Arts & Culture

Documentary About Transgender Musician Jennifer Leitham to Screen at Womenfest and Fort Lauderdale Gay and Lesbian Film Fest

Documentary About Transgender Musician Jennifer Leitham to Screen at Womenfest and Fort Lauderdale Gay and Lesbian Film Fest

On Sept. 5 at Womenfest Key West, and on Oct. 7 at the Fort Lauderdale International Gay & Lesbian Film Festival (FLGLFF), LGBT film audiences and their allies will have the opportunity to view the award-winning documentary I Stand Corrected. The film centers on the life of acclaimed jazz bassist Jennifer Leitham, a transgender woman who performed with Mel Tormé, Doc Severinsen, and many other jazz luminaries in the ’80s and ’90s.

Transgender Adoptive Parent Featured on Oxygen Documentary Series

Transgender Adoptive Parent Featured on Oxygen Documentary Series

I’m Having Their Baby, a new documentary series on Oxygen, chronicles the adoption process from the perspective of pregnant women. The show’s latest episode profiles Sydney, a 22-year-old woman in Portland, Ore., who is giving her baby girl to married couple Tinujei (“T”) and Jesse, who is a transgender man.

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.

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 […]

Northwest Press Releasing Graphic Novel About Gay/Bi Trans Men

Northwest Press Releasing Graphic Novel About Gay/Bi Trans Men

Northwest Press is about to debut a really interesting new book at the end of August. Transposes is a nonfiction graphic novel by Dylan Edwards exploring the fascinating lives of seven transgender men who also happen to be gay, bisexual, or otherwise non-straight.