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12 simple ways to make your workplace more inclusive of transgender people - MarketWatch

Google Transgender - Mon, 11/12/2018 - 10:33

Minnesota Daily

12 simple ways to make your workplace more inclusive of transgender people
MarketWatch
The transgender unemployment rate is about 15%, according to a 2015 report by the National Center for Transgender Equality, or three times the overall unemployment rate at the time. Three in 10 survey respondents who'd had a job in the past year said ...
Understanding a changing landscape: the transgender student experience at UMNMinnesota Daily

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Can a Fired Transgender Worker Sue for Job Discrimination? - New York Times

Google Transgender - Mon, 11/12/2018 - 10:00

New York Times

Can a Fired Transgender Worker Sue for Job Discrimination?
New York Times
“It is analytically impossible to fire an employee based on that employee's status as a transgender person without being motivated, at least in part, by the employee's sex,” the court said. “Discrimination 'because of sex' inherently includes ...

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Transgender Veterans: The VA Should Pay for Our Gender Transition Surgeries - Daily Beast

Google Transgender - Mon, 11/12/2018 - 09:49

Daily Beast

Transgender Veterans: The VA Should Pay for Our Gender Transition Surgeries
Daily Beast
But after leaving the Marines in 2013 and coming out as a transgender woman, Golba has faced a discouraging roadblock: A long-standing Department of Veterans Affairs policy that excludes gender transition surgeries from its health care offerings. “I ...

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Transgender Veterans: The VA Should Pay for Our Gender Transition Surgeries - Daily Beast

Google Transgender - Mon, 11/12/2018 - 09:49

Daily Beast

Transgender Veterans: The VA Should Pay for Our Gender Transition Surgeries
Daily Beast
But after leaving the Marines in 2013 and coming out as a transgender woman, Golba has faced a discouraging roadblock: A long-standing Department of Veterans Affairs policy that excludes gender transition surgeries from its health care offerings. “I ...

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Primary care clinicians' willingness to care for transgender patients

Topix TG News - Mon, 11/12/2018 - 09:10

A new survey finds that most family medicine and general internal medicine clinicians are willing to provide routine care for transgender patients. In a survey of primary care clinicians in an integrated Midwest health system, 86 percent of respondents were willing to provide routine care to transgender patients and 79 percent were willing to provide Pap tests to transgender men.

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Singing group hosted by graduate students helps transgender individuals develop voices - GW Hatchet

Google Transgender - Mon, 11/12/2018 - 08:12

GW Hatchet

Singing group hosted by graduate students helps transgender individuals develop voices
GW Hatchet
A new singing group in the Speech and Hearing Center is helping transgender individuals find their “true voice.” The group, which launched Friday, swaps regimented weekly therapy sessions for a weekly choir group to train participants' voices and ...

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Jersey City to recognize Transgender Awareness Week - Bristol Herald Courier (press release) (blog)

Google Transgender - Mon, 11/12/2018 - 05:52

Jersey City to recognize Transgender Awareness Week
Bristol Herald Courier (press release) (blog)
19, and leading up to the Transgender Day of Remembrance on Nov. 20. The Jersey Journal reports the awareness week will both celebrate transgender and gender non-conforming people, and seek to address the challenges the community faces.

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Jersey City to recognize Transgender Awareness Week - Midland Reporter-Telegram

Google Transgender - Mon, 11/12/2018 - 05:30

Jersey City to recognize Transgender Awareness Week
Midland Reporter-Telegram
JERSEY CITY, N.J. (AP) — Jersey City says it is partnering with a local community center to recognize Transgender Awareness Week in a first for the city. Democratic Mayor Steve Fulop says the city will partner with the Hudson Pride Center to recognize ...

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Primary care clinicians' willingness to care for transgender patients - EurekAlert (press release)

Google Transgender - Mon, 11/12/2018 - 05:02

Primary care clinicians' willingness to care for transgender patients
EurekAlert (press release)
A new survey finds that most family medicine and general internal medicine clinicians are willing to provide routine care for transgender patients. In a survey of primary care clinicians in an integrated Midwest health system, 86 percent of respondents ...

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Trump errs in threat to withhold federal funding from California over fires

Topix TG News - Mon, 11/12/2018 - 05:01

President Donald Trump is threatening to withhold federal funds from California unless the state changes its policy on forest management. There is no reason for these massive, deadly and costly forest fires in California except that forest management is so poor.

