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Transgender camp teaches kids they're 'normal, not alone'

Topix TG News - Sat, 08/12/2017 - 23:55

In some ways, Rainbow Day Camp is very ordinary. Kids arrive with a packed lunch, make friendship bracelets, play basketball, sing songs and get silly.

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'I am a boy in a girl's body' My life as a 23-year-old transgender person

Topix TG News - Sat, 08/12/2017 - 19:36

When Aiden Martin was born on May 22, 1994, his birth certificate said his name was Aimee and that he was a female. But for as long as he can remember Aiden has identified as a male - but he only felt comfortable coming out eight months ago.

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What's the Cultural Impact of Transgender Characters on TV? - Newsweek

Google Transgender - Sat, 08/12/2017 - 15:30

Newsweek

What's the Cultural Impact of Transgender Characters on TV?
Newsweek
In 2014, Time magazine declared American culture had reached a “transgender tipping point,” with transgender people achieving unprecedented media visibility. However, in light of recent policy shifts – such as the White House's rollback of federal ...
Transgender TV Characters Have the Power to Shape Audience AttitudesSocial Work Helper
Transgender TV characters could shape audience attitudesThe Statesman

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Booming Texas cities feeling stunted by governor's socially conservative agenda

Topix TG News - Sat, 08/12/2017 - 14:58

As Texas' big cities boom like few places in the U.S., Republican Gov. Greg Abbott is trying to rein them in and reassert himself ahead of his 2018 re-election bid, but some of his summer demands are wilting. That includes a "bathroom bill" targeting transgender people that by Saturday was all but dead in Texas for the second time this year.

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Complaint amended in transgender lawsuit - Daily Press

Google Transgender - Sat, 08/12/2017 - 12:46

Daily Press

Complaint amended in transgender lawsuit
Daily Press
An update from the American Civil Liberties Union, which represents Grimm, stated: "Today we filed an amended complaint in Gavin Grimm's lawsuit to reverse his school district's discriminatory policy, which prohibited him and other transgender students ...
Transgender student drops part of landmark bathroom casewtvr.com
Gavin Grimm drops landmark bathroom case, litigation to continue in ...13newsnow.com

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Kolkata college student pushes for transgender-friendly toilets

Topix TG News - Sat, 08/12/2017 - 12:40

Kolkata, Aug 12 With the discussion and execution of ideas around all-gender restrooms gathering steam across the world, a college student from West Bengal has taken it forward with the installation of innovative toilet signages for the transgender community here. As many as four toilets next to Masterda Surya Sen Metro Station in south Kolkata now display 'Tridhara' stickers along with the symbol for the community.

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Prince George 'gay icon' label sparks outrage

Topix TG News - Sat, 08/12/2017 - 08:17

The PinkNews article referred to a photo of the four-year-old with his hands on his face in a helicopter during a family tour of an aviation factory in Germany last month. It sparked a formal complaint from a Northern Ireland politician who described the article as "outrageous and sick", the BBC NI reported .

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Editorial: The Foolish Transgender Debate in Texas

Topix TG News - Sat, 08/12/2017 - 04:07

While much of the nation appears to be adjusting to the transgender rights movement, social conservatives in the Texas Legislature - prodded by Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick, a Republican - continue their obsessive campaign to restrict the bathroom rights of transgender citizens.

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The Foolish Transgender Debate in Texas - The New York Times - New York Times

Google Transgender - Sat, 08/12/2017 - 01:48

New York Times

The Foolish Transgender Debate in Texas - The New York Times
New York Times
While much of the nation appears to be adjusting to the transgender rights movement, social conservatives in the Texas Legislature — prodded by Lt. Gov.

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Gavin Grimm dismisses appeal, continues transgender bathroom fight at district level

Topix TG News - Fri, 08/11/2017 - 23:45

Gloucester County transgender student Gavin Grimm has dropped the appeal for his original case that he took to the Supreme Court Friday. His lawyers are no longer appealing the primary injunction but will still pursue justice at the district level.

