transgender Archives

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[...]