Articles Tagged with transgender

Supermodel Andreja Pejic Comes Out As Transgender

Andreja Pejic comes out as transgender.

Supermodel Andreja Pejic recently announced to the world that she is transgender. Once known as Andrej Pejic, the model has made a public statement proudly owning her identity: “To all trans youth out there, I would like to say respect yourself and be proud of who you are. All human beings deserve equal treatment no… Read more »

Hot Debate: Is Thor Now Transgender!?

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Marvel Comics hero Thor is poised to become a woman, reports Fox News. This completely out-of-this-world revelation came to light on Tuesday, July 15, when Marvel Comics posted a hotly debated press release that revealed the following: “Who is she? Where did she come from and what is her connection to Asgard and the Marvel… Read more »

Transgender Sex Change Surgery Now Covered By Medicare

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Medicare will now cover transgender sex change surgery. The US Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) ruled that the agency recognizes the procedure is medically necessary for people who do not identify with their biological sex. HHS ruled in favor of a 74-year-old Army veteran who wants Medicare to pay for transgender sex change… Read more »

Sex Change Drugs Just Approved For Children As Young As Nine

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Sex change drugs known as “puberty blockers” could now be given to children as young as nine. Prescribing such medications is reportedly the first step towards a sex change operation. The puberty blocking drugs will be administered via one NHS trust to children who are “troubled by their gender” and want to undergo a sex… Read more »

Transgender Gets Legal Status In India, But Gays and Lesbians Don’t

Indian Eunuchs Get Official Recognition

India has elementally redefined ‘Gender Recognition’ for its official purposes. Transgender now has been legally recognized as a third gender besides male and female. However, in a cruel twist of irony, gays, lesbians and bisexuals still do not have any recognition. India’s Supreme Court has passed a landmark judgement officially giving recognition to transgenders as… Read more »

Transgender Homecoming Queen Crowned At University Of Northern Iowa

Transgender Homecoming Queen Captures Crown

Transgender homecoming queen Steven Sanchez is a first for the University of Northern Iowa. The 21-year-old captured the crown on Friday, thanks to fellow students. The Des Moines Register reports that Sanchez was born a male but identifies as “both male and female.” Sanchez is reportedly a parent to one child, and claims to have… Read more »

Bradley Manning Female, Changing Name To Chelsea Manning [Video]

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Soldier Bradley Manning is female, and officially came out as transgender as she thanked supporters in a letter. Bradley Manning announced her change of gender as well as a new name, Chelsea Manning, in the letter read on this morning’s Today show. Manning disclosed the change of gender she plans in the statement titled “The… Read more »

Lady Gaga Hopes To Block Court Docs Regarding Her Discovery

Lady Gaga Pleads With Court To Seal Potentially Damaging Information

Lady Gaga has filed documents requesting that the court block certain information in a lawsuit between two of the people, who helped discover her, according to a Sunday report from TMZ. The website noted that Gaga’s reasoning for the request was that certain information regarding her discovery is “sensitive, private, and personal,” and said info… Read more »

Transgender Student Must Wear Female Gown For Graduation, HS Insists

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A transgender student in New Mexico is being forced to make a difficult choice for graduation by his school — either wear the gown worn by female students, despite his male gender identity, or bow out of “walking” at graduation. Senior at Saint Pius in Albuquerque Damian Garcia legally changed his name last year from… Read more »

Gender Change Allowed For 12-Year-Old Child

Australian boy raised a girl starts gender change

A 12-year-old Australian child has been permitted to start using drug therapy to begin the gender change process. The child, known only as “Jodie,” was born male but has been raised as a girl since early childhood. The Courier Mail reports the Family Court of Australia has given permission for Jodie to start using puberty… Read more »

Michelle Obama Impersonated By Transgender Model For Magazine Shoot

Michelle Obama Impersonated By Transgender Model For Magazine Shoot

The latest issue of “transversal” magazine Candy features a cover that is bound to turn heads: transgender model Connie Fleming posing as First Lady Michelle Obama. The mag’s eye-catching shoot was discussed by “one-man publishing team” Luis Venegas, who told Dazed Digital: “[...] I especially love the cover story, which for the first time isn’t… Read more »

Jenna Talackova: I Always Knew I Was In The Wrong Body [Video]

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Jenna Talackova, the transgender beauty queen who was disqualified, then reinstated, into the Miss Universe pageant, told Barbara Walters on “20/20″ that even as a kid, she knew that she was in the wrong body. Talackova, who was born a boy, said that she was called names like “it” and “tranny” at school. She began… Read more »