Part 2: Persons, Changebacks
Part 3: Marriage, Lovers and Family, Trans Kids
Part 4: Politics & Government, Celebrities, Sports
Part 5: Schools, Universities & Colleges, Military, Cops & Firefighters, Conviction & Imprisonment, Homeless Shelters, US TSA, Nemeses
Part 6: Doctors & Sexologists, Medicine, Genetics, Legal, Deaths
Part 7: Autogynephilia, Drag, Butch, Dress Reform, Homeogender Surgeries, Fashion, Beauty Pageants, Music & Performance
Part 8: Internet, Art, Radio, Television, Adverts, Pornography, Theatre, Cinema
Part 9: Jargon, News Media, Journal Articles & Studies
Part 10: Archives & History, Books.
Charlotte Allen. “The Transgender Triumph: Identity politics über alles”.
The Weekly Standard, Mar 2, 2015. http://m.weeklystandard.com/articles/transgender-triumph_859614.html.
Comment by Dana
Beyer. A new rehabilitation of Michael Bailey.
Felix Conrad. “The Autogynephilia Lecture” - in 8 parts. The Transcend
Movement, 26 June – 28 September. http://transcendmovement.com/category/autogynephilia-explained/the-autogynephilia-lecture.
And is now an ebook.
Alice Dreger. “Answers to Some Questions about Autogynephilia”.
Alicedreger.com, 15 Jun 2015. http://alicedreger.com/autogyn.
Julia Sereno. “Reconceptualizing 'Autogynephilia' as Female/Feminine
Embodiment Fantasies (FEFs)”. Whipping Girl, May 26, 2015. http://juliaserano.blogspot.ca/2015/05/reconceptualizing-autogynephilia-as_26.html.
Julia Sereno. “The real 'autogynephilia deniers' “. Whipping Girl,
July 13, 2015. http://juliaserano.blogspot.ca/2015/07/the-real-autogynephilia-deniers.html.
- Warren Throckmorton. “What Kind of Woman is Caitlyn Jenner? Part One of a Q&A on Autogynephilia with Michael Bailey”. Patheos, June 11, 2015. Part 1 Part 11.
For those who prefer orthodox Blanchardism, there is Kay Brown's On the Science of Changing Sex.
And Alice Dreger's new book – see Part 10.
However Jack Moloy's Crossdreamers, reconstructed the phenomenon as a positive experience and with a non-pathological terminology. See Part 10 for his new book.
“When Drag is Activism” Advocate, 2015/11/04. www.advocate.com/current-issue/2015/11/04/when-drag-activism.
“Top 10 Drag Shows Around the World” Out Traveler, 6.16.2015. www.outtraveler.com/exclusives/travel-guides/2015/06/16/top-10-drag-shows-around-world.
Richard Burnett. “Montreal’s Top 5 Drag Queens”. Tourism Montreal,
June 18th, 2015. www.tourisme-montreal.org/blog/drag-queens-2015.
Broadley Staff. “Can't Drag Us Down: Meet London's Female Queens”.
Vice, Sep 15, 2015. https://broadly.vice.com/en_us/video/cant-drag-us-down-meet-londons-female-queens.
Eleanor Margolis. “ 'You’d be pretty if you shaved': Miss Cairo and Jonny Woo
on the trials of modern-day drag artists”. New Statesman, 1 October 2015.
Michael Musto. What About the Gals Who Haven’t Gotten on Drag Race?. Out,
October 19 2015. www.out.com/michael-musto/2015/10/19/what-about-gals-who-havent-gotten-drag-race.
Matthew Schwager. “The Work of Drag in the Age of Digital Reproduction”.
BlunderBuss, October 20, 2015. http://www.blunderbussmag.com/the-work-of-drag-in-the-age-of-digital-reproduction.
Michael Segalov. “Are drag queens doing enough for feminism?”. Dazed,
November 2015. www.dazeddigital.com/artsandculture/article/27232/1/are-drag-queens-doing-enough-for-feminism.
