By Laura Italiano. FDNY calendar hunk Taylor Murphy burst into tears and then ran to the arms of his glamorous, brunette, pre-op transsexual girlfriend, after a Manhattan jury rendered a partial verdict yesterday convicting him of the felony of criminal contempt in the bizarre War of the Hoses assault trial. Call your girl!
Over the last two nights Channel 4 has shown a controversial programme called Genderquake, followed by Genderquake: The Debate, with the tagline: "In 21st century Britain, what it means to be a man or a woman is changing. The reality TV experiment featured 11 young people who all had different gender identities and sexualities, in a bid open up debate on the sometimes controversial issue. The show had mixed reactions, with some trans activists in particular slamming the debate part of the show, during which some audience members heckled trans panelists.
Academic journal article Electronic Journal of Human Sexuality. The research emphasis of drag queen identity has tended to examine males who choose to express an aspect of feminine gender blending, but who generally do not wish to permanently alter the sex features of their bodies or otherwise live as women. Drag queen, as a cultural and identity reference, has traditionally been used to describe experiences such as those of participants in Friedman and Jones's ethnographic study, in which "men dress in drag and perform live shows in a gay bar" p.
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Lawyers in a salacious New York City assault trial have made their closing arguments in a case that one attorney compared to a "Lifetime movie" and an episode of the "Jerry Springer Show," in which a pound firefighter is accused of punching, biting and strangling his transsexual ex-lover last August. Taylor Murphy, 29, who once posed as Mr. March in a firefighter beefcake calendar, is charged with abusing Claudia Charriez, 31, a self-described escort who was kicked off the reality show "America's Next Top Model" in when it was revealed she was born man.
Chris Johnson Aug 17, A coalition of House Democrats and the American Medical Association submitted but two of the hundreds of thousands of comments to the Trump administration in opposition to a proposed rule that would exclude transgender people from non-discrimination protections in health care. Lilly Wakefield Aug 9,
This list consists of many notable people who identify as transgender. The individual listings note the subject's nationality and main occupation. In many non-Western and ancient or medieval societies, transgender people are seen as a different gender in itself, and there is a separate category for them, one that is different from the binary 'men' and 'women'. They are often described collectively as ' third genders.