Monthly Archives: July 2012

Transgender Patients Find Safe Haven at Bronx Family Practice

Transgender Patients Find Safe Haven at Bronx Family Practice

The Community Healthcare Network’s Bronx Health Center and another location that the nonprofit network operates in Jamaica, Queens, have incorporated a program for transgender patients into their family clinics — an arrangement that the network says is the only one of its kind in the city.

Oxford dress laws to suit transgender students

Oxford University has revised its strict academic dress code to cater for transgender students. The university said it had rewritten laws governing academic dress following concerns that they “did not serve the interests” of transgender students.

Pioneering Trans Model April Ashley Gets Movie Deal, Honor From Queen Elizabeth

Pioneering Trans Model April Ashley Gets Movie Deal, Honor From Queen Elizabeth

One of the first people to undergo gender reassignment surgery, April Ashley has worked as an actress, cabaret performer and Vogue model. Now 77, Ashley is seeing her life story optioned as a movie. Lawless Entertainment has just teamed up with Pacific Films and Limey Yank Productions to bring Ashley’s story to to the big screen. In June, she was awarded the MBE for services to transgender equality, an honor she will accept from Queen Elizabeth this fall.

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS: Trans* Studies Quarterly

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS: Trans* Studies Quarterly

The newly launched Transgender Studies Quarterly (TSQ) as published by Duke University Press, is slated to publish its first issue in 2014 and is now welcoming submissions with a deadline of Sept 4, 2012.

Saint Harridan Seeks Models For New Line of Business Suits for Women, Trans Men

Saint Harridan Seeks Models For New Line of Business Suits for Women, Trans Men

Makers of “men’s” suits for women and trans men, Saint Harridon, is looking for people of all genders, shapes, sizes, ages and colors to model and provide input into the development of a new line of business suits. Models will meet in Oakland, CA several times over the course of the design process, starting in […]