10 Misconceptions Every Trans Ally Needs to Understand

Okay, so you get that gender identity is different from gender expression, which is different from sexual orientation. You know the difference between transsexual, transgender, gender queer, gender fluid, and agender. You know that not everyone wants “the surgery,” and not to ask if they do. You proudly claim the mantle of transgender ally. But…

Is This The Most Transphobic Article Ever?

Thought Catalog published today a transphobic screed by VICE co-founder Gavin McInnes. The essay, titled, “Transphobia is Perfectly Natural,” uses language more vile than even the most overt transphobes would dare print. It’s unclear how serious it’s intended to be taken, with McInnes going on Twitter and Tumblr to compare trans people with an obscure…

Andrej Pejic Comes Out as Trans Woman

By Stacy Lambe The international model underwent sex reassignment surgery earlier this year International model, Andrej Pejic, announced via Entertainment Tonight and People magazine that she underwent sex reassignment surgery earlier this year. Now a trans woman, Pejic will go by the name Andreja. After keeping transition secret for the past few months, Pejic wanted…