Transgender & Intersex: January 2012


New Airport Screenings Raise Questions for Trans Canadians

Filed by Mercedes Allen | January 30, 2012 | 6:00 PM | comments

The Harper Conservatives have recently made a regulatory change to the Aeronautics Act that potentially affects many trans (and cis) Canadians and could even ban some from air travel.Read More


A Trans Warrior's Return Home & Journey In Transition

Filed by Guest Blogger | January 30, 2012 | 10:00 AM | comments

If a mom can accept and love her transgender daughter 47 years after bringing Jenn into this world, why can't the United States Military stand with Jenn now after 29 years of honorable and distinguished service to her country?Read More

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Results: Shifting Sexuality During Gender Transition

Filed by Drew Cordes | January 25, 2012 | 12:30 PM | comments

A little while ago I asked trans Bilerico readers to share their opinions and experiences in regard to shifting sexuality during gender transition. And share they did!Read More


You Don't Get to Tell Us When to Be Offended, Ru Paul

Filed by Rebecca Juro | January 19, 2012 | 3:00 PM | comments

Ru Paul doesn't have to go to interview after interview looking for work, always hoping that this will be the time the interviewer will actually consider their resume, not their gender identity, as the key factor whether or not they'll be hired.Read More


How Fluid Is Your Sexual Orientation? [Comment of the Week]

Filed by Bil Browning | January 15, 2012 | 6:00 PM | comments

Jonathon Edwards points out the fluidity of sexuality in general and brings bisexuality into Drew Cordes' conversation about her sexual orientation has become less rigid after her transition.Read More


Anti-Trans Policies at Gay/Lesbian Newspaper 'Xtra'

Filed by Tobi Hill-Meyer | January 12, 2012 | 5:00 PM | comments

Xtra, Canada's gay and lesbian newspaper, has been creating a stir with ethical concerns over the treatment of trans people interviewed for their paper. Read More


Stuff Cis People Say to Trans People

Filed by Tobi Hill-Meyer | January 11, 2012 | 11:00 AM | comments

In response to the "Shit ____ People Say" internet meme, "Stuff ____ People Say to ____" has been a great way to explore the different common types on prejudice and assumptions being made about marginalized groups.Read More


Shifting Sexuality During Gender Transition: Your Thoughts?

Filed by Drew Cordes | January 10, 2012 | 7:00 PM | comments

Obviously, gender and sexuality aren't synonymous, but the two certainly are linked. I've noticed in myself, and in many other trans people I talk to, that gender transition often is accompanied by a shift in sexuality.Read More


MARS Canada Chooses Not to Affiliate With Transphobia

Filed by Mercedes Allen | January 10, 2012 | 4:00 PM | comments

If you're a consumer like me who shops with her feet, it probably won't hurt to thank Uncle Ben's for taking a principled stand against transphobia. And if buying M&Ms just became a little more guilt-free, well, that's an added bonus.Read More


Taiwanese Animation on Chaz Bono's Penis

Filed by Bil Browning | January 05, 2012 | 1:00 PM | comments

If you're easily offended, you'll want to skip this Taiwanese animation about Chaz Bono's announcement that he plans on having bottom surgery. While there's some giggle moments, there's also plenty of cringe-worthy ones too.Read More