Transgender media on Tumblr

Recent entertainment news in media representations of trans people from a variety of sources uploaded and posted regularly on Tumblr – everything from television series, books, films and of course the ubiquitous Web:

How Colonel Jennifer Pritzker Has Pushed for Transgender Rights in the Military

In 2013, Pritzker‚Äôs philanthropic organization, the Tawani Foundation, which supports service members and military education, issued a $1.35 million grant to the Palm Center, a University of California, Santa Barbara-based LGBT think tank. Using the influx of funding, the Center launched the Transgender Military Service Initiative, a project aimed at sponsoring research and encouraging public[…]

Schools in transition – A guide for supporting Transgender Students in K-12 Schools

This guide to supporting transgender students builds on the experiences of educators and advocates who have provided long-time support to the transgender/gender non-conforming communities in the United States. Moreover, it ensures that the knowledge gained to support these students can serve as a model for other educators, parents, counselors and students. In doing so, it[…]

Envisioning Justice – The Story of Pauline Park – transracial adoptee, transwoman, twin – and so much more!

This 32-minute documentary by Larry Tung (2008) is about the life and work of activist Pauline Park. A transracial adoptee born in Korea, Park is a co-founder of the New York Association for Gender Rights Advocacy (NYAGRA), the first statewide transgender advocacy organization in New York, and continuously works in local government to fight for[…]