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In Mexico caravan, LGBTQ migrants stick together for safety Source: AP

Topix TG News - Tue, 11/13/2018 - 10:09

Dozens of transgender women and gay men in the caravan moving through Mexico with hopes of seeking asylum in the United States have banded together for protection - not from the uncertainty of a journey fraught with danger from the gangs who prey on migrants but from their fellow travelers. Fleeing violence and discrimination back home because of their gender identity or sexual orientation, these LGBTQ migrants have found the journey north to be just as threatening amid catcalls and even physical abuse.

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Protections For Transgender Kids Still Spotty Inside Schools - Honolulu Civil Beat

Google Transgender - Tue, 11/13/2018 - 10:04

Honolulu Civil Beat

Protections For Transgender Kids Still Spotty Inside Schools
Honolulu Civil Beat
A recent study on transgender youth released by the Hawaii Department of Health unearthed sobering statistics about the students in this community, including a higher prevalence of bullying, depression, dropping out of school and attempts at suicide ...

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Brianna Titone Just Made Transgender History in Colorado - Daily Beast

Google Transgender - Tue, 11/13/2018 - 09:47

Daily Beast

Brianna Titone Just Made Transgender History in Colorado
Daily Beast
After the election results are formalized by the Secretary of State later this week, Titone, formerly a geologist and software developer, will be set to become the first openly transgender member of the Colorado State House—and one of only a handful ...

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In Mexico caravan, LGBTQ migrants stick together for safety

Topix TG News - Tue, 11/13/2018 - 07:54

In this Nov. 2, 2018 photo, Honduran transgender Alexa Amaya, who part of a group of 50 or so LGBTQ migrants traveling with the migrant caravan hoping to reach the U.S. border, uses a compact to apply makeup while riding in the back of a flatbed truck to Sayula, Mexico. "I know it will be difficult to win asylum," said Alexa, a 24-year-old from Copan Honduras, "but we have to make the attempt."

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Police raid same-sex wedding in Tanzania, 10 arrests

Topix TG News - Tue, 11/13/2018 - 03:54

Ten men remain in custody after being arrested during a raid on a same-sex marriage on the island of Zanzibar in Tanzania. Police say they raided the gay wedding at Pongwe Beach on Zanzibar, after receiving a "tip-off" from members of the public.

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AP: No quick resolution expected in Anchorage transgender shelter case - KTUU.com

Google Transgender - Mon, 11/12/2018 - 23:57

KTUU.com

AP: No quick resolution expected in Anchorage transgender shelter case
KTUU.com
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Lawyers for a faith-based Anchorage women's shelter are not expecting a quick resolution to their lawsuit against the city over a requirement that it accept transgender women. Alliance Defending Freedom filed a scheduling ...

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Jersey City recognizes transgender community with awareness week - News 12 New Jersey

Google Transgender - Mon, 11/12/2018 - 23:53

News 12 New Jersey

Jersey City recognizes transgender community with awareness week
News 12 New Jersey
Jersey City officials are recognizing the city's transgender residents, with its first annual Transgender Awareness Week. Mayor Steve Fulop says the city will partner with the Hudson Pride Center to recognize the awareness week running from Nov. 12 to Nov.
Transgender Awareness Week highlights progress made, support neededN.C. State University Technician Online
Hoboken University Medical Center to Hold Transgender Flag Raising as part of Transgender Awareness WeekInsiderNJ

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Professor sues university for being 'punished' after calling female transgender student 'sir'

Topix TG News - Mon, 11/12/2018 - 23:45

A professor at a small public university in Ohio is suing officials at the school after he received a written rebuke for not addressing a transgender student using the preferred gender pronouns. Nicholas Meriwether, a philosophy professor at Shawnee State University, filed a lawsuit in U.S. District Court this month against university officials.

