Why the Trans-Pacific Partnership Must Be Ratified
The Trans-Pacific Partnership agreement, and free trade generally, are political poison these days. But what's the cost of rejecting the 12-nation treaty?
Loiza Lamers Wins "Holland's Next Top Model" Becoming Global Franchise's First Trans Winner
I founded Trans Day of Remembrance 20 years ago. Here’s why.
Two decades ago, a trans woman was stabbed multiple times in her first-floor apartment in Boston. Her death has yet to be solved.
Why it took the FDA nearly 40 years to ban trans fats
Science on the health hazards of trans fats was already piling up by the 1970s.
Why Do Trans Men Have To Wait Up To Two Years For Gender-Affirming Surgery?
“I don’t know any other surgical sub-specialty that has that kind of wait list."
Trans teen says if it took 10 years to win his bathroom rights case, 'I'd stick with it'
Transgender student Gavin Grimm said he remains optimistic in spite of Supreme’s Court refusal to budge in the case.
This Trans Guy Took A Selfie Every Day For Three Years To Show How His Face Changed
"I didn't like looking in the mirror before I started on testosterone. Now I'm happy with what I see." Jamie Raines talked to BuzzFeed News about capturing his transition and transforming his life.
How Ghana trip 400 years after trans-Atlantic slave trade changed this man's perspective
MADISON, Wis. - This summer Alexander Gee Jr. took the trip of a lifetime. He was among 250 African Americans who went to Ghana as part of the year of return, 400 years after their ancestors were taken from there as slaves. "I feel very Madisonian," Gee said. "I feel proud to be an American, but there was something about understanding that my history predates slavery. "He brought back dashikis and photos - even Danny Glover was there - but something about the…
How trip to Ghana 400 years after trans-Atlantic slave trade changed this man's perspective on life
This summer Alexander Gee Jr. took the trip of a lifetime.
25 Trans Women of Color Have Been Killed in 2 Years. That May Be the Tip of the Iceberg.
4 in 10 trans people in India subjected to violence before they reach 18 years old
Four in ten transgender people in India face sexual abuse before they reach the age of 18.
What Trans Elders Want Trans Youth to Know
Transfaith sat down with two black trans elders to discuss what has changed since they came out, what has not, and how trans youth and young adults can b...
Why are trans activists furious with this pro-trans article?
The Atlantic author questions the idea that any child who wants hormones or surgery should get them.
How To Hire a Trans Rabbi
Creating inclusive Jewish spaces is a great goal—but how do you do it? While the answer is likely different for every synagogue, ...
Max Celebrates 10 years!
What began in Salt lake City, Utah in 2007 has grown to a global force dedicated to empower people to build a legacy of significant change in their lives and...
Trans 101… and Beyond
BY ED SIKOV | “Recently a few strangers have reached out to me on social media to disclose that they are or might be transgender. They’ve asked for advice. Awash in my own struggles with identity, these requests for guidance have challenged me. How can I help? How can I disentangle my own struggles from theirs…
A Primer on the Trans-Pacific Partnership
Negotiators have gathered in Atlanta for what may be the final round of talks for the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade agreement. After more than five years of negotiations, it’s a good time to a
What’s the Deal with Trans Fats?
Trans fats have been making headlines since the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) proposed banning them from the nation’s food supply due to the health risks they pose to the public; trans fa…
What Are Trans Fats, Anyway?
Trans fats are an inexpensive and easy way for manufacturers to make their foods last longer on shelves.
FDA Bans Trans Fats
The recent decision by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to ban trans-fats nationally is a symbolic victory on the road to healthier food in the marketplace. I call it “symbolic” because the real victory was the marked decline in demand for foods containing trans fats. American consumers have learned how to recognize trans fats and are avoiding them. In response, many brand name food companies have been moving away from their use for the past ten years As we continue to strive…