trans

02 Jul 2018

Punk Rock Karaoke for Trans Inclusive Gym in Brooklyn

Going to the gym can be stressful for anyone but it can be especially difficult for those whose outside appearance may not represent who they really are (read Shakina’s experience with it right here). Trans people live with the knowledge that just using a public bathroom could result in awkward

Joe DeLong - NYC Editor 0
12 Jun 2018

BECCA BLACKWELL ISN’T HERE FOR YOUR GENDER STEREOTYPE BULLSHIT

Becca Blackwell is a proud enigma. An actor/writer/performer that defies gender labels and would rather be called them or they instead her or him. Becca returns to Joe’s Pub in Manhattan following their sold-out performance in February. You can catch their one person show They, Themself and Schmerm June 24th

Joe DeLong - NYC Editor 0
29 May 2018

NYC DRAG QUEEN OF THE WEEK- KRYMSON SCHOLAR

There is no shortage of drag queens in NYC. You can’t throw a rock without hitting some twink in a dress thinking he’s got what it takes to shantay down the runway just because he’s seen every season of Ru Paul’s Drag Race while practicing YouTube makeup tutorials. There’s a

Joe DeLong - NYC Editor 0
14 Feb 2018

My Journey from Male Lobbyist to Transwoman

Guest post by Maria Konner I was a male lobbyist, and now I’m a woman.  What I’m actually saying is that being a male lobbyist drove me to becoming a woman. Let me explain. Not all lobbyists are men, but characteristics of successful lobbyists are inherently male, and it was

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25 Jan 2018

Veronika Fimbres Wants To Be California’s First African-American Transgender Governor

Veronika Fimbres wants to be the next Governor of California. But first she needs your help in getting her name on the ballot. Fimbres must pay a $4,000 filing fee in order to run. As of this writing, her Go Fund Me page has received a single $50 donation. “I decided to

David Elijah Nahmod 0
28 Jul 2017

Finding Gratitude in the Age of Trump

Wednesday began like so many have these past seven months, since inauguration day. I woke up late and dragging because I’d been battling an asthma and allergies flair up the past few days. Bleary eyed while I stumbled around my kitchen making coffee, I logged on to social media to see

Amiee Kushner 0
19 Jun 2017

A Straight Person’s Guide for Attending Pride

Hooray! It’s Pride Month in San Francisco. The rainbow flags are flying proudly on Market Street, queer people are coming from all over the world to experience our friendly, little city and it seems like there might be fornicating gay unicorns around every corner. If you’re a straight person who wants

Heather Robinson - Artisanal Trouble Maker 2
17 Jun 2015

BAS Pride 2015- Hanky Code: The Movie in SoMa Wednesday (6/17)

Ah, the hanky: Our community’s polychromatic tradition of flagging the way we like to fuck. Being a perv and a nerd, I’m obviously a fan, with it’s origins supposedly going back in the mists of time to square dances full of randy forty-niners and wayward sailors out for a hot

Stephen Torres - Threadbare-Fact Finder (Editor, San Francisco) 0