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Milton Edgerton, trailblazing plastic surgeon for children and ... - Washington Post

Google Transgender - Mon, 07/16/2018 - 16:51

Washington Post

Milton Edgerton, trailblazing plastic surgeon for children and ...
Washington Post
When Milton Edgerton began his career as a plastic surgeon, his patients were wounded veterans of World War II, troops scarred by shrapnel or bullets or ...
Unsung hero: A pioneer in transgender health careChicago Tribune

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Alison Perkins on being a transgender woman working in golf - SkySports

Google Transgender - Mon, 07/16/2018 - 16:42

SkySports

Alison Perkins on being a transgender woman working in golf
SkySports
"As a golf coach, people would come to me with a problem... but no one could give me any answers." Alison Perkins will be working at The 147th Open at Carnoustie this week, as part of the PGA's Swing Zone team. She's a highly respected coach, with over ...

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The Transgender Mind-Body Split Destroys the Law

Topix TG News - Mon, 07/16/2018 - 13:06

Joanne Woodward, actress and wife of actor Paul Newman, played the role of a timid but troubled housewife named Eve White in a celebrated film entitled The Three Faces of Eve . The person of Eve White was divided into three separate personalities, all three of whom reveal themselves to a psychiatrist named Dr. Luther.

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Sea-Tac, activists team up on rights of transgender travelers - Crosscut

Google Transgender - Mon, 07/16/2018 - 12:05

Crosscut

Sea-Tac, activists team up on rights of transgender travelers
Crosscut
After the Port of Seattle began adding gender-neutral bathroom signs at Sea-Tac, Port administrators called a meeting in February to talk to Seattle activists about the rights of transgender travelers. Upcoming renovations at the airport meant possible ...

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Indian state takes a step forward for transgender rights - CNN - CNN

Google Transgender - Mon, 07/16/2018 - 08:46

CNN

Indian state takes a step forward for transgender rights - CNN
CNN
The southern Indian state of Kerala announced this month that it would reserve places for transgender students in the state's higher education institutions, ...
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Jessica L. MacFadzen: For New Hampshire's transgender community, a chance to live free NEW

Topix TG News - Mon, 07/16/2018 - 08:23

As a lifelong resident of New Hampshire who has spent my adult life serving my country and the citizens of the state, as both a member of the military and a state employee, I had always dreamt of having the same basic rights as all other Granite Staters. The simple things that men and women take for granted every day in this state, such as going grocery shopping or finding an apartment to live in, were not so simple for me.

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Sahitya Akademi to host India's first transgender literary meet next week - ThePrint

Google Transgender - Mon, 07/16/2018 - 06:58

ThePrint

Sahitya Akademi to host India's first transgender literary meet next week
ThePrint
To be held in Kolkata, the event is aimed at giving a platform to transgender writers and introducing them to a larger audience. New Delhi: India's apex literary body, the Sahitya Akademi, is organising an exclusive meet of transgender writers in ...

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Jessica L. MacFadzen: For New Hampshire's transgender community, a chance to live free - Concord Monitor

Google Transgender - Mon, 07/16/2018 - 04:17

Concord Monitor

Jessica L. MacFadzen: For New Hampshire's transgender community, a chance to live free
Concord Monitor
Not only did I get to meet people who had never met a transgender person and help them learn more about who we are, but I also got to learn more about myself as people got to know me and asked questions about who I am and what it is like to be a ...

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Scots worker puts transgender on the agenda for Amazon

Topix TG News - Mon, 07/16/2018 - 04:02

"The death of my mum in 2016 made me realise that life is short and I should either make the decision now, or potentially look back on my life in 40 years and realise I had missed a huge part of being me." The software guru knew from the age of 10, growing up in Arbroath that he ought to be female, he says.

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Miss Spain, a transgender, is aiming at the Universe - The Hindu

Google Transgender - Mon, 07/16/2018 - 00:36

The Hindu

Miss Spain, a transgender, is aiming at the Universe
The Hindu
After winning Spain's national beauty contest last month, Ms. Ponce will become the first transgender woman to compete in the Miss Universe pageant. But she is also on a mission to challenge traditional concepts of gender and beauty, as well as to ...

