Have You Read These Trans Books?

Have You Read These Trans Books?

Being Emily by Rachel Gold They say that whoever you are it’s okay, you were born that way. Those words don’t comfort Emily, because she was born Christopher and her insides know that her outsides are all wrong. They say that it gets better, be who are you and it’ll be fine. For Emily, telling her parents who she really is means a therapist who insists Christopher is normal and Emily is sick. Telling her girlfriend means lectures about how...

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Trump’s First 100 & Next 100 For LGBTQ Rights

Trump’s First 100 & Next 100 For LGBTQ Rights

Dan Savage raised over $100,000 from 5,000 people by selling t-shirts, pins and hats that read “Impeach the Motherfucker Already” or ITMFA. “We’re in for a long and ugly four years, readers. Let’s raise some money for groups fighting Trump, let’s bring ITMFA back into our everyday vocabulary, and let’s remember that we — people who voted against Trump, people who want to see him out of office as...

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Henry McGregor Sias

Henry McGregor Sias

Henry McGregor Sias is a transgender attorney running for Court of Common Pleas judge here in Philadelphia. “To have the city look at me as an out trans guy and elect me would send the message that trans people are a part of our community and have a lot to contribute,” Sias said in an interview with Phily.com. You can read the full interview here. Henry Sias would be the first out trans judge in Philadelphia. On April 28th he was...

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Janet Mock, Surpassing Certainty

Janet Mock, Surpassing Certainty

Janet Mock is BACK and with a brand new book to knock us off our feet. Set to launch in June Janet’s book “Surpassing Certainty” is available for pre-order on Amazon and boy are we ready to read it! A few months before her twentieth birthday, Janet Mock is adjusting to life at the University of Hawaii and finally content in her own body. It’s here that she experiences her first love story—an infatuation with Troy, a yeoman...

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Trans Charities for the Holidays

Trans Charities for the Holidays

Ho-Ho-Ho Happy Trump Days! Said now one ever… Who knows what our political future holds but we do know that whatever may come we still need to protect and hold dear trans individuals in our midst. This holiday season let’s all chip in and support organizations that do just that. If you are having a tough time coming up with places to donate to on your own, here are a few who are doing some remarkable work right here on the east...

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