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Trans Woman Killed in Portland; Suspect Arrested and Charged

Topix TG News - Thu, 05/24/2018 - 04:41

A transgender woman was shot and killed in Portland, Ore., Monday night, and a suspect has been charged with her murder. The victim, 28-year-old Gigi Pierce, was killed in the city's downtown area late Monday, but not identified as transgender until the following day, The Portland Mercury reports.

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Federal court rules in favor of transgender Missouri inmate

Topix TG News - Thu, 05/24/2018 - 00:00

A federal district court in St. Louis has ruled that the Missouri prison system must provide hormone therapy for a transgender inmate serving a murder sentence. The ruling Tuesday was in a lawsuit filed on behalf of Potosi Correctional Center inmate Jessica Hicklin.

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SUPERGIRL's Casting a Transgender Character for Season 4 - Nerdist

Google Transgender - Wed, 05/23/2018 - 22:10

Nerdist

SUPERGIRL's Casting a Transgender Character for Season 4
Nerdist
After hints at the beginning of the year, The CW's Supergirl has put out a casting call for a transgender actress to join the show's fourth season. The public casting call, put out by Cast It Talent on behalf of the show, sheds some light on the role ...

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Federal court rules in favor of transgender Missouri inmate - Tampabay.com

Google Transgender - Wed, 05/23/2018 - 21:55

Minneapolis Star Tribune

Federal court rules in favor of transgender Missouri inmate
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ST. LOUIS (AP) — A federal district court in St. Louis has ruled that the Missouri prison system must provide hormone therapy for a transgender inmate serving a murder sentence. The ruling Tuesday was in a lawsuit filed on behalf of Potosi ...
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Federal Court Rules In Favor Or Transgender Student In Bathroom Case - NPR

Google Transgender - Wed, 05/23/2018 - 20:32

New York Times

Federal Court Rules In Favor Or Transgender Student In Bathroom Case
NPR
He's transgender. And he sued the school board after they prohibited him from using the boy's restroom at his public school in Gloucester, Va. (SOUNDBITE OF ARCHIVED BROADCAST). GAVIN GRIMM: I'm not unisex. The alternative facility was a unisex ...
Transgender Student in Bathroom Dispute Wins Court RulingNew York Times
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HRC Mourns Gigi Pierce, Transgender Woman Fatally Shot in Oregon - Human Rights Campaign (blog)

Google Transgender - Wed, 05/23/2018 - 19:36

Human Rights Campaign (blog)

HRC Mourns Gigi Pierce, Transgender Woman Fatally Shot in Oregon
Human Rights Campaign (blog)
HRC is saddened to learn of the death of Gigi Pierce, 28, a transgender woman fatally shot Monday evening in Portland, Oregon. Police investigators say they believe that Pierce was shot during an altercation with Sophia Adler, who has been charged with ...

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Transgender health clinics coming to Gander

Topix TG News - Wed, 05/23/2018 - 19:11

Dr. Mari-Lynne Sinnott says trans and gender diverse people face a variety of medical barriers, including a lack of family doctors who understand their health care needs. A St. John's doctor will begin offering regular clinic hours in Gander in order to meet demand for services for transgender and gender diverse patients in central Newfoundland.

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House Dems urge Mulvaney to reject proposed rollback of transgender health protections - The Hill

Google Transgender - Wed, 05/23/2018 - 18:31

The Hill

House Dems urge Mulvaney to reject proposed rollback of transgender health protections
The Hill
In a letter sent Wednesday, Democrats said it would allow health-care providers to deny treatment to transgender patients and women who have had abortions. The proposal “will put individuals' lives and health in danger and would be especially harmful ...

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Are 3-Year-Olds Too Young to Change Genders? Transgender Researchers Disagree - KQED

Google Transgender - Wed, 05/23/2018 - 15:24

KQED

Are 3-Year-Olds Too Young to Change Genders? Transgender Researchers Disagree
KQED
When I met Gracie, she was a few months out of kindergarten — pretty young for a transgender kid, I thought. Gracie lives with her parents and younger brother in a small city in the East Bay. She is already two years into her transition, having ...

