Jaden Smith

Jaden Smith

When we think of Will Smith we think of a hunky cis man in a tank top kicking aliens from Independence Day. We think of the last man on earth trying to find a cure for zombies in I Am Legend. We also think of  that timeless rap theme song that opened each episode of the Fresh Prince of Belair. One last thing we think of? Maybe the hit “Just The Two of Us,” that was written, performed and award winning when his son Jaden Smith was...

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November Transworthy News

November Transworthy News

Oh the places you will go! The phrase goes far beyond the Dr. Seuss classic, often handed out at graduations and milestone birthdays. Looking back over November it’s been quite a month for trans visibility. Why don’t we call it a milestone month. While 2015 has shown to be one of the most transphobic and violent years in US history, it has also revealed some remarkable changes. November just takes the cake ya’ll, and thus the...

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Trans Day of Rememberance

Trans Day of Rememberance

The statistics are ghastly, but even in the wake of their deaths we have to honor the glory of their lives. Trans Day of Remembrance, which comes every November 20th, stands as a tribute to those who came before us and as a macabre reminder that there is much work to be done. Over the year 23 transgender women were murdered, most of which happened in the first two weeks of the year. The Advocate took the time to remember their faces and their...

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Trans Visibility

Trans Visibility

Every once in a while it’s good to remember that the world is evolving and we are not alone. We must remember to knowledge and give well deserved praise to those who are breaking the glass ceiling of trans visibility. Can you believe that we are two months away from the end of 2015? (I know, don’t say it!) So far there are a handful of people really cleaning up for “Best of” 2015. Her are some national and international...

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Halloween Costumes Gone Wild

Caitlyn Jenner strikes again! It’s been long awaited but the time has come for Halloween and those rumored Jenner costumes. Walking through the costume section at any store can leave you cringing. Not because of the tackiness of some of those costumes, but because you will probably hear Caitlyn Jenner’s name thrown out in mocking tones more than once. Halloween is a game of cocky performances to see who can play the best pun on...

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