transgender http://kcur.org en Bradley Manning Wants To Serve Time In Leavenworth As A Woman http://kcur.org/post/bradley-manning-wants-serve-time-leavenworth-woman <p style="margin-left:1.0in;">Private Bradley Manning, who was convicted of one of the largest security breaches in U.S. history, has been moved to the Army’s maximum security prison at Fort Leavenworth.&nbsp;&nbsp; But, Manning wants to serve the time as a woman.</p><p style="margin-left:1.0in;">Manning has issued a statement, saying he'd like to be called Chelsea, and start hormone therapy, because he identifies as a female. &nbsp;Jeff Wingo, a spokesman at Fort Leavenworth, says there’s only so much the Army can do.</p> Fri, 23 Aug 2013 02:50:49 +0000 Frank Morris 42445 at http://kcur.org Insight Into The Trials And Joys Of Transgender Relationships http://kcur.org/post/insight-trials-and-joys-transgender-relationships <p></p><p>What does it mean to love somebody no matter who they are or who they become?</p><p>A common pledge couples make to each other is to be faithful “in sickness and in health until death do us part.” That pledge is put to a major test for couples where one partner changes his or her gender identity.</p><p><strong>Una Nowling</strong> and<strong> Fiona Nowling</strong> share their story of getting married and working through the gender identity transition.</p><p> Fri, 10 May 2013 12:57:44 +0000 Elana Gordon & Matthew Long-Middleton 36488 at http://kcur.org Insight Into The Trials And Joys Of Transgender Relationships Stephanie Mott Shares Her Journey, Speaks Out On Transgender Issues http://kcur.org/post/stephanie-mott-shares-her-journey-speaks-out-transgender-issues <p>People who are transgender—meaning that they identify with a gender different from their biological one—face a difficult road to self-acceptance.</p><p> Wed, 26 Dec 2012 17:54:31 +0000 Susan B. Wilson 29542 at http://kcur.org Stephanie Mott Shares Her Journey, Speaks Out On Transgender Issues Transgendered KC http://kcur.org/post/transgendered-kc <p>Gender identity is central to one's sense of self. So, when an individual undergoes a physical transformation, they alter more than just their appearance. It's an emotional journey that transforms lives.</p><p>On Thursday’s <a href="http://kcur.org/programs/central-standard" target="_blank"><em>Central Standard</em></a>, we'll be joined by members of our local transgender community.</p><p>Learn about a group that's still struggling for visibility, recognition and equality. Plus, find out about the step-by-step process to constructing a new identity.</p> Thu, 11 Oct 2012 13:55:09 +0000 Tomeka Weatherspoon, Jabulani Leffall & Bill Anderson 25798 at http://kcur.org Transgendered KC Two Transgendered Performers Find Haven in the Fringe http://kcur.org/post/two-transgendered-performers-find-haven-fringe <p class="legacy-audio-url"> <div class="audio-container"> <div id="jp-interface-53cf6c8e4330d-" class="jp-interface"> <div id="post-audio-53cf6c8e4330d-" class="jp-player" jp-instance="53cf6c8e4330d-"></div> <div class="jp-controls column"> <div class="jp-progress"> <div class="jp-seek-bar"> <div class="jp-play-bar"></div> </div> </div><!-- end jp-progress --> </div><!-- end jp-controls --> <div class="playpause column"> <a href="http://stream.publicbroadcasting.net/production/mp3/national/local-national-978375.mp3" class="jp-play">Listen</a> <a class="jp-pause"></a> </div><!-- playpause --> <div class="jp-time-holder column"> <div class="jp-custom-current-time"></div> <div class="jp-custom-duration"></div> </div><!-- jp-time-holder --> <div id="slider"></div> </div><!-- .jp-interface --> </div><!-- container --> </p> <p>Kansas City, Mo. – With a dizzying array of theater, dance, and visual arts - and sometimes in a combination of all of those - the Kansas City Fringe Festival kicks off its seventh year this weekend.</p> Wed, 20 Jul 2011 19:09:00 +0000 Steve Walker 2262 at http://kcur.org Two Transgendered Performers Find Haven in the Fringe