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Film by Beijing Students Explores Being Young and Transgender in China - New York Times

Google Transgender - Fri, 08/18/2017 - 06:07

New York Times

Film by Beijing Students Explores Being Young and Transgender in China
New York Times
This episode from “Escape,'' an unlikely new film by a team of Beijing high school students about being young and transgender in China, depicts the first time that the student ventured out in women's clothes. The film shows his struggles with his ...

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Reality Check: Are 15000 transgender people serving in the US military? - BBC News

Google Transgender - Fri, 08/18/2017 - 01:51

BBC News

Reality Check: Are 15000 transgender people serving in the US military?
BBC News
The claim: It has been widely shared on social media and elsewhere that there are 15,000 transgender people serving in the US military. Reality Check verdict: There is no official data to rely on, but the most recent research available estimates there ...

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NJ transgender activists honored in Jersey City - NJ.com

Google Transgender - Fri, 08/18/2017 - 00:03

NJ.com

NJ transgender activists honored in Jersey City
NJ.com
JERSEY CITY -- Three transgender activists from around New Jersey, including two children whose stories sparked outpourings of love from supporters and vitriol from others, were celebrated today at the annual raising of the rainbow flag at City Hall.

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NCAA policy extends eligibility for transgender athletes - Kearney Hub

Google Transgender - Thu, 08/17/2017 - 22:15

Kearney Hub

NCAA policy extends eligibility for transgender athletes
Kearney Hub
“I would publicly say that we would invite a transgender student athlete to be a part of our varsity sport programs. We think it'd be a tremendous learning experience,” Plinske said. “We also think it'd be a great learning opportunity for us to support ...

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Sign referencing transgender people defended as 'satire' | Fox News - Fox News

Google Transgender - Thu, 08/17/2017 - 18:13

Fox News

Sign referencing transgender people defended as 'satire' | Fox News
Fox News
A small business owner in Lockport, Illinois, is defending a controversial sign that makes reference to transgender people outside his store after facing backlash ...
Anti-transgender sign defended as 'satire'NEWS.com.au
Lockport pawnshop owner takes down anti-transgender signThe Herald-News
Lockport Business Removes Anti-Transgender SignPatch.com
WOAI -1340 WJOL
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Transgender troops will seek injunction on Trump ban - Washington Examiner

Google Transgender - Thu, 08/17/2017 - 17:49

Washington Examiner

Transgender troops will seek injunction on Trump ban
Washington Examiner
Five transgender troops will soon ask a federal court for an injunction to temporarily halt President Trump from moving forward with any ban on their service, according to an attorney working on the case. The request for a preliminary injunction could ...
Transgender military left on ledge weeks after Trump tweetsStars and Stripes

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Pastor: We need to offer compassion, not acceptance, to transgender kids - Lifesite

Google Transgender - Thu, 08/17/2017 - 16:32

Lifesite

Pastor: We need to offer compassion, not acceptance, to transgender kids
Lifesite
SPOKANE, Washington, August 17, 2017 (LifeSiteNews) — A Christian pastor and columnist for a local paper reportedly inflamed its readership when he wrote that gender-confused kids need compassion, not acceptance. “Transgenderism is neither ...

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Transgender pupils to be recognised in future A-level results - The Independent

Google Transgender - Thu, 08/17/2017 - 16:23

The Independent

Transgender pupils to be recognised in future A-level results
The Independent
Speaking at a press briefing on A-level results day, Sharon Hague, senior vice president of Pearson, which runs the Edexcel exam board, said providing for transgender and non-binary pupils was something the industry had been working on in recent months.

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More Than Half Of Parents Say They'd Support A Transgender Kid

Topix TG News - Thu, 08/17/2017 - 15:36

From the rollback of the transgender bathroom bill to Trump's attempt to ban trans people from the military because they're a "distraction," it's been an incredibly discouraging stretch for the trans community. But some positive news has finally emerged: A new study found that over half of American parents would support their teen's request to transition .

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Boise State Wrestles With Free Speech After Professor Writes Anti-Transgender Article - Boise State Public Radio

Google Transgender - Thu, 08/17/2017 - 13:49

Boise State Public Radio

Boise State Wrestles With Free Speech After Professor Writes Anti-Transgender Article
Boise State Public Radio
The article is headlined “Transgender Activists Are Seeking to Undermine Parental Rights.” Boise State political science professor Scott Yenor penned the opinion piece, which begins by stating how “radical feminists aspire to revolutionize society”. He ...

