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A Texas family supports a transgender daughter

Topix TG News - Sat, 08/19/2017 - 04:43

Andrew Morrison, left, Marilyn, 9, Chelsa, and Miles, 10, lounge on the couch in June in their Grapevine, Texas, home. Marilyn, who is transgender, left her school due to a hostile environment.

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Editorial: Transgender service members should remain in military - GazetteNET

Google Transgender - Sat, 08/19/2017 - 00:54

GazetteNET

Editorial: Transgender service members should remain in military
GazetteNET
Trump's tweets declaring transgender individuals unwelcome in his military has plunged the Pentagon into a legal and moral quagmire, seeing off a flurry of meetings to devise a new policy that could lead to hundreds of service members being discharged.
Civil rights panel faults Trump policies on asset seizures, voting rights, transgender military banWashington Post
Civil rights watchdog condemns Trump's transgender troops banThe Hill
Federal civil rights panel condemns Trump's military transgender banWashington Examiner
Axios -UPI.com -LancasterOnline
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Federal civil rights panel condemns Trump's military transgender ban

Topix TG News - Sat, 08/19/2017 - 00:01

The U.S. Commission on Civil Rights is condemning President Trump's announced ban on transgender individuals from serving in the military, saying it sends a message that "fosters and encourages prejudice." "The president's mere announcement of a ban on transgender military service harms all Americans by sending a message that fosters and encourages prejudice, inconsistent with our core national value," the bipartisan federal agency said in an announcement Friday.

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Richard Simmons 5 Reasons I'm Not Transgender - TMZ.com

Google Transgender - Fri, 08/18/2017 - 22:56

TMZ.com

Richard Simmons 5 Reasons I'm Not Transgender
TMZ.com
Simmons addresses that as well in the new docs, saying, "I fully support transgender individuals and their struggle to achieve acceptance and equality. Nonetheless, the false and fabricated claims that I was contemplating 'castration' and have had a ...
Donald Trump's Military Transgender Ban Comes Up in Richard Simmons LawsuitHollywood Reporter
I am NOT transgender, says Richard Simmons: Reclusive fitness guru lays down five reasons why he 'is a male' in ...Daily Mail
Richard Simmons Defends Transgender Defamation Lawsuit By Quoting TrumpInstinct Magazine

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Civil rights panel faults Trump policies on asset seizures, voting rights, transgender military ban - Washington Post

Google Transgender - Fri, 08/18/2017 - 22:44

Washington Post

Civil rights panel faults Trump policies on asset seizures, voting rights, transgender military ban
Washington Post
The U.S. Commission on Civil Rights launched a multipronged critique of the Trump administration Friday, disapproving of new stances on voting rights, transgender people in the military, and asset forfeiture. The eight-person panel, which is chaired by ...
Civil rights watchdog condemns Trump's transgender troops banThe Hill
Civil rights commission slams Trump transgender military banUPI.com
Transgender military left on ledge weeks after Trump tweetsFairfield Daily Republic
The Intelligencer -GazetteNET -Washington Examiner
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I'm So Proud of My Transgender Daughter for Living Her Truth - HuffPost

Google Transgender - Fri, 08/18/2017 - 22:16

HuffPost

I'm So Proud of My Transgender Daughter for Living Her Truth
HuffPost
What was it like to find out your child is transgender? It answered a lot of questions. I always knew there was something but not what exactly. Jae was always different, more sensitive, more interested in non-stereotypical boy things. She loved stuffed ...

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A summer camp where transgender children can feel safe - PBS NewsHour

Google Transgender - Fri, 08/18/2017 - 20:10

PBS NewsHour

A summer camp where transgender children can feel safe
PBS NewsHour
“To be in this space where there are lots and lots of [transgender] kids is actually really unique,” said Sara Kaplan, whose son, James, attended the camp this summer. “Because most of the time they're in experiences where they're the only child who is ...

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North Devon's first transgender group launched

Topix TG News - Fri, 08/18/2017 - 19:32

"I DON'T want anyone to feel as low as I did that they want to end their life". This is one of the reasons why a woman has launched North Devon's first transgender support group.

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Breakout Pop Star Kim Petras on Her Debut Single & Transgender Visibility - Out Magazine

Google Transgender - Fri, 08/18/2017 - 19:02

Out Magazine

Breakout Pop Star Kim Petras on Her Debut Single & Transgender Visibility
Out Magazine
As an openly transgender woman, the 24-year-old breakout pop artist is entering music at a particularly important time, when unapologetic queer visibility is as needed as escapism—and she can tackle both at once. Her debut single, "I Don't Want It All ...

