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Prince George's Co, DC cops investigated for alleged sex scandal involving transgender prostitute - FOX 5 DC

Google Transgender - Thu, 11/15/2018 - 03:15

FOX 5 DC

Prince George's Co, DC cops investigated for alleged sex scandal involving transgender prostitute
FOX 5 DC
WASHINGTON - At least two police officers – one from Prince George's County and one from DC - are under investigation for allegations involving sex with a transgender prostitute. A transgender prostitute who spoke with FOX 5 said that the officers are ...

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Transgender Day of Remembrance

Topix TG News - Thu, 11/15/2018 - 02:16

Silvia Salcedo and Gloria Gutierrez, of the Native Indigenous People's Initiative, bless the Oak Room at the San Mateo Library during the Transgender Day of Remembrance Tuesday night. The San Mateo County Board of Supervisors adopted a pair of resolutions in support of transgender and gender non-conforming people on Tuesday.

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University of Utah Medical Clinic Offers Transgender Services to Teenagers

Topix TG News - Thu, 11/15/2018 - 00:14

University of Utah, a publicly-funded university, offers young transgender teenagers treatment such as puberty blockers and other transgender health options. The university's Adolescent Gender Management & Support Clinic offers medical services for transgender, "non-binary," "inter-sex" and "non-conforming youth."

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Laverne Cox Surprises Transgender Man Who's Never Met Another Openly Trans Person - HuffPost

Google Transgender - Wed, 11/14/2018 - 22:15

HuffPost

Laverne Cox Surprises Transgender Man Who's Never Met Another Openly Trans Person
HuffPost
Laverne Cox marked Transgender Awareness Week by giving a young trans man the surprise of his life. In a Tuesday appearance on “Fearless,” Cox speaks with Rickey, a 25-year-old transgender man from Kansas City, Missouri. The moment is especially ...
Laverne Cox surprises transgender man who has never met another trans personYahoo Entertainment
Laverne Cox Surprises Transgender Man Who'd Never Met Another Trans PersonBlavity
'Fearless': Laverne Cox Surprises Transgender Man Who's Never Met Another Trans PersonYouTube

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Why Trans Awareness Week Matters To This Filipina-American Model - Refinery29

Google Transgender - Wed, 11/14/2018 - 22:05

Refinery29

Why Trans Awareness Week Matters To This Filipina-American Model
Refinery29
There are many transgender models working in fashion today who straddle several worlds: trans models who are also activists, non-binary models who are on the men's and women's boards of their agencies, and those who are actors, too. But Geena Rocero ...

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Professor sues over transgender rebuke - WWLP.com

Google Transgender - Wed, 11/14/2018 - 21:13

WWLP.com

Professor sues over transgender rebuke
WWLP.com
(WSAZ/NBC News) - A Shawnee State University professor is suing officials at the small public university in Ohio after receiving a written warning for violating its nondiscrimination policy by not addressing a transgender student using the gender terms ...

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Myth #1: Transgender people are confused or tricking others - Vox

Google Transgender - Wed, 11/14/2018 - 21:08

Vox

Myth #1: Transgender people are confused or tricking others
Vox
The most pervasive myth about transgender people — and the one myth that underpins much of the discrimination they face — is that they're somehow confused or actively misleading others by identifying with a gender different from the one assigned to ...
A Perilous Moment for Transgender People in the United StatesOpen Society Foundations
Four Reasons Election Day was Historic for Transgender RightsHuman Rights Campaign (blog)
176 Companies Sign on to Statement Opposing Trump's Efforts to Limit Transgender RightsFortune
Iowa State Daily -Advocate.com -PinkNews -New York Times
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Historic Win for Massachusetts Transgender Protections Law Creates Pathway for Similar Fights Elsewhere - JURIST

Google Transgender - Wed, 11/14/2018 - 20:22

JURIST

Historic Win for Massachusetts Transgender Protections Law Creates Pathway for Similar Fights Elsewhere
JURIST
This past Election Day, voters in Massachusetts made history by winning a popular vote on transgender rights at the statewide ballot box for the first time. At a time when so many transgender people are being attacked by the Trump administration and ...

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Transgender people: 10 common myths - Vox

Google Transgender - Wed, 11/14/2018 - 20:00

Vox

Transgender people: 10 common myths
Vox
Transgender people, who identify with a gender different from the one assigned to them at birth, have become increasingly visible and accepted in American society, from TV shows like Orange is the New Black and Transparent to Caitlyn Jenner's ...

