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Aiming for Miss Universe — and Universal Transgender Rights - The ... - New York Times

Google Transgender - Fri, 07/13/2018 - 17:30

New York Times

Aiming for Miss Universe — and Universal Transgender Rights - The ...
New York Times
After winning Spain's national beauty contest, Angela Ponce will become the first transgender woman to compete in the Miss Universe pageant.
Transgender Miss Universe contender speaks up for trans kidsNBCNews.com

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Assam to get its first transgender judge - Times of India

Google Transgender - Fri, 07/13/2018 - 17:27

Guwahati Plus

Assam to get its first transgender judge
Times of India
"The capacity and capability of transgenders must be recognised and they must be provided with ample oppourtunities to ensure that they can lead a dignified life. I hope that I am able to maintain the principle of natural justice as a judge as lok ...
Swati Bidhan Baruah: Assam's first transgender judge - Guwahati PlusGuwahati Plus

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An Ohio Judge Denied a Transgender Teen's Name Change and ... - Cleveland Scene

Google Transgender - Fri, 07/13/2018 - 16:41

Cleveland Scene

An Ohio Judge Denied a Transgender Teen's Name Change and ...
Cleveland Scene
When a 15-year-old transgender teen named Elliott went with his parents to obtain a legal name change in order to apply for colleges and receive...

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Why I had a hard time calling my transgender child 'they' - and why I'm doing it anyway

Topix TG News - Fri, 07/13/2018 - 15:40

Years ago when I was an overwhelmed and weepy new mother, a therapist informed me that parenthood is just one long series of losses. I walked out of her office never to return, but her words have stuck with me for 22 years as I've learned the tricky dance of motherhood.

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Transgender activist Akkai Padmashali calls Centre's stand on Section 377 shameful - Times of India

Google Transgender - Fri, 07/13/2018 - 15:23

Times of India

Transgender activist Akkai Padmashali calls Centre's stand on Section 377 shameful
Times of India
She was speaking at the release of, 'Domestic and Sexual Violence: Claiming Voice, Rights and Dignity-A Gender Non-Conforming, Transgender And Sexual Minorities Lens On Love, Life And Laws' organised by Ondede, and Swatantra (Bangalore) in ...

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Stabbing of transgender woman in Cleveland is fourth known violent attack on a transgender woman in 2018 - cleveland.com

Google Transgender - Fri, 07/13/2018 - 15:06

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Stabbing of transgender woman in Cleveland is fourth known violent attack on a transgender woman in 2018
cleveland.com
CLEVELAND, Ohio -- A man out of prison for less than a year for fatally shooting a man in 2003 is now accused of stabbing and wounding a transgender woman in the fourth known violent attack against a transgender person in Cleveland this year.

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Belarus Refuses Asylum For Uzbek Transgender Woman - RFE/RL - RadioFreeEurope/RadioLiberty

Google Transgender - Fri, 07/13/2018 - 14:49

RadioFreeEurope/RadioLiberty

Belarus Refuses Asylum For Uzbek Transgender Woman - RFE/RL
RadioFreeEurope/RadioLiberty
Belarusian authorities have refused asylum to a transgender woman from Uzbekistan who says she will face torture and abuse if she goes back.

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Transgender Miss Universe contender speaks up for trans kids - NBCNews.com

Google Transgender - Fri, 07/13/2018 - 13:58

NBCNews.com

Transgender Miss Universe contender speaks up for trans kids
NBCNews.com
MADRID — The first transgender woman to compete in the global Miss Universe pageant wants to make history as a role model for trans children around the ...

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Nicola Sturgeon to lead Glasgow Pride parade during Trump visit

Topix TG News - Fri, 07/13/2018 - 10:55

Nicola Sturgeon will lead thousands of marchers at Scotland's largest lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex pride event this weekend. The First Minister is not expected to meet US President Donald Trump on his visit to Scotland this weekend, and will instead lead the Pride Glasgow march through the city on Saturday.

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Ohio Judge Holds Transgender Teen's Identity 'Hostage' - Daily Beast

Google Transgender - Fri, 07/13/2018 - 09:17

Daily Beast

Ohio Judge Holds Transgender Teen's Identity 'Hostage'
Daily Beast
Elliott Whitaker thought that his legal name change would be a “formality.” The 15-year-old transgender boy and his parents had been told that, typically, a judge would just ask benign questions like “Do you like school?” or “What sports do you play ...

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Ty BurrWho gets to play transgender roles?

