Topics :: gender transition

Transwoman Nicole Bray's Documentary Will Follow Her Transition: Part I

By Winnie McCroy | Thursday Aug 28, 2014
In this two-part series, EDGE looks at transwoman Nicole Bray, who got the support of her friends, family and wife, and is creating a documentary to inspire other transgender individuals.

Laverne Cox Talks Trans Issues in ’TakePart Live’

By Winnie McCroy | Monday Jul 7, 2014
As part of their coverage for LGBT Pride month in June, Pivot’s interactive news show, "TakePart Live" featured an interview with "Orange is the New Black" star Laverne Cox.

Austin Lingerie Store Asks for Transwoman’s ID Before Service

By Winnie McCroy | Saturday Jul 5, 2014
An Austin, Texas lingerie store is coming under fire today after being accused of humiliating and discriminating against a transgender customer.

Pentagon OKs Manning Transfer for Gender Treatment

By Pauline Jelenik and Lolita Baldor | Wednesday May 14, 2014
In an unprecedented move, the Pentagon is trying to transfer convicted national security leaker Pvt. Chelsea Manning to a civilian prison so she can get treatment for her gender disorder, defense officials said.

Texas Trans Teacher Triumphs, May Teach Teens

By Winnie McCroy | Friday Apr 11, 2014
After being suspended by Lumberton Intermediary School in Texas, transgender teacher Laura Jane Klug was returned to the roster of substitute teachers

What’s Between Your Legs?: Thoughts on International Transgender Day of Visibility

By Winnie McCroy | Monday Mar 31, 2014
Special guest writer Cathy Renna shares her thoughts on International Transgender Day of Visibility.

Geena Rocero Launches Global Organization for Gender Rights

By EDGE | Monday Mar 31, 2014
To coincide with the celebration of International Transgender Day of Visibility, activist and model Geena Rocero today launched her new a global awareness campaign, Gender Proud.

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.

How to Be a Drag King With Brooklyn’s Goldie Peacock

By Winnie McCroy | Thursday Jul 18, 2013
Ever wanted to know what it was like to be a drag king? Brooklyn’s Goldie Peacock will show you what it takes to unleash your inner stud.

Insurance Giant OKs Surgery for FTM Emerson Student

By David Perry | Thursday Mar 14, 2013
When Emerson University denied FTM student Donnie Collins’ top surgery, his frat brothers were quick to pick up the cause. Now, under media scrutiny, Aetna has agreed to cover the costs.