Transgender Beauty Contests – Just how fair are they?

When we are younger, let us say 18-30, academically it is well researched that beauty and sexual attractiveness is very important to humans. When we get older, people value independence and mobility – and of course health. Suddenly, the beautiful face matters a lot less, especially when you struggle to get out of bed, or […]
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Transphobia in Gaming

The rise and rise of a new form of transphobia, transphobic gaming. Join the fight Click this Logo for more! First off this is not meant to be a comprehensive study of transgender characters in gaming. I understand they are everywhere from Japanese anime to Second Life. This rather focuses on the big notable game […]
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Famous Trans – Hindrance or Help? Bruce Jenner/Lana/Kellie/Chaz

Is being Trans* and Famous Self-serving? In the guise of activism? View image | gettyimages.com This month ‘People Magazine‘ have got a great interview with Bruce Jenner (of the Kardashian’s Clan), the ex sports star, actor, motivational speaker, and was a regular reality star, heading the Jenner household as part of ‘Keeping up with the […]
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Stonewall CEO Ruth Hunt Invite Transgender People to Engage.

A wall a bit easier to climb?! It was a very productive meeting organised by Sophia Christina Botha to raise her concerns regarding transgender people with disabilities and for me to ask some probing questions and find out just what exactly is going on here – noone is actually speaking about this beyond, “how great […]
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