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Catholic bishops set to confront sex-abuse crisis

Topix TG News - Mon, 11/12/2018 - 00:48

As U.S. Catholic bishops gather for their national assembly this week, the clergy sex-abuse crisis dominates their agenda after calls from critics that church leaders finally make meaningful changes to root out misbehaving priests. The three-day assembly that starts Monday in Baltimore comes after a series of abuse scandals this year that have been stunning in their magnitude and number.

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Transgender Day of Remembrance Sunday - The Durango Herald

Google Transgender - Sun, 11/11/2018 - 22:25

Transgender Day of Remembrance Sunday
The Durango Herald
The Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Durango and the 4 Corners Support for Transgender people, Allies and Relatives will host a Transgender Day of Remembrance community service at 5 p.m. Sunday. The community is invited to join in this service, ...

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Fordham Allies Demand Improved Rights for Transgender Students - Fordham Observer

Google Transgender - Sun, 11/11/2018 - 21:20

Fordham Observer

Fordham Allies Demand Improved Rights for Transgender Students
Fordham Observer
On Sunday, Oct. 21, the New York Times leaked a memo from President Donald Trump's administration outlining a new initiative that would redefine the term “sex,” effectively delegitimizing the identities of an estimated 1.4 million transgender Americans ...

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Fringe party targets Labor, backs Coalition, over Safe Schools

Topix TG News - Sun, 11/11/2018 - 20:46

A glossy brochure claiming that Labor is enforcing a school anti-bullying program that encourages young children to change their biological sex is being distributed to hundreds of thousands of Victorian homes. Right-wing minor party Rise Up Australia has teamed up with a new anti-Safe Schools group called the Coalition Against Unsafe Sexual Education to urge a vote for the Liberal-Nationals Coalition, which has vowed to cancel Safe Schools.

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Professor sues over rebuke for calling transgender student male - WVLT.TV

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WVLT.TV

Professor sues over rebuke for calling transgender student male
WVLT.TV
PORTSMOUTH, Ohio (AP) A professor is suing officials at his small, public university in Ohio after receiving a written warning for violating its nondiscrimination policy by not addressing a transgender student using the gender terms preferred by that ...

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Prof sues over rebuke for calling transgender student male

Topix TG News - Sun, 11/11/2018 - 16:34

A professor is suing officials at his small, public university in Ohio after receiving a written warning for violating its nondiscrimination policy by not addressing a transgender student using the gender terms preferred by that student. Nicholas Meriwether filed a federal lawsuit this week against officials at Shawnee State University in Portsmouth, roughly 85 miles south of Columbus.

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Prof sues over rebuke for calling transgender student male - Fox News

Google Transgender - Sun, 11/11/2018 - 16:17

Prof sues over rebuke for calling transgender student male
Fox News
PORTSMOUTH, Ohio – A professor is suing officials at his small, public university in Ohio after receiving a written warning for violating its nondiscrimination policy by not addressing a transgender student using the gender terms preferred by that student.

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Tracy Monegain, a Marine and transgender veteran, helps fellow transgender veterans navigate the system - Richmond.com

Google Transgender - Sun, 11/11/2018 - 13:39

Richmond.com

Tracy Monegain, a Marine and transgender veteran, helps fellow transgender veterans navigate the system
Richmond.com
As a gender identity war waged within, Tracy Monegain, née Jeff Spencer, sought to suppress who she was by joining the Marine Corps in 1979. “At the time, I didn't know what transgender meant, but I knew something was going on with me,” recalled ...

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Transgenderism supporters can tolerate no dissent in UC Berkeley Student Senate

Topix TG News - Sun, 11/11/2018 - 12:21

Do you remember when the leading institutions of higher education encouraged debate and discussion? In an era of obsessive focus on skin-deep diversity, higher education has become an environment intolerant of any dissent from the Party Line, no matter how absurd it may be. A case study comes from The University of California, Berkeley, which in 1964 was convulsed over student demonstrations demanding absolute free speech, including obscenities.

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US concerned by rising attacks on human rights in Tanzania

Topix TG News - Sun, 11/11/2018 - 08:14

The United States has spoken out against Tanzanian moves to cut back human rights and civil liberties, including arrests and harassment of "marginalised" people such as homosexuals. FILE PHOTO: Tanzanian President John Magufuli leaves after inspecting a guard of honour during an official visit to Kenya, October 31, 2016.

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