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Transgender woman killed by border agent tragically misidentified by police, activists say - KARE11.com

Google Transgender - Wed, 09/19/2018 - 17:06

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Transgender woman killed by border agent tragically misidentified by police, activists say
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That's because the 28-year-old transgender woman had disassociated herself from her birth name, Humberto Ortiz (no relation to the accused killer) and had taken on a new name and identity. Enriquez's Facebook page listed her name as Nikki Enriquez.

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Lakota teacher, transgender advocate fights firing - Hamilton Journal News

Google Transgender - Wed, 09/19/2018 - 17:00

Hamilton Journal News

Lakota teacher, transgender advocate fights firing
Hamilton Journal News
Osterling has been a prominent Lakota teachers union official and a National Education Association (NEA) board member and co-chair of the NEA's Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender Caucus. The expanded policy she argued for was defeated by the ...

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Transgender woman killed by border agent tragically misidentified by police, activists say - USA TODAY

Google Transgender - Wed, 09/19/2018 - 16:52

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Transgender woman killed by border agent tragically misidentified by police, activists say
USA TODAY
That's because the 28-year-old transgender woman had disassociated herself from her birth name, Humberto Ortiz (no relation to the accused killer) and had taken on a new name. Enriquez's Facebook page listed her name as Nikki Enriquez. She also ...
HRC Mourns Nikki Enriquez, Trans Woman Killed by Border Agent Who Allegedly Had a “Killing Spree”Human Rights Campaign (blog)
'Serial killer' border patrol agent investigation: Name of fourth victim not released yetCorpus Christi Caller-Times
HRC Mourns Nikki Enriquez, Trans Woman Killed by Border Agent Who Allegedly Had a “Killing Spree”Human Rights Campaign
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Anna Friel hopes trans drama can change perceptions like Brookside lesbian kiss

Topix TG News - Wed, 09/19/2018 - 15:54

Actress Anna Friel has said she hopes that her new drama programme can help change perceptions about transgender children in the same way that her lesbian kiss on Brookside did for all-female couples. Friel will play the mother of a boy who wishes to live as a girl in a new mini-series called Butterfly.

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Transgender military ban's 'unit cohesion' claim fails spectacularly in court - ThinkProgress

Google Transgender - Wed, 09/19/2018 - 14:38

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Transgender military ban's 'unit cohesion' claim fails spectacularly in court
ThinkProgress
In four different courts across the country, the Trump administration is still defending its attempt to ban transgender people from serving in the military. This week, a federal judge in California once again denied the administration's attempts to ...

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What does it mean to be cisgender? - Phys.Org

Google Transgender - Wed, 09/19/2018 - 14:00

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What does it mean to be cisgender?
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As a term and concept, "transgender" is now firmly embedded in common parlance and popular consciousness. In Australia in the last few weeks alone there have been major news stories about transgender footballer Hannah Mouncey; Prime Minister Scott ...

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This 20-Year-Old Transgender Man Wants to Change Bodybuilding Forever - menshealth.com

Google Transgender - Wed, 09/19/2018 - 13:07

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This 20-Year-Old Transgender Man Wants to Change Bodybuilding Forever
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and the word 'transgender' just lit up my screen,” Holbrook says. “It hit me like a fricking truck.” He printed out a 30-page article on being transgender and called his mother. “I know what I am,” he said. When he returned, he gave her the stack of ...

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Transgender teen Andrea Balcer to admit killing parents on ... - Metro - Metro

Google Transgender - Wed, 09/19/2018 - 12:34

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Transgender teen Andrea Balcer to admit killing parents on ... - Metro
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A transgender teen will today admit killing her parents after claiming they refused to accept her decision to transition. Andrea Balcer, 19, is set to plead guilty to ...

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Miss Universe introduces 2018 contestants, including transgender beauty - ABS-CBN News

Google Transgender - Wed, 09/19/2018 - 12:07

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Miss Universe introduces 2018 contestants, including transgender beauty
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The Miss Universe Organization on Wednesday introduced this year's aspiring queens, including the Philippines' Catriona Gray and Spain's Angela Ponce, the international pageant's first transgender contestant. The inclusion of Ponce in the intro reel on ...

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Transgender community in Jordan faces abuse, discrimination

Topix TG News - Wed, 09/19/2018 - 11:21

Cover of MyKali Magazine where JHR-mentored journalist Hiba Abu Taha published her piece. The cover features Rachid, who transitioned from female to male despite Jordan criminalizing sexual reassignment surgeries.

