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Transgender people's rights - The Express Tribune

Google Transgender - Sun, 11/11/2018 - 04:40

Transgender people's rights
The Express Tribune
Transgender people are just humans like us and have been provided with equal rights in our Constitution. But despite this we find many at the brink of survival because they are ostracised from society. In Pakistan even the people who take the ...

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Colorado elects first openly transgender person to state Legislature - FOX31 Denver

Google Transgender - Sun, 11/11/2018 - 04:33

FOX31 Denver

Colorado elects first openly transgender person to state Legislature
FOX31 Denver
ARVADA, Colo. -- It was a call for which Brianna Titone had been waiting hours -- even days. One of Colorado's closest races was finally decided Saturday afternoon as Republican candidate Vicky Pyne called Titone to congratulate Titone in the middle of ...
Brianna TitoneThe Denver Post
Transgender candidate claims victory in House District 27 race9News.com KUSA
Democrat Brianna Titone's opponent concedes, making her the first transgender state representative-elect in ColoradoThe Colorado Sun
Washington Blade -Colorado Springs Gazette
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Transwomen in Bengal observe Bhai Dooj with street kids, sex workers

Topix TG News - Sun, 11/11/2018 - 04:13

Kolkata, Nov 9 : Celebrating the bond between brothers and sisters, a group of transwomen from West Bengal observed 'Bhai Dooj' with street children here on Friday. The ritual, also known as 'Bhai-Phota' in Bengal, is celebrated two days after Diwali, when sisters travel to their brothers' house and pray for their long life and prosperity.

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The Freedom—and Fear—of Traveling While Transgender - Daily Beast

Google Transgender - Sun, 11/11/2018 - 02:04

Daily Beast

The Freedom—and Fear—of Traveling While Transgender
Daily Beast
One of the many ironies of being transgender is that, after coming out, “in” becomes the safest place to be: In your bedroom. In your apartment. Stick to your comfort zone and you avoid potential annoyance, harassment—even physical violence—but you ...

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Personal pronouns are not a negotiation | OPINION - Asheville Citizen-Times

Google Transgender - Sun, 11/11/2018 - 00:58

Asheville Citizen-Times

Personal pronouns are not a negotiation | OPINION
Asheville Citizen-Times
Three months ago, my sibling, RJ, came out to me as non-binary. For them, it means that they don't feel as if they fit into society's roles as male or female, and they have come to terms with the fact that their biological sex doesn't have to match ...

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Labour threatens disciplinary action against member who calls transgender woman 'a man' - Telegraph.co.uk

Google Transgender - Sun, 11/11/2018 - 00:26

Telegraph.co.uk

Labour threatens disciplinary action against member who calls transgender woman 'a man'
Telegraph.co.uk
The letter, sent on October 18, added: “I am therefore writing to remind you that describing those who identify as transgender women as men is not what we would expect from a member of the Labour Party and ask that you refrain from making comments of ...

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House Democrats prepare to battle Trump's transgender military ban

Topix TG News - Sun, 11/11/2018 - 00:16

The new Democratic majority in the House has promised to expand LGBT civil rights protections, and Rep. Adam Smith, D-Wash., indicated transgender military service will be a top priority when he is expected to become the new House Armed Services chairman in January. "We need inclusive armed services that can attract the best, most talented people without arbitrary and discriminatory barriers that narrow the field of people who can serve their country," Smith wrote in a letter to his caucus announcing his chairman bid on Thursday.

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State Prisons Told To Develop Training On Transgender Issues - CBS Chicago

Google Transgender - Sat, 11/10/2018 - 23:30

CBS Chicago

State Prisons Told To Develop Training On Transgender Issues
CBS Chicago
The order handed down this week by U.S. District Court Judge Nancy Rosenstengel comes in response to a lawsuit filed by a transgender prison inmate that claims repeated abuse and sexual assaults involving guards and inmates. As part of her order, ...
Judge orders training on transgender issues for all Illinois prison staff amid inmate lawsuitChicago Tribune

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Brianna Titone declares victory as Colorado's first transgender lawmaker

Topix TG News - Sat, 11/10/2018 - 20:14

There are 7,383 legislators in this country's state governments. None of them could tell Danica Roem what to expect when she became an elected Virginia delegate this January.

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Jersey City announces first Transgender Awareness Week - NJ.com

Google Transgender - Sat, 11/10/2018 - 19:54

NJ.com

Jersey City announces first Transgender Awareness Week
NJ.com
The city and a local community center are coming together to bring more awareness and support to an issue for the first time. The city of Jersey City and Hudson Pride Center are partnering to recognize Transgender Awareness Week, which will run from Nov.

