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Miss Transsexual Australia helps with Fiji pageant

Topix TG News - Wed, 08/16/2017 - 00:42

WITH a passion to help young transwomen around the world, reigning Miss Transsexual Australia Laeticia Raveena hopes to do the same in the transgender community in Fiji. Ms Raveena is a fully-transitioned woman of Malaysian Indian descent living in Thailand and is in the country for Suva's week-long Vodafone Fiji Hibiscus Festival as an international guest judge.

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TV Dramas Spur Support for Transgender Rights - Pacific Standard

Google Transgender - Wed, 08/16/2017 - 00:01

Pacific Standard

TV Dramas Spur Support for Transgender Rights
Pacific Standard
Given our current anxiety over resurgent racism, it's reassuring to remember that there is a ubiquitous presence in American life that actually teaches tolerance. It's called television. The increasing presence of racial and ethnic minority characters ...

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Transgender lags win the right to order make-up and undies from same catalogues as women prisoners - The Sun

Google Transgender - Tue, 08/15/2017 - 23:35

The Sun

Transgender lags win the right to order make-up and undies from same catalogues as women prisoners
The Sun
TRANSGENDER lags at a jail for male sex offenders have won the right to order make-up and underwear from the same catalogues handed out in women's prisons. The inmates at HMP Bure in Norfolk have been granted “full access” to cosmetics, bras, ...

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Research on substance use among transgender students in California

Topix TG News - Tue, 08/15/2017 - 19:59

Chapman University has published research on substance abuse among transgender students in California. The research looked at students in middle and high schools in nearly every school district in California.

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Transgender debate focus of new book - BP News

Google Transgender - Tue, 08/15/2017 - 19:50

BP News

Transgender debate focus of new book
BP News
The debate is about "precious people made in the image of God who are hurting, who are confused, who are angry, who are scared, who may have been told by their family that they are unwelcome," Andrew Walker writes in "God and the Transgender Debate ...

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Research on substance use among transgender students in California - Medical Xpress

Google Transgender - Tue, 08/15/2017 - 19:09

Research on substance use among transgender students in California
Medical Xpress
Chapman University has published research on substance abuse among transgender students in California. The research looked at students in middle and high schools in nearly every school district in California. Results showed transgender adolescents ...

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California prison psychologist alleges guards locked her in with a convicted rapist - Sacramento Bee

Google Transgender - Tue, 08/15/2017 - 18:48

Sacramento Bee

California prison psychologist alleges guards locked her in with a convicted rapist
Sacramento Bee
A California prison psychologist has filed a lawsuit against the state alleging she was threatened and demoted after she reported mistreatment of gay and transgender inmates at a correctional facility in Vacaville. On two occasions, psychologist Lori ...

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Texas bills all but dead, but transgender bathroom fight continues

Topix TG News - Tue, 08/15/2017 - 15:17

Texas bills to limit transgender-friendly bathrooms are on the brink of death but opposing sides came to the Capitol Monday to press their cases. NewsOK highlights articles of interest from selected websites to increase the scope of commentary and coverage available to readers.

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Transgender Protections Added to City's Housing Law - Stevens Point City Times News

Google Transgender - Tue, 08/15/2017 - 14:09

Transgender Protections Added to City's Housing Law
Stevens Point City Times News
Movement behind the amendment came from Plover resident Robert Steinke, a local advocate for gay and transgender rights. Steinke ran an unsuccessful bid for Portage Co. Board Supervisor in 2015, and another for the Stevens Point School Board in late ...

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LGBT activists won't help 'non-binary' man who opposes transgender bathrooms - Lifesite

Google Transgender - Tue, 08/15/2017 - 13:12

Lifesite

LGBT activists won't help 'non-binary' man who opposes transgender bathrooms
Lifesite
PORTLAND, Oregon, August 15, 2017 (LifeSiteNews) – LGBT legal firm Lambda Legal recently dropped the nation's first person with legal non-binary sex status as a client for "inappropriate media statements that are harming the transgender community.".

