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AFL cannot play equality card when denying transgender footballer Hannah Mouncey - The Guardian

Google Transgender - Tue, 10/17/2017 - 07:20

The Guardian

AFL cannot play equality card when denying transgender footballer Hannah Mouncey
The Guardian
This follows International Olympic Committee guidelines – which the AFL has adopted – which allow transgender athletes to participate in their chosen sports without undergoing sex reassignment surgery. Those same guidelines do outline that in order to ...
Players Association and coach hit out at AFL's transgender decisionSporting News
AFLW's decision on transgender footballer Hannah Mouncey for 2018 draft full of contradictionsABC Online
Justin Quill: Transgender players like Hannah Mouncey will have a future in the AFLWHerald Sun
The Age -BBC News -AFL.com.au
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Transgender footballer Hannah Mouncey ruled ineligible for 2018 AFLW draft - ABC Online

Google Transgender - Tue, 10/17/2017 - 05:52

ABC Online

Transgender footballer Hannah Mouncey ruled ineligible for 2018 AFLW draft
ABC Online
"The subcommittee carefully considered all of the information provided by Hannah, as well as the available data on transgender strength, stamina, physique along with the specific nature of the AFLW competition," the AFL said in a statement. "A ...
Hannah Mouncey knocked back from playing AFLWNEWS.com.au
Transgender footballer Hannah Mouncey has bid to enter AFLW draft rejectedThe Age
AFL blocks transgender footballer from AFLWAFL.com.au (blog)
Fox Sports -The Canberra Times -SBS
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Jeff Sessions Sends DOJ Hate Crimes Lawyer to Iowa to Prosecute Man Who Murdered Transgender Student

Topix TG News - Tue, 10/17/2017 - 05:23

Attorney General Jeff Sessions personally ordered a DOJ hate crimes lawyer to Iowa to prosecute a case against a man who murdered a transgender high school student last year, the New York Times reports : The Justice Department rarely assigns its lawyers to serve as local prosecutors, and only in cases in which they can provide expertise in areas that the federal government views as significant. By doing so in this instance, Mr. Sessions put the weight of the government behind a small-city murder case with overtones of gender identity and sexuality.

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Exeter School Board explores adopting transgender policy - Reading Eagle

Google Transgender - Tue, 10/17/2017 - 04:09

Reading Eagle

Exeter School Board explores adopting transgender policy
Reading Eagle
"It is important to understand the legal and historical precedent, and also the student experience, what it is like to be a transgender student in the school," said Dr. David R. Hemberger, school board president and a member of the policy committee ...

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ACA Transgender Accommodation Mandate?

Topix TG News - Tue, 10/17/2017 - 00:48

Readers will recall our surprise that so much of the rule-making under ACA 1557 addressed transgender issues. We now have decisions from two federal district courts taking polar opposite positions on whether 1557 prohibits such discrimination.

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CT Transgender Activist To Be On 'Jeopardy!' - Hartford Courant

Google Transgender - Mon, 10/16/2017 - 21:45

Hartford Courant

CT Transgender Activist To Be On 'Jeopardy!'
Hartford Courant
Fran Fried, a well-known member of the Connecticut transgender and journalism communities, will compete as a contestant on the TV game show "Jeopardy!" on Tuesday, Oct. 17. Fried announced the news on her Facebook page and it was quickly shared ...

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Sessions sending lawyer to prosecute transgender murder case

Topix TG News - Mon, 10/16/2017 - 21:07

The Justice Department is sending a federal hate crimes lawyer to Iowa to help prosecute a man charged with fatally shooting a transgender teenager last year. LGBT advocates have long been skeptical of Attorney General Jeff Sessions's pledge to prosecute acts of violence against transgender people.

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15 attorneys general oppose Trump transgender military ban

Topix TG News - Mon, 10/16/2017 - 21:07

Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey is leading a group of 15 Democratic attorneys general in opposing President Donald Trump's administration's plan to bar transgender individuals from openly serving in the military. The group filed a brief Monday in U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia arguing that banning transgender individuals from the military is unconstitutional and against the interest of national defense and that it harms the transgender community.

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15 Attorneys General Oppose Trump Transgender Military Ban

Topix TG News - Mon, 10/16/2017 - 21:07

Massachusetts' Attorney General Maura Healey is leading a group of 15 Democratic attorneys general in opposing President Donald Trump's administration's plan to bar transgender individuals from openly serving in the military. The group filed a brief Monday in U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia arguing that banning transgender individuals from the military is unconstitutional and against the interest of national defense and that it harms the transgender community.

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CSA Announces Open Casting Call For Transgender Actors - Deadline

Google Transgender - Mon, 10/16/2017 - 20:32

CSA Announces Open Casting Call For Transgender Actors
Deadline
The Casting Society of America has announced that they will be hosting an international open call for transgender actors as part of their initiative for more transgender inclusion in TV and film. The Hollywood landscape is shifting and therefore ...

