Author: T-Change

Zackary Drucker

Often a part of an artist duo (and a romantic couple) together with Rhys Ernst, Zackary Drucker is a multimedia artist whose work spans photography, performance, film and installation. Her practice mainly focuses on the body and its relation to sexuality and gender, as well as the hidden aspects of transgender history, through facts and her own sexual identity. Zackary Drucker and Rhys Ernst also documented their gender transition together, through an amazing series of photographs called Relationship. This project gives an unprecedented, intimate insight and provides crucial knowledge about such an important process.   Read...

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6 years of the Gender Identity Law

From the Argentina LGBT Federation we want to invite you to the celebration event for the 6 years of the approval of the Gender Identity Law in our country. This law is at the forefront worldwide and many countries have relied on it to promote their projects, which in many cases have already been approved, and it was essential for the transgender partners to have access to full recognition of their rights. In the event there will be a panel of exhibitors who worked intensely so that the law was approved by the National Congress. The meeting will be...

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Amos Mac

Living in New York as a photographer, writer and publisher of groundbreaking magazines such as Original Plumbing and Translady Magazine, Amos Mac is very much a part of transgender art. His powerful portraits capture trans and gender non-conforming people, going well beyond the surface. These images have been published by The New York Times, Interview Magazine, Vogue, OUT and Dazed & Confused, for example, and his work promoted many transgender models as well, including Hari Nef and Valentijn De Hingh. Amos Mac had successful collaboration with fellow artists Zachary Drucker and Juliana Huxtable and has created advertising campaigns for...

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Wu Tsang

A Chinese-Swedish-American artist Wu Tsang is an important figure in the world of video art, whose work combines community organising, activism, gender fluidity and subcultures. Her feature documentary, Wildness, documents the Los Angeles trans bar called Silver Platter, and it received praise at Sundance Festival and the 2012 Whitney Biennial. The film shows the way certain people are often stereotyped, such as members of trans and queer communities. Apart from short films, Wu Tsang also does performances and installations, almost always tackling these crucial topics. Read...

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Transgender rights: These countries are ahead of the US

(CNN)As transgender people fight for their basic civil liberties globally, 20 countries have passed some form of legislation recognizing their rights, according to the Global Commission on HIV and the Law. Here’s a snapshot of how some legislators and courts around the world have grappled with the issue of gender identity and inclusion. Denmark follows Argentina’s lead When it comes to taking a progressive approach toward gender recognition reform, Argentina and Denmark top the list, according to Transgender Europe… Read...

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