Being Transgender Can Be Funny, but Not for the Reasons Dave Chappelle Thinks

January 7, 2018

I agree with jokes he tells about transgender people in Equanimity, one of his a sense of humor about our unique place in the world; we just dont appreciate the sort of degrading and dehumanizing humor that Chappelle seems so fond of spouting in his Netflix specials, like calling sex reassignment surgery with cutting off a penis. I know that I laugh at myself. I do find it funnyin a…

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Meet Logan Downs, a Trans Recruit Joining the Military on Jan. 2

January 1, 2018

The Air Force recruiting office will be closed on Jan. 1. But if everything goes according to plan, Jan. 2 will find 23-year-old Logan Downs marching through the door to begin the enlisting process. Because Downs is a transgender man, that day is the soonest he could possibly join. Im super excited, he told The Daily Beast. Im ready to go. Id ship out in January if I could. Downs…

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