Andrea James

Andrea James

Discussing transgender dating with Michelle on Melbourne’s Joy 94.9

Discussing transgender dating with Michelle on Melbourne’s Joy 94.9

Thanks to Michelle Sheppard at Transgender Point of View for having me on to discuss transgender dating, with a focus on my work updating Tinder’s gender options. Andrea James, who is an American transgender rights activist, film producer, director, and…

GLAAD Media Awards New York 2017

GLAAD Media Awards New York 2017

I had the pleasure of joining my friends from Tinder at the 2017 GLAAD Media Awards in New York. Our table included several folks from team Tinder who were instrumental in rolling out their gender options. It also included the…

‘Gender Revolution’ is all about trans people, but it’s made for a cis audience

‘Gender Revolution’ is all about trans people, but it’s made for a cis audience

By Dawn Ennis · Wednesday, February 8, 2017 This program is titled, “Gender Revolution,” and I don’t think you will find a more detailed exploration of intersex, gender non-conforming/non-binary and, yes, trans Americans than in the 88 minute documentary produced by National…

51%: Women and the Future of Politics

51%: Women and the Future of Politics

I’m honored to be quoted in 51%: Women and the Future of Politics. I’m quoted at the start of Chapter 11: To understand how women are systematically denied power, we must start by examining who is creating and policing the…

A note on transition of power

A note on transition of power

I used to be heavily involved in politics, but it’s too frustrating for me. I prefer other ways to create change. I will always believe in America and the promise it holds for everyone. People are sometimes surprised how patriotic…

The Deeper End podcast Ep 012 – Andrea James

The Deeper End podcast Ep 012 – Andrea James

“All roads lead to Andrea James”.  At least, that’s the high praise Donna uses to introduce Andrea in this week’s interview. Andrea James is renowned in the trans community for her tireless advocacy and providing resources to people who might not…

This Trans Pioneer Has Been Fighting For The Trans Community For Decades

This Trans Pioneer Has Been Fighting For The Trans Community For Decades

“My philosophy is afflict the comfortable and comfort the afflicted.” 07/04/2016  JamesMichael Nichols Queer Voices Deputy Editor, The Huffington Post Andrea James may not have a name as instantly recognizable as Laverne Cox or Caitlyn Jenner, but there are few…

Transition process full of surprising costs for transgender men and women

Transition process full of surprising costs for transgender men and women

Lila MacLellan Thu, 16 Jun, 2016 “It’s like a cafeteria, you pick and choose what feels right so that you can feel true to your own needs,” says Andrea James, a writer, producer and trans rights advocate in Los Angeles…

Transgender community unites at Pride event

Transgender community unites at Pride event

Amy Bartner,  June 9, 2016 photos: Jenna Watson Organizer Korvin Bothwell said he expected to sell 200 or more tickets for the night, which featured a talk from activist, actress, writer and former Hoosier Andrea James. James, who lives in…

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