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State investigation reveals discrimination at Oregon school

Topix TG News - Wed, 05/23/2018 - 04:47

A school district in Oregon accused by two LGBTQ students of harassment praised a settlement of the case, but the allegations and a state investigation have revealed pervasive discrimination that a new group will be tasked with combating. Under its terms, Bill Lucero, the principal at North Bend High School, must be gone by the start of the 2018-19 academic year begins.

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Police Identify Murder Victim as Transgender Woman - The Portland Mercury (blog)

Google Transgender - Wed, 05/23/2018 - 02:24

The Portland Mercury (blog)

Police Identify Murder Victim as Transgender Woman
The Portland Mercury (blog)
The Portland police have identified the victim of a downtown homicide as a transgender woman. According to Portland Police Bureau (PPB) report, the 28-year-old woman named Gigi was found with a fatal gunshot wound late Monday evening on SW 2nd ...
Portland murder victim identified as transgender woman 'Gigi'KGW.com

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Transgender Student in Bathroom Dispute Wins Court Ruling - New York Times

Google Transgender - Wed, 05/23/2018 - 01:45

New York Times

Transgender Student in Bathroom Dispute Wins Court Ruling
New York Times
A federal judge in Virginia has found in favor of a transgender student whose efforts to use the boys' bathrooms at his high school reached the Supreme Court and thrust him into the middle of a national debate about the rights of transgender students.
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Transgender convict gets 10 years for 2 sex assaults, declared dangerous offender

Topix TG News - Wed, 05/23/2018 - 00:02

A Toronto convicted sex offender who identifies as a woman has been sentenced to 10 years in prison for two sexual assaults and declared a dangerous offender. Patrick 'Tara' Pearsall, 53, of Toronto, was sentenced on Tuesday to 10 years in prison for two sexual assaults and declared a dangerous offender.

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Court sides with transgender Va. student in his fight to use the boys' bathroom - Washington Post

Google Transgender - Tue, 05/22/2018 - 23:48

Washington Post

Court sides with transgender Va. student in his fight to use the boys' bathroom
Washington Post
A federal judge in Virginia sided Tuesday with a transgender teenager who spent most of his high school years fighting to use the boys' bathroom, ruling that school officials violated his constitutional rights. Gavin Grimm sued the Gloucester County ...
US court backs transgender student at center of bathroom disputeReuters
Court rules federal civil rights law protects transgender peopleCNN
Federal judge rules in favor of transgender teen in bathroom caseThe Hill
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Three transgender-rights cases to have their day in court this week - NBCNews.com

Google Transgender - Tue, 05/22/2018 - 20:46

NBCNews.com

Three transgender-rights cases to have their day in court this week
NBCNews.com
Courts in Montana, Oregon and Pennsylvania will hear cases this week involving transgender people's access to gender-segregated public facilities.

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LGBTQ representation in film fell in 2017, according to GLAAD study

Topix TG News - Tue, 05/22/2018 - 19:12

GLAAD said in its sixth annual report that of the 109 major releases surveyed from 2017, 12.8 percent included LGBTQ characters, down from 18.4 percent the previous year. LGBTQ representation in film fell in 2017, according to GLAAD study GLAAD said in its sixth annual report that of the 109 major releases surveyed from 2017, 12.8 percent included LGBTQ characters, down from 18.4 percent the previous year.

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IHOP Denied Food to Transgender Activists with Service Dog, Group Says - Newsweek

Google Transgender - Tue, 05/22/2018 - 19:06

Newsweek

IHOP Denied Food to Transgender Activists with Service Dog, Group Says
Newsweek
A group of transgender activists accompanied by a service dog said they were denied breakfast at an IHOP (International House of Pancakes) on Monday in Tennessee. Emmett Schelling, executive director of the Transgender Education Network of Texas, ...

