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I thought that being transgender meant I would never find love

Topix TG News - Mon, 06/26/2017 - 08:31

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Australia's Transgender "Forced Divorce" Laws Are Likely To Stay, For Now - BuzzFeed News

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

BuzzFeed News

Australia's Transgender "Forced Divorce" Laws Are Likely To Stay, For Now
BuzzFeed News
State governments are being forced to grapple with a law that requires transgender people to divorce before changing their birth certificates, following a landmark UN ruling revealed by BuzzFeed News last week. The United Nations Human Rights Committee ...

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Transgender inmate says prison wrongly halted hormone meds - Scranton Times-Tribune

Google Transgender - Mon, 06/26/2017 - 04:54

Scranton Times-Tribune

Transgender inmate says prison wrongly halted hormone meds
Scranton Times-Tribune
A transgender inmate at Lackawanna County Prison says she suffered physical and psychological harm because prison medical staff halted hormone medications needed to help her transition from a biological male to a female. Steven Fritz, 44, of Scranton, ...

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Transgender firefighter is NYC Pride Parade grand marshal

Topix TG News - Mon, 06/26/2017 - 04:27

When Brooke Guinan joined the New York City Fire Department in 2008 she publicly presented herself as a man. She had no idea that on Sunday she'd be one of the NYC Pride Parade's grand marshals while identifying as a transgender woman.

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Pakistan issues first transgender passport

Topix TG News - Mon, 06/26/2017 - 00:19

Pakistan has issued its first third-gender passport to a transgender activist, who hailed the move as a step forward for the marginalized community in the deeply conservative South Asian country. Farzana Riaz, a transgender in the northwestern city of Peshawar, said the new passport would help her campaign globally on behalf of her community, who are also known as "khawajasiras" - an umbrella term in Pakistan denoting a third sex that includes transsexuals, transvestites and eunuchs.

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Transgender firefighter marches as NYC Pride Parade grand marshal - CNN

Google Transgender - Mon, 06/26/2017 - 00:14

CNN

Transgender firefighter marches as NYC Pride Parade grand marshal
CNN
(CNN) When Brooke Guinan joined the New York City Fire Department in 2008 she publicly presented herself as a man. She had no idea that on Sunday she'd be one of the NYC Pride Parade's grand marshals while identifying as a transgender woman.
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Colorado sheriff deputy proudly comes out as transgender - The Denver Channel

Google Transgender - Sun, 06/25/2017 - 23:04

The Denver Channel

Colorado sheriff deputy proudly comes out as transgender
The Denver Channel
FRISCO, Colo. (AP) — On the morning of April 12, the Summit County Sheriff's Office called a mandatory staff-wide meeting in the largest courtroom at the justice center in Breckenridge. Employees from the District Attorney's Office came as well, along ...

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A Winning Design for a New York Monument to Gay and Transgender People - New York Times

Google Transgender - Sun, 06/25/2017 - 21:38

New York Times

A Winning Design for a New York Monument to Gay and Transgender People
New York Times
It is to be built in Hudson River Park near the waterfront piers that have played a key role in the city's history as both a meeting place and a haven for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people. In Mr. Goicolea's design, the monument takes the ...
Governor Cuomo Unveils Design for Monument Honoring the LGBT Community | Governor Andrew M. Cuomo - NY.GovGovernor Andrew M. Cuomo - NY.Gov

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Gay pride parades sound a note of resistance - and face some new

Topix TG News - Sun, 06/25/2017 - 20:14

Gay pride parades Sunday in New York, San Francisco and other cities are spotlighting resistance to what participants see as new pressure on gay rights, while contending with the prospect of protests over the events' own diversity and direction. In a year when leaders are anxious about President Donald Trump's agenda, both the New York and San Francisco parades will be headed by groups more focused on protest than celebration.

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Poll: Younger Republicans more liberal on immigration

Topix TG News - Sun, 06/25/2017 - 18:11

While 41 percent of Republicans of all ages believe immigrants face a lot of discrimination in the United States, the percentage increases to 60 percent among Republicans between 18 and 29 years old, the survey found. That's a stark contrast to GOP voters 65 and older - only a third of that group says immigrants experience discrimination.