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A transgender teen finds respite on the stage — playing a transgender teen in 'Hir' at Stage West - Dallas News

Google Transgender - Wed, 05/23/2018 - 15:00

Dallas News

A transgender teen finds respite on the stage — playing a transgender teen in 'Hir' at Stage West
Dallas News
That's why it meant so much to Zander to get a call in September to tell him he'd been cast as the transgender teen, Max, in the regional premiere of Taylor Mac's 2015 off-Broadway hit, Hir, at Stage West in Fort Worth. The show opened May 17 and ...

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Transgender student Gavin Grimm shouldn't have been forced to use separate bathroom at school, judge rules - USA TODAY

Google Transgender - Wed, 05/23/2018 - 14:58

USA TODAY

Transgender student Gavin Grimm shouldn't have been forced to use separate bathroom at school, judge rules
USA TODAY
Grimm is a transgender student whose demand to use the boys' restrooms has contributed to a national debate about transgender rights. (Photo: Steve Helber, AP). CONNECTTWEETLINKEDIN 4 COMMENTEMAILMORE. NEWPORT NEWS, Va. — A federal ...

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A Transgender Woman Was Shot and Killed in Downtown Portland Last Night

Topix TG News - Wed, 05/23/2018 - 14:28

Police identified the victim as a 28-year-old transgender woman named Gigi from Boise, Idaho, who had previously been known as David Eugene Pierce. The suspected gunman, Sophia G. Adler, 33, stayed at the scene, where police arrested her.

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Iran's Transgender People Face Discrimination Despite Fatwa - Haaretz

Google Transgender - Wed, 05/23/2018 - 12:50

Haaretz

Iran's Transgender People Face Discrimination Despite Fatwa
Haaretz
Nahal smokes yet another cigarette on her mother's balcony overlooking Tehran, one of the few peaceful places the 19-year-old transgender woman has in Iran, where her identity can bring harassment and prying, judging eyes on the street. Nahal recalled ...

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Iran's transgender people face discrimination despite fatwa - Iran ... - Haaretz

Google Transgender - Wed, 05/23/2018 - 12:50

Haaretz

Iran's transgender people face discrimination despite fatwa - Iran ...
Haaretz
Nahal smokes yet another cigarette on her mother's balcony overlooking Tehran, one of the few peaceful places the 19-year-old transgender woman has in Iran, ...

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Virginia school board violated rights of transgender teen, judge rules - The Guardian

Google Transgender - Wed, 05/23/2018 - 12:29

The Guardian

Virginia school board violated rights of transgender teen, judge rules
The Guardian
A federal judge on Tuesday sided with a transgender teen in Virginia who claims a school board violated his rights when it banned him from using boys' bathrooms. In a major victory for trans rights, US district court Judge Arenda Wright Allen declined ...
Federal Judge Vindicates Gavin Grimm in Yet Another Legal Victory for Transgender RightsSlate Magazine
Transgender Student in Bathroom Dispute Wins Court RulingNew York Times
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1st transgender member joins Westchester Women's Advisory Board - The Journal News | LoHud.com

Google Transgender - Wed, 05/23/2018 - 10:00

The Journal News | LoHud.com

1st transgender member joins Westchester Women's Advisory Board
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A transgender Chappaqua attorney and former CBS News reporter is set to join a volunteer board that advises Westchester County government on women's issues. Kristen Browde will be the first transgender member of the county's Women's Advisory Board, ...

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Judge sides with transgender teen, declines to dismiss suit

Topix TG News - Wed, 05/23/2018 - 09:30

A federal judge on Tuesday sided with a transgender teen in Virginia who claims a school board violated his rights when it banned him from using boys' bathrooms. U.S. District Court Judge Arenda Wright Allen declined the Gloucester County School Board's request to dismiss the case filed by former student Gavin Grimm, writing that the board's policies "singled out and stigmatized Mr. Grimm."

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Court Sides With Transgender Student In Bathroom Case - NPR

Google Transgender - Wed, 05/23/2018 - 09:12

New York Times

Court Sides With Transgender Student In Bathroom Case
NPR
A federal judge in Virginia has ruled in favor of a transgender teen who sued his local school board after it barred him from using the boys' bathroom at his high school. Here's NPR's Richard Gonzales. RICHARD GONZALES, BYLINE: Gavin Grimm was born ...
Transgender Student in Bathroom Dispute Wins Court RulingNew York Times
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