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University Learns a New Lesson: Transgender Discrimination Landmark Verdict in Oklahoma

Topix TG News - Mon, 01/08/2018 - 23:53

In a landmark case, an eight-person jury awarded a transgender professor, Rachel Tudor, more than $1.1 million in her claim that her former employer discriminated against her on the basis of her sex. Tudor was hired by Southeastern Oklahoma State University in 2004 as a tenure-track assistant professor in the English Department.

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My Turn: Chontell Nelson Washington: Listen to those who are transgender - The Providence Journal

Google Transgender - Mon, 01/08/2018 - 23:37

My Turn: Chontell Nelson Washington: Listen to those who are transgender
The Providence Journal
The Rhode Island State Council of Churches is deeply troubled by the letter released on Dec. 15 and signed by a variety of leaders in the Christian tradition as well as other faith traditions (published as the Dec. 27 Commentary piece, “God created ...

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Transgender scratchcard winner buys first present for partner with £4million winnings - a Henry Hoover - Mirror.co.uk

Google Transgender - Mon, 01/08/2018 - 23:33

Mirror.co.uk

Transgender scratchcard winner buys first present for partner with £4million winnings - a Henry Hoover
Mirror.co.uk
A transgender taxi driver who won big on a scratchcard has bought the first present for her fiancé out of her £4million winnings – and it's a Henry Hoover. Melissa Ede has said she will be buying a house and a car with the winnings. But her fiancé has ...

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Utah Supreme Court wades into transgender rights and birth certificates - fox13now.com

Google Transgender - Mon, 01/08/2018 - 22:57

fox13now.com

Utah Supreme Court wades into transgender rights and birth certificates
fox13now.com
Other judges across Utah have ordered birth certificate changes for transgender people with no problems, their attorney, Chris Wharton, argued to the court. "They shouldn't be selecting our gender. It should just be standard," said Childers-Gray of the ...

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Husband Charged With Killing Transgender Pageant Founder - U.S. News & World Report

Google Transgender - Mon, 01/08/2018 - 22:51

New York Post

Husband Charged With Killing Transgender Pageant Founder
U.S. News & World Report
Husband Charged With Killing Transgender Pageant Founder. Transgender rights advocate who started pageant for transgender women in New England found stabbed, beaten to death in home; husband charged with murder. Jan. 8, 2018, at 6:56 p.m.. Husband ...
Husband charged with killing transgender activist wife | New York PostNew York Post
Mass. woman is 1st known transgender person to be killed in 2018My Fox Boston
Christa Leigh Steele-Knudslien is the First Known Transgender Woman Killed in 2018Human Rights Campaign (blog)
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Kerala's transgender friendly image a lie: Activists slam arrest of trans women - The News Minute

Google Transgender - Mon, 01/08/2018 - 22:24

The News Minute

Kerala's transgender friendly image a lie: Activists slam arrest of trans women
The News Minute
The arrest of four transgender women in Kochi on Friday, in what the police are claiming is an 'online sex racket bust', has created a massive furore in the state. The transgender community in Kerala has alleged that the cases slapped against the women ...

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Military members wait for decision on transgender recruits - WKBN.com

Google Transgender - Mon, 01/08/2018 - 22:01

WKBN.com

Military members wait for decision on transgender recruits
WKBN.com
Right now, an expert panel put together by Defense Secretary James Mattis is examining ways to address transgender service members. Administration officials say until that survey is complete, they'll continue with Obama-era rules. “We are going to go ...

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Celebrity Big Brother's India upset by drag makeover

Topix TG News - Mon, 01/08/2018 - 19:22

A drag makeover causes tension in the Celebrity Big Brother house, when it appears to offend transgender contestant India Willoughby. The newsreader, 52, has previously confessed to having a phobia of drag queens, and looks less than impressed when Shane Jenek transforms Andrew Brady into one named Betty Swollocks.

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Transgender military service is as American as apple pie - The Hill

Google Transgender - Mon, 01/08/2018 - 18:02

The Hill

Transgender military service is as American as apple pie
The Hill
As the military quietly greeted the New Year by accepting transgender recruits, let's not forget that first gender changer in military history was a draft dodger. Thetis, mother of Achilles, heard a prediction that her son would die in the Trojan War ...

