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But when he did get a chance for some airtime, well… maybe he was better off being pre-empted? Image: SNL Screencap, Showtime Screencap Unveiling a plan earlier in the day to "rip wokeness from the military" that would include prohibiting transgender members from serving in accordance with their respective gender identities and trash diversity & inclusion programs[...]
A Graphic Novel by a Biologist Mother of a Transgender Child
But it comes from a different perspective, at least initially.   Transitions: A Mother's Journey graphic novel In Transitions, university biologist Anne Marbot learns that the 19-year-old she raised as "Lucie" is a transgender man named Alex Struggling to understand her son's new identity, she's overwhelmed by questions. How can this be? Who put these ideas in your head? What[...]
Fawlty Towers Sequel Series to Star John Cleese and His Daughter
And to do that, WBD pinched its nose, ignored the pushback from the transgender community & its allies over Rowling's social media history, and handed Rowling the overall creative keys to the series when it comes to decision-making On a much, much smaller scale, Castle Rock might be doing the same thing with Cleese, who's[...]
Originally reported by Politico, Georgetown's The Duke Ellington School of the Arts in Georgetown is finding students uncomfortable with Chappelle's remarks on transgender people Moved from the end of this month to April 22, 2022, the fundraiser was aimed at raising monies for a new theater named in Chappelle's honor. "We recognize that not everyone will accept[...]
general hospital
Accompanying a link to GLAAD for resources & additional information on trans issues, the statement read, "General Hospital stands in solidarity with the trans community." Though the statement come shortly after Rademacher's recent controversial comments regarding transgender people, his departure from General Hospital was reportedly being planned since the end of the summer over his public[...]
Always Jane: Trans Coming-Of-Age Docuseries Premiering On  Amazon
Amazon Prime Video announced the upcoming four-part docuseries Always Jane, which follows transgender teenager Jane Noury and her family as she nears graduation and prepares to leave the nest in a true coming-of-age story This intimate and unguarded look at the Nourys reveals a family with unconditional love that shines through as they tackle obstacles[...]
Transgender Teen In Search Of A Monster- Clive Hawkins' OGN Walker 
Walker is a new debut YA graphic novel by cartoonist and trans comic book creator Clive Hawken, about a transgender teenager who hits the road in search of a monster Though it doesn't attract the same attention as Mothman or Sasquatch, the "Plains Walker" is a legendary cryptid, feared and beloved in its own right;[...]
The Umbrella Academy Season 2 cliffhanger ending (Image: Netflix)
A little more than three months ago, The Umbrella Academy star and Oscar-nominated actor Elliot Page took to social media to announce that he is transgender and non-binary (he/him, they/them pronouns) In the letter (which you can check out below), he expressed his gratitude for the support he received "along this journey" and the happiness he[...]
Harry Potter Game Hogwarts Legacy Will Have Transgender Characters
Rowling, the upcoming game Hogwarts Legacy will have transgender characters The news came down from Bloomberg today, who got confirmation on the addition to the game as you will be able to choose everything about your character's appearance, including what gender they identify with (or if they even identify as one at all).  Here's a[...]
doctor who
Last month, Barrowman said in an interview that he believed Olly Alexander (It's A Sin) "would make a wonderful Doctor." Now, Barrowman thinks it's time the producers take that "next leap" by hiring a transgender Doctor. Photo Credit: James Pardon/BBC Studios/BBC Studios/BBCA Speaking with, Barrowman said, "I'd love to see a transgender Doctor[...]
Haymaker: Nomi Ruiz on Why Hollywood Misunderstands Trans-Narratives
The film is currently in theatres, on-digital, and on-demand. Haymaker centers on a retired Muay Thai fighter Nicky 'Mitts' Malloy (Sasso) working as a bouncer, who rescues an alluring transgender performer (Ruiz) from a nefarious thug, eventually becoming her bodyguard, protector, and confidant The relationship leads Mitts to make an unexpected return to fighting, risking not[...]
The Umbrella Academy star and Oscar-nominated actor Elliot Page took to social media on Tuesday to announce that he is transgender and non-binary (he/him, they/them pronouns) In the following message to his followers, Page also expresses his gratitude for the support he's received "along this journey" and the happiness he feels at having "arrived at[...]
