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Transgender couple both halted their transitions to have a baby ... - New York Post

Google Transgender - Tue, 06/27/2017 - 15:33

New York Post

Transgender couple both halted their transitions to have a baby ...
New York Post
A trans couple from Michigan are now the biological parents of a baby girl — a dream they never imagined would come true. Liam Johnson, 20, and Racquelle...
Transgender couple reveal how they BOTH stopped transitioning so ...Mirror.co.uk

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Male, female, X: DC giving drivers a new option on licenses

Topix TG News - Tue, 06/27/2017 - 13:09

The District of Columbia is giving residents a new gender option on their driver's licenses or identification cards issued by the city's department of motor vehicles. On Tuesday, the city will begin allowing residents to choose "X," the gender-neutral identifier.

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DC driver's licenses add 'X' gender option for transgender residents - Washington Examiner

Google Transgender - Tue, 06/27/2017 - 11:42

Washington Examiner

DC driver's licenses add 'X' gender option for transgender residents
Washington Examiner
Any resident seeking a license can request the gender-neutral identifier, but the city says in a statement that the new option is anticipated to immediately benefit the transgender community. DC Mayor Muriel Bowser says the city has long been a leader ...
You can now get a gender neutral driver's license in DCCNN
Mayor Bowser Announces Addition of Gender Neutral Identifier to Drivers Licenses and Identification Cards | mayormbExecutive Office of the Mayor - DC.gov

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People fighting for transgenders' right at restaurant is the best thing you'll see on Eid

Topix TG News - Tue, 06/27/2017 - 10:56

People coming out in support after the management of the artery asked them to leave will make your day. What happens when people from the transgender community visit a restaurant? Do people behave normally around them or rebuke their presence? Well, few glares and awkward stares can be well anticipated but do other customers create a hostile environment for them? Trying to find all such answers a popular Bangladeshi telecom company carried out a social experiment at an eatery during the Ramzan and the results will make you smile.

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ONLY ON 4: First openly transgender soldier in Nevada National Guard shares his story - KRNV My News 4

Google Transgender - Tue, 06/27/2017 - 07:37

ONLY ON 4: First openly transgender soldier in Nevada National Guard shares his story
KRNV My News 4
RENO, Nev. (News 4 & Fox 11) — Sergeant Sam Hunt is a soldier. He's a boyfriend, a son, and Northern Nevada native. Hunt is also the first openly transgender man in the Nevada National Guard. "I was over in the Air Force for probably about 6-and-a ...

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World's First Transgender Sitcom Debuts - HuffPost

Google Transgender - Tue, 06/27/2017 - 07:32

HuffPost

World's First Transgender Sitcom Debuts
HuffPost
Transamerica, Dallas Buyers Club, Transparent, 3 Generations – media “about the trans experience” curiously lacks actual transgender people. So we decided to make a show that actually reflected our lives... plus a bunch of stuff we made up. And, it ...

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Even the UN rejects Australia's stance on transgender married ... - The Guardian

Google Transgender - Tue, 06/27/2017 - 07:26

The Guardian

Even the UN rejects Australia's stance on transgender married ...
The Guardian
Imagine being happily married and being told you have to divorce the person you love. That's a fight that has gone all the way to the UN.

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Hysteria Over Trump Transgender Bathroom Rule

Topix TG News - Tue, 06/27/2017 - 06:35

When the Trump administration rescinded the transgender bathroom guidance in February, the mainstream media portrayed it as a frontal assault on civil rights. But most Americans didn't agree.

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Office for Civil Rights Issues New Instructions on Transgender Student Complaints

Topix TG News - Tue, 06/27/2017 - 02:25

Changing course on complaints involving transgender students, the U.S. Department of Education's Office for Civil Rights recently issued new field instructions to its regional staff excluding discrimination claims based on gender identity. The June 6, 2017, memorandum, authored by OCR Acting Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights Candice Jackson, instructs OCR officials to continue addressing complaints of sex or gender discrimination, harassment and bullying "whether or not the individual is transgender," but to decline enforcement of discrimination complaints based on gender identity.

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LGBT community cannot be complacent in pursuit of equality - Miami Herald

Google Transgender - Tue, 06/27/2017 - 01:15

Miami Herald

LGBT community cannot be complacent in pursuit of equality
Miami Herald
As we commemorate and mourn the loss of the 48 lives lost in Orlando in the Pulse nightclub shooting just over one year ago, we're also at a pivotal moment of political resistance to the Trump administration and unprecedented attacks on transgender ...

