Tag: transgender issues

ULV re-evaluates gender identity

Five years ago 25-year-old senior liberal arts major Aiden Aizumi underwent a significant transition in his life -- he transitioned from female to male.

Transgenders deserve same acceptance

On May 9 the lead singer of Against Me!, Tom Gabel, has announced that he is beginning the transition from male to female.

Pageant should include all women

As the Miss Universe Canada competition is narrowed to the top 65 candidates, the contest officials have focused their attention to one of the finalists, because she was once a he. Jenna Talackova is a male to female transgender who has been living as a recognized woman since her gender reassignment surgery in 2008, when she was 19 years old. Talackova entered the pageant meeting all outlined requirements for contestants. In the entry form there is no mention of sex changes or cosmetic surgery being against the rules for entry.

Pietrzak discovers identity, true self

When a male is born, society expects him to live his life as a man, and so forth. Anything different would usually be mocked, ridiculed, judged or condemned without much thought.

‘Hidden: A Gender’

Directed by Mark Pietrzak, "Hidden: A Gender" will be in the Cabaret Stage of Dailey Theatre tonight, tomorrow night, and Dec. 9-10.

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