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University of Minnesota further beclowns itself with proposed transgender sensitivity rules

Topix TG News - Sun, 07/15/2018 - 23:18

Just because we don't have the federal government pushing changes to Title IX rules regarding transgender policies anymore doesn't mean that the issue has gone away. Even without an iron mandate from Washington, the University of Minnesota is still hard at work on sweeping changes to their campus policies which include proposals on this subject that are already drawing some backlash.

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Johansson pulls out of transgender drama - The Daily Star

Google Transgender - Sun, 07/15/2018 - 21:05

The Daily Star

Johansson pulls out of transgender drama
The Daily Star
NEW YORK: Scarlett Johansson has announced her withdrawal from the film “Rub & Tug,” after her plans to portray a transgender man prompted a backlash. In a statement to Out.com Friday, Johansson said she was pulling out from the project “in light of ...

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GOP convention could come to Democrat-friendly Charlotte

Topix TG News - Sun, 07/15/2018 - 18:45

Charlotte, North Carolina, a Democrat-dominated city whose transgender-friendly bathroom ordinance triggered a statewide political war, is a front-runner to host the 2020 Republican Convention where President Donald Trump seeks an anointing to run for a second term. The City Council has scheduled a special meeting Monday to decide whether to accept a yet-to-be-extended offer from the GOP.

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India appoints its third transgender judge in Assam

Topix TG News - Sun, 07/15/2018 - 14:04

KARACHI: The Indian state of Assam on Saturday designated Swati Bidhan Baruah as the first transgender judge of the state. Baruah, who is also the third Indian transgender to hold the judiciary position, stated, "The position did not come to him easily."

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Twitter Slams The Daily Telegraph For Transgender Slur In Sunday Paper - Pedestrian TV

Google Transgender - Sun, 07/15/2018 - 13:14

Pedestrian TV

Twitter Slams The Daily Telegraph For Transgender Slur In Sunday Paper
Pedestrian TV
The LGBTQ+ community and allies have denounced The Sunday Telegraph for their open use of a derogatory anti-transgender slur in a headline in this weekend's paper. The headline had been about Scarlett Johansson and her decision to withdraw from the ...

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Ballot battle over transgender law gets underway - Eagle-Tribune

Google Transgender - Sun, 07/15/2018 - 10:15

Ballot battle over transgender law gets underway
Eagle-Tribune
BOSTON — Supporters and opponents of a law banning discrimination against transgender individuals in public spaces are digging in for a fight ahead of the November elections, the outcome of which could be a test case for similar protections elsewhere.

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Amid backlash, Johansson drops role as transgender man - The Keene Sentinel

Google Transgender - Sun, 07/15/2018 - 10:12

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Amid backlash, Johansson drops role as transgender man
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After days of considerable backlash, Scarlett Johansson has dropped out of the film “Rub & Tug,” in which she was set to portray a transgender man. Johansson planned to reunite with her “Ghost in the Shell” director Rupert Sanders for the film, in ...
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Coming out as transgender at 38: 'Now is my time'

Topix TG News - Sun, 07/15/2018 - 09:34

Cornelius "CK" Kelley walks his 8-year-old dog, Stanley, around his Colorado Springs neighborhood on July 11, 2018. . Cornelius "CK" Kelley walks his 8-year-old dog, Stanley, around his Colorado Springs neighborhood on July 11, 2018.

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Scarlett Johansson quits transgender film after backlash - FOX10 News

Google Transgender - Sun, 07/15/2018 - 09:03

FOX10 News

Scarlett Johansson quits transgender film after backlash
FOX10 News
NEW YORK (AP/Meredith) — Scarlett Johansson has pulled out of the film "Rub & Tug" after her plans to portray a transgender man prompted a backlash. In a statement to Out.com on Friday, Johansson says she's withdrawing from the project "in light of ...
Amid backlash, Johansson drops role as transgender manThe Keene Sentinel
After backlash, Scarlett Johansson drops out of the film that cast her ...The Spokesman-Review
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