The Umbrella Academy Star Elliot Page Announces He Is Transgender

The Umbrella Academy Star Elliot Page Announces He Is Transgender

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: J.J. Hawkins Joins Season 3 as Series First Trans Character

Charmed: J.J. Hawkins Joins Season 3 as Series' First Trans Character

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.[caption id="attachment_1296636"[...]

Star Trek: Discovery Casts First Non-Binary Transgender ST Characters

Star Trek: Discovery Casts First Non-Binary, Transgender ST Characters

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[...]

Matrix 4: Keanu Reeves Didnt Know About Franchise as Trans Allegory

Matrix 4: Keanu Reeves Didn't Know About Franchise as 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[...]

Harry Potter: Does J.K. Rowlings Transphobic Stance Warrant Boycott

Harry Potter: Does J.K. Rowling's Transphobic Stance Warrant Boycott?

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.[caption id="attachment_1213710" align="aligncenter"[...]

The Deep &#038 Dark Blue: A Milestone in LGBTQ Fantasy for Middle Schoolers [Review]

"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[...]

Supergirl Season 4: Nicole Maines Talks Dreamers Impact on Transgender Representation

"Supergirl" Season 4: Nicole Maines Talks Dreamer's Impact on Transgender Representation

One person who is playing a major role in the evolving "Arrowverse" is Supergirl's Nicole Maines, whose Nia Nal aka Dreamer is not only television's first transgender superhero but also an integral part of "Team Kara" in a short period of time - a testament to both Maines and the show's writers.[caption id="attachment_977937" align="alignnone" width="1200"][...]

Transparent: Series Creator Jill Soloway Reveals Fate of Jeffrey Tambors Maura

'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 SolowayTambor 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.[caption id="attachment_1016951" align="aligncenter"[...]

Supergirl Season 4 Adds Star Trek: The Next Generations Brent Spiner as VP

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[...]

Dieselfunk Dispatch: FXs Pose Star Indya Moore on Career Season Finale

Dieselfunk Dispatch: FX's 'Pose' Star Indya Moore on Career, Season Finale

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." company had[...]

The Weekly Static S01E14: Murray Marvel A Million Moms &#038 More

The Weekly Static S01E14: Murray, Marvel, A "Million" Moms & More!

Give me some rope I'm coming loose, I'm pulling for...The Weekly Static! Welcome back, everybody...glad you could join me again!But before we get ready to trip the light fantastic on the sidewalks of New York… here it is! once more with feeling - here’s a quick reminder about what this is all about: The Weekly Static is[...]

A Week In Transphobia In Comics

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

'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[...]

Transgender Comic Creator At Centre Of Media Storm Over TSA Treatment

Transgender Comic Creator At Centre Of Media Storm Over TSA Treatment

"The scanner picked up an 'anomaly' in my crotch area.""I said, 'I'm transgender That's my penis,'" Petosky recalled "The TSA officer then said something like, 'If you are a man, then go back in the machine and we'll run you as a man.'"Told by the agent that she needed to be run as a man[...]