A 92 year old WW2 veteran/transgender widow denied her rights

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  Sometimes when we are  arguing and fighting for the rights of our LGBTQ community, it’s good to sit back and think about some of the actual people that are affected so badly by all this discrimination. Robina Asti was a WWII veteran and pilot and a very high-powered businessman until 1976 when she transitioned.  … Continue reading

Alexandria Winchester the 44th transgendered person murdered in 2020 : R.I.P.

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  The latest tragic news from the Ali Forney Centre, which helps homeless LGBT+ youth is the announcemnet of the death of Alexandria Winchester, a 24-year-old Latina transgender woman, who was shot dead the day after Christmas  in the Bronx, New York. Alexandria was at least the 44th trans or gender non-conforming person to be … Continue reading

Becoming Colleen: Finding the Shoe that Fits

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  Becoming Colleen: Finding the Shoe that Fits is a compelling documentary about a remarkable 85 year Australian transgender woman who is about to move to a Christian retirement village where she fears that they will insist she dresses as a man. Having lived most of her life as Colin – a husband, father, policeman, … Continue reading

Born Risky : Grayson Perry meets E.J.

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Grayson Perry CBE RA  is a celebrated English artist who is known equally for his ceramic vases as for his cross-dressing. Winner of the prestigious Turner Prize considered the highest award for Art in the UK, Perry has become one of the most articulate forces behind the whole cross-dressing movement, even donning one of his favorite … Continue reading

“Even Solomon” a transgender drama from BBC TV in 1979

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  The British Broadcasting Company  (BBC) were always regarded as the bastion of British Broadcasting and part of the country’s Establishment.  Even today they are still one of the world’s most trusted news service. There was however another side to them when in their earlier days they also produced some ground-breaking programming in their Play … Continue reading

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