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Easier rules of certification for transgenders?

Topix TG News - Sat, 12/16/2017 - 08:41

NEW DELHI: Union social justice ministry is learnt to have accepted the parliamentary standing committee's recommendation that a transgender person -who undergoes sex reassignment surgery-can simply make an application to the district magistrate for a revised certificate. About the Transgender Persons Bill, 2016, the standing committee argued that transgenders were reluctant to undergo physical examination and they would be unwilling to re-appear before the district screening committee which has the power to certify them.

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CDC gets list of forbidden words: fetus, transgender, diversity

Topix TG News - Sat, 12/16/2017 - 06:08

CDC gets list of forbidden words: fetus, transgender, diversity The Trump administration is prohibiting officials at the nation's top public health agency from using a list of seven words or phrases - including "fetus" and "transgender" - in any official documents being prepared for next year's budget.

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CDC gets list of forbidden words: fetus, transgender, diversity

Topix TG News - Sat, 12/16/2017 - 06:08

In this Oct. 16, 2014 file photo, Brenda Fitzgerald, director of the Atlanta-based Centers for Disease Control and Prevention , responds to question during a press conference. The CDC has received a list of 'forbidden' words from the Trump administration, which includes "diversity," "transgender" and "fetus."

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Transgender man gives birth while living as both sexes and will raise baby as 'gender neutral'

Topix TG News - Sat, 12/16/2017 - 06:08

A transgender man has given birth to a healthy baby - five years after having his first child while living as a woman. Kaci Sullivan, 30, is believed to be the first person in the world to give birth while living as both a woman and a man.

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CDC gets list of forbidden words: fetus, transgender, diversity - The Denver Post

Google Transgender - Sat, 12/16/2017 - 05:37

The Denver Post

CDC gets list of forbidden words: fetus, transgender, diversity
The Denver Post
Trump administration officials are forbidding officials at the nation's top public health agency from using a list of seven words or phrases – including “fetus” and “transgender” – in any official documents being prepared for next year's budget. Policy ...
Report: Trump Bans 'Transgender,' 'Fetus,' 'Science-Based' From CDC DocumentsHuffPost
'Fetus', 'transgender' banned in CDC budget: ReportAljazeera.com
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HPD Chief addresses officer's statement on transgender murder case - KHOU

Google Transgender - Sat, 12/16/2017 - 04:07

KHOU

HPD Chief addresses officer's statement on transgender murder case
KHOU
During the briefing, the officer called the murder victim, who was a transgender woman, a “black male, probably 20's, dressed in women's clothing.” While Waters' statement was anatomically correct, Houston's LGTBQ community quickly called it morally ...

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CDC banned from using words like fetus, transgender, diversity

Topix TG News - Sat, 12/16/2017 - 03:34

Trump administration officials are forbidding officials at the nation's top public health agency from using a list of seven words or phrases - including "fetus" and "transgender" - in any official documents being prepared for next year's budget. Policy analysts at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta were told of the list of forbidden words at a meeting Thursday with senior CDC officials who oversee the budget, according to an analyst who took part in the 90-minute briefing.

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Pakistani celebrities in a bid to support rights of transgender people

Topix TG News - Sat, 12/16/2017 - 03:34

All the way from protesting against sexual harassment, rallying against religious freedom to fighting against terrorism, transgenders in Pakistan are truly battling for their rights and lives. Forever being compromised as individuals in the society and always subjected to discrimination, they continue to face violence on an everyday basis.

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7 words the CDC is reportedly banned from using include 'transgender' and 'science-based'

Topix TG News - Sat, 12/16/2017 - 03:34

Here are the words Donald Trump's White House has forbidden the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention from including in documents being prepared for next year's budget, according to an unnamed CDC analyst who talked to the Washington Post : "The reaction of people in the meeting was 'incredulous,'" the analyst said. "It was very much, 'Are you serious? Are you kidding?'a <" In some instances, the analysts were given alternative phrases.

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An entire family of four is transgender | Daily Mail Online - Daily Mail

Google Transgender - Sat, 12/16/2017 - 02:05

Daily Mail

An entire family of four is transgender | Daily Mail Online
Daily Mail
An entire family of four has come out as transgender in Queen Creek, Arizona. Trans man Daniel Harrott, 41 (back), parent of trans son (R) and trans daughter (front), is engaged to a trans woman (L).
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Vital change in Newfoundland and Labrador birth certificates

Topix TG News - Sat, 12/16/2017 - 00:47

Transgender activist Gemma Hickey of St. John's stands with their lawyer, Brittany Whalen, outside the Newfoundland and Labrador Supreme Court in St. John's on Thursday before heading to the province's Vital Statistics Division in Mount Pearl. - Joe Gibbons Transgender activist Gemma Hickey of St. John's and their lawyer, Brittany Whalen, went to the province's Vital Statistics Division in Mount Pearl on Thursday.