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Ex-inmate with HIV gets $150K for getting harsher punishment from prison

Topix TG News - Wed, 11/14/2018 - 19:59

A former inmate with HIV will receive $150,000 after he was given a harsher penalty for alleged sexual activity than a non-infected partner. John Dorn, 47, said he spent 11 months in administrative segregation, was given a higher security classification then sent to a prison in the Upper Peninsula.

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Berkeley student senator under fire for refusing to endorse transgender ideology - Lifesite

Google Transgender - Wed, 11/14/2018 - 17:21

Lifesite

Berkeley student senator under fire for refusing to endorse transgender ideology
Lifesite
The policy change would merely reflect scientific fact, but the resolution claimed it would “rob transgender, non-binary, and otherwise gender non-conforming students of their right to seek legal recourse for discrimination on the basis of their gender ...

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Recommendations to reduce recidivism in transgender women

Topix TG News - Wed, 11/14/2018 - 15:53

Previously incarcerated transgender women can find themselves caught in a cycle that leads to repeat jail time. A new analysis of Allegheny County by University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health researchers identifies potential solutions that could lead to transgender women being more successfully reintegrated into society.

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Transgender Tennesseans are fighting against discrimination and for their lives and dignity | Opinion - The Tennessean

Google Transgender - Wed, 11/14/2018 - 15:04

The Tennessean

Transgender Tennesseans are fighting against discrimination and for their lives and dignity | Opinion
The Tennessean
Furthermore, 80 percent of young transgender Tennesseans have reported being bullied, harassed, or even assaulted in schools. This leads to 40 percent of all trans persons attempting suicide at some point in their lives. Among transgender Tennesseans ...
Transgender Day of RemembranceSan Mateo Daily Journal

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Four Reasons Election Day was Historic for Transgender Rights - Human Rights Campaign (blog)

Google Transgender - Wed, 11/14/2018 - 14:39

Human Rights Campaign (blog)

Four Reasons Election Day was Historic for Transgender Rights
Human Rights Campaign (blog)
Last week's election saw historic levels of support for transgender people across the country. In honor of Trans Awareness Week, here are the top four reasons Election Day 2018 was a win for the transgender community. 1. Historic Victories for ...
176 Companies Sign on to Statement Opposing Trump's Efforts to Limit Transgender RightsFortune
Petersen: Transgender People Cannot Be ErasedDaily Utah Chronicle
Tealight vigil helps students mourn loss of transgender individualsIowa State Daily
Advocate.com -Kansas State Collegian -Open Society Foundations -New York Times
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Oregon hospital removes gender identification from bracelets

Topix TG News - Wed, 11/14/2018 - 11:48

A hospital in central Oregon has made a small change that represented a huge difference for its transgender patients: It removed the gender designation from patient identification bracelets. The Bulletin newspaper in Bend reports the St. Charles Health System adopted the change last month.

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Recommendations to reduce recidivism in transgender women - Medical Xpress

Google Transgender - Wed, 11/14/2018 - 08:14

Recommendations to reduce recidivism in transgender women
Medical Xpress
Previously incarcerated transgender women can find themselves caught in a cycle that leads to repeat jail time. A new analysis of Allegheny County by University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health researchers identifies potential solutions ...

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Transgender Day of Remembrance vigil held in Carbondale

Topix TG News - Wed, 11/14/2018 - 07:31

The Saluki Rainbow Network, a student organization focused on building an LGBTQ friendly community on campus at SIU, held a Vigil in honor of Transgender Day of Remembrance which happens on November 20. During the vigil they read off 320 names of transgendered individuals who have lost their lives due to anti-transgender violence this year alone. Codi Cornett who identifies as transfeminine is the Treasurer of the Saluki Rainbow Network says that the acts of violence could not only stem from transphobia but also from acts of racism and misogyny, as many on the list are transgendered women of color.

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Art gallery gives exposure to transgender, non-binary lives of the past and present - Kansas State Collegian

Google Transgender - Wed, 11/14/2018 - 07:30

Kansas State Collegian

Art gallery gives exposure to transgender, non-binary lives of the past and present
Kansas State Collegian
From Nov. 7-16, the William T. Kemper Art Gallery in the K-State Student Union is hosting an art gallery for Transgender Day of Remembrance, which is observed on Nov. 20. The gallery has art and images to both educate viewers and to give faces and ...

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Recommendations to reduce recidivism in transgender women - EurekAlert (press release)

Google Transgender - Wed, 11/14/2018 - 05:17

Recommendations to reduce recidivism in transgender women
EurekAlert (press release)
"I think we are having a moment right now where the needs of transgender people are more visible," said Stephanie Creasy, M.P.H., project coordinator in Pitt Public Health's Department of Behavioral and Community Health Sciences. "But visibility does ...

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