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Man arrested in Texas transgender woman's strangulation death - CBS News

Google Transgender - Fri, 05/18/2018 - 16:49

CBS News

Man arrested in Texas transgender woman's strangulation death
CBS News
CBS DFW reports that police said the motive in the case was robbery and that Pavon was not targeted for her "transgender lifestyle." Deputy Chief Thomas Castro tells The Dallas Morning News that Johnson and Flores-Pavon had been engaging in online ...

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Republican candidate for Congress confronts transgender woman in public restroom

Topix TG News - Fri, 05/18/2018 - 15:36

A Republican candidate for Congress filmed herself confronting a transgender woman who was using the woman's restroom at a Denny's restaurant in Los Angeles. Jazmina Saavedra, who is running for Congress in California's 44th district, posted the encounter on Facebook this week.

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Transgender veteran sues state, alleging sex discrimination in hiring - The News Tribune

Google Transgender - Fri, 05/18/2018 - 15:01

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Transgender veteran sues state, alleging sex discrimination in hiring
The News Tribune
A transgender Air Force veteran has sued the state Department of Veteran Affairs, alleging sex discrimination when she was denied employment in 2015. The Fife woman filed the lawsuit May 4 and in Pierce County Superior Court. She is seeking lost wages ...

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Defense bill amendment would protect open transgender military service - The Hill

Google Transgender - Fri, 05/18/2018 - 14:43

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Defense bill amendment would protect open transgender military service
The Hill
A bipartisan group of House lawmakers is looking to codify the ability of transgender troops to serve openly with a proposed amendment to the annual defense policy bill. The amendment would make the open-service policy crafted by the Obama ...

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This transgender graduate will make history at Pass High. And he's only 16. - The Sun Herald

Google Transgender - Fri, 05/18/2018 - 14:41

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This transgender graduate will make history at Pass High. And he's only 16.
The Sun Herald
Not because Jorden is graduating at age 16. Not because he is an honor graduate. Not because he got accepted into a prestigious private college in Kentucky. Jorden is the first out transgender student to receive a diploma from Pass High, which has a ...

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Republican candidate films herself lashing out at transgender woman in bathroom - The Independent

Google Transgender - Fri, 05/18/2018 - 14:12

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Republican candidate films herself lashing out at transgender woman in bathroom
The Independent
A Republican candidate has filmed herself confronting and lashing out at a transgender woman using the woman's toilet at a restaurant in Los Angeles. Jazmina Saavedra, who is currently running for Congress in California, misgendered the trans woman and ...
A woman running for Congress filmed herself yelling at a transgender woman for using the bathroom at Denny'sBusiness Insider
Congressional candidate confronts transgender woman at Denny's for using women's bathroomFox News
GOP Candidate Films Herself Harassing A Transgender WomanRefinery29
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Laxalt rails against California laws in bid for governor

Topix TG News - Fri, 05/18/2018 - 10:55

Attorney General Adam Laxalt urged fellow Republicans in Reno on Thursday to rally around his gubernatorial campaign as the best way to fend off what he described as overzealous, California-style regulations that would undermine Nevada's conservative principles and future economic growth. Among other things, Laxalt said he opposes sanctuary cities, co-ed school bathrooms for transgender students and any attempt to erode 2nd Amendment gun rights.

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Competitors Win Some Acceptance With Pakistani Transgender Games - RadioFreeEurope/RadioLiberty

Google Transgender - Fri, 05/18/2018 - 09:18

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Competitors Win Some Acceptance With Pakistani Transgender Games
RadioFreeEurope/RadioLiberty
Pakistan's Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Province hosted its first Transgender Games on May 16. The country recently approved measures protecting the rights of transgender people, who have often been victims of violence. (RFE/RL's Radio Mashaal) ...

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Toronto's first transgender person to be given key to the city a 'role model and inspiration'

Topix TG News - Fri, 05/18/2018 - 06:42

Toronto's annual flag-raising to mark the fight against hate toward gay and transgender residents got a key new element Thursday. Before the rainbow and trans flags rose at city hall on the International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia, Mayor John Tory presented the ceremonial Key to the City to social justice advocate Susan Gapka, the first trans person to receive the honour for outstanding citizens.

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Tony Perkins: Accepting Transgender People Like Allowing Someone To Jump Off A Building

Topix TG News - Fri, 05/18/2018 - 02:40

Tony Perkins, president of the Family Research Council , has compared accepting transgender people to allowing a person to jump off a building to their death. Perkins, who has close ties to President Donald Trump and the Republican Party, was recently appointed to the U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom .

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2 Texas transgender women dead within a week of each other - ABC News

Google Transgender - Fri, 05/18/2018 - 00:12

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2 Texas transgender women dead within a week of each other
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Two Texas transgender women died less than a week apart though there seems to be no connection between the deaths, according to Dallas Police who are investigating both cases. Jimmy Eugene Johnson III was arrested in connection with the death of a ...
Police make arrest in killing of transgender woman in DallasNBCNews.com
Two transgender women found dead in Dallas within a weekAOL
Suspect Arrested in Murder of Transgender Dallas WomanNBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth
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Transgender lesson in health class causing a stir at one Fort Worth campus - Fort Worth Star Telegram

Google Transgender - Thu, 05/17/2018 - 22:59

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Transgender lesson in health class causing a stir at one Fort Worth campus
Fort Worth Star Telegram
A sexuality lesson is creating controversy in Fort Worth schools because it includes discussion on transgender, sexual orientation and sexual identity — as part of the district's sixth-grade health curriculum. "Teaching kids about transgenderism is ...

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The First Openly Transgender Student Is Set To Graduate From Spelman This Weekend

Topix TG News - Thu, 05/17/2018 - 22:24

This weekend, Spelman College will make history this commencement season when the school's first openly transgender man graduates this weekend. "The first *openly* trans man to graduate from Spelman College," the tweet said, including the hashtag #TransIsBeautiful.

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Transgender man shot, killed in northwest Atlanta - AJC.com - Atlanta Journal Constitution

Google Transgender - Thu, 05/17/2018 - 22:17

Atlanta Journal Constitution

Transgender man shot, killed in northwest Atlanta - AJC.com
Atlanta Journal Constitution
A 36-year-old transgender man was shot and killed during an argument in northwest Atlanta, police sa...

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Dallas Police Make Arrest In Transgender Woman Homicide - CBS DFW

Google Transgender - Thu, 05/17/2018 - 19:01

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Dallas Police Make Arrest In Transgender Woman Homicide
CBS DFW
DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM) – Dallas Police have made an arrest in the strangulation death of Carla Flores-Pavon. The 26-year-old was found dead around 4:00 p.m. last Wednesday, May 9 at an apartment at 6104 LBJ Service Road. A source told CBS11, ...
Body Of An Unidentified Black Transgender Woman Recovered From A Creek In DallasNewNowNext

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Police seek tips to ID transgender woman found dead in creek

Topix TG News - Thu, 05/17/2018 - 18:04

This image provided by the Dallas Police Department shows a sketch of a transgender woman the Dallas police is asking for the public's help in identifying. Deputy Chief Thomas Castro of the Dallas police says a kayaker found the badly decomposed body of the black, 5-foot-3-inch, 130-pound transgender woman on Saturday, May 12, 2018, in White Rock Creek, a northeastern Dallas residential neighborhood.

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Spelman College Graduate First Openly Transgender Man ... - Essence

Google Transgender - Thu, 05/17/2018 - 17:47

Essence

Spelman College Graduate First Openly Transgender Man ...
Essence
This weekend, Spelman College will make history this commencement season when the school's first openly transgender man graduates this weekend.
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