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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Orange is the New Black – Series 2 – Transgender Review – Laverne Cox

Orange is the New Black 2 Review Series 2 Netflix Before you begin read the original review here. http://forum.transgenderzone.com/viewtopic.php?f=16&t=3901#p35561 She also was awarded our ‘Best Dramatic performance‘ last year. Laverne Cox is a transgender actress who plays transgender character Sophia Burset – this is important and employing transgender actors, presenters and performers in front of […]
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Is ‘Self-Promotion’ and the ‘Selfie’ at risk of crushing the quiet hardworking transgender activist?

Transpeople and ‘Self Portraits’ OK this is something that has been discussed for quite a long time at grass-roots. By ‘grass-roots’ I mean the transpeople who badger away often in secret and now and again are ‘shared’ or appear in a little credit somewhere, yet locally have made huge changes for our community. I won’t […]
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The Transgender Zone Media Archives – What is it all about and How do we do it?

The Transgender Zone Media Archives I have lost count of the times I have been asked about the Transgender Zone Media Archives and especially what is involved in collating it. Just how do we compile all the trans data every month, log it and archive the clips? Here is a little taster of what we […]
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The Paradox of Transgender Currency the Media and Celebrity. (The value of transgender people to the media)

The Paradox of “Trans-Currency” the Media and Celebrity. (The value of transgender people to the media) Time for me to coin yet another term. The last one was ‘Trans-Stooge‘, The mocking of transgender people by the use of a character or fake transpersona – as opposed to transphobic – this maybe quite innocent but equally […]
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