trans

News

victoria’s secret issued a weak apology for their statement on trans and plus sized models

This ain’t it.
Roisin Lanigan
11.12.18
Think Pieces

why can’t scarlett johansson stop being so problematic?

The actress is the latest in a long line of cis actors playing trans characters.
Georgie Wright
7.5.18
beauty week

what does beauty mean for someone who identifies as trans masculine?

Kai and Casil and Elie, three trans people, talk about the limitations of gender and what beauty means to them.
Amelia Abraham
6.11.18
Culture

munroe bergdorf opens up about facial feminisation

Ahead of the launch of her new Channel 4 special What Makes a Woman? the trans activist reflects on the politics of facial feminisation and the controversy surrounding her recent appearance on Channel 4’s Genderquake: The Debate.
Amelia Abraham
5.15.18
peace week

9 queer activists on powering up the community

Brilliant LGBTQIA+ activists on the ways they create spaces and take action to liberate the community. We’ve come far, but, as Celine Dion once sang, there’s miles to go before we sleep.
Tom Rasmussen
1.26.18
News

rihanna is not here for diversity as a "marketing tool"

She responded to a fan DM about Fenty Beauty and transgender representation.
Hannah Ongley
12.2.17
News

model ines rau is the first transgender 'playboy' playmate

"It’s a salvation to speak the truth about yourself," the Balmain and Hood by Air model told the iconic men's mag.
Hannah Ongley
10.19.17
News

the first openly trans playboy cover star remembers hugh hefner

“Mr. Hefner once said that life is too short to be living someone else’s dream and I think it spoke loudly of how respectful he was of the individuality of others,” says Caroline “Tula” Cossey.
André-Naquian Wheeler
10.2.17
News

the 'transparent' cast and crew responds to trump's military ban

"Sharing this work amidst President Trump’s continued assault on the transgender community is painful," reads a statement that accompanies the trailer for the show's fourth season.
André-Naquian Wheeler
7.28.17
News

lcd soundsystem's gavin russom on coming out as a trans woman

The legendary dance-punk band's resident synth master is going on tour as her true self next week.
Hannah Ongley
7.7.17
Art

my liberating transition: performance artist imma asher tells her story

As she awaits her facial feminisation surgery, trans performance artist Imma Asher reflects on the moment she realised her drag character IMMA/MESS was just another means of hiding her true self.
Imma Asher
6.10.17
Arts

documenting the coming-of age-moments of one girl's transition

As Liath Hannon breaks down the taboos and spells out the truths of her own transition, photographer Ellius Grace shares images from their ongoing photo project.
i-D Staff
4.25.17
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