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Feminism's final frontier: The battle for transgender inclusion - Newshub

Google Transgender - Wed, 09/19/2018 - 10:07

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Feminism's final frontier: The battle for transgender inclusion
Newshub
Kiwi women may have got the vote 125 years ago, but there's a group still struggling to be accepted by the feminist movement: transgender women. Feminism's gone through many phases: the first wave got us the vote, the second got us birth control and ...

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Barriers for transgender voters ahead of the 2018 midterm elections

Topix TG News - Wed, 09/19/2018 - 06:52

In 2017, State Rep. Danica Roem of Virginia became the first openly transgender person to be elected to a state legislature, and just last month, gubernatorial candidate, Christine Hallquist of Vermont, became the first transgender person to win a major party nomination. While these accomplishments are a significant sign of change in American politics, transgender people still face challenges in the political arena.

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High school in California crowns its first-ever transgender queen - WKBW-TV

Google Transgender - Wed, 09/19/2018 - 03:08

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High school in California crowns its first-ever transgender queen
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NATIONAL CITY, Calif.— Sweetwater Union High School near San Diego is celebrating a milestone that's breaking social barriers. Karl Cruz was crowned the first-ever transgender homecoming queen in the district at Friday's homecoming game. She was ...

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Sweetwater High crowns its first-ever transgender queen - wptv.com - WPTV.com

Google Transgender - Wed, 09/19/2018 - 03:05

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Sweetwater High crowns its first-ever transgender queen - wptv.com
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Sweetwater Union High School is celebrating a milestone that's breaking social barriers. Karl Cruz was crowned the first ever transgender homecoming queen ...
High school in California crowns its first-ever transgender queenFox 4

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Health care coverage extended to transgender state employees after 5-4 vote by GIB

Topix TG News - Wed, 09/19/2018 - 02:33

Gender-affirming surgery and related treatments will now be covered for transgender state employees under state-provided health insurance after a 5-4 vote by the Group Insurance Board last month ended the ban on coverage exclusions. Though the case for coverage has come to an end, benefits to state employees will take effect Jan. 1, 2019 in a process that took over two years.

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Sweetwater High crowns first transgender queen - 10News

Google Transgender - Wed, 09/19/2018 - 01:02

10News

Sweetwater High crowns first transgender queen
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NATIONAL CITY, Calif. (KGTV) -- Sweetwater Union High School is celebrating a milestone that's breaking social barriers. Karl Cruz was crowned the first ever transgender homecoming queen in the district at Friday's homecoming game. She was voted in by ...

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Why Are Pediatrician Groups Conforming to Transgender Orthodoxy?

Topix TG News - Tue, 09/18/2018 - 21:52

All of this relates to a global child-welfare battle that is being fought in schools and surgeries across the English-speaking world. One of the most successful tactics used by the activists is to pathologize the debate; only "transphobes" question ostensibly pro-trans assumptions.

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State insurance rule on transgender care is sex discrimination, federal judge rules - Baraboo News Republic

Google Transgender - Tue, 09/18/2018 - 21:30

Baraboo News Republic

State insurance rule on transgender care is sex discrimination, federal judge rules
Baraboo News Republic
A federal judge on Tuesday said that a state rule that excludes health insurance coverage for medically necessary gender reassignment surgery is sex discrimination under federal law. Ruling in a lawsuit brought by two UW-Madison employees who are ...

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Take the Time to Be Sure Before Transgender Move - Wall Street Journal

Google Transgender - Tue, 09/18/2018 - 21:15

Wall Street Journal

Take the Time to Be Sure Before Transgender Move
Wall Street Journal
Regarding Jillian Kay Melchior's “Peer Pressure and 'Transgender' Teens” (op-ed, Sept. 10): We should not be surprised that teens are subject to peer pressure, and obviously one way to get positive attention these days is to announce you are transgender.

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I'm a Pediatrician. Here's What You Should Know About a New Study on Transgender Suicide. - Daily Signal

Google Transgender - Tue, 09/18/2018 - 21:01

Chicago Tribune

I'm a Pediatrician. Here's What You Should Know About a New Study on Transgender Suicide.
Daily Signal
A new study is out that examines the risk of suicide among transgender teens. The results confirm a long pattern of data: Transgender teens attempt suicide more frequently than adolescents generally. Unfortunately, this data may be used to pressure ...
Pediatricians' policy statement on transgender youth a real sign of ...Chicago Tribune
Pediatric Groups Pro-Transgender: Dangerously Biased & Short ...National Review
Pediatricians Group Releases New Guidelines for Treating Transgender YouthChicago Tonight | WTTW
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