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Shawn Vestal: No compassion visible in imperious judgment of transgender people - The Spokesman-Review

Google Transgender - Tue, 08/15/2017 - 12:01

The Spokesman-Review

Shawn Vestal: No compassion visible in imperious judgment of transgender people
The Spokesman-Review
It would be “unconscionable” for a parent to accept or assist a transgender child, and it's important for him to declare, publicly, to an audience that includes transgender members of our community, on a stump provided by the newspaper, that ...

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How cops target transgender people: “They will often read gender nonconformity . . . to embody disorder” - Salon

Google Transgender - Tue, 08/15/2017 - 12:00

How cops target transgender people: “They will often read gender nonconformity . . . to embody disorder”
Salon
Civil rights lawyer Andrea Ritchie's new book “Invisible No More: Police Violence Against Black Women and Women of Color” doesn't just address the concerns of cisgender women facing police violence but takes a look at the experiences of trans and ...

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Appeals court reviews Louisiana governor's LGBT-rights order

Topix TG News - Tue, 08/15/2017 - 10:54

Lawyers for Louisiana's Democratic governor and Republican attorney general head back to court Tuesday to argue the constitutionality of an order aimed at protecting LGBT rights in state government. Gov. John Bel Edwards is hoping an appeals court will reinstate his executive order banning discrimination in government and state contracts based on sexual orientation and gender identity.

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Stevens Point committee approves transgender housing...

Topix TG News - Tue, 08/15/2017 - 06:36

The City of Stevens Point's Public Protection Committee unanimously approved a change to the city's housing discrimination ordinance to protect transgender citizens on Monday night. City Attorney Andrew Beveridge said the change isn't hard to make, and a few words go a long way.

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How Tyler Titus Became a Transgender Hero - Daily Beast

Google Transgender - Tue, 08/15/2017 - 04:19

How Tyler Titus Became a Transgender Hero
Daily Beast
This coming November, 33-year-old Tyler Titus is running for one of four open seats for School Board Director in Erie, Pennsylvania. If chosen, Titus would become the first openly transgender person elected to office in Pennsylvania. “I forget that I'm ...

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Mattis suggests transgender military members may continue to serve

Topix TG News - Tue, 08/15/2017 - 02:18

Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis said Monday that the White House had still not provided policy guidance on transgender persons serving in the military, adding that they were still studying the issue, raising the prospect that transgender service members may be allowed to continue to serve despite President Donald Trump's July announcement of a ban via twitter. "The policy is going to address whether or not transgenders can serve under what conditions, what medical support they require, how much time would they be perhaps non-deployable leaving others to pick up their share of everything.

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Mattis leaves door open to some transgender service, says Pentagon is still studying issue

Topix TG News - Tue, 08/15/2017 - 02:18

Defense Secretary Jim Mattis answers questions while speaking at the Defense Innovation Unit Experimental in Mountain View, Calif., on Aug. 10, 2017. Mattis left the door open Monday to some transgender service members continuing to serve in the U.S. military.

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Pentagon may propose changes to Trump transgender ban - The Hill

Google Transgender - Mon, 08/14/2017 - 23:46

The Hill

Pentagon may propose changes to Trump transgender ban
The Hill
Defense Secretary Jim Mattis on Monday hinted that the Pentagon may propose its own changes to President Trump's plan to ban all transgender individuals from the military. Mattis told reporters at the Pentagon that he has “no doubt” that the White ...
Jim Mattis hints that not all transgender service members will be bannedWashington Examiner
Mattis leaves door open to some transgender service, says Pentagon is still studying issueChicago Tribune
Mattis suggests transgender military members may continue to serveWENY-TV
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Mattis suggests transgender military members may continue to serve - CNN

Google Transgender - Mon, 08/14/2017 - 23:45

CNN

Mattis suggests transgender military members may continue to serve
CNN
(CNN) Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis said Monday that the White House had still not provided policy guidance on transgender persons serving in the military, adding that they were still studying the issue, raising the prospect that transgender service ...
Defense chief hedges on implementing Trump's transgender banMSNBC
Banning Transgender Troops Could Cost US$960 Million, Report SaysNBCNews.com
Study: Transgender troops ban could cost $960MUPI.com
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