Transgender journalism

Most large news outlets have transgender archives, and most news browsing services have a way to set up keywords for transgender subjects.

Many historic transgender journalism resources may be of interest for historians and archivists.

The outlets below also have very good trans-focused reporting.

News outlets

Planet Transgender (

  • Good blog coverage of trans news around the world, with original reporting and commentary.

The Advocate (

  • Original reporting on trans people from the longest-running LGBT news org.

Transgriot (

  • Terrific blog by Monica Roberts with a special focus on trans people of color.

The Heroines of My Life (

  • Monika Kowalska’s long-running blog features interviews with hundreds of trans women, including my 2013 interview.

The TransAdvocate (

  • Good trans coverage with some well-researched long-form reporting.

them. (

  • Great queer lifestyle news.

Women Born Transsexual (

  • Nice personal blog by Suzan Cooke.

See also groups listed under social media for commentary on trans news topics.


Many excellent trans + and genderqueer + journalists are publishing work each day. Here are some of the better-known people (alphabetically). See people who are missing? Send them in!

Samantha Allen (

Tre’vell Anderson (

Nicky Bandini (

Tatyana Bellamy-Walker (

Jennifer Finney Boylan (

Katelyn Burns (

Kelli Busey (

Sophie Cook (

T Cooper (

Dawn Ennis (

Sam H. Escobar (

Ina Fried

Henry Giardina (

Morgan Lev Edward Holleb (

Juliet Jacques (

Robyn Kanner (

Eden Lane (

Paris Lees

Thomas Page McBee (

Janet Mock (

Jack Monroe (

Katherine O’Donnell

Shannon Power

Monica Roberts (

Danica Roem (

Gwendolyn Ann Smith (

Danielle Solzman (

Kate Sosin (

Meredith Talusan (

Brynn Tannehill (

Jacob Tobia (

Diana Tourjee (

Zoey Tur

Evan Urquhart (

India Willoughby

Harron Walker (

Lewis Raven Wallace (

Historically significant trans journalists

  • Donna Cartwright
  • Leslie Feinberg
  • Jack Bee Garland
  • Jan Morris
  • Philippa York