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Trans Pioneer Holly Boswell, Who Created The Transgender Symbol, Passes Away At 66 - NewNowNext

Google Transgender - Thu, 08/17/2017 - 12:29

Trans Pioneer Holly Boswell, Who Created The Transgender Symbol, Passes Away At 66
NewNowNext
Boswell, who went by both male and female pronouns at the end of her life, was an influential activist, writer, and leader in the early days of the transgender equality movement. She is also credited with designing one of the first symbols of the ...

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Texas Anti-Transgender Bathroom Bill Dies

Topix TG News - Thu, 08/17/2017 - 11:01

The Texas House of Representatives adjourned on Tuesday without voting a bill that would limit transgender people from using bathrooms consistent with their gender identity. Senate Bill 3 would have prohibited schools from allowing trans students from using bathrooms and locker rooms that are consistent with their gender identity.

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NY mandates insurance coverage for transgender patients - Albany Times Union

Google Transgender - Thu, 08/17/2017 - 07:33

SFGate

NY mandates insurance coverage for transgender patients
Albany Times Union
The action is intended to ensure that transgender or gender-nonconforming individuals receive coverage in cases where they do not identify as the gender for which the service is typically provided – such as a person who identifies as male who has had a ...
Insurer fined for discriminating against transgender patientsSFGate
Cuomo announces transgender health care protectionsRochester Business Journal
NYS takes action to help transgender NYers get health insurance coverageWXXI News

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Transgender New Yorkers have new health insurance protection

Topix TG News - Thu, 08/17/2017 - 06:41

Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo says health insurers can't deny coverage based on gender identity. A state Department of Financial Services letter Wednesday tells health insurers to take reasonable steps to determine if the insured is eligible for services before denying a claim.

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Transgender Kindergarten Lesson has Rocklin Parents Split

Topix TG News - Thu, 08/17/2017 - 04:33

How young is too young to introduce a child to the concept of gender identity? That is a question the Rocklin Academy Schools district tried to handle after a young student revealed herself as transgender. Ankur Dhawan's 5-year-old daughter was in the classroom that day.

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Lockport business owner says anti-Transgender sign is 'satire' - WGN-TV

Google Transgender - Thu, 08/17/2017 - 04:20

WGN-TV

Lockport business owner says anti-Transgender sign is 'satire'
WGN-TV
Some call it a slur against transgender Americans, but the man responsible says there's a much less dramatic explanation. He wants people to know two things: He's not hiring, and he's not serious. “The sign is, no question, satire..people are just too ...
Anti-Transgender Sign Is 'Just Satire,' Lockport Business Owner Says AgainPatch.com

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Transgender Kindergarten Lesson has Rocklin Parents Split - FOX40

Google Transgender - Thu, 08/17/2017 - 01:53

FOX40

Transgender Kindergarten Lesson has Rocklin Parents Split
FOX40
ROCKLIN -- How young is too young to introduce a child to the concept of gender identity? That is a question the Rocklin Academy Schools district tried to handle after a young student revealed herself as transgender. Some parents applauded the district ...

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District man found not guilty in fatal stabbing of transgender woman at bus stop

Topix TG News - Thu, 08/17/2017 - 00:15

A D.C. man was acquitted Wednesday of all murder charges in connection with the fatal stabbing of a transgender woman at a bus stop in Northeast Washington in 2012. After a week-long trial, a D.C. Superior Court jury spent nearly two days deliberating before they declared Gary Montgomery, 60, not guilty in the slaying of 23-year-old JaParker Deoni Jones.

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Insurer fined for discriminating against transgender patients - SFGate

Google Transgender - Wed, 08/16/2017 - 22:46

SFGate

Insurer fined for discriminating against transgender patients
SFGate
California is one of 15 states that have laws or regulations prohibiting health insurers from excluding transition-related care from coverage, according to the Transgender Law Center, the Oakland civil rights organization. In 2013, the Department of ...
NY mandates insurance coverage for transgender patientsAlbany Times Union

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District man found not guilty in fatal stabbing of transgender woman at bus stop - Washington Post

Google Transgender - Wed, 08/16/2017 - 22:00

Washington Post

District man found not guilty in fatal stabbing of transgender woman at bus stop
Washington Post
A D.C. man was acquitted Wednesday of all murder charges in connection with the fatal stabbing of a transgender woman at a bus stop in Northeast Washington in 2012. After a week-long trial, a D.C. Superior Court jury spent nearly two days deliberating ...

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