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'One Million Moms' Is Furious That Scholastic Is Selling Books About Transgender Kids - HuffPost

Google Transgender - Fri, 01/12/2018 - 21:46

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'One Million Moms' Is Furious That Scholastic Is Selling Books About Transgender Kids
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'One Million Moms' Is Furious That Scholastic Is Selling Books About Transgender Kids. “Scholastic is not safe for your child,” the conservative anti-LGBTQ group warned parents. By Carol Kuruvilla. Bloomberg via Getty Images. Scholastic is one of the ...

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Orthodox Demand Exceptions To Transgender Rights Policy – The ... - Forward

Google Transgender - Fri, 01/12/2018 - 21:42

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Orthodox Demand Exceptions To Transgender Rights Policy – The ...
Forward
Orthodox leaders are demanding changes in a proposed Jewish community-wide policy backing rights for transgender people over concerns that it won't allow enough space for religious exemptions, the Forward has learned. The Reform movement and its ...

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Transgender lottery winner in talks to turn her rags to riches story into Hollywood blockbuster - and wants Lady ... - Mirror.co.uk

Google Transgender - Fri, 01/12/2018 - 20:34

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Transgender lottery winner in talks to turn her rags to riches story into Hollywood blockbuster - and wants Lady ...
Mirror.co.uk
Transgender lottery winner 'Mayo Mel' is in talks to turn her rags to riches story into a Hollywood blockbuster. Melissa Ede, 56, scooped £4million pounds on a scratchcard after struggling to pay bills as she worked 14-hour days driving a taxi around ...

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Wisconsin school district settles transgender discrimination case

Topix TG News - Fri, 01/12/2018 - 20:05

The lawsuit was originally filed [complaint, PDF] on behalf of the student, Ash Whitaker, by the Transgender Law Center [advocacy website] in July 2016. The lawsuit brought claims for alleged violations of the Title IX of the Educations Amendments Act of 1972 and the Fourteenth Amendment Equal Protection Clause.

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Transgender woman's house fire death in Pico-Union under investigation - KABC-TV

Google Transgender - Fri, 01/12/2018 - 16:11

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Transgender woman's house fire death in Pico-Union under investigation
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A transgender woman was killed in a mysterious Pico-Union area house explosion, and investigators are trying to figure out if it was an accident or a murder. (KABC). KABC. By Jade Hernandez. Friday, January 12, 2018 08:15AM. PICO-UNION, LOS ANGELES ...
Friends of Transgender Woman Claim She Was Killed in Hate Crime After Fatal FireNBC Southern California
Transgender woman burnt to death is second killed this yearPinkNews
HRC Mourns Viccky Gutierrez, First Transgender Woman of Color Reportedly Killed in 2018Human Rights Campaign (blog)
LGBTQ Nation
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Iran's transgender community: Legally recognised yet socially ostracised - euronews

Google Transgender - Fri, 01/12/2018 - 16:06

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Iran's transgender community: Legally recognised yet socially ostracised
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Iran is the only Muslim country in the Persian Gulf region that gives trans citizens the right to have their gender identity recognized by the law—but violence, rejection from their families and society, and financial issues that come with being ...

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Transgender Woman Killed in Hate Crime After Fire: Friends

Topix TG News - Fri, 01/12/2018 - 15:32

Friends of Viccky Guiterrez claim she was killed in a hate crime Wednesday after her apartment was engulfed in flames in what police have deemed as suspicious. Friends of a transgender woman believe Viccky Guiterrez was killed in a hate crime after she died in a structure fire on Wednesday in Pico Union.

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'I am repulsed by my body': Transgender man who delayed hormone therapy so he could carry a child reveals his ... - Daily Mail

Google Transgender - Fri, 01/12/2018 - 14:01

Daily Mail

'I am repulsed by my body': Transgender man who delayed hormone therapy so he could carry a child reveals his ...
Daily Mail
A pre-op transgender man who chose to delay his hormone therapy so he could carry a baby says he was 'repulsed' by his changing body while pregnant. Dorian, 24, from Glastonbury, Somerset, who was born a woman but identifies as male, fell pregnant with ...

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Health system discriminates against transgender women: Sanac - eNCA

Google Transgender - Fri, 01/12/2018 - 12:57

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Health system discriminates against transgender women: Sanac
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JOHANNESBURG - The South African National Aids Council (Sanac) is accusing the country's health system of neglecting and discriminating against transgender women. South Africa is conducting its first study into the prevalence of HIV among transgender ...

