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With no transgender emoji, #ClawsOutForTrans hijacks the new lobster icon - Reuters

Google Transgender - Wed, 08/01/2018 - 19:02

With no transgender emoji, #ClawsOutForTrans hijacks the new lobster icon
Reuters
LONDON, Aug 1 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - The lobster has become an unlikely ally in the transgender community's push to be represented by a pictoral icon, as calls mount for greater online and media visibility. British activist Charlie Craggs ...

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Date set for Petersfield election after councillor quits in transgender toilet row

Topix TG News - Wed, 08/01/2018 - 18:09

Ann Sinnott resigned from her role on Monday , saying rules that allowed self-identifying transgender women to use women-only facilities were in breach of the 2010 Equality Act, and could end up "putting women and girls at risk". A date has now been set for a by-election in Ms Sinnott's former city ward and, on Thursday, September 13, voters will be able to go to the polls to elect a new representative for the area on the city council.

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English Freemasons Open the Door to Transgender Members - New York Times

Google Transgender - Wed, 08/01/2018 - 17:12

New York Times

English Freemasons Open the Door to Transgender Members
New York Times
“No candidate should be subjected to questions about their gender which could make them feel uncomfortable,” it said, and if a member is transgender, “we expect that the Freemason would receive the full support of their brethren.” The grand lodge said ...
Freemasons accept transgender women who joined as menBBC News
Freemasons accept transgender women who joined as men - BBC ...BBC News
Freemasons Reportedly Ready to Welcome Transgender WomenSputnik International

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Transgender Woman Sues Starbucks for Discrimination and Harassment - NewNowNext

Google Transgender - Wed, 08/01/2018 - 17:02

NewNowNext

Transgender Woman Sues Starbucks for Discrimination and Harassment
NewNowNext
A transgender woman in California is suing Starbucks, her former employer, alleging discrimination and harassment after she began transitioning. Maddie Wade has filed a complaint in Fresno Superior Court, claiming her manager, Dustin Guthrie, reduced ...
Transgender woman sues Starbucks over discriminationYourCentralValley.com

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Transgender People Share Their Passport Application Difficulties - TeenVogue.com

Google Transgender - Wed, 08/01/2018 - 16:36

TeenVogue.com

Transgender People Share Their Passport Application Difficulties
TeenVogue.com
Often, state IDs can be updated with the appropriate gender, but the complexity of the process varies by state, as the National Center for Transgender Equality (NCTE) has documented with a grading system. Birth certificates are still not amendable ...

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Kaiser to cover breast augmentation on transgender women, state says - KING5.com

Google Transgender - Wed, 08/01/2018 - 16:05

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Kaiser to cover breast augmentation on transgender women, state says
KING5.com
OLYMPIA, Wash. – Following three complaints, Kaiser Foundation Health Plan reversed a policy for transgender patients, according to the State Insurance Commissioner's Office. The insurance provider reversed its practice of denying breast augmentation ...
Kreidler prompts Kaiser to write new policy to treat transgender women fairlyTacoma Weekly

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14 Transgender Illegal Aliens in New Mexico Freed After Massachusetts ACLU Lawyers Intervene

Topix TG News - Wed, 08/01/2018 - 15:44

Fourteen transgender illegal aliens have been released from the Cibola County Detention Center in New Mexico after attorneys from the American Civil Liberties Massachusetts chapter got involved.

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Transgender dad 'upskirted' and asked 'what you got under there?' during Pride celebrations - Metro

Google Transgender - Wed, 08/01/2018 - 15:41

Metro

Transgender dad 'upskirted' and asked 'what you got under there?' during Pride celebrations
Metro
Mr Fenlon, who runs Trans Peer Support Group (TPSG) and Trans Youth Hull with his wife Helen, 62, who is also transgender after being born a man named Leslie, initially took the incident as a joke. However, after reflecting with the barmaid, he began ...

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Businesses show support for transgender rights - WCVB Boston

Google Transgender - Wed, 08/01/2018 - 12:26

WCVB Boston

Businesses show support for transgender rights
WCVB Boston
A group of local Business leaders are rallying behind the ballot question to uphold legal protection for transgender individuals. Advertisement. Businesses show support for transgender rights. Loading more articles... Advertisement ...

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Money replaces sex in high schools' Life Ready program

Topix TG News - Wed, 08/01/2018 - 10:50

The replacement for the controversial Crossroads course in NSW schools no longer covers gender questioning and sexual fluidity, despite the government's own review saying the original content was consistent with NSW anti-discrimination laws. Crossroads was dumped late last year amid criticism that it pushed gender theory with discussion points such as "binary thinking about gender and sexuality", and another on gender questioning, sexual identity, transgender, and same-sex attraction.

