormon parents in Corpus Christi, Texas. He started writing stories and poems in his youth. He graduated a year early from high school and matriculated to the University of Utah.
thenation.com - Christopher Carbone
In her groundbreaking role on Netflix's Orange Is the New Black, Laverne Cox portrays Sophia Burset, a nuanced and empathetic transgender character in prison for credit card fraud. For those of you who still haven’t seen the show - shame on you, since it's all available on Netflix - I won't spoil the fun...
Writer: Yanapon Musiket - Writer: Yanapon Musiket
It is a fact: Thai transgender women are among the most beautiful in the world. Compared to many countries, Thailand is open-minded about transgender people where there are places for them to stand proud, especially in the entertainment industry.
lgbtqnation.com - Brad KutnerRAD KUTNER - Gay RVA
Laverne Cox carries a powerful presence. Tall, long flowing hair, pouting lips, and a gaze that looks both daunting and welcoming at the same time.
But don't her looks fool you, Alabama born, this girl is a sweet-souther... [more]
huffingtonpost.com - Noah Michelson
The legendary drag queen, who created the non-defunct annual New York City drag festival Wigstock in the mid-80s, has been performing, DJing, releasing music and appearing in films and on TV shows like "RuPaul's Drag Race" and "RuPaul's Drag U" for ... [more]
Miley Cyrus Asks After Tr*nny Bar In Germany: Are There Any Good German Tr*nny Bars? Weird Clubs? (Jul 30, 2013)
hngn.com - By Julia Lynn Rubin
It looks like Miley Cyrus has put her foot in her mouth once again!
During her recent trip to Germany, Cyrus was interviewed and filmed asking, "Are there any good German tr*nnies? Like, guys as girls?" Later on, she asked another intervie... [more]
Atlanta drag queen so over smart ass fucktards (Jul 25, 2013)
projectqatlanta.com - By Matt Hennie
Drag queens, and even gay Atlanta bar owners, do unleash when crossed. But sometimes, on occasion, their epic rants turn into teachable moments. Atlanta queen Dymond Onasis tries that when she unloads on a disrespectful lesbian.
Fight 4 Fallon: Meet MMA's First Transgendered Athlete (Jul 3, 2013)
theurbantwist.com - By Briuttany Dawson
Fallon Fox is taking the MMA world by storm due to her fairly recent transition from male-to-female. "I'm technically, legally, physically and mentally female. Everything about me is female," Fallon says, before admitting, "I happen to fall into... [more]
Wipe out! Real Housewife Marysol Patton and transgender model Lauren Foster get tossed around whi... (Jul 1, 2013)
dailymail.co.uk - By Daily Mail Reporter
Marysol Patton got tossed around while paddleboarding in Miami Beach with friends on Sunday.
The 46-year-old Real Housewives of Miami star took a paddleboard lesson from an instructor at Kustom Paddle of Miami Beach.
US Boy Turns Himself into a Real Life Transsexual Barbie (May 21, 2013)
english.cri.cn - Web Editor: Wang Wei
A transsexual spent 200,000 pounds and 12 years transforming himself from a fresh-faced boy into a real life Barbie doll.
Jason Torres, who now goes by the name Nicole Sanders, has had countless surgeries from nose jobs to breast im... [more]
autoevolution.com - by Andrei Tutu - from AP
We though we may never see Richard Branson, the man behind the Virgin brand, honor a bet that was made back in 2010, but here we are, looking at these images which show him as a cross-dresser.
Back the, Branson also owned th... [more]
Transsexual singer promotes safe sex with all-condom dress (Apr 18, 2013)
tuoitrenews.vn - Tuoi Tre
Singer Huong Giang, who ended up in the top ten of the 2012 Vietnam Idol singing reality show, doesn't mind donning a heavy dress made of 2,000 condoms as part of a community campaign to normalize condoms.
usatoday.com - Eric Prisbell, USA TODAY Sports
When Gabrielle Ludwig made her women's college basketball debut in early December, her Mission College (Calif.) team's season became unlike any in the history of college basketball.
Transgender supermodel Lea T opens up about keeping secrets (Jan 31, 2013)
gaystarnews.com - By Jean Paul Zapata
Who de we love more? A male-to-female model who's broken down boundaries as one of fashion's most desired faces?
Or the fashion brands who've recognized her beauty and shared it with the world?
Great Gatsby Author Was A Drag Queen?? (Jan 3, 2013)
perezhilton.com - Perez Hilton
Fans of The Great Gatsby may think the author would have identified most with Nick Carroway, the narrator Tobey Maguire plays in the upcoming movie version.
But it turns out F. Scott Fitzgerald may have made an even better Daisy!
Where are they now?: Jenna Talackova, the transgender beauty contestant hopes to launch reality T... (Dec 26, 2012)
thestar.com - Nancy J. White - Life Reporter
Jenna Talackova, the transgendered contestant in last May's Miss Universe Canada pageant, is vying now for a different title: reality television star.
Talackova, 24, has teamed up with Toronto's Peacock Alley Entertainment t... [more]
Drag Queen Needles Makes 1 of 4 Covers for OUT 100 (Nov 16, 2012)
lezgetreal.com - Posted by: J. Wolffe
New York, NY - Brash and outspoken, the season four winner of RuPaul's Drag Race comprehends sudden fame, yet Sharon Needles has never underestimated the ephemeral nature of stepping into the public limelight...
Robinson new head of OutServe-SLDN (Nov 7, 2012)
windycitymediagroup.com - by Chuck Colbert
She's the right person in the right place at the right time.
That's the consensus viewpoint about West Point graduate Allyson Robinson, a former Army officer and transgender woman who was selected last week as the new executive... [more]
sdgln.com - Ken Williams - SDGLN Editor In Chief
Laverne Cox is on a roll as an actress and transgender activist, and 2012 has been very good to her.
This year, Cox earned rave reviews for her supporting role of Chantelle in director Susan Seidelman's latest fil... [more]