Pregnant transgender man on the cover of Glamor UK’s Pride issue

Glamor UK launched its digital June Pride cover this week featuring a pregnant transgender man.

The cover features transgender activist and author Logan Brown standing shirtless with a costume painted across his chest and pregnant belly in full display.

“I’m a transgender pregnant man and I exist, so no matter what anyone says, I’m literally living proof of it,” Brown told the magazine.

Glamor UK, an online women’s magazine published by Condé Nast, launched its Pride cover number on Thursday, coinciding with the start of LGBTQ Pride Month. The magazine has already featured important figures in the LGBTQ community, such as Grammy Award-winning artist Kim Petras and “Queer Eye” actor Antoni Porowski.

This year’s issue “celebrates the alliance between women (cisgender or not) and transgender people through our shared experiences — particularly pregnancy, health care and childbirth,” the magazine explained.

The cover interview, which was conducted two weeks before Brown, 27, gave birth to her daughter, Nova, chronicles the cover star’s experience with an unexpected pregnancy and navigating the medical system as a than a trans man.

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Brown also shared in the interview that he and his partner, Bailey J Mills, a drag performer and TikTok star in the UK, received a mix of positive and negative comments after announcing their pregnancy on social media.

“Being pregnant in general is really, really hard, but all the stuff that goes with it, like me being trans and all that, nobody really said, ‘Are you okay?’ Brown said in the interview.

According a survey 2021 According to TransActual, a UK advocacy group, 90% of trans people in this country said they experienced delays in seeking transition-related healthcare.

Despite the backlash, the cover star expressed her desire to educate those who may have misconceptions about transgender people.

Brown shared with Glamor that he is working on a children’s book and autobiography that highlights her pregnancy, and hopes it will serve as a resource for other transgender people.

He added that he would also like the book to reach people who are not transgender but “are curious and want to know about the situation”, referring to trans pregnancy.

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