Topics :: Transwoman

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Maggie Keenan-Bolger Hosts Queer Theater Networking Event

By Winnie McCroy | Friday Apr 25, 2014
On April 28, Maggie Keenan-Bolger and Honest Accomplice Theatre will host a networking event for Queer Women and Trans* People in the Performing Arts.

Turkey Man Kills Trans GF, Family Disavows Her Gender

By Winnie McCroy | Tuesday Feb 25, 2014
A Turkish man admitted to killing his trans girlfriend and burying her in a vineyard. But the woman’s family disavowed her gender identity and buried her as a man.

Carmen Carrera Wants to Be First Trans "Angel"

By Winnie McCroy | Thursday Nov 21, 2013
A new petition on Change.org has more than 42,000 supporters in favor of Victoria’s Secret asking "Ru Paul’s Drag Race" star Carmen Carrera be the first-ever transgender "Angel."

Committee Approves Beninda, Budd

By John Riley | Saturday Jun 2, 2012
The D.C. City Council’s Committee on Aging and Community Affairs today approved the nominations of two well-known transgender women, Alexandra Beninda and Earline Budd, to the 15-member D.C. Commission on Human Rights.

Probe of Woman’s Death Continues

By Seth Hemmelgarn | Saturday May 12, 2012
Oakland police are continuing to investigate the death of a transgender woman who was shot in the city’s downtown as family and friends mourn.

Transgender Candidate Too ’Conservative’ in San Francisco

By Kilian Melloy | Tuesday Oct 5, 2010
A transgender candidate for city supervisor in San Francisco has been targeted by her opposition as being "too conservative," despite her status and her background as the executive of a sex toy company.

Transgender murderer renews electrolysis request

Monday Nov 23, 2009
A convicted murderer serving a life sentence goes before a judge to ask for electrolysis treatments as she seeks a taxpayer-funded sex-change operation.

Man in Wales Performs Self-Serve Sex-Change Surgery

By Kilian Melloy | Monday Aug 24, 2009
A transwoman in Newport, South Wales, was so determined to shed her male identity that she took up cutting implements and did the job herself in the family bathroom.
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