Topix TG News - Fri, 07/13/2018 - 06:19

What's more important: artistic license or accurate representation? Getting a movie made or getting it right? Having agency or just having a good agent? The dust-up over whether actress Scarlett Johansson should be playing a transgender man in the upcoming movie "Rub & Tug" opens, or, rather, re-opens, a cultural can of worms about how we tell our stories and who gets to tell them. The film, which has yet to start production, casts the cisgender Johansson as Dante "Tex" Gill, a colorful character in 1970s Pittsburgh who ran an illicit massage parlor empire while transitioning from female to male.

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These N.J. laws give transgender people more protection, rights | Editorial

Topix TG News - Fri, 07/13/2018 - 01:49

You probably don't spend a lot of time thinking about your birth certificate, the first legal recognition of you as an individual and the document you need when you're applying for a passport, a marriage license and often a job. Gov. Phil Murphy recently signed a package of bills creating a welcome layer of protection and rights for the estimated 30,100 transgender people living in New Jersey.

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Transgender Miss Universe contender speaks up for trans kids - Herald-Whig

Google Transgender - Fri, 07/13/2018 - 01:10

Herald-Whig

Transgender Miss Universe contender speaks up for trans kids
Herald-Whig
MADRID (AP) — The first transgender woman to compete in the global Miss Universe pageant wants to make history as a role model for trans children around the globe — no matter whether she wins or not the top beauty title. The 26-year-old Angela Ponce ...

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These NJ laws give transgender people more protection, rights | Editorial - NJ.com

Google Transgender - Thu, 07/12/2018 - 23:46

NJ.com

These NJ laws give transgender people more protection, rights | Editorial
NJ.com
Phil Murphy recently signed a package of bills creating a welcome layer of protection and rights for the estimated 30,100 transgender people living in New Jersey. One of the measures allows people who have undergone a change in gender to obtain ...

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Visiting Nurse Service of NY Creates Market Niche with Transgender Care - Home Health Care News

Google Transgender - Thu, 07/12/2018 - 22:41

Visiting Nurse Service of NY Creates Market Niche with Transgender Care
Home Health Care News
As the home health industry has grown and become more competitive, it's become increasingly important for providers to seek any means of differentiation. For the Visiting Nurse Service of New York (VNSNY), that's meant spearheading a rapidly growing ...

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Bill on transgender rights named after Edison activist

Topix TG News - Thu, 07/12/2018 - 21:07

Leslie Farber, an attorney in Montclair and B'nai Keshet member, recalled the expensive and arduous process one of her clients had to go through in order to change her gender designation on her birth certificate to reflect her new identity. Because that client's sexual reassignment surgery took place in Casablanca, Morocco, in 1968, medical records documenting the change were unavailable.

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Wanted transgender arrested - The Hindu

Google Transgender - Thu, 07/12/2018 - 20:16

The Hindu

Wanted transgender arrested
The Hindu
A transgender, wanted in four cases, including one in which he and his associates allegedly kidnapped and castrated the victim, was arrested on Tuesday, the police said on Thursday. The accused, identified as Bijalee (35), had been hiding and to evade ...
35-year-old transgender wanted in four cases arrested on Uttar Pradesh-Delhi border, say policeFirstpost

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A Transgender Teen Was Denied A Name Change & Now His Parents Are Fighting Back - Bustle

Google Transgender - Thu, 07/12/2018 - 19:41

Bustle

A Transgender Teen Was Denied A Name Change & Now His Parents Are Fighting Back
Bustle
Despite ample evidence showing that simply respecting transgender teenager's identities is, on top of being the right thing to do, the best way to support them, people in the community still face innumerable obstacles. An Ohio teenager's parents are ...

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BC-raised transgender actress makes history on 'General Hospital' - CANOE

Google Transgender - Thu, 07/12/2018 - 17:40

CANOE

BC-raised transgender actress makes history on 'General Hospital'
CANOE
After more than 14,000 episodes, long-running soap opera “General Hospital” is still breaking new ground with the recent debut of the show's first transgender character to be played by a transgender cast member. But with the progress that's being made ...

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In their own words – What transgender activists have in store for your children - Lifesite (blog)

Google Transgender - Thu, 07/12/2018 - 16:53

Lifesite (blog)

In their own words – What transgender activists have in store for your children
Lifesite (blog)
July 12, 2018 (LifeSiteNews) -- I'm often told, when I address the transgender ideology, that it is an exaggeration to claim that trans activists actually wish to impart their ideology to children. Surely, people say, all trans activists really want to ...

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