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Local organization helps bond out detained transgender immigrants - KFOX El Paso

Google Transgender - Wed, 11/14/2018 - 04:50

KFOX El Paso

Local organization helps bond out detained transgender immigrants
KFOX El Paso
A formerly detained immigrant transgender woman, Cristal, who only wanted to provide her first name said she was detained at the Cibola County Detention Center in New Mexico early this year. “They treat you like a man, we're not men, we're ...

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Local organization helps bond out detained transgender immigrants - KFOX El Paso

Google Transgender - Wed, 11/14/2018 - 04:50

KFOX El Paso

Local organization helps bond out detained transgender immigrants
KFOX El Paso
A formerly detained immigrant transgender woman, Cristal, who only wanted to provide her first name said she was detained at the Cibola County Detention Center in New Mexico early this year. “They treat you like a man, we're not men, we're ...

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Ashley Graham Introduces Transgender Man Who's 'Never Met' Another Trans Person to Laverne Cox - PEOPLE.com

Google Transgender - Wed, 11/14/2018 - 03:51

PEOPLE.com

Ashley Graham Introduces Transgender Man Who's 'Never Met' Another Trans Person to Laverne Cox
PEOPLE.com
Together, Graham and Cox surprise Rickey, a 25-year-old transgender man, with a special meeting. “I think you're so incredibly brave and you faced so many obstacles but I have a friend who has gone through something like you're going through that can ...

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Tealight vigil helps students mourn loss of transgender individuals - Iowa State Daily

Google Transgender - Wed, 11/14/2018 - 03:38

Iowa State Daily

Tealight vigil helps students mourn loss of transgender individuals
Iowa State Daily
Solemn students and community members came together to remember the loss of transgender individuals. Over 15 individuals from all ages, including high schoolers and elders, held a vigil in honor of Transgender Day of Remembrance which is Nov. 20.
Vigil for transgender community in Buffalo Grove ThursdayChicago Daily Herald
Vigil mourns transgender lives lostThe Underground

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Vancouver's transgender community celebrates week of awareness and advocacy

Topix TG News - Wed, 11/14/2018 - 03:19

November is Transgender Awareness Month and Monday marks the beginning of the week of awareness leading up to the Trans Day of Remembrance on the 20th. This week, the transgender community in Vancouver will be celebrating and memorializing victims of transphobic violence during the international week of awareness leading up to the Transgender Day of Remembrance Nov. 20. B.C. is ahead of the curve when it comes to transgender rights, and education on inclusion in schools is improving levels of acceptance, said Morgane Oger, the chair of the Trans Alliance Society.

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Events mark Transgender Awareness week - Denton Record Chronicle

Google Transgender - Tue, 11/13/2018 - 23:41

Events mark Transgender Awareness week
Denton Record Chronicle
Transgender Awareness week continues with events in Denton. Denton resident and transgender equality advocate Amber Briggle will host a transgender story time at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at North Branch Library, 3020 N. Locust St. People from Denton's ...

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Feds want to write transgender students out of Title IX, but colleges should tread carefully

Topix TG News - Tue, 11/13/2018 - 22:53

In October, a leaked memo revealed the Trump administration is crafting a narrow definition of gender under Title IX that would be determined by sex at birth and verified through a birth certificate or genetic testing - a move that would leave the some 1.4 million Americans who are transgender without key federal civil rights protections. Title IX, the federal anti-sex discrimination law colleges must follow if they receive federal funds, does not currently define sex.

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CCJ rules in favour of Guyanese transgender women - -says...

Topix TG News - Tue, 11/13/2018 - 22:53

The Caribbean Court of Justice this morning allowed an appeal by a group of Guyanese transgender women contending that the law prohibiting cross-dressing is among other things unconstitutionally vague and contravenes their right to freedom of expression. To this end, the court has ruled that Section 153 of the Summary Jurisdiction Act complained of by the appellants be struck from the laws of Guyana.

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18 Transgender Models to Cast in Your Next Lingerie Show - Papermag

Google Transgender - Tue, 11/13/2018 - 22:34

Papermag

18 Transgender Models to Cast in Your Next Lingerie Show
Papermag
In response to remarks made by Victoria's Secret chief marketing officer Ed Razek that the lingerie brand wouldn't cast transgender models because they don't sell the "fantasy" of skinny, white cis womanhood the company promotes, queer cultural ...

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Vancouver's transgender community celebrates week of awareness and advocacy - CBC.ca

Google Transgender - Tue, 11/13/2018 - 20:55

CBC.ca

Vancouver's transgender community celebrates week of awareness and advocacy
CBC.ca
She said while B.C. continues to progress in human rights for transgender, non-binary and other LGBT people, this week is about recognizing instances where the community's rights are regressing. "We're very mindful here about what's happening in the U ...

