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Aydian Dowling shares two of his work-out secrets

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Aydian Dowling, founder of Point Five Athletics and personal trainer released a video on his YouTube channel ALionsFears about when the best time to work out, and best time to weigh in was. In the video above, Dowling speaks of the best time to...

Transitional Resentment is the Downfall of the FTM Community

I see a lot of posts within the community, a lot of comments, and a lot of the same feelings being expressed. Among these is the feeling of jealousy and resentment for those that have progressed further in their transition. Whether it's starting hormones,...

How To Cover an Event for FTM Magazine

Let's face it, we can't be all over at once! We have to rely on members of the community to keep this magazine an ever-evolving testament to our culture and history. If you're attending an LGBT or Trans event and would like to be a...

Radar.tv, the first LGBTQ live streaming app is now out on Android

The LGBTQ platform that combines the power of live streaming and social media releases its Android version LOS ANGELES, October 17th, 2016 – After the great success achieved with iOS users, Livestar has just announced the release of Radar.tv for Android. The app, especially created...

4 Things I’ve learned through Transitioning

When you decide to take the plunge and follow through with your transition, your life is flipped completely upside down, it's a roller coaster ride of emotions, and it throws you around like a rag doll caught in an undertow, but boy is it...

Surviving the Holidays

The holidays can be a stressful and dreaded time for all of us, they’re not always happy, and merry and gay (every pun intended)— especially not for those of us who are gay, or trans, or queer, etc. So how do you deal with...

How I lost 60lbs after gaining 30lbs on Testosterone

Change is scary as heck. The only thing scarier to me, would be change that is completely out of my control. The one thing I knew I needed and I knew I couldn’t live another day without.. was the one thing I was so...

OUT100 Celebrates Jake Graf, Chris Mosier, and iO Tillett Wright

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The OUT100 Nominees for 2016 have been announced and we are taking this time to celebrate the three trans men listed on such an admirable platform. Jake Graf, Chris Mosier, and iO Tillett Wright showcased in iconic OUT100 black and white style photography by Gavin Bond shown...

Making Safe Spaces Safe Again

The world, as we know it, is changing. Every year, it’s getting a little bit easier for transgender/gender-nonconforming individuals to come out to their loved ones and start their journey of self-discovery and finally spread their wings. Changing your name on legal documents is...

Meet Ayden, Transitioning with Cerebral Palsy

My name is Ayden I’m twenty-four years old. I was born with a neurological disorder, cerebral palsy. Cerebral Palsy is considered a neurological disorder caused by a non-progressive brain injury or malformation that occurs while the child’s brain is under development. Cerebral Palsy primarily...

Diesel X About You | Features German model Benjamin Melzer

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Benjamin Melzer (@egoshooter), Germany's instagram famous model with a growing resume which included Germany's Men's Health Magazine last year, has made another mark on FTM history as apparel company DIESEL's first transgender model. Melzer and co-model for the project, Lolza Lamers were photographed this month by...

Minnesota Medicaid says Yes to Gender-Affirming Surgeries

A victory for Transgender residence of Minnesota, as their version of Medicaid (known as Medical Assistance, or MA) now fully covers gender-affirming surgical procedures. Minnesota Supreme Court had ruled in ’77 that they were to cover these procedures, but in ’94 the opposition began on...

Tips for Getting Through Dysphoric Moments

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It comes out of no where and ruins a good day. Or for some it just never goes away... We asked our readers what they did, or what they suggested for getting rid of dysphoria. We hope some of these help if you're stuck...

How To Report a Hate Crime on YouTube

YouTube has a reputation for being harsh on their comments. Draw your line on just how harsh or inappropriate you’re willing to put up with and then use these steps to report the comment or user to YouTube as a hate crime. YouTube takes...

‘Brave Man’ portrays how naked it is to be Transgender

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The symbology of many of the scenes in Will Young's video Brave Man have not escaped us. As the young man in an english pub, pictures and journals and beer at the table, strips down to nothing and proceeds to take on the world. Are...

Unlawful Apprehension of a Disabled Combat Veteran

Unfortunately, my five day trip back from Cancun (21 October 2016) ended on a very sour note. I am a 26 year old Disabled Combat Veteran. I am 100% service connected through the VA and considered disabled in a fully favorable decision with Social...

Do I have to have Dysphoria to be Trans?

Lets not answer this question with a simple word. Let us first look more deeply at the causes and root of dysphoria itself. Having been a spectator of the Trans masculine community, having transitioned, and having experienced dysphoria, these are my thoughts on the matter...

The Future of Prosthetics [NSFW Images]

  Back in 2014, some unusual baking experiments were happening in a kitchen laboratory in Sydney Australia. Wax was being melted, glycerin was being mixed with gelatin, a microwave was exploded, and by October a stand to pee prototype that would come to be known...

Culture, Gender, and Acceptable Bodies

From a young age, the symbolic ideas of masculinity and femininity are indirectly and directly taught to us, shaping how we act and understand the difference between what it means to be a man or a woman. These ideas are also continually reshaped and...

Radical Self(ie) Love

  I remember the first time I was told I was conceited for posting a selfie. This was years ago, the message was anonymous, I wasn’t yet out as trans, and I was much less confident than I am now. The message came through, grey-faced, sneering,...
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