Topics :: transgender celebrities
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By Winnie McCroy | Friday Sep 19, 2014
In the battle to allow drag queens and transgender individuals to continue using their Facebook profile under their stage name or chosen name, a Seattle drag performer has founded a petition on Change.org.
By Winnie McCroy | Thursday Sep 18, 2014
Drag queens, transgender individuals and LGBT activists continue to be angry over Facebook's enforcement of their "legal name" policy for users, despite an hour-long face-to-face meeting on Wednesday in San Francisco.
Thursday Sep 18, 2014
Laverne Cox will host a documentary on MTV and Logo next month that profiles seven young transgenders.
By Winnie McCroy | Thursday Sep 4, 2014
Laverne Cox, Holly Woodlawn, Hedwig and Kate Bornstein will headline GENDERFLUID, a week-long festival of performance, film, and art by transgender and genderfluid artists, Sept. 9-14 at Baruch Performing Arts Center.
By David-Elijah Nahmod | Sunday Aug 17, 2014
There was nary a dry eye in the house as CeCe McDonald took to the podium to receive the Harvey Milk LGBT Democratic Club's Bayard Rustin Civil Rights Award.
By Winnie McCroy | Thursday May 29, 2014
After being excluded from Time Magazine’s 100 Most Influential People issue in April, transgender actor and activist Laverne Cox found herself on the cover of this month’s magazine instead.
Sunday Apr 13, 2014
"Orange is the New Black" star Laverne Cox was presented with the Stephen F. Kolzak Award, which is given to a gay, lesbian, bisexual or transgender member of the entertainment community.
By Jason St. Amand | Thursday Apr 3, 2014
Carmen Carrera and Monica Beverly Hillz, two prominent transgender contestants of "RuPaul’s Drag Race," respond to allegations that the show uses anti-trans language.
By Elliot Owen | Wednesday Apr 2, 2014
A crowd of 1,200 people greeted transgender actress and advocate Laverne Cox with a standing ovation for her first Bay Area speaking event entitled, "Ain’t I A Woman? My Journey to Womanhood with Laverne Cox."
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