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CDC gets list of forbidden words: fetus, transgender, diversity - Washington Post

Google Transgender - Fri, 12/15/2017 - 23:57

Washington Post

CDC gets list of forbidden words: fetus, transgender, diversity
Washington Post
The Trump administration is prohibiting officials at the nation's top public health agency from using a list of seven words or phrases — including “fetus” and “transgender” — in any official documents being prepared for next year's budget. Policy ...
Report: Trump Bans 'Transgender,' 'Fetus,' 'Science-Based' From CDC DocumentsHuffPost
Trump's CDC is no longer allowed to use the words "fetus," "transgender," or "science-based" in its budget proposalsAV Club
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Uganda: Police Raid Queer Kampala Film Festival

Topix TG News - Fri, 12/15/2017 - 22:18

Ugandan police raided and forcibly closed the Queer Kampala International Film Festival on December 9, 2017, Human Rights Watch said today. The festival featured films and documentaries portraying the lives of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, intersex, and queer people.

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Arizona family of four come out as transgender: 'Whole family is in transition' - Washington Times

Google Transgender - Fri, 12/15/2017 - 21:59

Washington Times

Arizona family of four come out as transgender: 'Whole family is in transition'
Washington Times
An Arizona family made national headlines this week after every member thereof came out to local media as transgender. Daniel Harrott, 41, and fiancée Shirley Austin, 62, captured the national limelight on Friday after the Drudge Report linked to their ...
An Entire Family Now Identifies As TransgenderThe Daily Caller
Modern family: Mom, dad, 11-year-old son and daughter, 13, ALL identify as transgenderDaily Mail
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Eye on Texas: Transgender Youth in Texas - The Texas Observer

Google Transgender - Fri, 12/15/2017 - 21:28

The Texas Observer

Eye on Texas: Transgender Youth in Texas
The Texas Observer
Ella, 15, lives in Austin. I photographed her as part of a larger project documenting transgender youth in Texas, whose rights were endangered during the 2017 legislative session by the threat of a “bathroom bill.” Though the proposal was ultimately ...

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Transgender Man Gives Birth to Baby 5 Years After Having a Child as a Woman - PEOPLE.com

Google Transgender - Fri, 12/15/2017 - 19:41

PEOPLE.com

Transgender Man Gives Birth to Baby 5 Years After Having a Child as a Woman
PEOPLE.com
Kaci Sullivan, 30, delivered Phoenix on Nov. 21 via cesarean section, he said in a video update on his YouTube channel. Sullivan, who lives in Madison, Wisconsin, was considered female at birth, but, “In my dreams, I was always a boy,” he previously ...

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Entire Family Turns Transgender - CNSNews.com (blog)

Google Transgender - Fri, 12/15/2017 - 17:23

CNSNews.com (blog)

Entire Family Turns Transgender
CNSNews.com (blog)
The father identifies as a woman. His fiancée, the mother-to-be, identifies as a man. The son considers himself a girl and, of course, the daughter thinks she's actually a boy. An entire transgender family, all under one roof. Daniel Harrott was born a ...

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The Fight for Open Transgender Military Service Is Only Beginning - ACLU (blog)

Google Transgender - Fri, 12/15/2017 - 16:53

ACLU (blog)

The Fight for Open Transgender Military Service Is Only Beginning
ACLU (blog)
Earlier this week, media reports incorrectly reported that the Pentagon would begin allowing transgender people to enlist in the military despite President Trump's opposition. First, in a misleading tweet, the Associated Press reported that the ...

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As A Physician, Here's Why I Stand In Solidarity With The Transgender Community - HuffPost

Google Transgender - Fri, 12/15/2017 - 16:31

HuffPost

As A Physician, Here's Why I Stand In Solidarity With The Transgender Community
HuffPost
In a simple – and certainly not complete – description, Marsha was a black transgender woman, activist, and considered the mother of the transgender and queer liberation movement. In 1992, she was found dead in New York City's Hudson River ― while ...

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He, She, They: Some Tips for Treating Transgender Patients - DailyNurse (blog)

Google Transgender - Fri, 12/15/2017 - 12:38

DailyNurse (blog)

He, She, They: Some Tips for Treating Transgender Patients
DailyNurse (blog)
When dealing with any patients, nurses want to be respectful. But there may be some confusion as to what they should do or say when treating patients who are transgender or genderqueer. Jennifer Flynn, CPHRM, Risk Manager with the Nurses Service ...

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