An All-Transgender Modeling Agency Is Coming To Los Angeles

By Jamie Feldman | July 28th, 2015 Transgender supermodel Andreja Pejic may soon be getting a whole modeling agency’s worth of competition. Thailand’s leading Apple Model Management announced it will open an all-transgender modeling agency in Los Angeles this summer. Filmmaker Cecilio Asuncion, whose 2012 documentary “What’s The T?” followed the lives of five transgender women, will head up the…

Universities Are Trying To Teach Faculty How To Spot Microaggressions

Via Gay Voices, Tyler Kingdale | June 9th, 2015 Earlier this year, University of California President Janet Napolitano invited deans and department heads to a seminar on inclusivity on campus. A large theme was how the university could better address microaggressions, the subtle comments, “slights” or “snubs” that signal bias against someone’s race, background or identity.  …

Transgender Hollywood: Will Bruce Jenner Change the Industry?

As the first breakthrough transgender star in Hollywood, Laverne Cox has certainly mixed it up with the A-list. The “Orange Is the New Black” actress recently attended the White House Correspondents’ Dinner, where she rubbed shoulders with the president (“Oh God — he knows who I am!”). She fan-girled out for Viola Davis at the…

Why it’s time to remove the T from LGBT

Lee Hurley for Metro.co.uk I hate the term LGBT. It’s the confusion the term causes. Lesbian, gay and bisexual are all sexualities, so you’d be forgiven for thinking transgender is as well. Forms ask you if you’re heterosexual, homosexual, bisexual or transgender. But it’s not a sexuality. It’s a gender. It makes no more sense…