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When Did Laverne Cox Come Out As A Woman?

Posted by on 28 March 2016
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Ever since her character, Sophia, in Orange is the New Black, Actress Laverne Cox has become the face of the transgender movement in America, and a powerful advocate for transgender women. She was the first among the transgender community to appear on the cover of Time magazine in May 2014, though the world had already been introduced to her in 2013 through her character in the Netflix dramady. Laverne Cox first came out as gay in college at Indiana University, but in an interview when asked about whether she had undergone any surgical alterations, she rejected the question stating that it was invasive. Campaign against gender policing Cox has been against ‘gender policing’ every since she came to the limelight, arguing that it hurts everyone, especially the men who go out with transgender women. Many of the men who feel attracted to transgender women are usually stigmatised more than trans…

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What The Danish Girl Means For The Trans Community

Posted by on 21 March 2016

The 2015 film “The Danish Girl,” directed by Tom Hooper is stirring a bit of controversy, as well as Oscar buzz. The film is based on a real-life story that happened about a century ago, revolving around a painter called Lili Elbe (born Einar Wegener), who is among the first…

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11 Best Quotes For The LGBT Community

Posted by on 14 March 2016

Quoting the US President Barack Obama when he officially made June the National LGBT Pride Month in the US: “All people deserve to live with dignity and respect, free from fear and violence, and protected against discrimination, regardless of their gender identity or sexual orientation.” There is a need to…

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FTM Haircuts: 4 Styles To Suit Your Face Shape

Posted by on 13 March 2016

If you’re beginning the process of transitioning, getting the right haircut will go a long way to helping you create a more masculine appearance. It’s not just a matter of cutting your hair short. You also need to find a style that’s masculine and appropriate for the shape of your…

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5 Inspiring Transgender Athletes

Posted by on 7 March 2016

It has been common practice to segregate athletes on the basis of gender for fairness in competitions, but it gets a little tricky when it comes to distinguishing athletes whose physiological traits, which would clearly distinguish them as either male or female, do not match their gender identity. The umbrella…

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