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Christian soldier says Army forced him to go to transgender training - WND.com

Google Transgender - Tue, 06/27/2017 - 00:35

WND.com

Christian soldier says Army forced him to go to transgender training
WND.com
On June 30, 2016, Defense Secretary Ash Carter announced that transgender individuals will be allowed to openly serve in the U.S. Armed Forces. As a result, the Department of Defense has directed commanders to conduct face-to-face “transgender ...

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Transgender woman's journey from Hasidim to a new life - Fox5NY

Google Transgender - Mon, 06/26/2017 - 22:27

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Transgender woman's journey from Hasidim to a new life
Fox5NY
NEW YORK (FOX 5 NEWS) - Born into one of New York's most gender-segregated societies, Yisrael Stein was one of 13 kids in a Hasidic Jewish family. Today she goes by Abby. Five years ago she left the Williamsburg sect. Her road is long and complicated, ...

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New Transgender Identity and Expression Regulations

Topix TG News - Mon, 06/26/2017 - 22:07

In May 2017, the California Department of Fair Employment and Housing approved new regulations regarding transgender identity and expression in the workplace. The regulations become effective July 1, 2017.

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Pakistan Issued Its First Passport Recognizing A Transgender Designation - HuffPost

Google Transgender - Mon, 06/26/2017 - 19:16

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Pakistan Issued Its First Passport Recognizing A Transgender Designation
HuffPost
Pakistan's Ministry of Interior issued the country's first passport with the transgender designation, according to a recent post by Trans Action Pakistan. Instead of having “male” or “female” listed on their official documents, Pakistani transgender ...

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Michigan Department of Corrections revises policy, allows transition-related care for transgender inmates - Southern Poverty Law Center

Google Transgender - Mon, 06/26/2017 - 18:40

Southern Poverty Law Center

Michigan Department of Corrections revises policy, allows transition-related care for transgender inmates
Southern Poverty Law Center
The Michigan Department of Corrections (MDOC) has adopted a new policy for the care of transgender prisoners after a transgender woman incarcerated in a Michigan prison campaigned, with the help of the Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC) and the ...

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Former Ryan opponent comes out as transgender - WISC - Channel3000.com - WISC-TV3

Google Transgender - Mon, 06/26/2017 - 17:41

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Former Ryan opponent comes out as transgender - WISC
Channel3000.com - WISC-TV3
After running for Congress against House Speaker Paul Ryan last year, Rebecca Solen came out as transgender.
'This is who I am': Former Ryan opponent comes out as transgender ...Journal Times

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Madrid City Council Flies Rainbow Flag for WorldPride

Topix TG News - Mon, 06/26/2017 - 17:35

The Madrid Council raised a giant rainbow flag on Monday to show support for the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender community, as WorldPride 2017 takes place in the Spanish capital from June 23 to July 2. The flag, made with more than 100,000 ribbons tied by citizens, is 12 meters long and will be hanging over the facade of the city hall during the event.

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Transgender Prejudice And The Belief In A Biological Basis For Gender

Topix TG News - Mon, 06/26/2017 - 12:55

As June comes to an end, so do many events associated with Pride Month , a month-long celebration of sexual diversity and gender variance - often geared towards increasing the visibility of the LGBTQIA community, as well as combatting stigma and advocating for equal rights. But the battle to eliminate stigma and achieve these rights will certainly continue, as recent debates about which bathrooms transgender men and women should use illustrate all too well.

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Transgender celebrities - The Daily Dot

Google Transgender - Mon, 06/26/2017 - 10:39

The Daily Dot

Transgender celebrities
The Daily Dot
Janet Mock is one of the most famous transgender women of color in media today. First entering the world of journalism as a staff editor for People magazine, in 2011 she came out as transgender for women's magazine Marie Claire. Mock has since hosted ...

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Transgender Prejudice And The Belief In A Biological Basis For ... - NPR

Google Transgender - Mon, 06/26/2017 - 09:27

NPR

Transgender Prejudice And The Belief In A Biological Basis For ...
NPR
New findings suggest that if people appreciate the non-dichotomous nature of gender identity, they're less likely to maintain negative views towards people who ...

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