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Brights Grove native Jessica Platt, a professional hockey player, comes out as transgender

Topix TG News - Fri, 01/12/2018 - 10:39

Sarnia-area native Jessica Platt, who plays pro hockey for the Toronto Furies, has come out as transgender, making her the first athlete in the Canadian Women's Hockey League to do so. Platt posted a message on Instagram on Wednesday night announcing her decision to go public with her gender identity, thanking her friends, family and the CWHL for their support.

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Transgender Big Brother star dies 'unexpectedly' - BBC News

Google Transgender - Fri, 01/12/2018 - 08:13

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Transgender Big Brother star dies 'unexpectedly'
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Transgender Big Brother star dies 'unexpectedly'. From the topic Life. 7h. 7 hours ago. Rebekah Shelton. The transgender Big Brother star Rebekah Shelton, who appeared on the show as Rodrigo Lopes, has died. The 32-year-old was on the reality show in ...
Who was Rebekah Shelton? Transgender Big Brother star formerly known as Rodrigo Lopes who died unexpectedlyMirror.co.uk
Transgender Big Brother 2009 star, 32, 'dies unexpectedly' after posting about 'difficult life' since finding fame ...Daily Mail
Transgender Big Brother star Rebekah Shelton - previously known as Rodrigo Lopes - dies aged 32Birmingham Mail
Liverpool Echo -Metro
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Cross-sex hormone therapy may improve eating disorder symptoms in transgender people

Topix TG News - Fri, 01/12/2018 - 06:08

New research has shown that receiving cross-sex hormone therapy can help to reduce the feelings of body dissatisfaction associated with eating disorders including anorexia and bulimia in transgender people. The study was led by academics at the universities of Nottingham and Loughborough who recommend that clinicians working at eating disorder services should assess patients for gender identity issues and refer them to transgender health services to be evaluated for hormone treatment.

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Transgender Policy Sparks Recall Effort - WILX-TV

Google Transgender - Fri, 01/12/2018 - 04:55

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Transgender Policy Sparks Recall Effort
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Lansing, MI. (WILX) - A group is trying to recall four members of the Williamston school board, because they voted in favor of the district's transgender policy last fall. News Ten's Marcus Dash caught up with the school board's president, and the man ...

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Planned Parenthood now offering transgender hormone therapy to those under 18 - WWSB ABC 7

Google Transgender - Fri, 01/12/2018 - 03:27

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Planned Parenthood now offering transgender hormone therapy to those under 18
WWSB ABC 7
Planned Parenthood has been providing transgender hormone therapy since October of 2016, but up until now that was for those 18 and older. They say transgender patients have a difficult time accessing care because a lot of doctors can be judgemental of ...

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Transgender pageant pioneer found stabbed, beaten to death

Topix TG News - Fri, 01/12/2018 - 01:39

Christa Leigh Steele-Knudslien, Miss Trans America pageant founder and transgender advocate, was found beaten and stabbed to death. Mark Steele-Knudslien, 47, admitted in an interview that he killed his wife, police said in a statement filed in the Northern Berkshire District Court.

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Transformation Street is an insightful and positive look at transgender issues: review - Telegraph.co.uk

Google Transgender - Thu, 01/11/2018 - 22:01

Telegraph.co.uk

Transformation Street is an insightful and positive look at transgender issues: review
Telegraph.co.uk
Transformation Street (ITV) set out to shed a little more light on what's involved, following a number of individuals – from a representatively rich range of backgrounds – who had embarked on this challenging journey with the help of a specialist ...
Dr Miriam: How transgender people are helped by hormone treatmentsMirror.co.uk
Transformation Street – how I sold my soul to reality TVMetro

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Transgender teenager to get $800k from school over 'toilet ban' - Sky News

Google Transgender - Thu, 01/11/2018 - 21:04

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Transgender teenager to get $800k from school over 'toilet ban'
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Transgender teenager to get $800k from school over 'toilet ban'. Ash Whitaker is to receive a settlement worth £590,000 after he filed a discrimination lawsuit against his former high school. 21:02, UK, Thursday 11 January 2018. Ash Whitaker, right ...
Wis. School District to Pay Transgender Student $800KCampus Safety Magazine

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Dawn Butler says Labour should allow trans women on all-female shortlists

Topix TG News - Thu, 01/11/2018 - 20:46

Labour should be open to including trans women on all-female shortlists, according to the party's shadow equalities secretary. An LGBT+ advisory board is being set up, which will meet for the first time in February, to help shape the party's approach to gay and transgender issues, Dawn Butler said.

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