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Wisconsin school pays $800000 after policing a transgender student's bathroom usage - ThinkProgress

Google Transgender - Wed, 01/10/2018 - 18:07

ThinkProgress

Wisconsin school pays $800000 after policing a transgender student's bathroom usage
ThinkProgress
A Wisconsin school district decided Tuesday night to stop fighting a lawsuit filed by transgender student Ashton Whitaker, who'd been denied access to restrooms that match his gender identity. The decision follows a significant loss at the Seventh ...
Wisconsin school district settles transgender student's suitfox6now.com
A School District Will Pay A Transgender Student $800000 To Settle A Discrimination LawsuitBuzzFeed News
Transgender Student Gets $800000 After Bathroom LawsuitThe Daily Caller
Patch.com -Daily Mail
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Feature: Tabooed transgender community still facing discrimination but to be protected in Pakistan - Xinhua

Google Transgender - Wed, 01/10/2018 - 17:57

Feature: Tabooed transgender community still facing discrimination but to be protected in Pakistan
Xinhua
ISLAMABAD, Jan. 10 (Xinhua) -- The transgender persons are still facing discrimination in Pakistan but they will be protected as the government has introduced a bill in the parliament which seeks to provide equal rights to them. Rani, a 21-year-old ...

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Illinois transgender inmate to be moved to female prison - WGN-TV

Google Transgender - Wed, 01/10/2018 - 17:55

WGN-TV

Illinois transgender inmate to be moved to female prison
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CHICAGO — Lawyers for a transgender woman say Illinois' Department of Corrections has agreed to move her from her current male prison where she says she's suffered brutal abuse by guards and inmates. Tuesday's agreement doesn't include a decision on ...
IDOC Agrees to Transfer Transgender Inmate to Women's PrisonWspyNews (press release)

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Police: Husband says he 'snapped' before killing his transgender wife - KTRK-TV

Google Transgender - Wed, 01/10/2018 - 17:46

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Police: Husband says he 'snapped' before killing his transgender wife
KTRK-TV
A man in Massachusetts told police he snapped last Friday before killing his wife who is transgender, according to a police report. Mark Steele Knudslien is accused of killing his wife, Christa Steele Knudslien last Friday. He entered a not guilty plea ...
Miss Trans America founder beaten, stabbed to death in her home ...CBS News
Husband told police he 'snapped' before killing Christa Leigh Steele-Knudslien, founder of Miss Trans AmericaMassLive.com

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Paraguay city closes shop selling alleged transgender dolls

Topix TG News - Wed, 01/10/2018 - 16:02

Authorities in the Paraguayan border town of Ciudad del Este have temporarily closed a shop accused of selling transgender dolls. City attorney Christian Cabral says the shop also was closed Tuesday for failing to pay this year's commercial tax and was selling toys when it's only authorized to sell electronic goods.

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Transgender people to be given a voice - Times LIVE

Google Transgender - Wed, 01/10/2018 - 15:53

Times LIVE

Transgender people to be given a voice
Times LIVE
Little is known about how many of South Africa's transgender women have HIV‚ what experiences of stigmatisation they have and what their lives are like - and even how many there are. The Human Sciences Research Council (HSRC) on Wednesday launched its ...
SA HIV study on transgender women launchedCitizen

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Paraguay city closes shop selling alleged transgender dolls - ABC News

Google Transgender - Wed, 01/10/2018 - 14:54

Paraguay city closes shop selling alleged transgender dolls
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Authorities in the Paraguayan border town of Ciudad del Este have temporarily closed a shop accused of selling transgender dolls. Mayor Sandra McLeon justified Tuesday's closure by noting that the city, most widely known as a smuggling and ...

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Pakistan's Transgender Women, Long Marginalized, Mobilize For Rights

Topix TG News - Wed, 01/10/2018 - 11:07

In a Muslim shrine in Lahore's ancient quarter, men and women pray around the tomb of a local saint. They hurl garlands and flower petals toward the tomb, each from their own, gender-segregated side: men from the left, women from the right.

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Giuliana Farfalla: German Playboy cover to have transgender model - BBC News

Google Transgender - Wed, 01/10/2018 - 10:26

BBC News

Giuliana Farfalla: German Playboy cover to have transgender model
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The German edition of Playboy magazine will feature a transgender model on its cover for the first time. Giuliana Farfalla, 21, will be topless, a tradition for such magazines in Germany. She is well-known after featuring in a reality TV series. Editor ...
German edition of Playboy will feature a transgender model on its cover for the first timeDaily Mail
German Playboy to feature transgender cover star for the first timePinkNews
Hurray! German Playboy Is Going To Feature A Transgender Model On Its CoverNews18

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Pakistan's Transgender Women, Long Marginalized, Mobilize For ... - NPR

Google Transgender - Wed, 01/10/2018 - 10:01

NPR

Pakistan's Transgender Women, Long Marginalized, Mobilize For ...
NPR
Activists have won victories like the right to inherit property and inclusion in the census. Parliament is considering a rights bill sponsored by an unlikely ally, an ultra-conservative Islamic party.

