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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Genderqueer vs Transgender

Genderqueer vs Transgender

People often ask what the difference is between transgender and transexual. We are in a stage in history of gender enlightenment  as more folks dig deep into their gender identities. Preferred pronouns were once a design of those transitioning from one binary gender to the other but as time goes on there are a wealth of folks who feel most comfortable somewhere in the middle, neither fully identifying as traditionally male or female. The...

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Empowered: Trans Women & HIV

Empowered: Trans Women & HIV

There is a new video series about love, life, and HIV amongst trans women. Now available on Youtube you can hear messages of hope, of trial, and of standing in their won truths. In the first episode you can watch Alicia Keys in conversation with five inspiring women living with HIV here in America. The series focuses on black trans women but intimate partner violence is a major issue facing women in the U.S. There is a concerning connection to...

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Two Trans People Walk Into A Bar

Two Trans People Walk Into A Bar

The way the media handles trans stories is evolving but who knows what it will be like under the Trump administration. Many trans folks are scared, many trans youth have one more reason why they don’t want to come out. But it’s jokes like this Buzzfeed video that really speak to the issue. Thanks Buzzfeed. You slay every...

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