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14 states join in fight against Trump's military transgender ban - FederalNewsRadio.com

Google Transgender - Tue, 10/17/2017 - 21:39

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14 states join in fight against Trump's military transgender ban
FederalNewsRadio.com
Fourteen states and the District of Columbia are joining the pushback against President Donald Trump's ban on transgender troops in the military. The states, which mostly trend on the liberal side, filed an amicus brief Oct. 16 stating the ban on ...
Trump wants me out of the military because I'm transgender. But I ...The Lily

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Transgender State Employee Sues Over Health Plan Provision - U.S. News & World Report

Google Transgender - Tue, 10/17/2017 - 21:27

U.S. News & World Report

Transgender State Employee Sues Over Health Plan Provision
U.S. News & World Report
... 2016, file photo, Terri Bruce, left, walks toward the state Capitol in Pierre, S.D. Bruce, a transgender state employee is challenging a provision in the South Dakota employee health plan that excludes coverage of drugs or services for gender ...

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Gender-neutral birth certificate approved in California

Topix TG News - Tue, 10/17/2017 - 20:27

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State of South Dakota sued over transgender health policy - Sioux Falls Argus Leader

Google Transgender - Tue, 10/17/2017 - 20:09

Sioux Falls Argus Leader

State of South Dakota sued over transgender health policy
Sioux Falls Argus Leader
Bruce is a transgender man who has worked for the South Dakota State Historical Society Archaeological Research Center since 2005. He was scheduled to receive a mastectomy in June 2016 as a medically necessary treatment for gender dysphoria, ...

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There have been only a few transgender 'Jeopardy!' contestants. One is a former Fresnan - Fresno Bee

Google Transgender - Tue, 10/17/2017 - 20:00

Fresno Bee

There have been only a few transgender 'Jeopardy!' contestants. One is a former Fresnan
Fresno Bee
A former Fresno resident is believed to be one of a handful of transgender contestants to appear on the “Jeopardy!” game show. Fran Fried, 56, makes her debut on “Jeopardy!” at 7 p.m. Tuesday. The trivia game show airs locally on ABC30 (KFSN, Channel ...

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Dear Decaturish – Key facts about CSD's transgender policy - Decaturish.com

Google Transgender - Tue, 10/17/2017 - 18:18

Decaturish.com

Dear Decaturish – Key facts about CSD's transgender policy
Decaturish.com
Thank you to the school board for holding a meeting the other night seeking community input on City Schools of Decatur's transgender policy. My husband Michelangelo Grigni and I both spoke on behalf of our son Noah, who transitioned seven years ago as ...

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ACLU sues to block ballot initiative on transgender bathroom, locker room use - The Missoulian

Google Transgender - Tue, 10/17/2017 - 17:29

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ACLU sues to block ballot initiative on transgender bathroom, locker room use
The Missoulian
HELENA — The ACLU of Montana filed a lawsuit Tuesday challenging the constitutionality of a proposed ballot initiative that would require transgender residents to use public bathrooms and locker rooms that correspond with their sex at birth. The ...
ACLU files suit over Montana anti-transgender bathroom proposalGreat Falls Tribune

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Christine Flowers: Girl Scouts have every right to be mad about new Boy Scouts rule

Topix TG News - Tue, 10/17/2017 - 16:06

My experience as a Girl Scout was short and bittersweet. When we moved to the suburbs from Philadelphia in 1969, I was recruited by the local Brownie troop to make friends, earn badges and sell cookies.

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Parents weigh in on Williamston's proposed transgender policy - WILX-TV

Google Transgender - Tue, 10/17/2017 - 11:36

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Parents weigh in on Williamston's proposed transgender policy
WILX-TV
Parents seem to have two major concerns with the transgender policy as it stands now, one of the major ones is bullying. The school board wants to appease both sides by not specifically singling out transgender students when it comes to bullying as it ...

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NHS sex quiz plans branded 'inappropriate'

Topix TG News - Tue, 10/17/2017 - 11:35

NHS England have published new guidance advising health and social care organisations to record whether their patients regard themselves as heterosexual, gay, bisexual or transsexual. NHS England expect that all health and social care organisations would be recording their patients' sexual orientation by April 2019.

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Trump wants me out of the military because I'm transgender. But I won't abandon my country. - Washington Post

Google Transgender - Tue, 10/17/2017 - 10:06

Washington Post

Trump wants me out of the military because I'm transgender. But I won't abandon my country.
Washington Post
My name is Information Systems Technician Petty Officer First Class Teagan Gilbert. I have served for the past 13 years in the U.S. Navy, but President Trump's transgender military ban is threatening to end my career and destroy my family's proud ...
Balderas among AGs opposing transgender military banSanta Fe New Mexican
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
Hartford Courant -Sierra Sun Times
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Fewer hate crime prosecutions despite rise in reported incidents after EU vote

Topix TG News - Tue, 10/17/2017 - 07:25

Fewer alleged hate criminals were prosecuted last year despite a spike in reported incidents around the EU referendum, new figures reveal. This tally was down from 15,442 in the previous financial year, a fall of nearly 1,000, or 6.2%.

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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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