Many progressive cis people have slammed Jenner for her appearance-consciousness even as the society they dominate creates conditions that force Jenner into that position.
"In this media-saturated world, my neuroatypical partner reminds me that it’s more important for us to be happy than to look happy."
“I’ve played women since I was a kid and I’ve always enjoyed it.”
Gwen dared to be who she was — dared to present the way she saw herself, as a young woman.
"Having lived as both a man and a woman, I’ve learned that it’s all an act — everyone is performing their gender all the time."
"Over time, transgender memoirists have felt less and less of a need to justify their transgender feelings or mask the pain of their experiences."
"An unknown force propelled me to believe that feigning calmness could save my life."
“I’ve known since I was very young that I wanted to have a family, find a soulmate, have children. And I’ve basically managed to achieve all of these things. I love my children more than anything in the world, and I love my wife. I’ve never felt more sure of anything, except for the feeling that I should have been born female.”
CBS stopped Audrey Middleton talking to the press after she revealed she was trans, suggesting it may put shock value ahead of concerns about transphobia.
When Lilith told me she wanted to end her life, the words struck me so much harder than I expected, from someone I only knew on Facebook.
As a trans woman, I empathize with Dolezal’s feelings of isolation — but I don’t condone the way she claims an identification that isn’t hers to claim.
The Spokane NAACP president outed as white chose to pass as black. Transgender people are just being themselves when they transition.
Caitlyn Jenner Isn’t Bad for Women, Transphobia Is Bad for Women
Now that it’s been a few days since Caitlyn Jenner revealed her true name, it’s time to officially retire the one she was assigned at birth—the one she shouldn’t have had to begin with.
Because she only started using female pronouns after her glamorous Vanity Fair reveal, I’m wary of the way Caitlyn Jenner is wielding her power to define acceptable trans womanhood.
If we accept Jenner because she fits our understanding of the gender binary, then we’re celebrating not just her transition but her economic privilege
Lessons learned as a trans woman from Grey’s Anatomy and other Shondaland shows.
An intimate conversation between me and my college friend, the noted author Alex Myers, on how the challenges of transition have evolved over the past decade.
In 2015, as in 1976, the public’s relationship with Bruce Jenner’s body will reflect American values. What are those going to be?