Generation Trans Joy
The current generation of trans people grows up with the phenomenon of trans joy, but this might have been very different for the generations before us. How do older trans people experience trans joy? Tijn asked Corine van Dun.
A Menace to Society
Alex Bakker dives into 1990s trans activism in the United States and explains how a t-shirt at the time connected trans groups from all over the country.
This story acknowledges the existence of sex
Monthly comic by Joris Bas Backer - On how stigma can lurk
Female & Femme Trans Joy
When I started writing this column, I realised that how I experience transjoy is of course only a fragment of the much broader experience of trans joy. In the previous column I mentioned some examples of things that give me trans joy. As a non-binary, masculine-presenting person, I have less knowledge of the perspective of trans women and femmes on
Laws and Misunderstandings
In this new column historian Alex Bakker puts a spotlight on the history of trans people in the Netherlands by highlighting objects, photos, images, and stories. This time a piece of clarification on the backgrounds to the new transgender act. With a call to do history justice.
It’s time for joy!
Transjoy is simply revolutionary. By specifically celebrating that piece of yourself that is marginalized by society, you show that the norms that are upheld within it are not necessary to be happy
Trans people persons
Monthly comic by Joris Bas Backer. August
The uphill battle for trans inclusive sports
Tabi is an avid cyclist and advocates for trans inclusive sports through their work at Pride and Sports. We got to talk about the beautiful and necessary work that Tabi does for our community.
A trans icon with royal approval
Amsterdam Pride will be back from 30 July until 7 August, this year with the theme My Gender, My Pride. The fact that the word gender is now central - be it in a broader sense than just transgender - is nothing less than a historical shift.
Mavi Veloso – from country girl to performance artist
Mavi Veloso's work is shown in the underground scene as well as in museums. Ana Paula Lima talks to Mavi about the background of her comprehensive project Travesti Biológica.
According to Ana Paula
Column 'If we want to create a society that includes everyone, then we will have to start a conversation with each other about transphobia. With people in our own neighbourhood, but also with colleagues or classmates. IDAHOT can help with that.'