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The courageous transgender, Lili Elbe

Topix TG News - Tue, 09/18/2018 - 17:16

Born as a man around 1880s, Einar Wegener was a successful landscape painter by the age of 22. He was widely appreciated as an artist for depiction of Danish Vejle Fjords. Einar went to the Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts, where he met Gerda Gottileb, who became his wife in 1904 and later helped him, albeit unintentionally, discover his feminine side.

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Government asks justices to act in document dispute in transgender-ban case (Updated) - SCOTUSblog (blog)

Google Transgender - Tue, 09/18/2018 - 16:17

SCOTUSblog (blog)

Government asks justices to act in document dispute in transgender-ban case (Updated)
SCOTUSblog (blog)
The federal government today asked the Supreme Court to intervene in a dispute over documents in a lawsuit challenging the ban, announced in 2017, on open service in the U.S. military by transgender Americans. The case came to the Supreme Court from ...
Trump asks Supreme Court to halt release of internal documents on military transgender banWashington Examiner

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Hina Butt passes resolution condemning murder of transgender in Sahiwal

Topix TG News - Tue, 09/18/2018 - 12:49

A resolution was submitted in the Punjab Assembly on Monday condemning the sad incident in which a transgender was allegedly burnt alive by unidentified persons in Sahiwal few days ago. Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz lawmaker Hina Pervaiz Butt said in the resolution that the state is bound to provide equal rights to every citizen of the country according to the Constitution of Pakistan and it should be the top priority of the state to safeguard the lives and properties of every citizen.

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Barriers for transgender voters ahead of the 2018 midterm elections - The Conversation US

Google Transgender - Tue, 09/18/2018 - 10:57

The Conversation US

Barriers for transgender voters ahead of the 2018 midterm elections
The Conversation US
Recently, there have been a number of historic firsts for transgender political candidates. 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 ...

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Controversial transgender policy at martial arts school under fire: Biological pronouns, 'no exceptions' - Yahoo Lifestyle

Google Transgender - Tue, 09/18/2018 - 10:14

Yahoo Lifestyle

Controversial transgender policy at martial arts school under fire: Biological pronouns, 'no exceptions'
Yahoo Lifestyle
The owner of a martial arts academy who claims to run an “inclusive” business is defending a controversial policy about transgender customers after his explosive text messages went viral. The Sept. 7 messages between Scott Maczuga, the owner of Vortex ...

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B.C. transgender woman who was denied Brazilian wax job withdraws human rights complaint

Topix TG News - Tue, 09/18/2018 - 08:19

She withdrew the complaint because she felt she was being harassed by the lawyers who she says were threatening to publicly identify her A transgender woman in B.C. has withdrawn a human rights complaint filed against an aesthetician who turned down her request for a Brazilian wax job. The Justice Centre for Constitutional Freedoms , whose lawyers represented the aesthetician, said Monday their client was vindicated and called it a "victory."

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New rights for transgender foster youth

Topix TG News - Tue, 09/18/2018 - 03:55

Gov. Jerry Brown Monday signed a bill authored by San Diego-area Assemblyman Todd Gloria giving members of the state's foster system access to healthcare consistent with their gender identity. Current state law mandates that children and non-minors in the foster system have a right to medical, dental, vision and mental health services.

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Actress shares photo after transgender transformation - New Idea

Google Transgender - Tue, 09/18/2018 - 00:57

New Idea

Actress shares photo after transgender transformation
New Idea
Maisonet wrote a simple yet effective "yesss biihh!!", white Ortega wrote, "Wow, you're really THAT beautiful". On August 20, Totah published a personal essay via Time in which she revealed that she identified "as female, specifically as a transgender ...

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2 Toronto transgender students file human rights claims against province over sex-ed

Topix TG News - Mon, 09/17/2018 - 23:39

Two Toronto transgender high school students have filed two separate human rights claims against the Ontario government over changes to its health and physical education curriculum. They are also seeking $15,000 in damages each.

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Pediatricians group recommends 'affirmative care' for transgender youth - NBCNews.com

Google Transgender - Mon, 09/17/2018 - 21:06

NBCNews.com

Pediatricians group recommends 'affirmative care' for transgender youth
NBCNews.com
For the first time, the American Academy of Pediatrics published a policy statement that calls for gender-affirming health care for all transgender and gender-diverse (TGD) youth. The policy, which was posted online Monday and will be published in the ...

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A new transgender legal service is the first of its kind in Australia

Topix TG News - Mon, 09/17/2018 - 19:20

Trans and gender diverse people face unique legal issues when it comes to discrimination, but a new legal service will help them fight it. The Inner City Legal Centre has partnered with Dentons to launch the pilot of a dedicated transgender legal service, the first of its kind in Australia.