Charmed is welcoming a new face to the cast for season 3 (Images: CBS All Access/The CW)
On Tuesday, the network announced that transgender actor J.J Hawkins (Stupid Cupid, The Red Line) is joining the cast as the reboot series in the recurring role of Kevin Based on the character's description, Kevin is a transgender male college student who inspires one of the Charmed Ones to take on a very formidable opponent. Charmed is[...]
Blu del Barrio and Ian Alexander join Star Trek: Discovery (Images: CBS All Access)
The 13-episode third season of Star Trek: Discovery kicks off on CBS All Access starting Thursday, October 15, and when it does, it will be beaming aboard the "Star Trek" franchise's first non-binary and transgender characters Blu del Barrio's non-binary character Adira is highly intelligent with confidence and self-assurance well beyond their years They will find[...]
The Matrix Co-Director Lily Wachowski Says Film is Trans Allegory
Lilly explained how the allegory made more sense when she and her sister came out as transgender, telling Netflix, "I'm glad people are talking about The Matrix movies with a trans narrative," she said "I love how meaningful those films are to trans people, and the way that they come up to me say, 'Those[...]
J.K. Rowling attends the premiere "Fantastic Beasts And Where To Find Them" at Alice Tully Hall on November 10, 2016, in New York City. Editorial credit: JStone /
Redmayne starred in 2015's The Danish Girl as transgender pioneer Elbe Wegener The problem now is what to do since the world of Harry Potter is engrained so much in pop culture with Fantastic Beasts films under development and theme park attractions like the Wizardly World of Harry Potter in Universal's theme park. J.K[...]
“The Deep & Dark Blue”: A Milestone in LGBTQ Fantasy for Middle Schoolers [Review]
Their key to going home lies in learning the magic of weaving threads that binds the forces of the world together, a skill taught only to girls. To the best of my knowledge, this book is the only transgender coming-out fantasy epic for kids out there It weaves themes of coming-of-age, gender identity, tolerance and acceptance[...]
'Transparent': Series Creator Jill Soloway Reveals Fate of Jeffrey Tambor's Maura
The show has always been a reflection of who we were and we were mourning our own narrative." – Jill Soloway Tambor played the late-in-life transgender parent Maura over the course of the series, but was terminated from the series in 2018 after an allegation of sexual misconduct surfaced Tambor continues to deny the allegations. Amazon Also joining the[...]
Supergirl Season 4 Adds Star Trek: The Next Generation's Brent Spiner as VP
On Starz's comedy series Blunt Talk, the actor was reunited with former Star Trek: The Next Generation co-star Patrick Stewart. Along with Spiner, Supergirl season 4 also boasts television's first transgender superhero, Dreamer, played by trans activist and actor Nicole Maines Other names to keep in mind – especially if you're familiar with the comics: Sam Witwer[...]
Indya Moore pose
Moore was gracious enough to do a video interview for The Dispatch! She offered a few thoughts on how her life has been altered and the deeper meaning of her work. Pose, recently renewed for season 2, features an enormously talented cast notable for having the largest transgender cast in history Moore, who plays the transgender[...]
Amidst Criticism, Dark Horse Expands Employee Health Plan to Include Services for Transgender Employees
Dark Horse Comics announced today that, effective October 1, they will expand their employee health plan "to provide additional coverage for medical transition services for transgender employees." The company released a statement on Twitter detailing the changes and apologizing "for any pain caused by the previous lack of coverage for transgender-specific health care." An update: Effective[...]
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A Week In Transphobia In Comics
Violence committed upon members of the trans community, and quite often portrayed as transgender sex workers, is a common trope in all media, not just comics And sadly, transphobic remarks from creators isn't unheard of But to have two significant cases in the same medium in such a short amount of time, and at such[...]
'CS:GO' Tournament To Revise Rules After Rejecting Transgender Players
Buzzfeed broke the news last week that tournament organizer Munich Finest Gaming rejected several transgender players from the Counter-Strike: Global Offensive "5on5 Female Open Summer 2017" event that was hosted by ESL The original action was taken because the players could be potentially penalized for "faking their gender" and that their applications were rejected based off photographs[...]