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Stamford resident Raven Matherne at Mianus River Park Friday, January ...

Topix TG News - Wed, 01/10/2018 - 06:36

Stamford resident Raven Matherne at Mianus River Park Friday, January 5, 2018, in Stamford, Conn. Connecticut is updating its building codes to make it easier for building owners to have gender neutral bathrooms.

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Unified settles transgender lawsuit - Kenosha News

Google Transgender - Wed, 01/10/2018 - 05:49

Kenosha News

Unified settles transgender lawsuit
Kenosha News
“This settlement sends the clear message to all school districts that discriminating against transgender students is against the law and harms students who simply want to go to school,” said Joseph Wardenski of Relman, Dane & Colfax PLLC, which ...

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Illinois transgender inmate to be moved from current prison

Topix TG News - Wed, 01/10/2018 - 02:18

Lawyers for a transgender woman say Illinois' Department of Corrections has agreed to move her from her current male prison where she says she's suffered brutal abuse by guards and inmates. Tuesday's agreement doesn't include a decision on whether 26-year-old Deon "Strawberry" Hampton will become one of the state's first transgender women to be granted a requested transfer from a male to female prison.

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Transgender Rights Advocate Found Stabbed and Beaten to Death in Her Home

Topix TG News - Wed, 01/10/2018 - 02:18

A transgender rights advocate who started a pageant for transgender women in New England was found stabbed and beaten to death in her home, and her husband was charged with her slaying. Christa Leigh Steele-Knudslien is the first known transgender person to be killed this year, LGBT organization GLAAD said.

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Transgender Menard inmate will move to another prison after settling 1 of 2 cases against IDOC - The Southern

Google Transgender - Wed, 01/10/2018 - 01:28

The Southern

Transgender Menard inmate will move to another prison after settling 1 of 2 cases against IDOC
The Southern
BENTON — After about six hours of negotiations, Strawberry (Deon) Hampton, the transgender Menard Correctional Center inmate who is suing the Illinois Department of Corrections for alleged abuses, reached a settlement in one of her cases Tuesday and ...
Transgender inmate accusing Menard officers of abuse agrees to transferWSIL TV

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Illinois transgender inmate to be moved from current prison - Fox News

Google Transgender - Wed, 01/10/2018 - 01:23

Illinois transgender inmate to be moved from current prison
Fox News
Tuesday's agreement doesn't include a decision on whether 26-year-old Deon "Strawberry" Hampton will become one of the state's first transgender women to be granted a requested transfer from a male to female prison. A lawyers' spokeswoman, Jessey Neves ...

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'Is this what being a woman means?' Ann Widdecombe gives her scathing take on Celebrity Big Brother's girls, the ... - Daily Mail

Google Transgender - Wed, 01/10/2018 - 00:58

Daily Mail

'Is this what being a woman means?' Ann Widdecombe gives her scathing take on Celebrity Big Brother's girls, the ...
Daily Mail
Ann Widdecombe has hit out at her fellow female housemates for wearing revealing outfits and sharing 'self-absorbed' conversation on Celebrity Big Brother. Writing a damning column in The Express while still inside the house, the 70-year-old former ...

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Transgender Utah residents ask state supreme court to change sex designation on government IDs

Topix TG News - Tue, 01/09/2018 - 21:28

Two transgender Utah residents, who have been denied a legal sex designation by a state judge, are challenging the ruling by asking the Utah Supreme Court to overturn the decision. The Salt Lake Tribune reports Angie Rice and Sean Childers-Gray both have driver's licenses and insurance cards that have the new names they chose to reflect their gender identities, but the papers still list the sex designations that were assigned to them at birth.

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2 Transgender People Want Sex Designation on IDs Changed ... - U.S. News & World Report

Google Transgender - Tue, 01/09/2018 - 20:20

Salt Lake Tribune

2 Transgender People Want Sex Designation on IDs Changed ...
U.S. News & World Report
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Two transgender Utah residents, who have been denied a legal sex designation by a state judge, are challenging the ruling by asking the Utah Supreme Court to overturn the decision.
Utah Supreme Court considers plight of two transgender people ...Salt Lake Tribune

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