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Doraville swears in Georgia's only transgender elected official - Atlanta Journal Constitution

Google Transgender - Mon, 01/08/2018 - 17:39

Atlanta Journal Constitution

Doraville swears in Georgia's only transgender elected official
Atlanta Journal Constitution
Stephe Koontz officially became Georgia's only transgender elected official on Friday night when she was sworn in as a Doraville City Council member. Koontz won the District 3 seat on the council by just six votes in November. She likes to stick to the ...

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Settlement possible in transgender suit

Topix TG News - Mon, 01/08/2018 - 16:59

A settlement may be on the horizon in the lawsuit brought by a transgender student against the Kenosha Unified School District. The board will first meet in closed session at 7 p.m. to discuss the litigation, then return to open session for a possible vote.

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Transgender lottery winner hits back at Too Fat to Work Stephen Beer who's pleading for her to share her £4m prize - Plymouth Herald

Google Transgender - Mon, 01/08/2018 - 14:45

Plymouth Herald

Transgender lottery winner hits back at Too Fat to Work Stephen Beer who's pleading for her to share her £4m prize
Plymouth Herald
Stephen Beer appeared with transgender taxi driver Melissa Ede on an episode of the Jeremy Kyle show in 2016, amid speculation the pair where having an affair. Mr Beer, who also appeared on Channel 5's Too Fat To Work, claimed that Melissa had told him ...

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Anna Friel films new transgender drama in Manchester - Manchester Evening News

Google Transgender - Mon, 01/08/2018 - 14:01

Manchester Evening News

Anna Friel films new transgender drama in Manchester
Manchester Evening News
Anna Friel films new transgender drama in Manchester. The Rochdale actress is filming new mini series Butterfly about a transgender child. Share; Comments. By. Katie Fitzpatrick. 14:00, 8 JAN 2018; Updated 14:03, 8 JAN 2018. News. Enter your postcode ...

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Funny man Dave Chappelle chips away at political correctness with transgender jokes

Topix TG News - Mon, 01/08/2018 - 12:00

The comedy giant got hammered last year for sharing some transgender jokes on a pair of Netflix stand-up specials. Instead of backing down or apologizing, Mr. Chappelle uncorked a few more in his latest Netflix special, "Equanimity."

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Transgender people seek equal protections in NH

Topix TG News - Mon, 01/08/2018 - 07:12

Somersworth resident and newly elected School Board member Gerri Cannon enjoyed a great job in the computer industry for more than 31 years, but she still wasn't happy. Cannon said although she was successful in her career, she wrestled with her assigned gender at birth as a male going back to her teenage years.

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Settlement possible in transgender suit - Kenosha News

Google Transgender - Mon, 01/08/2018 - 02:55

Kenosha News

Settlement possible in transgender suit
Kenosha News
In appealing Peppers' September 2016 injunction, Unified argued it would harm other students, particularly boys, who use the restrooms, saying that harm outweighed any harm to Whitaker. Whitaker's attorneys allege Whitaker suffered depression and ...
Board Considers Transgender Student's LawsuitU.S. News & World Report

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Transgender Woman Says Jail Awaits In Uzbekistan, Seeks Asylum In Belarus

Topix TG News - Mon, 01/08/2018 - 02:53

According to human rights activists, transgender people in Uzbekistan often face the threat of violence while also having to deal with deep-rooted homophobia. Lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people in Uzbekistan face deep-rooted homophobia, discrimination, and the threat of violence, activists and human rights defenders say.

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Zima urged to resign, transgender protections proposed, county sues over opioids | Agenda - Green Bay Press Gazette

Google Transgender - Sun, 01/07/2018 - 22:43

Green Bay Press Gazette

Zima urged to resign, transgender protections proposed, county sues over opioids | Agenda
Green Bay Press Gazette
... a protected class in the county's housing code. Linssen cited recent action by De Pere to prohibit landlords, employers and businesses from discriminating against transgender persons. "My constituents in De Pere voted to make anti-discrimination ...

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Can you be good without God? Boy Scouts face the question

Topix TG News - Sun, 01/07/2018 - 22:19

In 2013, the Boy Scouts of America rescinded its ban on gay members. Two years later, it voted to allow gay adults in leadership.

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Sorry not sorry: Dave Chappelle can be offensive, and fellow comedians applaud him for it - Washington Times

Google Transgender - Sun, 01/07/2018 - 20:48

Washington Times

Sorry not sorry: Dave Chappelle can be offensive, and fellow comedians applaud him for it
Washington Times
Dave Chappelle acknowledged in his new special that some viewers were hurt by his barbs. He also said all the right things about not wishing violence on any member of the transgender community. He still didn't apologize or shy away ... more >. Print ...

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