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Bills are all but dead, but transgender bathroom fight lives on - MyStatesman.com

Google Transgender - Mon, 08/14/2017 - 23:27

MyStatesman.com

Bills are all but dead, but transgender bathroom fight lives on
MyStatesman.com
Bills to limit transgender-friendly bathrooms are on the brink of death, if not dead already, but that didn't stop opposing sides from traveling to the Capitol on Monday to take a final stab at the special legislative session's most contentious issue ...

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For transgender women, an extra dose of fear

Topix TG News - Mon, 08/14/2017 - 21:46

Abbie Paige, a transgender woman who has undergone several procedures to live as a female, with her plastic surgeon, Dr. Rian Maercks, in Miami last month. Many transgender people say they feel increasingly unsafe, and that "passing" is necessary for survival.

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Transgender students seek equality on the Suncoast - WWSB ABC 7

Google Transgender - Mon, 08/14/2017 - 21:32

WWSB ABC 7

Transgender students seek equality on the Suncoast
WWSB ABC 7
However, transgender females are not allowed to use the women's restroom and transgender males are not allowed to use the men's room. That's a matter of law according to the attorney. "Under federal law, current federal law, the answer would be no.

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Researcher advises tracking transgender homicides - Medical Xpress

Google Transgender - Mon, 08/14/2017 - 19:15

Researcher advises tracking transgender homicides
Medical Xpress
More research should be pursued about violence against transgender individuals, especially among young and Black or Latina transfeminine women, according to a recent study completed by Dr. Alexis Dinno, Sc.D., M.P.H., M.E.M., professor and researcher ...

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Bills all but dead, but transgender bathroom fight continues - Austin American-Statesman

Google Transgender - Mon, 08/14/2017 - 18:27

Bills all but dead, but transgender bathroom fight continues
Austin American-Statesman
State Rep. Ron Simmons, author of two bills limiting trasngender bathroom access, speaks at a Capitol news conference Monday. NICK WAGNER/AMERICAN-STATESMAN. Bills to limit transgender-friendly bathrooms are on the brink of death, if not dead ...

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Laverne Cox Speaks Out for Transgender Rights at Beautycon - Hollywood Reporter

Google Transgender - Mon, 08/14/2017 - 17:55

Hollywood Reporter

Laverne Cox Speaks Out for Transgender Rights at Beautycon
Hollywood Reporter
"We're in survival mode now, because so many basic rights we've fought for for a really long time are being threatened," said Cox. The Beautycon Festival message, "We Welcome All Races, All Genders, All Countries Of Origin, All Sexual Orientations, ...
Laverne Cox narrates illustrated video on history of transgender rightsLos Angeles Blade
Laverne Cox Speaks Out At Beautycon 2017 About Transgender RightsThe Inquisitr

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Santa Clara County hiring transgender services manager

Topix TG News - Mon, 08/14/2017 - 17:18

Santa Clara County Supervisor Ken Yeager, left, spearheaded the creation of a transgender program manager position. Here, he is joined by Gabrielle Antolovich, of the Billy DeFrank LGBTQ Community Center, at a LGBTQ Pride Month flag raising ceremony on June 22 in Santa Clara.

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Spain breaks up prostitution ring exploiting Venezuelan transsexuals

Topix TG News - Mon, 08/14/2017 - 17:18

MADRID: Spanish police have dismantled a prostitution network that exploited transsexuals recruited in fake "Miss Trans" competitions in Venezuela that promised winners the opportunity of a new life in Spain. Police said on Monday they had freed over 20 victims forced to live in "inhumane conditions" in overcrowded apartments in Barcelona and Palma de Mallorca where they had to pay off debts through prostitution and drug dealing.

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Texas 'bathroom' bills stalled in special legislative session

Topix TG News - Mon, 08/14/2017 - 15:01

Texas measures to restrict access for transgender people to bathrooms in schools and public buildings appear doomed this week after hundreds of businesses stood in opposition and moderate Republican powerbrokers blocked the bills. The so-called bathroom bills have caused rifts among Republicans who control the state's legislature, leaving no likely path to passage before a 30-day special session wraps on Wednesday, analysts and lawmakers said.

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Pakistan May Soon Put The US To Shame On Transgender Rights - HuffPost

Google Transgender - Mon, 08/14/2017 - 15:01

HuffPost

Pakistan May Soon Put The US To Shame On Transgender Rights
HuffPost
One seeks amendments to the Pakistan Penal Code to specifically protect transgender individuals from sexual harassment and other offenses; the other, the Transgender Persons (Protection of Rights) Bill, covers a variety of issues, including the right ...

