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The Advocate: Words to the Wise

The Advocate: Words to the Wise

BY ANDREA JAMES DECEMBER 03 2007 A glossary of basic sex and gender terms you should know. Note: Terminology is hotly debated and ever-evolving. Read the rest http://www.advocate.com/news/2007/12/03/words-wise

Corporate dominoes

Corporate dominoes

BY JOANNE HERMAN SEPTEMBER 19 2006 Another well-attended feature session, this one sponsored by Intel, featured Andrea James and Calpernia Addams discussing their experience consulting to the movie Transamerica and their efforts to change Hollywood’s portrayal of trans people, a key step toward acceptance by Americans…

What's "Gay" Now: We Are Everywhere Indeed

What's "Gay" Now: We Are Everywhere Indeed

Steven Lam and Neal Broverman June 20, 2006 ANDREA JAMES AGE: 39 IDENTIFIES AS: Bisexual transgender woman OCCUPATION: Producer and activist HOMETOWN: Los Angeles RELATIONSHIP STATUS: Single How do you see yourself fitting into the gay community? Where [transgender people]…

Extreme makeovers: How did the stars of Capote, Breakfast on Pluto, and Transamerica go through such radical transformations to play their gay or trans characters?

Extreme makeovers: How did the stars of Capote, Breakfast on Pluto, and Transamerica go through such radical transformations to play their gay or trans characters?

by Michael Giltz February 28, 2006 In Transamerica the difficult challenge for costumer Danny Glicker was making a small and feminine woman like Huffman convincing as awkward at being a girl. “Felicity has a gorgeous body and is so petite,”…

Review: Middle Sexes

Review: Middle Sexes

Gender studies Middle Sexes: Redefining He and She HBO Premieres December 6 If you’re finding it hard to sort out current thinking about gender,Middle Sexes: Redefining He and She should prove enlightening. Directed by Anthony Thomas and narrated by Gore…

Campaign 2004: Now What?

Campaign 2004: Now What?

Calpernia Addams & Andrea James December 7, 2004 We can change hearts and minds through the media In our work to improve roles available to transgender actors in Hollywood, we’ve learned not to take occasional rejection personally. Overcoming occasional rejection…

Advocate Op-Ed: Transformations

Advocate Op-Ed: Transformations

by Calpernia Addams and Andrea James July 22, 2003 We two have come together to create change from very different backgrounds. Many people became aware of Calpernia’s story when her boyfriend, Barry Winchell, was murdered by fellow soldiers in Kentucky…

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