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GenderFest: Transgender Social Network

Being transgender doesn't mean you have to be alone.  Actually, I prefer "gender variant", "gender free", or "gender positive" - but the point here is that together, acting as a community, we can and are changing the world.

We strive to serve a diverse audience: Some people identify as transgender, trans, transsexual, cross-dressers – or know someone who does – and some reject labels all together.  That’s great -- because the important word was people.  Let's not forget, wherever our conversations go, that we are all people, people who deserve the same respect, safety, and human rights as everyone else.  I certainly can’t speak for everyone, nor do I try – all I can do is speak for myself.  Let me say this, then: I reject the notion that there are two boxes, “Male” and “Female”, and that an individual most fit into one of these two boxes their entire life. 

Instead, I think of gender as a spectrum, that spectrum existing as one property of many characteristics: gender expression and gender identity are two examples.  In fact, I’m not sure that “Male” and “Female” are necessarily the two dichotomous ends of the spectrum.

I invite you to journey with me, to look at these issues and so many more.  As a community we can build a more accepting and safer environment.

Also, read Why GenderFest will always be a free to join and use Transgender Social Network

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FAQ Updated - Saturday, September 15, 2012

I've update the FAQ page - hoping to not only answer some common questions but also to encourage users to update their status and check the Friend Activity Page.  Have a question I didn't answer -- you can ask on the Feedback Page.

 
Ever wanted to blog? - Sunday, August 12, 2012

Did you know you can start your own Blog here?  Once logged in, go to the Blogs page, and click the words "New Blog" in red.

 

Featured User

GenderFest would like to recognize GenderFest member Jess and her non-profit project SCĒN.tv. SCĒN (Pronounced Scene or Seen) is a finding ways to help the transgender community win "equality by telling our stories to the world".  SCEN stands for "Socially Connected Equality Network".

Here, Jess introduces herself to the GenderFest community:

Hi There, My name is Jess and I am the founder, and Director for SCĒN.tv in San Diego California. SCĒN stands for the Socially Connected Equality Network and it is going to ver focused on transgender awareness and rights!! I am also a reporter for the channel while we get it off the ground..Who knows, I might stick around after the fact. I am having fun and I think that the world is ready for a full time transgender reporter! I invite all to check out our new channel that is geared toward social diversity and equality. Please find our facebook page and like us!! We need your support!!!

So please check out Jess' website SCĒN.tv and read more about Jess and her history at www.scen.tv/jess.html. You can also friend her here on GenderFest from Her Profile Page.

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Transgender News


US: Pennsylvania transgender teen takes own life
PinkNews.co.uk
Riley Moscatel, from Bristol Township, Pennsylvania, died earlier this month when he was struck by a train. The teen publicly began his transition earlier this year, and according to reports was battling depression at the time of his suicide. He was a ...
US: Transgender teenage boy takes own lifeGay News Network

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CTV News

Transgender woman says community faces employment discrimination
CTV News
Because of the relatively small size of the transgender community and difficulty in reaching members, advocates say transgender employment data is hard to find. But a 2011 report from Trans PULSE -- a community-based research project in Ontario ...
Transgender unemployment is a result of discrimination, advocate saysCBC.ca

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Mount Holyoke Students Advocate For The Inclusion Of Transgender Students ...
BuzzFeed
Earlier this year, students at Smith protested their college's refusal to accept transgender women after being promised changes would be made. In 2013 Calliope Wong, a transgender woman and high schooler at the time, was rejected from Smith because a ...


Is the military ready for transgender troops?
MSNBC
Amanda didn't know the U.S. military banned transgender service members until after she joined. She didn't even know the term “transgender” until she graduated high school, and didn't know for sure that it applied to her until early adulthood. A simple ...


SFGate

Transgender Women's Killings Test Police Outreach
ABC News
Those deaths followed the fatal shooting of Kelly Young, born Rodney Little, in April 2013, in a house in a low-income neighborhood near the Baltimore City Schools headquarters. And back in July 2012, a transgender woman known as Tracy, born Lance ...
Transgender Killings Test Police OutreachOfficer.com
Transgender killings test Md. police outreach to LGBTPolice News

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Transgender People Share Photos Of Themselves For #WhatTransLooksLike
Huffington Post
When it comes to transgender people, the past year has been an incredibly historic time for the community. From Laverne Cox on the cover of Time magazine to Janet Mock taking on Piers Morgan, trans people and issues have never received more attention ...

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LGBTQ Nation

Oklahoma transgender candidate misses making history by 22 votes
Los Angeles Times
And last week, it came within 22 votes of electing the state's first openly transgender lawmaker. Paula Sophia, 48 -- Democrat, author, retired Oklahoma City cop and Army veteran -- lost 990 to 968 in a primary runoff for a state House seat. The winner ...
Janelle Stecklein, guest columnist: Transgender candidate misses by 22 votesJoplin Globe
Oklahoma's First Transgender State House Candidate Loses Primary RaceGoverning
Transgender candidate misses making Oklahoma history by 22 votesLGBTQ Nation

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VICE News

Allowing Transgender People to Serve in the US Military Is 'Inevitable'
VICE News
Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel made headlines in May when he said that the policy excluding transgender people from serving in the military should "continually be reviewed," and that he "would be open" to rethinking the ban. His remarks led many to ...


CNN

Transgender woman feels 'complete' thanks to Obamacare
CNN
Getting jobs that offer insurance often has been difficult for transgender people and the cost of purchasing plans on the private market can be prohibitive. Some have been denied policies altogether after being diagnosed with "gender identity disorder ...
WATCH: What Obamacare Can Do For Trans PeopleAdvocate.com
Gender Reassignment Surgery to Be Covered Under ObamacareNewsmax.com

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City to offer transgender surgery benefits
Cincinnati.com
Including transgender procedures should give Cincinnati a score of 100 on the Human Rights Campaign Municipal Equality Index, making Cincinnati one of the most lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender-friendly cities in the country. Last year, Cincinnati ...

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