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Victoria's Secret Exec Apologizes for Transgender Comments After Fashion Show - Variety

Google Transgender - Sat, 11/10/2018 - 19:52

Variety

Victoria's Secret Exec Apologizes for Transgender Comments After Fashion Show
Variety
Victoria's Secret chief marketing officer Ed Razek apologized in a statement Friday for remarks he made in a Vogue interview published Thursday about why Victoria's Secret hasn't cast transgender models in their annual fashion show. “My remark ...
Victoria's Secret's CMO apologizes for transgender commentsFox News
Victoria's Secret exec apologizes for comments about not casting transgender modelsUSA TODAY
Victoria's Secret 'sorry' for transgender model commentsBBC News
Evening Standard -Mashable -Vogue.com
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Colorado's first transgender legislator: How Brianna Titone flipped a Republican district - The Denver Post

Google Transgender - Sat, 11/10/2018 - 18:32

The Denver Post

Colorado's first transgender legislator: How Brianna Titone flipped a Republican district
The Denver Post
There are 7,383 legislators in this country's state governments. None of them could tell Danica Roem what to expect when she became an elected Virginia delegate this January. No one had ever taken the oath of a state office as an openly transgender ...
Transgender Colo. House candidate declares victoryWashington Blade

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Brianna Titone, Colorado's first transgender candidate for state office, declares victory in Arvada - The Colorado Independent

Google Transgender - Sat, 11/10/2018 - 17:17

The Colorado Independent

Brianna Titone, Colorado's first transgender candidate for state office, declares victory in Arvada
The Colorado Independent
Three days after polls closed in Colorado, Democrats have declared victory in what was the state's closest race. In swingy House District 27, which covers Arvada and slivers of Wheat Ridge and Golden, Democrat Brianna Titone led Republican Vicki Pyne ...
Arvada may be close to electing Colorado's first transgender lawmakerThe Denver Post

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Victoria's Secret exec apologizes for comments about not casting transgender models - USA TODAY

Google Transgender - Sat, 11/10/2018 - 17:17

USA TODAY

Victoria's Secret exec apologizes for comments about not casting transgender models
USA TODAY
"If you're asking if we've considered putting a transgender model in the show or looked at putting a plus-size model in the show, we have," he added. "We attempted to do a television special for plus-sizes (in 2000). No one had any interest in it ...
Victoria's Secret's CMO apologizes for transgender commentsFox News
Victoria's Secret 'sorry' for transgender model commentsBBC News
Victoria's Secret Apologizes After Executive's Statements About Transgender and Plus-Size ModelsVanity Fair
Evening Standard -ETCanada.com -Variety -Vogue.com
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Victoria's Secret 'sorry' for transgender model comments

Topix TG News - Sat, 11/10/2018 - 16:12

In an interview with Vogue magazine, Ed Razek had said the lingerie company's annual shows were "a fantasy" and should not include them. Mr Razek later said his remarks were "insensitive".

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Victoria's Secret 'sorry' for transgender model comments - BBC News

Google Transgender - Sat, 11/10/2018 - 14:13

BBC News

Victoria's Secret 'sorry' for transgender model comments
BBC News
Victoria's Secret chief marketing officer has apologised for comments he made about transgender models. In an interview with Vogue magazine, Ed Razek had said the lingerie company's annual shows were "a fantasy" and should not include them. Mr Razek ...
Victoria's Secret chief marketing officer Ed Razek apologises for remarks about transgender modelsEvening Standard
The Fashion World Is Changing. Will the Victoria's Secret Show?ELLE.com
VS exec apologizes for saying 'no one had any interest' in a show with plus-size modelsYahoo Lifestyle

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Judge orders training on transgender issues for all Illinois prison staff amid inmate lawsuit

Topix TG News - Sat, 11/10/2018 - 12:02

The transgender woman described feeling like a "sex slave" while incarcerated at several men's prisons across Illinois, claiming repeated abuse and sexual assaults involving guards and inmates, according to court documents. Deon "Strawberry" Hampton has sued the Illinois Department of Corrections multiple times in the past year seeking a rarely issued transfer to a women's prison, where she believes she would be safer as she serves a 10-year sentence for burglary.

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Transgender documentary 'Little Miss Westie' at SCSU - Hartford Courant

Google Transgender - Sat, 11/10/2018 - 11:03

Hartford Courant

Transgender documentary 'Little Miss Westie' at SCSU
Hartford Courant
On Nov. 15, Southern Connecticut State University in New Haven will screen a documentary about two transgender siblings, followed by a Q&A with the siblings and their parents. "Little Miss Westie" is about Ren, a transgirl, and Luca, a transboy ...

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A Transgender American Diplomat Who Does Not Exist - HuffPost

Google Transgender - Sat, 11/10/2018 - 11:00

HuffPost

A Transgender American Diplomat Who Does Not Exist
HuffPost
Are you surprised to learn that America has diplomats who are transgender? You shouldn't be. We're in every branch and every level of the government. In my 14 years with State, I've served at our embassies in Moscow, Astana, Bucharest andTashkent, ...

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