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Transgender TV characters have the power to shape audience attitudes - Phys.Org

Google Transgender - Fri, 08/11/2017 - 13:36

Transgender TV characters have the power to shape audience attitudes
Phys.Org
Watching transgender characters on fictional TV shows has the power to influence attitudes toward transgender people and policy issues, according to new research from USC Annenberg. The research was published in the Springer Journal Sex Roles and ...

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Trump Says Transgender Ban Is a 'Great Favor' for the Military - New York Times

Google Transgender - Fri, 08/11/2017 - 10:05

New York Times

Trump Says Transgender Ban Is a 'Great Favor' for the Military
New York Times
WASHINGTON — President Trump said on Thursday that he is doing the United States military a “great favor” by barring transgender people from serving in its ranks — even though the Pentagon has made no move to expel personnel since the commander in ...
Trump says he is 'doing military a great favour' with transgender troop banThe Independent
Transgender Service Members Sue Over Planned Ban On Trans People In MilitaryNPR
Trump on Transgender Ban: 'I'm Doing the Military a Great Favor'Variety
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Trump's Military Ban Could Hurt More Than Just Transgender Troops - FiveThirtyEight

Google Transgender - Fri, 08/11/2017 - 09:58

FiveThirtyEight

Trump's Military Ban Could Hurt More Than Just Transgender Troops
FiveThirtyEight
On Wednesday, five transgender members of the U.S. armed forces sued President Trump over his plans to ban trans troops from serving in the military. The suit, filed in federal court by two LGBT rights groups on behalf of the anonymous service members, ...
Navy secretary on transgender troops: 'Any patriot' should be allowed to serveThe Hill
How Trump's Transgender Ban Compromises His Military AuthorityThe Atlantic
8 Transgender Military Members Share How Trump's Proposed Ban Will Change Their LivesPEOPLE.com
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Transgender, Murdered, and Missed: Remembering TeeTee Dangerfield

Topix TG News - Fri, 08/11/2017 - 09:51

TeeTee Dangerfield was the 17th transgender person to be killed this year. Her union colleagues remember her as a vivacious, hard-working, committed colleague and friend.

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Trump on transgender ban: 'I think I'm doing the military a...

Topix TG News - Fri, 08/11/2017 - 05:29

President Donald Trump fueled critics of his controversial transgender ban after making a series of statements while on vacation at the Trump National Golf Course in Bedminster, New Jersey. "I have great respect for the community," Trump said Thursday, according to a pool report.

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Transgender, Murdered, and Missed: Remembering TeeTee Dangerfield - Daily Beast

Google Transgender - Fri, 08/11/2017 - 04:42

Daily Beast

Transgender, Murdered, and Missed: Remembering TeeTee Dangerfield
Daily Beast
Dangerfield was, according to the Anti-Violence Project, the 17th transgender person to be killed in the U.S. this year: Sixteen have been people of color; 15 have been transgender women; and 13 have been black transgender women. Atlanta police have ...

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This Transgender Veteran Reckons Donald Trump's Tweets Undermine Rights She Fought For - BuzzFeed News

Google Transgender - Fri, 08/11/2017 - 04:10

BuzzFeed News

This Transgender Veteran Reckons Donald Trump's Tweets Undermine Rights She Fought For
BuzzFeed News
Bridget Clinch had served in the Australian Defence Force for more than a decade as a man when she was told she wouldn't be considered suitable for service if she proceeded with her planned name change and gender reassignment. Clinch was told she ...
Donald Trump says transgender ban a 'great favour' to militaryHindustan Times
Trump Renews Push for Military Transgender BanMilitary.com

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Surveillance video released from night transgender woman was murdered - WSB Atlanta

Google Transgender - Fri, 08/11/2017 - 03:22

WSB Atlanta

Surveillance video released from night transgender woman was murdered
WSB Atlanta
Tee Tee Dangerfield, 32, was a transgender woman who was murdred in South Fulton County. WSB-TV "She didn't deserve that at all. You just have to know her. She was the sweetest person you'd ever want to meet," her mother Yolanda Dangerfield told us.

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Israeli Welfare Services Are Pulling Children Away From Their Transgender Parents - Haaretz

Google Transgender - Fri, 08/11/2017 - 01:33

Haaretz

Israeli Welfare Services Are Pulling Children Away From Their Transgender Parents
Haaretz
Social workers often recommend that non-transgender parents receive custody of the children following a divorce when one parent has become a transgender person, according to 10 cases studied by Haaretz. “The mother has undergone a sex-change ...

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Navy secretary says 'any patriot' should be able to serve

Topix TG News - Fri, 08/11/2017 - 00:56

The nation's new Navy secretary says he'll take direction from the Pentagon regarding President Donald Trump's call for a ban on transgender service members, but he adds that "any patriot that wants to serve and meets all the requirements should be able to serve in our military." Richard V. Spencer made the comments Thursday in response to reporters' questions as he visited a naval base in Norfolk, Virginia.