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Commentary: Transgender mandates would impede efforts to ... - Military Times

Google Transgender - Sun, 06/25/2017 - 17:17

Military Times

Commentary: Transgender mandates would impede efforts to ...
Military Times
Editor's note: The following is an opinion piece. The writer is not employed by Military Times and the views expressed here do not necessarily represent those of ...
Military to seek delay on transgender enlistees | WAVY-TVWAVY-TV

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Istanbul police enforce ban on gay, transgender pride march - Reuters

Google Transgender - Sun, 06/25/2017 - 16:53

Reuters

Istanbul police enforce ban on gay, transgender pride march
Reuters
ISTANBUL Turkish police deployed in central Istanbul on Sunday to enforce a ban on the city's annual gay and transgender pride march, blocking off a main street and dispersing groups of demonstrators who gathered nearby. Police with riot shields and ...
Istanbul bans gay and transgender pride march for second yearCNBC

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Istanbul Police Enforce Ban on Gay, Transgender Pride March - U.S. News & World Report

Google Transgender - Sun, 06/25/2017 - 16:53

U.S. News & World Report

Istanbul Police Enforce Ban on Gay, Transgender Pride March
U.S. News & World Report
ISTANBUL (Reuters) - Turkish police deployed in central Istanbul on Sunday to enforce a ban on the city's annual gay and transgender pride march, blocking off a main street and dispersing groups of demonstrators who gathered nearby. Police with riot ...
Istanbul bans gay and transgender pride march for second yearCNBC

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Transgender people may not be able to enlist in the military for another 6 months - The Daily Dot

Google Transgender - Sun, 06/25/2017 - 16:25

The Daily Dot

Transgender people may not be able to enlist in the military for another 6 months
The Daily Dot
According to anonymous military officials, service leaders agreed on requesting a six-month waiting period prior to the enrollment of transgender service members. The agreement is a paring-down from the two-year waiting period that the Army and Air ...
Military heads want transgender enlistment holdWSPA.com

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AP sources: Military to seek delay on transgender enlistees - Aurora Sentinel

Google Transgender - Sun, 06/25/2017 - 15:05

Aurora Sentinel

AP sources: Military to seek delay on transgender enlistees
Aurora Sentinel
WASHINGTON | Military chiefs will seek a six-month delay before letting transgender people enlist in their services, officials said Friday. After meetings this week, the service leaders hammered out an agreement that rejected Army and Air Force ...
Military heads want transgender enlistment holdWSPA.com
Transgender people may not be able to enlist in the military for another 6 monthsThe Daily Dot
'Witch Hunt' Claims Transgender Army Man With Attitude And Pressure To Hide IdentityEssentialRetailer

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A 12-year-old came out to her Mormon church. Then her mic was cut off.

Topix TG News - Sun, 06/25/2017 - 14:01

On the day in May that Savannah stood up to speak in front of her Mormon congregation, she did not get through everything she had wanted to say. The 12-year-old was telling other members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints that she is a lesbian.

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Kvitova reaches first final since attack

Topix TG News - Sun, 06/25/2017 - 09:49

Saturday June 24, 2017. . Czech Republic's Lucie Safarova, left, withdraws from her match against Czech Republic's Lucie Safarova during their semifinal match at the Birmingham Classic tennis tournament at Edgbaston Priory, Birmingham, England.

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Dozens of Serbia gays say election of gay PM to be historic

Topix TG News - Sun, 06/25/2017 - 05:48

Belgrade, Serbia a Several dozen Serbian gays, lesbians and transgender people marched on Saturday in Belgrade, hailing the expected election of a first openly gay prime minister as historic for the Balkan country. Activists gathered at a pride event in the city center under heavy police protection.

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Pakistan issues first transgender passport - The Japan Times

Google Transgender - Sun, 06/25/2017 - 05:23

SAMAA TV News Pakistan

Pakistan issues first transgender passport
The Japan Times
PESHAWAR, PAKISTAN – Pakistan has issued its first third-gender passport to a transgender activist, who hailed the move as a step forward for the marginalized community in the deeply conservative South Asian country. Farzana Riaz, a transgender in the ...
Transgender gets first ever passport issued with gender 'X' optionSAMAA TV News Pakistan

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Military to seek delay on transgender enlistees - Concord Monitor

Google Transgender - Sun, 06/25/2017 - 03:40

Concord Monitor

Military to seek delay on transgender enlistees
Concord Monitor
Military chiefs will seek a six-month delay before letting transgender people enlist in their services, officials said June 23. Dunford told a Senate committee there have been some issues identified with recruiting transgender individuals that “some of ...
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