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VU Parkersburg to host Dr. Cris Mayo for transgender awareness training on Nov. 26

Topix TG News - Fri, 11/16/2018 - 05:34

West Virginia University at Parkersburg will host Dr. Cris Mayo, distinguished scholar in the field of gender studies, on Monday, Nov. 26 for two transgender awareness training sessions. Both trainings, sponsored by WVU Parkersburg's Social Justice Committee, are free and open to the public.

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International Transgender Day of Remembrance honors lives lost to transphobia and bigotry - The Vanderbilt Hustler

Google Transgender - Fri, 11/16/2018 - 03:50

The Vanderbilt Hustler

International Transgender Day of Remembrance honors lives lost to transphobia and bigotry
The Vanderbilt Hustler
The International Transgender Day of Remembrance, observed on Nov. 20, is a day dedicated to memorializing those who have lost their lives as a result of transphobia. Started in 1999 to honor the loss of Rita Hester to transphobic violence and other ...

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Transgender-Celebrating Fashion Capsules - Balenciaga's Take on the...

Topix TG News - Fri, 11/16/2018 - 01:22

High fashion house Balenciaga visually reinterprets the transgender symbol and boldly infuses it as a dominant element in its Resort 2019 collection. The range itself is a political statement that goes over and beyond to support the LGBTQ+ community.

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Transgender Day of Remembrance - YourCentralValley.com

Google Transgender - Fri, 11/16/2018 - 00:25

YourCentralValley.com

Transgender Day of Remembrance
YourCentralValley.com
FRESNO, CALIF - You're invited to the event which honors the lives of transgender individuals who died due to murder or suicide. It's also intended to bring awareness to the transgender community. Join them on Friday at the North Gym at Fresno State.

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Students rally in solidarity with transgender rights

Topix TG News - Thu, 11/15/2018 - 23:12

Theater senior Corina Sosa speaks during a rally held by the Progressive Student Union and the Gay Straight Alliance on Nov. 14 on the University Center mall. Sosa lead the protesters in a chant and invited students to join.

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Transgender Lives Are Not Up for Debate - FAIR

Google Transgender - Thu, 11/15/2018 - 21:33

FAIR

Transgender Lives Are Not Up for Debate
FAIR
Ever since the so-called “trans tipping point”—how Time magazine (5/29/14) characterized the spate of attention given to Orange Is the New Black's Laverne Cox—news media have been fascinated with transgender issues, often using the controversial ...

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Influential president of Human Rights Campaign stepping down

Topix TG News - Thu, 11/15/2018 - 21:10

Chad Griffin, the influential gay rights activist who helped turn the Human Rights Campaign into a powerful political force, announced Thursday that he is stepping down as the organization's president. Griffin's announcement follows a midterm election in which the group invested heavily in Democratic campaigns.

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Pittsfield: Transgender Day of Remembrance vigil ceremony - Berkshire Eagle

Google Transgender - Thu, 11/15/2018 - 20:08

Anchorage Press

Pittsfield: Transgender Day of Remembrance vigil ceremony
Berkshire Eagle
A Transgender Day of Remembrance ceremony will take place at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 20, at St. Stephen's Episcopal Church, 67 East St. The evening will include a vigil ceremony with community speakers at St. Stephen's followed by a candlelit ...
Focused Light: Transgender Awareness Week EventsAnchorage Press

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SF City Hall lights up to celebrate Transgender Awareness Week - Curbed SF

Google Transgender - Thu, 11/15/2018 - 19:53

Curbed SF

SF City Hall lights up to celebrate Transgender Awareness Week
Curbed SF
But San Francisco went a few steps further than one week; Mayor London Breed declared the entirety of November Transgender Awareness Month in the city. This does not translate to a month-long transgender flag-themed lighting spread at City Hall—which ...

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'This or suicide.' Lacking options in the Valley, trans people travel hours for surgery - Fresno Bee

Google Transgender - Thu, 11/15/2018 - 19:50

Fresno Bee

'This or suicide.' Lacking options in the Valley, trans people travel hours for surgery
Fresno Bee
The Valley has been dealing with a physician shortage for years, but advocates say finding care for the transgender community is even more difficult. “Even with California being one of the most advanced states, as far as trans rights go, it's still an ...