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Transgender 'Barbie' blows $1M on plastic surgery | New York Post - New York Post

Google Transgender - Mon, 10/16/2017 - 19:15

New York Post

Transgender 'Barbie' blows $1M on plastic surgery | New York Post
New York Post
A million dollar makeover turned an outcast into a showstopping Barbie doll. Nikki Exotika, a 35-year-old transgender woman from Hoboken, New Jersey, has ...
Transgender Woman Spends $1 Million To Look Like A Barbie Doll ...LADbible

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15 attorneys general oppose Trump transgender military ban - Fox News

Google Transgender - Mon, 10/16/2017 - 19:00

Bloomberg

15 attorneys general oppose Trump transgender military ban
Fox News
The group filed a brief Monday in U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia arguing that banning transgender individuals from the military is unconstitutional and against the interest of national defense and that it harms the transgender community.
14 States Slam Trump's Transgender-Soldier Ban in CourtBloomberg
Connecticut Joins Legal Battle Over Trump's Ban On Transgender TroopsHartford Courant
MD Atty general opposes transgender military ban in court filingFox Baltimore
Gloucester Daily Times -Big Island Video News
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15 attorneys general oppose Trump transgender military ban - ABC News

Google Transgender - Mon, 10/16/2017 - 18:46

MassLive.com

15 attorneys general oppose Trump transgender military ban
ABC News
The group filed a brief Monday in U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia arguing that banning transgender individuals from the military is unconstitutional and against the interest of national defense and that it harms the transgender community.
Massachusetts AG Maura Healey files court brief opposing President Donald Trump's transgender military banMassLive.com
14 States Slam Trump's Transgender-Soldier Ban in Court ...Bloomberg
Hawaii Joins States Opposing Transgender Military BanBig Island Video News
Gloucester Daily Times -Fox Baltimore
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14 States Slam Trump's Transgender-Soldier Ban in Court - Bloomberg

Google Transgender - Mon, 10/16/2017 - 17:41

Bloomberg

14 States Slam Trump's Transgender-Soldier Ban in Court
Bloomberg
More than a dozen U.S. states joined forces in court to slam a proposed ban on transgender Americans serving in the armed forces, saying the Trump administration is peddling discredited myths to justify an “irrational" return to military discrimination.

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I'm a Transgender Boy and I'm Suing My Health Insurer to Cover the ... - ACLU (blog)

Google Transgender - Mon, 10/16/2017 - 16:31

ACLU (blog)

I'm a Transgender Boy and I'm Suing My Health Insurer to Cover the ...
ACLU (blog)
My name is Pax Enstad, and I'm a high school junior, a son, a brother and a friend. I'm also a transgender boy. When I tell people this, it seems like everyone ...

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Meet the woman who became the first transgender judge in India - Metro

Google Transgender - Mon, 10/16/2017 - 14:55

Metro

Meet the woman who became the first transgender judge in India
Metro
A woman who became India's first transgender judge in July says she continues to fight for justice and respect. Joyita Mondal was appointed as a Lok Adalat judge in north Bengal three months ago in a historic appointment that she hopes will pave the ...
Respect has gone up: How life changed for India's first transgender judgeHindustan Times

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Transgender Georgians are being left to die - The Week Magazine

Google Transgender - Mon, 10/16/2017 - 14:13

The Week Magazine

Transgender Georgians are being left to die
The Week Magazine
Velistsikhe is a small, quiet village about two hours from Tbilisi, the capital of Georgia. It is plain and remote, and in colder months, when snow and rain sweep south from the Dagestani border, cars are often stranded in its boggy, barely paved roads.

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Respect has gone up: How life changed for India's first transgender judge - Hindustan Times

Google Transgender - Mon, 10/16/2017 - 12:35

Hindustan Times

Respect has gone up: How life changed for India's first transgender judge
Hindustan Times
Mondal was one of a string of transgender persons who have risen to positions of prominence in the government and private sectors in recent years, fighting against widespread social bias and discrimination in education and employment. The change picked ...
Meet the first transgender judge in India: Joyita MondalNewsBytes

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Chhattisgarh hospital makes special arrangements for transgender people - YourStory.com

Google Transgender - Mon, 10/16/2017 - 09:40

YourStory.com

Chhattisgarh hospital makes special arrangements for transgender people
YourStory.com
Sensitivity towards transgender people has increased over the past few years. An example of this has been observed at Raipur's Dr Bhim Rao Ambedkar Memorial Hospital, where the transgender community not only has its own OPD but also the benefit of ...

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Anti-transgender protections initiative set to appear on 2018 ballot - Daily Free Press

Google Transgender - Mon, 10/16/2017 - 02:13

Daily Free Press

Anti-transgender protections initiative set to appear on 2018 ballot
Daily Free Press
Massachusetts voters in 2018 will determine the fate of a law established in 2016 that protects transgender individuals from discrimination in public accommodations. Keep MA Safe, an organization in opposition to the law, collected 34,231 state ...

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