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Pakistan Elections: Transgender Candidates to Fight for Representation, Inclusivity - teleSUR tv HTTPS (press release) (blog)

Google Transgender - Tue, 07/10/2018 - 18:31

teleSUR tv HTTPS (press release) (blog)

Pakistan Elections: Transgender Candidates to Fight for Representation, Inclusivity
teleSUR tv HTTPS (press release) (blog)
Earlier in June, Samaa TV reported that eight transgender candidates had said that they recieved death threats from some mainstream party candidates. Most of the candidates are contesting the elections independently, except Nayab Ali and Lubna Lal who ...

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Parents of transgender teen appealing name change ruling - Cincinnati.com

Google Transgender - Tue, 07/10/2018 - 17:05

Cincinnati.com

Parents of transgender teen appealing name change ruling
Cincinnati.com
The parents of a 15-year-old transgender teen who wanted a legal name change have appealed a Warren County judge's decision to deny the change. Warren County Probate Judge Joseph Kirby said teens lack the "maturity, knowledge and stability" to ...

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Transgender Documentary 'Transformer' Bought by Gravitas (EXCLUSIVE) - Variety

Google Transgender - Tue, 07/10/2018 - 17:00

Variety

Transgender Documentary 'Transformer' Bought by Gravitas (EXCLUSIVE)
Variety
Gravitas Ventures has bought all U.S. rights to Michael Del Monte's transgender documentary “Transformer,” Variety has learned exclusively. The distributor will release “Transformer” theatrically on Oct. 19 for an Academy Award qualifying run along ...

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Section 377 hearing: Will examine correctness of 2013 verdict, says Supreme Court

Topix TG News - Tue, 07/10/2018 - 16:58

The Supreme Court today commenced a crucial hearing on a clutch of petitions seeking decriminalisation of consensual sex between two adults of the same gender. A five-judge constitution bench headed by Chief Justice Dipak Misra said it will also examine the correctness of its 2013 verdict that had set aside the Delhi High Court judgement decriminalising gay sex.

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The online debate over transgender identity needs more speech, not less - The Economist

Google Transgender - Tue, 07/10/2018 - 16:00

The Economist

The online debate over transgender identity needs more speech, not less
The Economist
Despite the charged environment online, transgender people know that they need to speak out if they are to be heard. “We can no longer stay invisible,” wrote Sylvia Rivera, a trans activist, in 2002 after decades of being ignored by mainstream society.

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How 'Parental Permission' Could Destroy Transgender Kids' Privacy

Topix TG News - Tue, 07/10/2018 - 12:04

According to an online resource from the American Academy of Pediatrics , most kids "have a stable sense of their gender identity" by age 4. But they don't reach the legal age of majority until at least 14 years later-sometimes longer, depending on the state. That means many transgender children spend over a decade in the custody of someone who may not support them, and who may try to enroll them in harmful conversion therapy programs to try to change their gender identity.

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Transgender muffins? A half-baked notion that leaves a bad taste - Evening Standard

Google Transgender - Tue, 07/10/2018 - 11:31

Evening Standard

Transgender muffins? A half-baked notion that leaves a bad taste
Evening Standard
If nothing else, it seems like a waste of muffins. An online toolkit has been produced to guide children through questions of gender which revolves around the simplistic premise that you're either a blueberry muffin (a boy), a raspberry muffin (a girl ...

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How 'Parental Permission' Could Destroy Transgender Kids' Privacy - Daily Beast

Google Transgender - Tue, 07/10/2018 - 09:07

Daily Beast

How 'Parental Permission' Could Destroy Transgender Kids' Privacy
Daily Beast
For transgender kids, home is not always a safe place to be out of the closet. According to an online resource from the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP), most kids “have a stable sense of their gender identity” by age 4. But they don't reach the ...

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Hoping against hope, Pakistan's transgenders launch election fight

Topix TG News - Tue, 07/10/2018 - 07:23

ISLAMABAD : "Give me a chance," Nadeem Kashish pleads with voters in Islamabad. Her struggle is not for power - she knows her campaign is futile - but for acceptance, as transgenders make historic bids in the upcoming Pakistan election.

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The non-science of transgender analysis

Topix TG News - Tue, 07/10/2018 - 03:02

While I don't expect this debate to end anytime soon, there's a new entry in the media push to convince Americans that gender dysphoria is just another part of life which should be accepted without question. It comes to us from Alex Barasch, writing at the Washington Post .

