Are you sick of the lack of transgender content on TV? You should head over to YouTube as there are some wonderful transgender creators putting out some incredible stuff. Whether you need makeup tips, questions about coming out, transitioning, a roundtable type discussion of current topics, or dating tips you can find it. These transgender youtubers range in age so there may be one(s) that you relate to better than others. Make sure to support the ones you like by subscribing to their channel and liking their videos. The best part is it’s free and you can watch whenever you want. These are some of the top transgender youtubers we recommend you start listening to in 2019. The list is in no specific order. We think you should check them all out and see which ones you like the best.
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Looking for a new transgender podcast to check out this year? In case you haven’t noticed podcasts have exploded in popularity in recent years. Radio is littered with the same 10 songs being played over and over, and all the news stations just try to scare you into believing the world is ending with the same tired rhetoric. Podcasts provide a way for you to consume topics that are of interest to you by people you enjoy listening to. If you are looking for transgender topics outside of the occasional bathroom drama in mainstream media good luck. Podcasts with trans hosts can give you great insight into questions you may be having, help you with your journey or just give you some much needed humor and comfort from someone like you. These are some of the top transgender podcasts we recommend you start listening to in 2019. The list is in no specific order. We think you should check them all out and see which ones you like the best.
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When to tell a potential partner that you are trans has been a hot button topic for a long time. The debate has been reignited in the mainstream media this year in numerous articles usually from a single person’s point of view. There are many different opinions that usually vary wildly depending on who is answering the question. The question was posed to members of the Transgender Date community so we are sharing some of their answers.
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This question was posed recently in our community recently for other members to chime in. It is a hot topic recently thanks in part to a study done earlier this year where 88% of the respondents, almost all who were cis, stated that they would not be willing to date a trans person. Here are some of the answers that our members provided.
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Las Vegas, Nevada – TransgenderDate, one of the world’s leading trans dating websites, is offering incentives for their members to get out there and vote in the upcoming elections. To encourage everyone to vote we will be donating $1 to the National Center for Transgender Equality for every member that sends us proof they voted. We will be also giving out VIP memberships to any non trans members that send us proof they voted. The proof requirement is sending us a selfie with your I Voted sticker, a picture of your ballot or anything else that proves you voted.
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11 Top Tips for Dating a Transgender Woman
1. Don’t call her a “tranny” or a “shemale.” If you refer to her as a tranny instead of a woman, she’s going to think that you don’t take her seriously and that you don’t regard her as a woman. She regards herself as a woman and you should, too. The second term came from the porn biz. The vast majority of transsexuals will find it very insulting if you describe them using a term from the porn biz.
2. TS women are constantly being hit on for sex, as though they are sex toys and they resent it. Anecdotal evidence says they get this much more often than do genetic girls (GGs). If you’ve been behaving that way, stop for a moment and think. Would you hit on a GG the same way? She did not transition in order to provide you with a perpetual hard-on. Treat her with the same respect that you would treat a GG.
3. Surprise your TS friend on your first date. Treat her like a lady. Courteously open the car door for her. Let her order first in the restaurant. Do not even bring up the subject of her transsexuality during the course of the date. Why not? Because she fully expects you to bring it up. Startle the lady. Don’t mention it at all. Save it for some other time. Doing this immediately puts you in a class above all the other guys (drooling horndogs?) hitting on her.
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As society evolves, acceptance spreads. People whose lives were once relegated to the shadows are allowed to step into the spotlight. One group that seems to have taken the stage by storm in recent years is the transgender community. From heart wrenching films to riotous reality stars, trans people are known and loved across all forms of media. As trans visibility increases businesses realize that including trans people is great for their bottom line. While they try to make changes to seem inclusive, they often don’t go far enough and it can cause harm. Online dating sites and apps can be an example of this.
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We here at TransgenderDate have had a member blog feature for over 10 years now. Those blogs are limited to be viewed by members of the site to insure privacy. Some of these blogs are truly insightful, so with the permission of the authors, we have decided to post them for everyone to read. We feel it is important to get as much first hand information out there as possible. These blogs will be related to the transgender community but not necessarily dating related. There are many discussions on the site so feel free to join and get involved. If you would like to submit your own articles please join the site and let us know.