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Transgender People's Brains Are Wired Like Those of Gender They Identify With, New Study Shows - Newsweek

Google Transgender - Tue, 05/22/2018 - 18:58

Newsweek

Transgender People's Brains Are Wired Like Those of Gender They Identify With, New Study Shows
Newsweek
The brains of transgender people are wired in a way that matches the gender they identify with rather than their biological sex, according to a new study. Researchers found that whether a person identifies as transgender could be tied to how their ...
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Detroit man gets 32-55 years for assault of transgender woman - The Detroit News

Google Transgender - Tue, 05/22/2018 - 18:25

The Detroit News

Detroit man gets 32-55 years for assault of transgender woman
The Detroit News
Jujuan Alexon Williams, left, and Charles Marion Brown appear at a preliminary hearing Wednesday, Dec. 13, 2017, in 36th District Court on charges of shooting ...
Gunman in transgender woman shooting gets 32-50 years - Story ...Fox 2 Detroit
2 Detroit men sentenced for robbery, shooting of transgender...WDIV ClickOnDetroit

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Why I Led a Renaming Ceremony for My Young Transgender Congregant - Sojourners

Google Transgender - Tue, 05/22/2018 - 17:51

Sojourners

Why I Led a Renaming Ceremony for My Young Transgender Congregant
Sojourners
The Rev. Liz Tichenor wrote the blessing and renaming ceremony described in the June issue of Sojourners. Samson is my 10-year-old transgender son. In this ceremony, together as a community, we affirmed Samson as a beloved child of God and ...

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Connecticut Lawmakers Push Back Against Trump's Attack on Transgender Inmates - Rewire.News

Google Transgender - Tue, 05/22/2018 - 16:57

Rewire.News

Connecticut Lawmakers Push Back Against Trump's Attack on Transgender Inmates
Rewire.News
As the Trump administration rolls back rules allowing transgender inmates to use facilities that match their gender identity, Connecticut legislators passed a law last week to ensure their dignity and safety—one that advocates are calling the ...

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Gunman in transgender woman shooting gets 32-50 years - Fox 2 Detroit

Google Transgender - Tue, 05/22/2018 - 15:02

Fox 2 Detroit

Gunman in transgender woman shooting gets 32-50 years
Fox 2 Detroit
DETROIT (WJBK) - A gunman was sentenced Tuesday to up to 50 years in prison for shooting a transgender woman in Detroit back in November. Charles Brown, 21, was sentenced to 32 to 50 years in prison after prosecutors say he robbed the 36-year-old ...
Man gets 32-55 years for assault of transgender womanThe Detroit News
2 Detroit men sentenced for robbery, shooting of transgender woman on Woodward AvenueWDIV ClickOnDetroit

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Transgender activists with service dog say IHOP refused to serve them - The Hill (blog)

Google Transgender - Tue, 05/22/2018 - 14:37

The Hill (blog)

Transgender activists with service dog say IHOP refused to serve them
The Hill (blog)
A transgender activist says he and a group of his friends were refused service at a Nashville IHOP as employees laughed and whispered about them. Emmett Schelling, executive director of the Transgender Education Network of Texas, told The Tennessean ...

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Supergirl set to introduce first ever transgender character

Topix TG News - Tue, 05/22/2018 - 14:13

A casting call, obtained by ComicBook.com , describes Nia Nal as "a confident, wunderkind of a fashionista" and a "young Cat Grant type". "With her she brings sparlking wit and biting humor but under that banter-y, chic facade, lays a soulful young woman who has much to offer the world."

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Pakistan Enacts Legislation Protecting Transgender People ... - Human Rights Campaign (blog)

Google Transgender - Tue, 05/22/2018 - 13:51

Human Rights Campaign (blog)

Pakistan Enacts Legislation Protecting Transgender People ...
Human Rights Campaign (blog)
HRC congratulated transgender advocates and allies in Pakistan for their historic victory in achieving nationwide non-discrimination protections for transgender ...

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Supergirl Season 4 Reportedly Casting a Transgender Character - Screen Rant

Google Transgender - Tue, 05/22/2018 - 12:48

Screen Rant

Supergirl Season 4 Reportedly Casting a Transgender Character
Screen Rant
Supergirl season 4 will introduce the show's first transgender character, according to a recent casting call issued by The CW. The Supergirl TV series, which started out on CBS before it moved to The CW in season 2, has long prided itself on its ...
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Chariho school committee to vote on transgender policy - Turn to 10

Google Transgender - Tue, 05/22/2018 - 11:41

Turn to 10

Chariho school committee to vote on transgender policy
Turn to 10
Under the proposed policy, if a transgender student wanted to go by a different name, the student, the parents and the school principal would have to agree on an individual plan. The same team approach would apply if transgender students wanted to use ...

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