Serena Daniari
Serena Daniari
Correspondent

Intersex children often undergo damaging surgeries: “We don’t have bodily autonomy as intersex kids”

The results of these procedures include nerve damage, scarring and psychological distress.

The Trump administration’s attempt to rewrite gender is not enough to erase trans existence

Trans people will exist regardless of what any government says.

Meet Nicole Maines, the transgender woman playing TV’s first trans superhero

The actress will star as Nia Nall on CW's 'Supergirl.'

Transplaining: My husband wants to transition into a woman. What should I do?

Serena Daniari answers a question from a reader about what to do now that her husband has decided to transition into a woman.

Detransitioning is a controversial topic that requires nuance at every point in the conversation

For 'Mic Dispatch,' Serena Daniari talks to Walt Heyer, one of the most prominent and visible examples of a person who transitioned from male to female and back to male.

Transgender gubernatorial hopeful Christine Hallquist is “ready to fight” and win in November

"Everybody in America should be threatened when any marginalized group is threatened," Hallquist told Mic Dispatch.

Transplaining: My transgender friend has dysphoria. How can I help him with his fear of not passing?

Serena Daniari answers a reader question about helping a friend deal with dysphoria.

Transgender athlete Terry Miller is reigniting questions about fairness in sports

The world of Connecticut high school track and field has become embroiled in controversy after the recent athletic success of two transgender students, Terry Miller and Andraya Yearwood.

Transplaining: I just found out the woman I’m talking to on Tinder is trans. Am I still straight?

Serena Daniari answers a reader question about his sexuality now that he is attracted to and dating a trans woman.

My mom is transitioning to become my dad. How do I support him when I feel like I’m mourning my mom?

Serena Daniari answers a reader question about how to be supportive of a parent who is transitioning.

Transplaining: I’m dating a man who doesn’t know I’m transgender. How — and when — do I tell him?

Serena Daniari answers a transgender woman's question about revealing her identity to a man she is dating.

An injectable estrogen shortage reminds trans women that our fight is far from over

For 'Mic Dispatch,' correspondent Serena Daniari interviewed trans woman Emira Hajj about the injectable estrogen shortage.

Transplaining: I’m a transgender man who wants to be a dad. How should I come out to my future kids?

Serena Daniari helps a transgender man figure out how to tell his future children that he is trans.

Transplaining: I’m nonbinary, but I still present as male. I feel fake. How do I deal with this?

Serena Daniari offers advice to a nonbinary person who still presents as male and wants to shake the idea that they cannot fully identify as nonbinary.

Transplaining: I’m a cisgender man. How do I tell my friends and family my partner is transgender?

Serena Daniari offers some advice to a man who has always identified as straight, but is now dating a trans woman.

Introducing Transplaining, a weekly advice column by correspondent Serena Daniari

Plus, Daniari answers the first question: "How can I — a trans woman — make peace with the fact that I don't pass?"

The ‘Real Housewives’ has a long history of homophobia and transphobia. Here it is.

We're taking an in-depth look at some of the most problematic LGBTQ moments from Bravo's flagship reality TV series.

Kenya Moore’s apology for transphobia on ‘Real Housewives of Atlanta’ was totally insufficient

For the second week in a row, the 'RHOA' star made transphobic comments on the Bravo reality show.

About Kenya Moore’s intolerable transphobia on Sunday night’s ‘Real Housewives of Atlanta’

A series fraught with anti-LGBTQ rhetoric proves its inability to evolve from its problematic past.