My Body, My Privacy

For several years after coming out as transgender, I had prosthetic breasts. They were in many ways the entry point to my being perceived as a woman, and quickly became part of my extended sense of self. But wh...

My Gender, My Pride

It seems nearly criminal to say that I’m a woman because I choose to be one, even as this statement is much truer to my experience than the more acceptable narrative that I was born trans. In all honesty, I ...

Outing Myself for a Greater Cause

When I was a sophomore in college, the student government put me on trial for satirizing transphobia. It was the culmination of a year and a half of controversy that began with the start of my freshman year and...

Accommodating Campus Diversity

When the Georgia Voice asked Daniel Schwendinger why he left Agnes Scott College after his freshman year, he said it was because he did not feel included as a transgender man. Although Princeton Review liste...

LGBTQ Millennials at Work

LGBTQ college students are not waiting to graduate before entering the workforce, even as the state of Georgia offers them no protection against discrimination in employment. Georgia Voice interviewed three und...

Protecting Our Trans Community

Since 2015, the year after The Advocate began releasing annual lists of murdered transgender people in the United States, 109 murders of transgender people have been reported. The vast majority of victims are y...