Jacob Anderson-Minshall

Women are now the focus of two large-scale HIV vaccine studies in Africa.

January 02 2017 7:30 PM

Thomas Beatie became known as the world's first pregnant man and now he is pregnant with baby number three. Some argue that because he is a trans man, it's not the same. We are just like other American men -- nerds, cowboys, suits, metrosexuals, jocks, chauvinist pigs, etc. Maybe by admitting that, by being forced to see ourselves reflected in Beatie’s mirror, we’ll find a way to accept ourselves as we are, with all our flaws, even as we struggle to show the world our true diversity. Trans man Jacob Anderson-Minshall breaks down the Beatie debate.

March 01 2010 8:35 AM

Author Jacob Anderson-Minshall examines whether it's relevant for lesbians to read work by trans men. Using Patrick Califia's benchmark work Macho Sluts as a stepping off point, Jake examines his own transition and how the lesbian community repsonded. 'Think about your own experience for a moment.  Was your life a lie before you came out as lesbian?  Or had the truth not yet surfaced?  Can we be held accountable for truths we've hidden from ourselves?'

October 27 2009 2:27 AM

Palm Beach, Florida has a long tradition as a magnet of wealthy scions, celebrities, and politicians, offering, as the Palm Beach County slogan puts it, "The Best of Everything," including gorgeous beaches, top-notch boutiques, immaculate streets, sprawling mansions and beautiful people. And it's lesbian and gay friendly too!

11:07 AM

In death, Michael Jackson is proving just as enigmatic as he was alive. His death seems to have raised more questions than answers: What caused his death? Who will get custody of his children?  Would the fifty-year-old Jackson have made it through the 50 concerts of his This is It tour? For the queer community, one of the biggest questions remains, was he one of us?  Was Jackson gay?  Was he transgender?

July 08 2009 9:36 AM

It was the fastest anyone has ever come out trans.  Within moments of TMZ’s June 11 announcement, emails, text messages, tweets and retweets zipped the news around the globe: Cher’s daughter Chasity Bono, was transitioning from lesbian to male.

July 02 2009 6:00 AM