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Costa Rica lawmakers ordered to legalize same-sex marriage

Topix TG News - Thu, 11/15/2018 - 16:56

The Costa Rica Supreme Court has ordered lawmakers to extend marriage rights to same-sex couples within 18 months. The Costa Rica Supreme Court on Wednesday formally released its ruling that says lawmakers have 18 months to extend marriage rights to same-sex couples.

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This Short Film Takes A Powerful Look At The Struggles Of Transgender Youth - HuffPost

Google Transgender - Thu, 11/15/2018 - 14:23

HuffPost

This Short Film Takes A Powerful Look At The Struggles Of Transgender Youth
HuffPost
Actor, director and activist Jake Graf says he hopes to shine a light on the struggles young transgender people experience with his new harrowing short film. Released Tuesday, “Listen” dramatizes a number of scenarios that, unfortunately, remain too ...
'If I have to go through puberty, I don't think I'll make it': Emotional short film shows the struggles transgender ...Daily Mail

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Reader questions the science behind transgender 'blockage' - Helena Independent Record

Google Transgender - Thu, 11/15/2018 - 13:05

Helena Independent Record

Reader questions the science behind transgender 'blockage'
Helena Independent Record
The other day, an ex-Montana Supreme Court Justice wrote trying to convince us that science has proven that transgenders are the way they are because of some sort of blockage and other reasons. But science has been wrong before and could be wrong ...

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Quebec university joins growing trend toward letting students use preferred names

Topix TG News - Thu, 11/15/2018 - 12:35

A major Quebec university is joining a growing movement toward allowing students - including transgender students who've long sought the provision - to use a name other than their given name on campus. The Universite du Quebec a Montreal announced this week the policy will come into effect next semester.

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Caring is not enough: Reflections on transgender pastoral care - The Presbyterian Outlook

Google Transgender - Thu, 11/15/2018 - 11:26

The Presbyterian Outlook

Caring is not enough: Reflections on transgender pastoral care
The Presbyterian Outlook
Erin Swenson, a licensed counselor and transgender Presbyterian minister from Atlanta, told those gathered for her workshop: “Caring is not enough.” Pastors, chaplains and other faith leaders need to be prepared, equipped and willing to journey ...

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Transgender Awareness Week 12- 19 November - GOV.UK

Google Transgender - Thu, 11/15/2018 - 11:01

GOV.UK

Transgender Awareness Week 12- 19 November
GOV.UK
It is Transgender Awareness Week (12 - 19 November). The Parole Board is aware of the challenges facing the Trans community, and particularly those serving a prison sentence in custody. We are in the process of updating all of our guidance for members, ...
Why Trans Awareness Week Matters To This Filipina-American ModelRefinery29

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Companies Opposed To Trump's Plan To End Transgender Recognition Swells To 178

Topix TG News - Thu, 11/15/2018 - 08:14

The number of companies that have signed onto a letter denouncing President Donald Trump's plan to define gender by a person's genitalia at birth has more than tripled in the last two weeks. Two weeks later, the number has jumped to 178.

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Gutiérrez calls for student action on transgender issues - The Daily Princetonian

Google Transgender - Thu, 11/15/2018 - 05:24

The Daily Princetonian

Gutiérrez calls for student action on transgender issues
The Daily Princetonian
On Wednesday night, Gutiérrez spoke to a group of 30 students and faculty, recognizing the Transgender Day of Remembrance (TDoR) in a program titled “Power, Joy, & Mobilization,” and participated in a Q&A session moderated by Stephen Chao '19.

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Torah, From a Transgender Perspective - Tablet Magazine

Google Transgender - Thu, 11/15/2018 - 05:16

Tablet Magazine

Torah, From a Transgender Perspective
Tablet Magazine
This may seem like a surprising comment coming from a transgender Jewish poet and scholar, but Ladin is a person of faith and this stance informs the trans theology at the center of her new book, The Soul of the Stranger: Reading God and Torah from a ...

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Judge agrees to trial date in Anchorage transgender case

Topix TG News - Thu, 11/15/2018 - 04:17

The downtown soup kitchen Hope Center provides a women's shelter, job skills training, meal, launcry and clothing to people in need. The downtown soup kitchen Hope Center provides a women's shelter, job skills training, meal, launcry and clothing to people in need.

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