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Study finds health risks for transgender women on hormone therapy - NBCNews.com

Google Transgender - Mon, 07/09/2018 - 22:45

NBCNews.com

Study finds health risks for transgender women on hormone therapy
NBCNews.com
Transgender women on hormone therapy may be at a higher risk for cardiovascular problems, such as stroke, blood clots and heart attack, researchers reported ...
Hormone therapy poses stroke risk for transgender womenReuters
Transgender DangersWLTZ 38 NBC
Cross-sex Hormones and Acute Cardiovascular Events in Transgender Persons: A Cohort StudyAnnals of Internal Medicine
Medical Daily
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Court: Kansas did not violate transgender inmate's rights

Topix TG News - Mon, 07/09/2018 - 22:34

A federal appeals court says Kansas prison officials aren't deliberately indifferent to a transgender inmate who says her medical treatment is so poor it violates her constitutional rights. The 10th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals on Monday upheld a lower court ruling in favor of prison officials in a dispute with Michelle Renee Lamb.

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Hormone therapy poses stroke risk for transgender women

Topix TG News - Mon, 07/09/2018 - 22:34

Hormones given to people to align their sex with their gender pose a significant risk of serious blood clots and stroke among transgender women, one of the largest studies of transgender patients has concluded. The risk of a dangerous type of blood clot, called a venous thromboembolism, nearly doubles for people transitioning from male to female compared to both non-transgender men and women, researchers reported in Annals of Internal Medicine.

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Skyler & Tan's 'Queer Eye' Conversation About The Transgender ... - Bustle

Google Transgender - Mon, 07/09/2018 - 22:05

Bustle

Skyler & Tan's 'Queer Eye' Conversation About The Transgender ...
Bustle
There's so much that goes on between the Fab Five and their heroes that fans, unfortunately, don't get to see. And Skyler, the first transgender hero featured on ...

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Hailie Sahar of FX's 'Pose' on being a transgender actress - Today.com

Google Transgender - Mon, 07/09/2018 - 22:01

Today.com

Hailie Sahar of FX's 'Pose' on being a transgender actress
Today.com
Hailie Sahar, who stars in Ryan Murphy's new FX series, "Pose," talks about her experiences as a transgender actress in the entertainment industry.

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Hormone therapy poses stroke risk for transgender women - Reuters

Google Transgender - Mon, 07/09/2018 - 21:31

Newsweek

Hormone therapy poses stroke risk for transgender women
Reuters
(Reuters Health) - Hormones given to people to align their sex with their gender pose a significant risk of serious blood clots and stroke among transgender women, one of the largest studies of transgender patients has concluded. The risk of a ...
The Hormone Therapy That Many Transgender Women Rely on ...Newsweek
Study finds health risks for transgender women on hormone therapyNBCNews.com
New study finds life-threatening risk in transgender hormone therapyLifesite
Annals of Internal Medicine -WLTZ 38 NBC
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Court: Kansas did not violate transgender inmate's rights - Tampabay.com

Google Transgender - Mon, 07/09/2018 - 21:23

Court: Kansas did not violate transgender inmate's rights
Tampabay.com
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A federal appeals court says Kansas prison officials aren't deliberately indifferent to a transgender inmate who says her medical treatment is so poor it violates her constitutional rights. The 10th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ...

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Cross-sex Hormones and Acute Cardiovascular Events in Transgender Persons: A Cohort Study - Annals of Internal Medicine

Google Transgender - Mon, 07/09/2018 - 21:03

Cross-sex Hormones and Acute Cardiovascular Events in Transgender Persons: A Cohort Study
Annals of Internal Medicine
Electronic medical record–based cohort study of transgender members of integrated health care systems who had an index date (first evidence of transgender status) from 2006 through 2014. Ten male and 10 female cisgender enrollees were matched to ...

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What It's Really Like To Have A Period As A Transgender Man - Refinery29

Google Transgender - Mon, 07/09/2018 - 20:42

Refinery29

What It's Really Like To Have A Period As A Transgender Man
Refinery29
Because the fear of violence enacted against a transgender person for using the "wrong" bathroom is still very real. Bliss, for example, has been told to leave both the men's and the women's bathrooms because someone clocked them as a woman or a man, ...

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