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Mercer County school district under fire for transgender restroom policy

Topix TG News - Tue, 05/22/2018 - 09:19

They signed a petition that said they're opposed to a recent policy that would allow students to use restrooms based on their gender identity, rather than their sex. "If you have ten kids that all want to use a different bathroom, eight of them may have good intentions, but it's going to be the two that don't have good intentions that come out of a stall, possibly show themselves to my daughter and cause a bigger problem," said parent John Fusco.

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Transgender activists with service dog say they were denied service at Nashville IHOP

Topix TG News - Tue, 05/22/2018 - 04:40

Attendees from Transgender Law Center's Southerners on New Ground conference in Nashville this weekend pose for a photo. Seven of the attendees were reportedly refused service at a Nashville IHOP.

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MCRC: Discrimination against gay, transgender people is prohibited under Elliott-Larson

Topix TG News - Tue, 05/22/2018 - 02:22

For the first time in Michigan, people can file a complaint if they are discriminated against for being gay or transgender. The state's Elliott-Larson Act prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex, among other categories.

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Transgender activists with service dog say they were denied service at Nashville IHOP - The Tennessean

Google Transgender - Tue, 05/22/2018 - 01:24

The Tennessean

Transgender activists with service dog say they were denied service at Nashville IHOP
The Tennessean
A transgender activist says he and a group of others were refused service Monday while visiting a Nashville IHOP restaurant where employees laughed at and whispered about them all the while. Emmett Schelling, executive director of the Transgender ...
Transgender activists say they were gawked at, denied service at ...Dallas News

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Transgender brain scans promised as study shows structural ... - Telegraph.co.uk

Google Transgender - Tue, 05/22/2018 - 01:00

Telegraph.co.uk

Transgender brain scans promised as study shows structural ...
Telegraph.co.uk
People questioning their gender identity could be offered brain scans to determine whether they are transgender, according to a new study.
An MRI brain scan can reveal if you are transgender, says study ...National Post

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Transgender man killed in northwest Atlanta - Georgia Voice

Google Transgender - Tue, 05/22/2018 - 00:53

Georgia Voice

Transgender man killed in northwest Atlanta
Georgia Voice
Nino Fortson, a 36-year-old transgender man, was killed on May 13. According to the Advocate, Fortson is the tenth known trans homicide victim of 2018, and the first transgender man. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reported that on the morning of the ...

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Judge hears transgender bathroom case - Great Falls Tribune - Great Falls Tribune

Google Transgender - Mon, 05/21/2018 - 22:53

Great Falls Tribune

Judge hears transgender bathroom case - Great Falls Tribune
Great Falls Tribune
Judge John Kutzman said Monday he wouldn't likely issue a ruling on the motion to dismiss this week, but asked attorneys to be ready to move swiftly.

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MCRC: Discrimination against gay, transgender people is prohibited under Elliott-Larson - Michigan Radio

Google Transgender - Mon, 05/21/2018 - 21:57

Michigan Radio

MCRC: Discrimination against gay, transgender people is prohibited under Elliott-Larson
Michigan Radio
For the first time in Michigan, people can file a complaint if they are discriminated against for being gay or transgender. The state's Elliott-Larson Act prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex, among other categories. Today the Michigan Civil ...

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Transgender activists say they were gawked at, denied service at Nashville IHOP - Dallas News

Google Transgender - Mon, 05/21/2018 - 21:56

Dallas News

Transgender activists say they were gawked at, denied service at Nashville IHOP
Dallas News
AUSTIN — A group of transgender activists says they were laughed at and denied service at an IHOP in downtown Nashville on Monday. The activists, in town for a meeting of Southern LGBTQ advocacy leaders, said a waitress initially refused to help them ...

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Downriver church creates transgender support group after conversion therapy scandal

Topix TG News - Mon, 05/21/2018 - 21:43

A Downriver church is holding support sessions for transgender youth after another church in the area made national headlines for planning a controversial workshop some likened to conversion therapy . The Stand With Trans Downriver Support Group held its first session last night at St. Stephen's Episcopal Church.

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Book about transgender child stirs up controversy in Oregon - KGW.com

Google Transgender - Mon, 05/21/2018 - 21:01

KGW.com

Book about transgender child stirs up controversy in Oregon
KGW.com
Two school districts in Oregon decided to opt out of the Battle of the Books competition this year because of the book, citing its transgender subject matter and single references to the phrases "dirty magazines" and "porn." There have been multiple ...

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Iran Offers Acceptance for Transgender People but Death to Gays - Advocate.com

Google Transgender - Mon, 05/21/2018 - 19:08

Advocate.com

Iran Offers Acceptance for Transgender People but Death to Gays
Advocate.com
Though the country has laws demanding the dignity of transgender people, a recent exposé says the Islamic Republic has not budged on LGB rights.

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Downriver church creates transgender support group after conversion therapy scandal - Detroit Metro Times

Google Transgender - Mon, 05/21/2018 - 18:37

Detroit Metro Times

Downriver church creates transgender support group after conversion therapy scandal
Detroit Metro Times
Seth, now 17, will be on hand at the transgender support sessions, Rogalski says. He'll be providing support to kids just beginning to question their gender identity, like a 12-year-old who Rogalski says attended last night. Rogalski says that for ...

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LGBT community cheers pope's 'God made you like this' remark Source: AP

Topix TG News - Mon, 05/21/2018 - 16:58

Pope Francis' reported comments to a gay man that "God made you like this" have been embraced by the LGBT community as another sign of Francis' desire to make gay people feel welcomed and loved in the Catholic Church. Juan Carlos Cruz, the main whistleblower in Chile's clerical sex abuse and cover-up scandal, said Monday he spoke to Francis about his homosexuality during their recent meetings at the Vatican.

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Calgary bike shop aims to make cycling more inclusive for all gender identities

Topix TG News - Mon, 05/21/2018 - 16:58

Mike Hooves was turning a wrench on a bike when a man came over, said "let me help you" and grabbed the tool. Hooves, who identifies as a non-binary femme, knew the man meant well, but it didn't feel good to be treated that way.

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Pakistan's transgender rights law - a 'battle half won' - Reuters

Google Transgender - Mon, 05/21/2018 - 16:28

Pakistan's transgender rights law - a 'battle half won'
Reuters
LAHORE (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Bindya Rana wipes away tears of joy as she recalls her long battle to have the rights of Pakistan's transgender community formally recognized in law. “I feel as if an orphan has finally now found shelter,” Rana, ...

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Belgian Transgender Ballet Drama Wins Big At Cannes Film Festival - HuffPost

Google Transgender - Mon, 05/21/2018 - 15:59

HuffPost

Belgian Transgender Ballet Drama Wins Big At Cannes Film Festival
HuffPost
CANNES, France (Reuters) - “Girl,” a film about a transgender teenage girl's quest to become a professional ballerina, won the Queer Palme award on Friday, selected as the best from a bumper field of movies with an LGBT theme playing at the Cannes Film ...

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Transgender people remain unable to change ID papers - Cyprus Mail

Google Transgender - Mon, 05/21/2018 - 13:58

Cyprus Mail

Transgender people remain unable to change ID papers
Cyprus Mail
Four applications from transgender people who want to change their identification papers because of a sex change have been pending before the interior ministry since last November as Cyprus lacks the necessary legislation to make that possible, MPs ...

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BC-AP News Digest 7 am

Topix TG News - Mon, 05/21/2018 - 11:59

Trump to attend swearing-in of CIA's first female director. SENT: 140 words, photo.

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