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BC transgender woman who was denied Brazilian wax job withdraws human rights complaint - National Post

Google Transgender - Mon, 09/17/2018 - 19:19

National Post

BC transgender woman who was denied Brazilian wax job withdraws human rights complaint
National Post
A transgender woman in B.C. has withdrawn a human rights complaint filed against an aesthetician who turned down her request for a Brazilian wax job. The Justice Centre for Constitutional Freedoms (JCCF), whose lawyers represented the aesthetician, ...

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Transgender foster children get right for healthcare consistent with gender identity - fox5sandiego.com

Google Transgender - Mon, 09/17/2018 - 18:36

fox5sandiego.com

Transgender foster children get right for healthcare consistent with gender identity
fox5sandiego.com
At its core, that's what this bill does — we empower transgender and gender non-conforming foster youth to live authentically despite their circumstances. I want to thank Governor Brown for signing this bill into law — an act which I truly believe ...

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Doctors group recommends support for transgender children - Chicago Daily Herald

Google Transgender - Mon, 09/17/2018 - 17:33

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Doctors group recommends support for transgender children
Chicago Daily Herald
A doctors group took a stand in support of transgender children Monday, offering advice in what it called "a rapidly evolving" field. The American Academy of Pediatrics recommended support for kids who change their names or hairstyles to affirm their ...
AP, HHMI expand collaboration to bolster health, science coverage - Associated PressAssociated Press
Ensuring Comprehensive Care and Support for Transgender and Gender-Diverse Children and AdolescentsAAP News
Not just boy and girl; more teens identify as transgender - AP NewsAP News

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Half Of Transgender Teen Boys Have Attempted Suicide - Scary Mommy

Google Transgender - Mon, 09/17/2018 - 16:45

Scary Mommy

Half Of Transgender Teen Boys Have Attempted Suicide
Scary Mommy
The numbers paint a clear picture: Suicide is being attempted by transgender and non-binary kids at much higher rates than their cisgender peers. “Transmasculine youth, as well as nonbinary youth, really lack a sense of community or visibility,” Russ ...
These trans teens have higher risk of suicideFuturity: Research News

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Transgender delegation calls on PM

Topix TG News - Mon, 09/17/2018 - 14:54

A transgender delegation meets Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina at the premier's Sangsad Bhaban office in Dhaka on Sunday, September 16, 2018. Photo: PID A five-member transgender delegation yesterday called on Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina to express their gratitude for the government recognition of them as the "third gender".

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AAP: Provide Comprehensive Care for Transgender Youth - MedPage Today

Google Transgender - Mon, 09/17/2018 - 13:31

MedPage Today

AAP: Provide Comprehensive Care for Transgender Youth
MedPage Today
Transgender youth should have access to comprehensive gender-affirming healthcare, said the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) in a new policy statement. Children and adolescents who identify as transgender and gender-diverse often face ...
Ensuring Comprehensive Care and Support for Transgender and Gender-Diverse Children and AdolescentsAAP News
AP, HHMI expand collaboration to bolster health, science coverage - Associated PressAssociated Press
Not just boy and girl; more teens identify as transgender - AP NewsAP News

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Emma Ellingsen, Norway's Rising Kendall Jenner, Wants You to Know That She's Transgender - W Magazine

Google Transgender - Mon, 09/17/2018 - 11:02

W Magazine

Emma Ellingsen, Norway's Rising Kendall Jenner, Wants You to Know That She's Transgender
W Magazine
Ellingsen was already making a name for herself before she took a departure from her usual YouTube videos by uploading her first in English, titled simply “I'M TRANSGENDER,” last July. After that, her follower count and popularity exploded, and hasn't ...

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Drawing on her own experience, Nagoya doctor offers transgender counseling

Topix TG News - Mon, 09/17/2018 - 10:32

While people diagnosed with gender dysphoria in Japan are receiving more social support, such as getting health insurance coverage for gender reassignment surgery, the more widely adopted hormone therapy remains uncovered by health insurance. Hime Muto, 41, formerly a pediatrician, began accepting transgender people last fall at Hisaya Clinic, which she runs in central Nagoya, believing it is necessary to provide proper diagnosis and adequate therapy.

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Pediatricians are key in supporting transgender, gender-diverse youths - AAP News

Google Transgender - Mon, 09/17/2018 - 08:54

Pediatricians are key in supporting transgender, gender-diverse youths
AAP News
In recent years, “gender identity” has increasingly been recognized as a complex concept that goes beyond traditional definitions of masculinity and femininity. Society struggles to adapt to and appreciate the diverse experiences of transgender and ...

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