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Most Docs Willing to Give Transgender Care – Just Unsure How - MedPage Today

Google Transgender - Tue, 11/13/2018 - 19:30

MedPage Today

Most Docs Willing to Give Transgender Care – Just Unsure How
MedPage Today
Willingness of clinicians to routinely care for transgender patients is still lacking, according to researchers. In a survey of 163 family medicine physicians and general internists working in the Midwest, most stated that they would be willingly to ...

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A Perilous Moment for Transgender People in the United States - Open Society Foundations

Google Transgender - Tue, 11/13/2018 - 18:55

Open Society Foundations

A Perilous Moment for Transgender People in the United States
Open Society Foundations
The Trump Administration's latest assault on the rights of transgender people surfaced on October 21 in a draft memo leaked from the Department of Health and Human Services. The document details an effort to legally define gender as something ...
Nearly 180 Companies Oppose Alarming Effort to Erase Transgender People From Legal ProtectionsHuman Rights Campaign (blog)
The ManeaterThe Maneater

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Brianna Titone Just Made Transgender History in Colorado

Topix TG News - Tue, 11/13/2018 - 18:37

Brianna Titone is set to become the first openly transgender member of the Colorado State House-and one of only a handful of transgender state legislators nationwide. Brianna Titone was expecting her Colorado State House election to be close-but not this close.

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Nearly 180 Companies Oppose Alarming Effort to Erase Transgender People From Legal Protections - Human Rights Campaign (blog)

Google Transgender - Tue, 11/13/2018 - 18:18

Fortune

Nearly 180 Companies Oppose Alarming Effort to Erase Transgender People From Legal Protections
Human Rights Campaign (blog)
Responding to a rising tide of legislative and administrative attempts to further marginalize transgender, gender non-conforming and intersex people – detailed in a recent report by the New York Times on administrative efforts to erase transgender ...
176 Companies Sign on to Statement Opposing Trump's Efforts to Limit Transgender RightsFortune
Transgender Day of Remembrance rally honors LGBTQ lives lost to violenceKansas State Collegian
Local events mark Transgender Awareness WeekDenton Record Chronicle
Open Society Foundations -Metro Weekly -Advocate.com
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Talking transgender issues with Nelson advocate - Trail Times

Google Transgender - Tue, 11/13/2018 - 18:06

Trail Times

Talking transgender issues with Nelson advocate
Trail Times
One of those workshops, called Trans 101, was held Tuesday at Community Futures, where Leraar spoke to a group of 20 people about experiences and challenges faced by transgender people. Participants included a couple interested in learning about ...

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Judge: IDOC staff must be trained on transgender issues - Bloomington Pantagraph

Google Transgender - Tue, 11/13/2018 - 17:56

Bloomington Pantagraph

Judge: IDOC staff must be trained on transgender issues
Bloomington Pantagraph
Housing assignments and the unique needs of transgender inmates are carefully considered, added Hess. Mental health experts for IDOC receive specialized training on transgender issues and "the development of training for all IDOC staff is underway ...

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Transgender inmate claims abuse, wants transfer to women's prison in Lincoln - Bloomington Pantagraph

Google Transgender - Tue, 11/13/2018 - 17:56

Bloomington Pantagraph

Transgender inmate claims abuse, wants transfer to women's prison in Lincoln
Bloomington Pantagraph
Housing assignments and the unique needs of transgender inmates are carefully considered, added Hess. Mental health experts for IDOC receive specialized training on transgender issues and "the development of training for all IDOC staff is underway ...

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Victoria's Secret exec apologizes for anti-transgender model comments

Topix TG News - Tue, 11/13/2018 - 14:21

L Brands, Victoria's Secret's parent company, Chief Marketing Officer Ed Razek issued an apology after saying he didn't think the Victoria's Secret Fashion Show should cast transgender models. In an interview with Vogue , Razek refers to transgender people as "transsexuals" and says transgender models shouldn't be cast because "the show is a fantasy."

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Trump's transgender memo could damage trans mental health, experts say - Scienceline

Google Transgender - Tue, 11/13/2018 - 14:00

Scienceline

Trump's transgender memo could damage trans mental health, experts say
Scienceline
On October 21, the New York Times revealed a federal memo that could roll back Obama-era protections for the 1.4 million transgender people living in the U.S. While trans people have responded with outrage and the promise that they're not going ...

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Tell us: What is GP care like for transgender people? - The Guardian

Google Transgender - Tue, 11/13/2018 - 10:59

The Guardian

Tell us: What is GP care like for transgender people?
The Guardian
But a number of reports have suggested that for transgender individuals this can sometimes be a difficult experience. For some it is because of concerns they have about discussing their trans-health needs, for others it is facing insensitivity by ...

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