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Santa Clara County hiring transgender services manager - The Mercury News

Google Transgender - Mon, 08/14/2017 - 15:00

The Mercury News

Santa Clara County hiring transgender services manager
The Mercury News
Santa Clara County Supervisor Ken Yeager, left, spearheaded the creation of a transgender program manager position. Here, he is joined by Gabrielle Antolovich, of the Billy DeFrank LGBTQ Community Center, at a LGBTQ Pride Month flag raising ceremony ...

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Trump calls transgender ban a 'great favor' for the military - Lifesite

Google Transgender - Mon, 08/14/2017 - 14:26

Lifesite

Trump calls transgender ban a 'great favor' for the military
Lifesite
WASHINGTON, D.C., August 14, 2017 (LifeSiteNews) — Keeping transgenders out of combat may be politically incorrect, but President Trump believes it's so common sense that he's “doing a lot of people a favor” by “coming out and saying it.” As with ...
Trump's transgender ban the right callLancasterOnline
It will cost the US military 114 times more to ban transgender soldiers than to keep themPinkNews
Naked Bigotry: How Trump's Transgender Military “Phase Out” Harms Us?
Gay Times Magazine
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Raising Marilyn: A family's journey to support their transgender daughter - Post-Bulletin

Google Transgender - Mon, 08/14/2017 - 13:31

Post-Bulletin

Raising Marilyn: A family's journey to support their transgender daughter
Post-Bulletin
Andrew Morrison, left, Marilyn, 9, Chelsa, and Miles, 10, lounge on the couch on June 11, 2017, in their Grapevine, Texas, home. Marilyn, who is transgender, left her Grapevine school due to a hostile environment. (Ryan Michalesko/Dallas Morning ...

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Coked-up bodybuilder strangled transgender pal then set timer for her to escape

Topix TG News - Mon, 08/14/2017 - 12:47

Bodybuilder David Sharples knocked out transgender woman Tamzin Yates, strangled her while laughing and set a timer to give her time to escape before assaulting her again. The 30-year-old had been drinking and taking cocaine with Miss Yates in his Manchester flat, when he got a phone call from someone who owed him money, and he took his anger out on her.

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The Uruguayan government is drafting a law to pay reparations to ... - Marketplace.org

Google Transgender - Mon, 08/14/2017 - 12:15

Marketplace.org

The Uruguayan government is drafting a law to pay reparations to ...
Marketplace.org
Marketplace® is your liaison between economics and life. Noted for timely, relevant and accessible coverage of business news across both audio and digital ...

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12 Transgender Women from Central America and Mexico Seek Asylum in US - Arizona Public Media

Google Transgender - Mon, 08/14/2017 - 12:04

Arizona Public Media

12 Transgender Women from Central America and Mexico Seek Asylum in US
Arizona Public Media
Twelve transgender individuals from Central America and Mexico who asked for asylum last week in Nogales are now in the U.S. immigration system. They were accompanied by five gay males, also seeking asylum in the U.S.. At first they only had each other ...

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How can you tell if your child is transgender? - Lincoln Journal Star

Google Transgender - Mon, 08/14/2017 - 12:02

Lincoln Journal Star

How can you tell if your child is transgender?
Lincoln Journal Star
In this Tuesday, July 11, 2017 photo, a camper walks past a sign for an all gender bathroom at the Bay Area Rainbow Day Camp in El Cerrito, Calif. The camp caters to transgender and "gender fluid" children, aged 4-12, making it one of the only camps of ...
Kids Can Know They're Transgender at 2, Univ. of Calif. Mental Health Director ClaimsCNSNews.com (blog)

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How Lena Dunham's Transgender Dogma Turns Straight People Gay - The Federalist

Google Transgender - Mon, 08/14/2017 - 11:32

The Federalist

How Lena Dunham's Transgender Dogma Turns Straight People Gay
The Federalist
Much ink has been spilt over Lena Dunham's recent crusade against two American Airlines workers she overheard discussing transgenderism. Some say Dunham's alacrity to eavesdrop on her fellow man and turn him into the authorities (even ...

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Kendra Tonan-Lizzarago: Showing world what being transgender means - Arizona Capitol Times

Google Transgender - Mon, 08/14/2017 - 11:10

Arizona Capitol Times

Kendra Tonan-Lizzarago: Showing world what being transgender means
Arizona Capitol Times
Kendra Tonan-Lizzarago, president of Trans Spectrum of Arizona, has been working to educate Arizonans on what being transgender means and show them how they can protect trans people. Complete access to news articles on azcapitoltimes.com is ...

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Transgender TV star Lauren Harries launches her own 24 hour live reality show on YouTube

Topix TG News - Mon, 08/14/2017 - 10:34

Transgender TV star Lauren Harries has today launched her own 24 hour live reality show on YouTube - starring her family. You can watch Lauren, her mum and dad, and her brother Adam on the world's biggest video sharing platform as they go about their daily lives at their home in Cardiff.

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