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Civil rights watchdog condemns Trump's transgender troops ban - The Hill

Google Transgender - Fri, 08/18/2017 - 18:57

The Hill

Civil rights watchdog condemns Trump's transgender troops ban
The Hill
The U.S. Commission on Civil Rights issued a statement Friday condemning President Trump's surprise decision to ban transgender people from serving in the military. “The President's mere announcement of a ban on transgender military service harms all ...
Letter on transgender ban was offensiveLancasterOnline
Philpott: Transgender military left on ledge weeks after Trump tweetsMontgomery Advertiser
He says he was told to revert back to female to continue serving in the ArmyDaily Mail

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North Devon's first transgender group launched - Devon Live

Google Transgender - Fri, 08/18/2017 - 16:59

Devon Live

North Devon's first transgender group launched
Devon Live
"I DON'T want anyone to feel as low as I did that they want to end their life". This is one of the reasons why a woman has launched North Devon's first transgender support group. Roxann Cuthbertson has launched North Devon's first support group for ...

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Transgender Hockey Star Harrison Browne Comes Out of Retirement - NBCNews.com

Google Transgender - Fri, 08/18/2017 - 15:46

Transgender Hockey Star Harrison Browne Comes Out of Retirement
NBCNews.com
Browne was the first openly transgender athlete to play on a professional U.S. sports team, and the media attention was fast and furious. As a direct result of his decision to come out, the NWHL created a transgender inclusive policy, the first of its ...

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Texas Woman's Death Marks 17th Transgender Murder In 2017

Topix TG News - Fri, 08/18/2017 - 14:42

A Texas woman's murder on Saturday marks the 17th killing of a transgender person in the United States this year. According to local paper the Daily Light , twenty-six-year-old Gwynevere River Song was involved in an argument that led to her fatal shooting.

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Here's What Your Fave Disney Characters Might Look Like If They Were Transgender - HuffPost

Google Transgender - Fri, 08/18/2017 - 12:31

HuffPost

Here's What Your Fave Disney Characters Might Look Like If They Were Transgender
HuffPost
The artist, who identifies as transgender but asked to remain anonymous, began presenting their series of images, which show the trans version of the character alongside his or her classic counterpart, on Instagram this week. They kicked off the ...

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N.J. transgender activists honored in Jersey City

Topix TG News - Fri, 08/18/2017 - 09:57

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. Joe Maldonado , who at 8 years old because the first transgender member of the Boy Scouts in February, and Rebekah Bruesehoff , the 10-year-old transgender girl from Sussex County whose appearance at a Jersey City rally garnered national attention the same month, were honored along with Carmen Carrera, a one-time "RuPaul's Drag Race" contestant who later came out as trans.

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

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

New York Times

Film by Beijing Students Explores Being Young and Transgender in ...
New York Times
The high school students made “Escape,'' a film about a transgender teenager's journey to self-acceptance, to raise awareness about the struggles of ...

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Transgender student thanks his teachers for their support after...

Topix TG News - Fri, 08/18/2017 - 05:23

A STUDENT has spoken of how much support he was given after revealing he was transgender while studying for his A-levels. Daniel Walker, from Nelson and Colne College, achieved three As in computer science, maths and further maths and will go on to study computer science at the University of York.

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

Google Transgender - Fri, 08/18/2017 - 01:52

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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Local transgender woman to make history at Busch Stadium - KSDK

Google Transgender - Fri, 08/18/2017 - 01:25

KSDK

Local transgender woman to make history at Busch Stadium
KSDK
The team has invited a local member of the transgender community to throw out the first pitch August 25 during LGBT Pride night. “I think it's incredible. I'm kind of surprised it hasn't been done before,” said Landon Brownfield, the secretary and ...
Transgender Woman to Throw Ceremonial First Pitch at Cardinals 'Pride Night'CBS St. Louis

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Transgender military left on ledge weeks after Trump tweets

Topix TG News - Fri, 08/18/2017 - 00:51

Three weeks after Donald Trump, their commander in chief, clouded their futures through a string of tweets, saying he won't allow them to serve in the military "in any capacity," thousands of transgender members continue to serve the nation, still anxiously awaiting official policy to determine their fate. Jennifer Peace, an Army captain and intelligence officer with a wife and three children, and more than 12 years' service including tours in Iraq and Afghanistan, said the depth of frustration and anxiety is difficult to describe.

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