Recent News

Trans Hollywood

September 19, 2018

How trans writers are changing Hollywood’s script. MAN MADE‘s T Cooper and Janet Mock in THE WRAP (FULL STORY HERE).

Mother Jones

August 20, 2018

Camp Lost Boys: “It was one of the most special times in my life; it was just unreal.” AN ESSAY by T Cooper in Mother Jones magazine. FULL STORY HERE.

Emory University News

July 15, 2018

Bestselling author T Cooper joins Emory University faculty. READ STORY HERE.

The Hollywood Reporter REVIEW of MAN MADE

“Intimate… touching… an affecting portrait of four transgender men… [with] a traditional sports movie climax.” –The Hollywood Reporter on MAN MADE. Read full REVIEW HERE.

Bodybuilding.com on MAN MADE Documentary

BODYBUILDING.COM: TV writer, author, and filmmaker T Cooper discusses the metaphor of bodybuilding, the labeling of humanity by the media, and the difference between “doping” and taking testosterone to achieve a baseline. STORY HERE.

Mother Jones goes Backstage at the World’s Only All-Trans Bodybuilding Competition

MOTHER JONES interviews T Cooper about his new feature documentary MAN MADE. STORY HERE.

The Advocate on Téa Leoni & MAN MADE

July 14, 2018

THE ADVOCATE on Téa Leoni and T Cooper teaming up to Explore Trans Bodies/Trans Lives: Bodybuilders — and metamorphoses — are at the center of the fascinating new doc MAN MADE. STORY HERE.

Daily Beast on MAN MADE Documentary

The Daily Beast goes deep inside the world’s only all-trans bodybuilding contest, with a feature on MAN MADE, and interview with Director T Cooper. STORY HERE.

Entertainment Weekly Exclusive Teaser

April 19, 2018

EW releases EXCLUSIVE first-look at T Cooper’s feature documentary MAN MADE. Plus interview with Director T Cooper and EP Téa Leoni. STORY HERE.

Atlanta Magazine on documentary MAN MADE

Atlanta Magazine Q&A with Director T Cooper about his forthcoming feature documentary MAN MADE. Check it out and catch a teaser from the film HERE.

TODAY Show w/Megyn Kelly (Pt. 1)

March 12, 2018

T Cooper and Allison Glock-Cooper discuss love and CHANGERS on The Today Show with Megyn Kelly. Watch Part One of the live appearance HERE.

TODAY Show w/Megyn Kelly (Pt. 2)

T Cooper and Allison Glock-Cooper discuss love and CHANGERS on The Today Show with Megyn Kelly. Watch Part Two of the live appearance HERE.

Sundance Institute

February 4, 2018

MAN MADE documentary receives Sundance Documentary Film Program grant!

Mother Jones

April 24, 2017

Authors pick books that bring solace and understanding in a time of rancor. Check out T Cooper’s suggested Resistance Reading in Mother Jones.

NY TIMES STYLE

January 24, 2017

Check out the New York Times on CHANGERS, Empathy in YA Literature, and authors T Cooper & Allison Glock-Cooper. Link to full story HERE.

Changers headed to TV!

January 26, 2016

Lionsgate TV and Superb Entertainment have optioned CHANGERS for television, with authors T Cooper & Allison Glock-Cooper to write the series. Check it out in DEADLINE.

The Guardian

T Cooper and Allison Glock-Cooper on Identity, and ticking the box that says “Other” in The Guardian

Oprah Magazine

October 7, 2015

T Cooper on Women, Men and Sex in O: The Oprah Magazine (October 2015 issue).

T Cooper on ATL Rapper Tyler Gartzman

March 4, 2015

T Cooper spends some time in the studio with up & coming Atlanta rapper Tyler Gartzman, whose new video “Since ’06” features Trinidad James and is produced by 808 Mafia’s Chris Fre$h.

Read the full story on THE RUMPUS.

Esquire Magazine

April 2, 2015

T Cooper on Women & Men in a special section in Esquire Magazine (April 2015). Check out T’s take on “Crazy Bitch” HERE.

T on Public Radio

February 26, 2015

PRX, Public Radio Exchange offers “Separation of Church and Coffee,” T Cooper’s exploration of 21st Century Christianity through the lens of… coffee:

LISTEN HERE

On the radio… T Cooper does Coffee & Christ

December 21, 2014

In this new radio segment, T Cooper explores the Christian coffee shop phenomenon in the famously bible-minded city of Knoxville, Tennessee. Stream or download for free on iTunes here:

SEPARATION OF CHURCH AND COFFEE (Podcast HERE)

Doing The Hard Work Of Becoming A ‘Real Man’

November 2, 2014

Poet/journalist Saeed Jones discusses masculinity and T Cooper’s Real Man Adventures on NPR’s All Things Considered.
(Part of an NPR special series on men in America)
LISTEN TO THE STORY HERE.

Radio Interview w/T Cooper on MikeyPod

January 8, 2015

Here’s a fun, free-form conversation between T and musician Michael Harren, about a lot of things. Check it out HERE:

MIKEYPOD 176 / AUTHOR T COOPER

Or listen to the podcast right now here.

T Cooper on Andy Cohen’s Watch What Happens Live

September 25, 2014

Change the World

December 8, 2014

These 48 Trans Women and Men Changed the World

Check out T Cooper’s portrait in the Transtextuality (Senate Bill 48) series by painter Katie Herzog, which was recently acquired by the Los Angeles County Museum of Art.

The PEN Ten with T Cooper

September 17, 2014

The PEN Ten is PEN America’s biweekly interview series (curated by Lauren Cerand).
READ THE FULL INTERVIEW HERE.

CHANGERS Book One in the NYTBR

January 8, 2015

Check out The New York Times Book Review on YA novel CHANGERS BOOK ONE: DREW by T Cooper & Allison Glock-Cooper.

LINK TO REVIEW HERE

T Cooper interviewed on KVSF 101.5

September 25, 2014

Author T Cooper Discusses Changers Book One: Drew on the “Julia Goldberg Show” (KVSF 101.5, The Voice of Santa Fe).
LISTEN TO THE FULL INTERVIEW HERE.