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Avoid making these comments, even if you have the best intentions.
Transgenderism is a topic that we, as a culture, aren't all that familiar with-we don't even have laws in the Philippines that acknowledge transgender rights. As with most things people don't understand, reactions vary; some are derisive while
We need to start recognizing the transgender community.
Now that we know a little bit more about transgender issues, we wanted to learn about the state of transgenderism in the Philippines-specifically in terms of the kinds of rights trans people have and how much institutional support they get.Let'
'Gender is only one aspect of who we are.'
Transgenderism is still such a new concept in the Philippines. Some people dismiss it as "just a phase," while others reject it completely due to ignorance and fear.To help us better understand this issue, we consulted five trans Pinays on what
'If you are only comfortable with me in the bedroom then you are not comfortable with yourself.'
1. Don't refer to me as a "tranny." Sure, while you might see a lot of trans porn stars labeling themselves that way, many trans women experience it as derogatory. The term "tranny" makes me feel like a thing rather than
A transgender woman opens up about her struggles with being accepted by the people in her life.
Janlee Dungca opens up about how transitioning changed her life for the better.
Janlee Dungca talks to us about how she became secure in her identity, and how she's passionate about helping other people acknowledge and accept their own.When did you realize you were a woman?See, most members of the LGBT community
"Thank YOU Caitlyn for your courage to be your truest self."
Geena Rocero is Cosmo's Fun Fearless Female for 2015. She is an international fashion model and a transgender woman who has shared her inspiring story with the world. Read more about her here.***Dear Caitlyn,As of this writing, I am