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Most, Not All, PCPs Willing to See Transgender Patients - Medscape

Google Transgender - Mon, 11/12/2018 - 22:04

Medscape

Most, Not All, PCPs Willing to See Transgender Patients
Medscape
Older age and lack of personal experience with transgender individuals may correlate inversely with a clinician's willingness to care for transgender patients, results of a new survey suggest. Most of the physicians surveyed said they would provide ...
Primary Care Clinicians' Willingness to Care for Transgender PatientsAnnals of Family Medicine

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No quick resolution expected in transgender shelter case

Topix TG News - Mon, 11/12/2018 - 21:46

Lawyers for a faith-based Anchorage women's shelter are not expecting a quick resolution to their lawsuit against the city over a requirement that it accept transgender women.

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No quick resolution expected in transgender shelter case - The Seattle Times

Google Transgender - Mon, 11/12/2018 - 18:47

No quick resolution expected in transgender shelter case
The Seattle Times
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Lawyers for a faith-based Anchorage women's shelter are not expecting a quick resolution to their lawsuit against the city over a requirement that it accept transgender women. Alliance Defending Freedom filed a scheduling ...

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Corporations Warn Trump Not to Rescind Transgender Rights - Law.com

Google Transgender - Mon, 11/12/2018 - 18:45

Law.com

Corporations Warn Trump Not to Rescind Transgender Rights
Law.com
Corporate America is rejecting President Donald Trump's transphobia. A coalition of America's biggest companies, including Google, Amazon, Nike, Microsoft, Apple, Coke and Pepsi, are coming out against Trump's insidious efforts to erase transgender, ...

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A Marine and transgender veteran from Virginia, she helps fellow...

Topix TG News - Mon, 11/12/2018 - 17:40

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Committee To Mark Transgender Day Of Remembrance - CapeNews.net

Google Transgender - Mon, 11/12/2018 - 16:51

Committee To Mark Transgender Day Of Remembrance
CapeNews.net
The Cape Cod Transgender Day of Remembrance Committee will mark the 19th annual Transgender Day of Remembrance with a program at the Cultural Center of Cape Cod on Tuesday, November 20. A light meal will be provided at 5:30 PM and the ...

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UMSL helps transform lives with fifth annual Transgender Spectrum Conference - UMSL Daily (blog)

Google Transgender - Mon, 11/12/2018 - 16:47

UMSL Daily (blog)

UMSL helps transform lives with fifth annual Transgender Spectrum Conference
UMSL Daily (blog)
UMSL Provost and Executive Vice Chancellor Kristin Sobolik (left) and conference chair and LGBTQ+ Coordinator Harry Hawkins (right) posed at the Transgender Spectrum Conference's media wall on Friday. UMSL hosted the fifth annual conference in the ...

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8 Transgender-Friendly Lingerie Brands to Support Instead of Victoria's Secret

Topix TG News - Mon, 11/12/2018 - 15:30

On Friday, Victoria's secret was out: the international retailer doesn't support trans or plus size people . Chief Marketing Officer and Executive Vice President of Public Relations Ed Razek admitted to Vogue that they intentionally don't have trans or plus side models on the runway at their event.

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12 simple ways to make your workplace more inclusive of transgender people

Topix TG News - Mon, 11/12/2018 - 13:26

Dozens of companies, including Amazon, Apple, Facebook, Google, PepsiCo and Uber, took a recent stand in solidarity with people who identify as transgender, gender non-binary or intersex. Their statement , issued weeks after the New York Times reported the Trump administration was weighing a rollback of protections for transgender people , rebuked "any administrative and legislative efforts to erase transgender protections through reinterpretation of existing laws and regulations."

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The Transgender Bathroom Debate And A New Vision For Inclusive Public Spaces - WNPR News

Google Transgender - Mon, 11/12/2018 - 11:42

The Transgender Bathroom Debate And A New Vision For Inclusive Public Spaces
WNPR News
Sanders is part of a collaborative project called Stalled!, which addresses the design consequences of the transgender bathroom debate. He joined Connecticut Public Radio's Diane Orson to talk about it. Here are highlights of the conversation:.

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Sidebar: Can a Fired Transgender Worker Sue for Job Discrimination?

Topix TG News - Mon, 11/12/2018 - 11:17

In 2013, a funeral director who had been known as Anthony Stephens wrote to colleagues at a Michigan funeral home, asking for patience and support. "What I must tell you is very difficult for me and is taking all the courage I can muster," the letter said.

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