- James Treacher. “10 Richest Drag Queens In The World”. What Culture, February 21, 2015. http://whatculture.com/celebs/10-richest-drag-queens-in-the-world.php,
Panti Bliss awarded honorary degree at Trinity College Dublin. Also gave a TEDx talk.
Julie Bindel. “Butch lesbians are paying a price for bending gender rules”.
The Guardian, 31 July 2015. www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2015/jul/31/butch-lesbians-paying-price-bending-gender
Vanessa Vitiello. “A Dispatch From the Shifting, Porous Border Between Butch
and Trans”. Slate, April 24 2015. www.slate.com/blogs/outward/2015/04/24/butch_and_trans_a_dispatch_from_the_shifting_border.html.
- Van Bailey, Gabby Rivera, Ari Fitz & Thomas Page McBee. “What The Hell Do Butch And Femme Even Mean Anymore?: A group of trans men and queer women discuss whether it’s time to retire the masculine versus feminine dynamic at last.” BuzzFeed, www.buzzfeed.com/shannonkeating/queer-and-trans-masculinity.
Dress ReformHigh school in Mexico City has a 'skirt day' when most boys wear a skirt, and most girls a tie.
Homeogender Surgeries and Dysmorphic Disorder
Multiple surgeries is in no way specific to trans persons.
Woman who couldn't have sex gets artificial vagina made from PIG intestine
Circumcised men may be able to regrow their foreskin.
Botched - reality show on E! Webpage
Annabel Grossman. “Meet the men and women ADDICTED to plastic surgery - and
see what can happen when things go wrong”. Daily Mail, 10 April 2015. www.dailymail.co.uk/femail/article-3028980/Meet-men-women-ADDICTED-plastic-surgery-happen-things-wrong.html.
- Sarah Hughes. "Body dysmorphic disorder: charity video reveals the image anxieties that can push people to the edge". The Guardian, 9 May 2015. www.theguardian.com/lifeandstyle/2015/may/09/body-dysmorphic-disorder-charity-video-robert-pattinson.
Martha Cliff. “From bearded women to sex-swap actresses: As Andreja Pejic
becomes the first transgender Vogue model, the taboo-busting figures changing
fashion revealed”. Daily Mail, 23 April 2015. www.dailymail.co.uk/femail/article-3050325/As-Andreja-Pejic-transgender-Vogue-model-taboo-busting-figures-changing-fashion-revealed.html.
Joseph Patrick McCormick. “Check out these women who model menswear and look
AWESOME”. Pink News, 1st November 2015. www.pinknews.co.uk/2015/11/01/check-out-these-women-who-model-menswear-and-look-awesome.
Abby Schreiber & Elizabeth Thompson. "10 Trans Models Changing the Face
of Fashion Today". Paper Mag, 31 March 2015. www.papermag.com/2015/03/trans_models_to_watch.php.
- Valerie Siebert. “Leading the runway revolution: Meet the male and female models signed to New York's first transgender fashion agency”. Daily Mail, 28 October 2015. www.dailymail.co.uk/femail/article-3292596/Leading-runway-revolution-Meet-male-female-models-signed-New-York-s-transgender-fashion-agency.html.
Andreja Pejic, appeared in Vogue, more
Ava London had a famous lover, attacked in a gay club.
Carmen Carrera. 50,000 signed petition she she should model for Victoria's Secret. Men want to have sex with her. She and her husband of eight years on VH1's Couples Therapy.
Caroline Cossey/Tula interviewed by Cosmopolitan.
Gina Rocero interviewed.
Hari Nef, 22, New York, signed to IMG agency.
Lea T interviewed.
Loiza Lambers, 20, won Holland’s Next Top Model, and then came out of stealth.
Mia Isabelle has a rapper boyfriend.
