Photos: Trans Pride shines in the rain

The brutal attack on gender activist Michael M. Volz cast a shadow on this year's Trans Pride gathering, but couldn't deter the crowds at Cal Anderson.
Jun 25, 2016
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QTPOC parties are necessary (here are five coming up this month!)

In case there was any doubt before Orlando, safe spaces for queer and trans people of color are vital. Fortunately, Seattle has some a poppin QTPOC dance parties.
Jun 17, 2016
The vigil at Cal Anderson park for the victims of the Orlando mass shooting. (Photo by Alex Garland)

Systemic racism and misogyny are killing Queer and Trans People of Color every day

Violence against Queer and Trans People of Color didn’t start in Orlando on Saturday, and it won’t end there.
Jun 13, 2016

Translations puts the global transgender experience on the big screen

This weekend's Translations film festival includes over 40 films exploring the global transgender experience.
May 8, 2015

This Pride, queer people of color ‘take the goddamn stage’

“We want to be visible... When you put people of color on the stage, their people come out.”
Jun 26, 2014

Cost of Gender: Transgender Americans seek healthcare in Thailand

The Cost of Gender shares the stories of transgender Americans faced with health care discrimination at home, who look to Thailand for better options.
Apr 3, 2014

New novel fuses immigrant experience and transgender identity

Canadian transplant Kim Fu’s “For Today I am a Boy” is hot off the press with a fresh perspective on Asian American transgender identity.
Jan 9, 2014
Grayson Toliver at the Jökulsárlón Glacial Lagoon in Iceland. (Photo courtesy Grayson Toliver)

From Seattle to Scandinavia, different takes on gender identity

Why the cold-climate countries of Northern Europe can be hard to adjust to for LGBTQ Seattleites.
Nov 18, 2013

Global activist revives Seattle’s transgender pride march

Seattle hasn’t had a transgender pride parade since way back in 1997. But this year LGTBQ organizers with experience around the globe are bringing the event back.
Jun 25, 2013

Healthcare and LGBTQ debates collide in trans medical tourism

The Seattle Globalist is launching a new multimedia project on transgender health care in the U.S. and why Americans are traveling to places like Thailand for more affordable options. The project, called “The Cost of Gender” hits at the core of two of the most heated debates in the US: health care and LGBTQ rights.  
Aug 29, 2012