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Freemasons to accept transgender women – if they joined as men - PinkNews

Google Transgender - Wed, 08/01/2018 - 09:41

PinkNews

Freemasons to accept transgender women – if they joined as men
PinkNews
The Freemasons have allowed women to be members – but only if they legally change their gender to male while they're in the society. After 301 years as a male-only group, the United Grand Lodge of England has told its 200,000 members that anyone who ...
Freemasons Reportedly Ready to Welcome Transgender WomenSputnik International
The Freemasons will now officially accept transgender people as membersLGBTQ Nation

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Transgender woman sues Starbucks for harassment, discrimination during Fresno tenure

Topix TG News - Wed, 08/01/2018 - 06:07

A post from the Facebook account of Dustin Guthrie. A former Fresno Starbucks employee who worked under Guthrie is suing the coffee chain claiming harassment and discrimination after she began the process to transition from male to female.

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Immigration agents' union slams Portland mayor over protest

Topix TG News - Wed, 08/01/2018 - 01:24

Protesters stand by as authorities begin clearing the protest encampment at the Southwest Portland offices of the federal Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency on Wednesday, July 25, 2018 in Portland, Ore. Police moved into an encampment at 4:30 a.m. Wednesday and about a dozen remaining protesters left the area.

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Transgender woman sues Starbucks for harassment, discrimination during Fresno tenure - Fresno Bee

Google Transgender - Wed, 08/01/2018 - 00:41

Fresno Bee

Transgender woman sues Starbucks for harassment, discrimination during Fresno tenure
Fresno Bee
A former Fresno Starbucks employee is suing the coffee chain claiming harassment and discrimination after she began the process to transition from male to female. In the complaint filed in Fresno Superior Court, plaintiff Maddie Wade alleges Dustin ...

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Why Trans Comic Robin Tran Is OK With Transgender Jokes - Hollywood Reporter

Google Transgender - Wed, 08/01/2018 - 00:32

Hollywood Reporter

Why Trans Comic Robin Tran Is OK With Transgender Jokes
Hollywood Reporter
And 32-year-old Tran — whose episode airs Tuesday on Comedy Central at 10 p.m., kicking off the third season — is the first transgender comic to compete. “It was probably one of the best nights of my life,” Tran, still buzzing, told The Hollywood ...

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Businesses Warn Voters Of Economic Losses If Mass. Repeals Transgender Protections - WBUR

Google Transgender - Tue, 07/31/2018 - 22:44

WBUR

Businesses Warn Voters Of Economic Losses If Mass. Repeals Transgender Protections
WBUR
More than 50 businesses gathered Tuesday at the Eastern Bank headquarters in downtown Boston to endorse the "Yes on 3" campaign, which supports upholding the 2016 law that protects transgender people from discrimination in public accommodations.

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Filling the Info Gaps in Transgender Healthcare - MedPage Today

Google Transgender - Tue, 07/31/2018 - 22:01

Filling the Info Gaps in Transgender Healthcare
MedPage Today
"It's not all about the genitalia," said Joshua Safer, MD, executive director of the Mount Sinai Center for Transgender Medicine and Surgery in New York City. "We tend to be very genital-focused and think, 'Oh, [gender identity] is all about a sex ...

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Courtesy of You: National Institutes of Health Studies 1,200 Transgender Kids

Topix TG News - Tue, 07/31/2018 - 20:15

The National Institutes of Health is conducting a study that contrasts "gender variant" kids with "straight cisgender" kids, cisgender lesbian kids, cisgender gay kids, and cisgender bisexual kids. "Gender variant individuals - that is, those whose experience of their gender doesn't match their biological sex - are experiencing an unprecedented moment in the spotlight of American culture.

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Big Brother's JC Mounduix Slammed for Asking Rachel Swindler If She Is Transgender - Us Weekly

Google Transgender - Tue, 07/31/2018 - 19:21

Us Weekly

Big Brother's JC Mounduix Slammed for Asking Rachel Swindler If She Is Transgender
Us Weekly
Another controversy has hit the Big Brother house. JC Mounduix came under fire on Monday, July 30, for asking his housemate Rachel Swindler if she is transgender. 'Big Brother' Controversies Through the Years. “Are you a real girl?” Mounduix, 28, asked ...
'Big Brother' Contestant JC Mounduix Under Fire For Asking Fellow Houseguest Rachel If She's TransgenderThe Inquisitr

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Transgender Inmate in Michigan Allegedly Raped After She Was Denied a Single Cell - NewNowNext

Google Transgender - Tue, 07/31/2018 - 18:25

NewNowNext

Transgender Inmate in Michigan Allegedly Raped After She Was Denied a Single Cell
NewNowNext
A transgender woman in Michigan said she was raped by her male cellmate after her request for a single cell went ignored by Allegheny County Jail officials. The unnamed alleged victim told a courtroom on Monday the assault occurred on July 17, after ...

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