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Transgender student drops part of landmark bathroom case - wtvr.com

Google Transgender - Fri, 08/11/2017 - 22:31

wtvr.com

Transgender student drops part of landmark bathroom case
wtvr.com
RICHMOND, Va. – Lawyers for transgender teen Gavin Grimm have set aside part of his case against the Gloucester County Public Schools. After spending years fighting all the way to the Supreme Court, Grimm's lawyers filed to drop the appeal seeking an ...
ACLU seeks permanent halt to Va. school's transgender bathroom policyWTOP
Va. transgender student drops part of landmark bathroom caseW*USA 9
Virginia transgender student drops part of landmark bathroom caseWHSV
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First US Transgender Surgery, Psychiatry Fellowships - Medscape

Google Transgender - Fri, 08/11/2017 - 19:46

Daily Mail

First US Transgender Surgery, Psychiatry Fellowships
Medscape
In response to the growing need for treatment for transgender individuals, the Mount Sinai Health System in New York City has launched two medical fellowships – the first of their kind in the United States. The fellowships, one in transgender surgery ...
So in July the team launched the country's first transgender surgery fellowship which lasts for one year.Daily Mail

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Study: Discharging Transgender Troops Would Cost $960 Million

Topix TG News - Fri, 08/11/2017 - 19:13

In a series of tweets late last month, Trump declared that the military will no longer "accept or allow" transgender troops to serve "in any capacity." The president said that the ban was needed to avoid "tremendous medical costs and disruption" posed by transgender people serving in the military.

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8 Transgender Military Members Share How Trump's Proposed Ban Will Change Their Lives - PEOPLE.com

Google Transgender - Fri, 08/11/2017 - 19:06

PEOPLE.com

8 Transgender Military Members Share How Trump's Proposed Ban Will Change Their Lives
PEOPLE.com
Eliminating transgender service members wouldn't just put Peace, 31, out of a job — it would have immediate repercussions on her wife and three kids. "It would be absolutely devastating," she tells PEOPLE. "We've planned our life around military service.
Navy secretary on transgender ban: 'Any patriot' should be able to serveCNN
How Trump's Transgender Ban Compromises His Military AuthorityThe Atlantic
Trump's Military Ban Could Hurt More Than Just Transgender TroopsFiveThirtyEight
The Hill -ABA Journal -Palm Center -Palm Center
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Answers sought after Hammond transgender woman TeeTee Dangerfield slain in Georgia - The Advocate

Google Transgender - Fri, 08/11/2017 - 18:02

The Advocate

Answers sought after Hammond transgender woman TeeTee Dangerfield slain in Georgia
The Advocate
Dangerfield, is the 16th "transgender woman of color" to be killed in 2017, according to The Anti-Violence Project. She is the third transgender individual with ties from the New Orleans area to be killed in recent months. Chyna Gibson and Ciara ...

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Transgender TV characters have the power to shape audience ... - Science Daily

Google Transgender - Fri, 08/11/2017 - 18:01

Transgender TV characters have the power to shape audience ...
Science Daily
Watching transgender characters on fictional TV shows has the power to influence attitudes toward transgender people and policy issues, according to new ...

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Mom of transgender Boyertown grad: My son deserves to use boys' restroom | Opinion - Philly.com

Google Transgender - Fri, 08/11/2017 - 17:28

Philly.com

Mom of transgender Boyertown grad: My son deserves to use boys' restroom | Opinion
Philly.com
As news of President Trump's ban on transgender service members dominated national headlines in recent weeks, it was easy to miss the local victory for equality here in Pennsylvania: A school district at the center of a key legal fight will now allow ...

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Navy secretary on transgender ban: 'Any patriot' should be able to serve - CNN

Google Transgender - Fri, 08/11/2017 - 16:20

CNN

Navy secretary on transgender ban: 'Any patriot' should be able to serve
CNN
Asked about Trump's transgender ban, Spencer said Thursday he would carry out any order given — but added that he believed "any patriot" who wanted to serve in the military should be able to do so. "We will process and take direction on a policy that ...
How Trump's Transgender Ban Compromises His Military AuthorityThe Atlantic
Trump's Military Ban Could Hurt More Than Just Transgender TroopsFiveThirtyEight
8 Transgender Military Members Share How Trump's Proposed Ban Will Change Their LivesPEOPLE.com
The Hill -WBUR -TooFab -Palm Center
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How Trump's Transgender Ban Compromises His Military Authority - The Atlantic

Google Transgender - Fri, 08/11/2017 - 16:10

The Atlantic

How Trump's Transgender Ban Compromises His Military Authority
The Atlantic
This is an almost sacrosanct area of authority that Trump placed in harm's way with a July 26 Twitter thread, which proclaimed that “the United States government will not accept or allow … transgender individuals to serve in any capacity in the U.S ...
Navy secretary on transgender ban: 'Any patriot' should be able to serveCNN
Trump's Military Ban Could Hurt More Than Just Transgender TroopsFiveThirtyEight
8 Transgender Military Members Share How Trump's Proposed Ban Will Change Their LivesPEOPLE.com
The New American -The Hill -Palm Center -Palm Center
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Surveillance video released from night transgender woman was murdered

Topix TG News - Fri, 08/11/2017 - 14:25

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