Yesterday, the group Transgender Legal Defense & Education announced that an insurance company has agreed to a settlement that will require it to pay for a sex-change operation for a transgender person.Ida Hammer, 34, was born a man but has been living as a woman for the past several years. Acco ... More >>
New Yorkers are legally protected against discrimination based on race, sex, sexual orientation, or disability -- which means people who fall under any of those categories cannot lose access to homes, jobs, and other services because of their racial, sexual, or physical identities.
Currently, howe ... More >>
Mourners spoke against trans violence outside Camila's apartmentAbout a hundred people gathered on 110th Street, "Tito Puente Way," in East Harlem last night to remember the life of Camila Guzman. The vigil, sponsored by the Anti-Violence Project, took place outside of Camila's apartment, whe ... More >>
Trans activist Chloe Dzubilo--who was disoriented from medication and fell onto subway tracks two weeks ago--will not be forgotten.
Her friends desperately want this message out:
"We invite you to come together in the spirit by which Chloe lived her life--to invoke a world where artist/ac ... More >>
No, not Beyonce. REAL transsexuals.I hear Gaga's people were at Alannah Starr's transsexual party earlier this evening, rounding up girls to be in the lady's video, shooting in NYC next week.
Top, that Britney.
Israel Luna's Ticked-off Trannies with Knives is the grindhouse homage about a group of transsexual club performers who get hit with acts of psychotic rage and carefully seek their revenge.
The film made a huge brouhaha when GLAAD tried to get it pulled from the Tribeca Film Festival even th ... More >>
Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives.
November 6, 1969, Vol. XIV, No. 56
Life's Such a Drag, They'd Rather Switch
by Charles W. Slack
For the past five years or so, the Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore has been offering a change-of-sex service to certain carefully scree ... More >>
The Gender Expression Nondiscrimination Act (or the cute "GENDA" for short) is a bill that recently made its way through the state assembly, and is en route to being passed. The bill enhances protections against gender identity discrimination - say, for example, trans-gendered employees - wit ... More >>