The Parthenon

Trans visibility is about more than just one day

Editorial

March 31, 2015

The International Day of Transgender Visibility Tuesday brought to light to a community of people who have been historically invisible. Rachel Crandall, a trans activist from Michigan, started the annual holiday to solve a lack of LGBTQ-centered holidays for transgendered people. “I went on Facebook,...

Cis or miss

Editorial

March 4, 2015

The first photo of Eddie Redmayne’s portrayal of transgender pioneer Lile Elbe in “The Danish Girl” surfaced last week, reigniting a conversation about acclaimed performances by cisgender (non-trans) persons in transgender roles. The film, based on David Ebershoff’s novel and inspired by the true story ...