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Former transgender: 'I bought into the lies of Satan' - Lifesite

Google Transgender - Fri, 08/11/2017 - 00:07

Lifesite

Former transgender: 'I bought into the lies of Satan'
Lifesite
Laura later told the Baptist Press, “I bought into the lies of Satan.” She explained that in her desperation she honestly thought being transgender “would make me happy.” At one point, Laura wrote her mother, “This is what I was supposed to be. Please ...

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Transgender niece deserves opportunity -- Patricia Wildgen - Madison.com

Google Transgender - Thu, 08/10/2017 - 23:05

Transgender niece deserves opportunity -- Patricia Wildgen
Madison.com
Far too many government officials, backed by citizens, have decided that their personal beliefs should be mandated on others, regardless of how discriminatory those beliefs are. Follow your own beliefs -- but do not deprive my niece or any other ...

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Trump: Transgender ban did military a 'great favor' - Washington Times

Google Transgender - Thu, 08/10/2017 - 21:21

Washington Times

Trump: Transgender ban did military a 'great favor'
Washington Times
The move sparked criticism from lawmakers in both parties, some retired military officers and the transgender community. There are more than 2,000 transgender troops currently serving. Mr. Trump said he has “great respect for the [transgender] community.”.
Manafort switching legal team as feds crank up heat on himPolitico
Manafort's Home Was Raided Last Month As Part Of Russia ProbeTPM
With Bank Subpoenas, Mueller Turns Up the Heat on ManafortBloomberg

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Why was a Juicya murdered? Family of transgender woman asks for help

Topix TG News - Thu, 08/10/2017 - 20:13

Family members of Chayviss Reed, Precious Sharpe-McQueen , and Clayton McQueen ask for the public's help Thursday, August 10, 2014, at Miami-Dade Police Headquarters in Doral in solving her shooting death the morning of April 28, at the corner of Northwest 27th Avenue and 92nd Street in Miami-Dade. Less than two days before Chayviss Reed, a popular transgender woman who many friends knew as "Juicy," was shot dead at an intersection, she spoke to her mother on the phone.

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7 People Talk About The First Time They Knew They're Transgender - Refinery29

Google Transgender - Thu, 08/10/2017 - 17:52

Refinery29

7 People Talk About The First Time They Knew They're Transgender
Refinery29
There's a thing that happens when you're part of the LGBTQ community and grew up being told over and over again that you should be attracted to the "right" people or conform to the expectations of your assigned sex: You bury memories of same-gender ...

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Why was 'Juicy' murdered? Family of transgender woman asks for help - Miami Herald

Google Transgender - Thu, 08/10/2017 - 17:47

Miami Herald

Why was 'Juicy' murdered? Family of transgender woman asks for help
Miami Herald
Less than two days before Chayviss Reed, a popular transgender woman who many friends knew as “Juicy,” was shot dead at an intersection, she spoke to her mother on the phone. All seemed well. “Everything was normal. It's heartbreaking,” said Precious ...
'She's A Human Being': Mom Says Murdered Transgender Daughter Was TargetedCBS Miami
Detectives continue to seek information about transgender woman's killingLocal 10
Family of transgender woman slain in NWMD demands justice7News - WSVN-TV

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4 Transgender-Themed Shows Every Ally Should Watch - Huffington Post Canada

Google Transgender - Thu, 08/10/2017 - 17:10

Huffington Post Canada

4 Transgender-Themed Shows Every Ally Should Watch
Huffington Post Canada
Since Donald Trump's recent Twitter decree attempting to ban transgender officers from serving in the U.S. military, most of the civilized world has seriously stepped up its support for the trans community. There are many ways to stand with our trans ...

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Transgender Rights History Told by Laverne Cox: Watch VIDEO ... - TIME

Google Transgender - Thu, 08/10/2017 - 17:00

TIME

Transgender Rights History Told by Laverne Cox: Watch VIDEO ...
TIME
In a video with the ACLU, the actor recounts the movement's history, which continues despite bathroom bills and Trump's military ban tweets.

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Amazon faces lawsuit alleging discrimination against a transgender employee - TechCrunch

Google Transgender - Thu, 08/10/2017 - 16:32

The Courier-Journal

Amazon faces lawsuit alleging discrimination against a transgender employee
TechCrunch
After Schawe-Lane was outed as transgender, she began experiencing “discrimination and harassment by Amazon employees, supervisors, and managers,” the lawsuit alleges. The discrimination and harassment, according to the lawsuit, entailed being ...
Kentucky man, transgender wife sue Amazon for workplace biasThe Courier-Journal
Amazon Sued By Transgender Woman And Her Husband For Workplace HarassmentHuffPost
Amazon Is Being Sued For Alleged Cruel Discrimination Against Transgender EmployeeGizmodo
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Transgender bill introduced in Pakistan parliament

Topix TG News - Thu, 08/10/2017 - 15:27

The Transgender Persons Bill, moved by Naeema Kishwar on Tuesday, seeks to provide equal rights to transgender persons. For the first time, a legislation has been introduced in Pakistan's lower house of parliament to protect the fundamental rights of transgender people in the conservative Muslim nation.

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