Rain Dove, 25, Vermont, cis woman who models menswear, is taken as trans.
Renata Montezine, 24, included in Fashion Weekend Plus Size.
Ruby Rose, gender fluid, and partner, launched gender neutral clothing range.
Rudrani Chettri Chauhan. model, Delhi, and her boyfriend were attacked.
Apple Model Management Agency, Thailand's leading modeling agency, has announced the worldwide launch of its new Transgender board.
Trans Models, New York, founded by Thai immigrant Peche Di.
Apple Model Management for trans models opened in Los Angeles, run by Cecilio Asuncion.
Sapno ki Baraat, trans fashion show in New Delhi.
Angela Ponce came second in Miss World Spain, representing Cadiz.
Argenis Gonzalez, winner of Miss Gay Venezuela.
Australia's Miss Fa'afafine contest.
Daniela Mejía Ortiz represented Dosquebradas, Colombia at the Miss International Queens in Thailand.
Kimberly Gist/ Brandonna Dupri LaRees, 30, 1st transsexual to be Miss Gay United States.
Amanda Morais, 22, Miss Transexual Uberaba 2015, has had surgery in Thailand.
Lola Rodriguez, 16, competed to be Queen of Las Palmas Carnival.
Liu Ting, 29, previouslu a national moral model, participated in Miss United Nation International 2015 Pageant China, held in Guangzhou. Ting was given a special award for 'transformation'.
Natasha Scott, 44, first ever Miss Transgender Brighton, with her mother giving her support from the audience.
Pammy Rose, County Durham, reached finals of local beauty competition in 2013, is unemployed.
Trixie Maristela, 29, University of Philippines languages graduate, crowned winner of Miss International Queen in Pattaya City, Thailand. Valesca Dominik Ferraz of Brazil was named the first runner-up, and Sopida Siriwattananukoon of Thailand was named second runner-up.
Vladimir Luxuria was a judge at the Miss Italy competition.
Miss Transgender United UK launched by Rachael Bailey. Morgan Naomi Clarke is a contestant. Winner: Jai Latto, gained £5,000, a voucher for £10,000 of medical treatment at the OLMEC Transgender Surgery Institute in Delhi, India, which may be used for either gender re-assignment surgery or a range of cosmetic treatments, and a professional lingerie modelling contract with Sensalle Lingerie worth £3,000 plus expenses for 10 days shooting.
Guasave, Sinaloa, Mexico. 'Gay Queens' previously excluded from carnival now asked to particiapate.
The National Entertainer of the Year (EOY) contest's decision to update its rules extending participation by some transgender people — but excluding transgender people who have not yet had gender reassignment surgery from competing — in two categories has caused confusion among some and claims of discrimination by other fans, followers and performers online.
Music & Performance
Breanna Sinclairé, 25, opera singer, sang US national anthem at Oakland stadium.
Butterfly Music Transgender Chorus
Gigi Lazzarato had a 2-page spread in People Magazine where she credited Amanda Lepore for sparking her transition.
Jennifer Leitham, 61, remembered.
Laura Jane Grace interviewed, appeared at Reading Festival.
Filipino trio Miss Tres wows Asia's got Talent.
Munroe Bergdorf, 27, London, ex-drag queen, now a DJ.
Mykki Blanco, rapper, came out as HIV+.
Patrícia Ribeiro, Portuguese singer published autobiography.
Rye Silverman, 32, Los Angeles comedian, modelled ModCloth clothing.
Romy Haag remembered at age 67.
Sarah Franken, 42, now living in London, transitioned, and continues as a comedian. When her mum left a comment about God condemning her transgenderism, Franken deleted her from Facebook.
TIffany-Rose Davies, Birmingham, who has been living as female for 5 years, prevented from auditioning for an all-girl pop group.
Titica, Angola, continues as a Kuduro star.
Viruta, Spain, launched his album, Pasión Mutante, on TDOR.
Wendy Carlos at 76.