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  • Features

    Lives in Transition

    By Michael Kaplan

    As the transgender community gains more visibility, three Las Vegans share their journey to authenticity

  • Features

    Coming of Age Trans

    By Emmily Bristol

    One local teenager shows it can still be scary when you come out as transgender

  • Features

    A Brief History of Transgender Performers on Las Vegas Stages

    By Lissa Townsend Rodgers

    The Las Vegas showgirl is one of the world’s supreme examples of feminine glamour—and artifice, swathed in body makeup, false eyelashes and push-up bras. As with African-American performers during the era of segregation, many people who wouldn’t want a transgender person in their home lined up eagerly to watch one onstage a few decades ago.

  • Features

    Gender Politics

    By Lissa Townsend Rodgers

    The year 2015 has seen increased visibility and acceptance for the transgender community, from President Obama specifically mentioning transgender rights in his State of the Union address to Caitlyn Jenner’s Vanity Fair cover. But plenty of issues still face the transgender community, both in Nevada and worldwide.

  • Features

    What’s in a Name?

    By Wendoh Media

    Seven terms to know and understand

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