Jason Robert Ballard

Jason is the Founder of FTM Magazine. 31 years old, from NY but currently residing in PA. He named himself after the red Power Ranger. Does the graphics, website, scheduling, events, and social media work here.

NSFW /// How to Take Care of Your ‘Mike & Ike’

Mike and Ike, you like that right? haha. Mine for one is about the same size... Anywho, welcome to another NSFW article by me where I attempt to coin language for an entire community. I...

This UK Based Binder Company is Fundraising for a Launch

Offering chest binders made with love in the UK. Made with recycled / sustainable materials!

A Lifesaving Shift in the Transgender Conversation | Ashton Colby

Trans masculine people are craving more expanded narratives and this is exactly the conversation that needs to be had

For Cis Guys – 1 Tip for Being a Better Friend to your Trans Guy Buddies.

I am often asked by my cisgender (meaning not transgender) guy friends (yes I have those) what they can do to be better allies. What can they do to help guys like me fit and function inside of their world they created...

Mazzoni Center Calls for Sponsors for Philadelphia Trans Wellness Conference

Mazzoni Center is calling for sponsors for its upcoming Philadelphia Trans Wellness Conference (PTWC), scheduled for July 25-27, 2019 at the Pennsylvania Convention Center

KindRED Pride Foundation Announces RED Shirt Pride Day Around the World – June 1, 2019

March 7, 2019 (Orlando, Fla.) – Today, The KindRED Pride Foundation announced a new global vision building on the tradition of “gay day” at Magic Kingdom®, which is always held on the first Saturday of June to Kick Off Pride Month.

HISTORY /// First U.S. Passport printed with an ‘X’ as the Gender Marker

Colorado Judge issues first U.S. Passport with a neutral gender-marker. Feb 21st, 2019

Don Cheadle wears ‘Protect Trans Kids’ message on SNL | Feb 16th, 2019

For Marvel Universe fans, it probably comes as no surprise to see the Iron Patriot standing in a respectable military-esque pose, expressing his values. These values, aired nationally on Saturday Night Live February 16th, 2019 Don...

Hello! From the New Editor-In-Chief

New... Ish? Hello! My name is Jason Robert Ballard and I am both the Founder, and now, the Editor-In-Chief of FTM Magazine. Let me just say that it's really...