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Transgender Fury: What Happened to Civil Discourse?

Topix TG News - Mon, 07/09/2018 - 20:19

If you want to see how far down the slope civic discourse has slid in the land of free speech and "tolerance," I give you an article in The Atlantic by Jesse Singhal entitled, " When Children Say They're Trans ." Rather than the unabashed cheerleading you might expect in a secular, progressive magazine, the article is surprisingly balanced.

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UTEP Clinic Helps Transgender Individuals Empower Their Voices - Newswise (press release)

Google Transgender - Mon, 07/09/2018 - 18:33

UTEP Clinic Helps Transgender Individuals Empower Their Voices
Newswise (press release)
April Gutierrez, center, and Patricia Lara, Ph.D., right, conduct vocal modification exercises for Andi Tiscareño, left, at UTEP's voice modification clinic for transgender individuals. The service is provided by 16 graduate students from UTEP's speech ...

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Transgender protections, other ballot questions certified

Topix TG News - Mon, 07/09/2018 - 18:00

Massachusetts voters will decide three questions on the November ballot, including one that asks whether anti-discrimination protections for transgender people should be kept in place.

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3 Mass. Ballot Qs Set: Keeping Transgender Protections, Citizens United, Nurse-To-Patient Ratios - WBUR

Google Transgender - Mon, 07/09/2018 - 16:02

WBUR

3 Mass. Ballot Qs Set: Keeping Transgender Protections, Citizens United, Nurse-To-Patient Ratios
WBUR
Massachusetts voters will decide three questions on the November ballot, including one that asks whether anti-discrimination protections for transgender people should be kept in place. Secretary of State William Galvin on Monday assigned numbers to the ...
Transgender Protections, Other Ballot Questions CertifiedU.S. News & World Report

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Our second week of essays on transgender identities - The Economist

Google Transgender - Mon, 07/09/2018 - 15:34

The Economist

Our second week of essays on transgender identities
The Economist
A week into our two-week discussion on transgender identities, it's time to take stock. Since we kicked off on the day that Britain's government launched a public consultation on its plans to update the Gender Recognition Act, several of our ...

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Second guilty plea entered in transgender teen's gruesome death - NBCNews.com

Google Transgender - Mon, 07/09/2018 - 14:49

NBCNews.com

Second guilty plea entered in transgender teen's gruesome death
NBCNews.com
James Thomas Grigsby, 25, pleaded guilty to abandonment of a corpse in connection with the slaying of Missouri teenager Ally Steinfeld.

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Ken Paxton's wrong to shroud his transgender fight as a parental rights issue in Fort Worth ISD

Topix TG News - Mon, 07/09/2018 - 13:21

This editorial was first published in The Dallas Morning News. Guest editorials don't necessarily reflect the Denton Record-Chronicle's opinions.

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Angry Lesbians Forcibly Block Gay Pride March Because They Don't Like Transgender Dudes

Topix TG News - Mon, 07/09/2018 - 13:21

A group of militant lesbians forced their way to the front of a gay pride march in London on Sunday. The angry lesbians then laid down with some banners swathed over their bodies.

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Why I had a hard time calling my transgender child 'they' — and why I'm doing it anyway - Washington Post

Google Transgender - Mon, 07/09/2018 - 10:02

Washington Post

Why I had a hard time calling my transgender child 'they' — and why I'm doing it anyway
Washington Post
Like many parents of transgender people, I had to educate myself about my child's identity and how I could best support them. One stumbling block was that embracing my child's identity meant changing my language. As an editor, I found it painful, on a ...

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Court told of disturbing post before axe attack

Topix TG News - Mon, 07/09/2018 - 08:43

BEFORE the alleged attempted murders of two 7-Eleven customers was caught on video, Evie Amati shared a disturbing message, a court has heard. LESS than an hour before she swung a 2kg axe at the heads of two 7-Eleven customers, Evie Amati changed Facebook her status to read "humans are only able to destroy or hate so that is what I shall do", a court has heard.

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Transgender professor fails to win mayoral election - Japan Today

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

Japan Today

Transgender professor fails to win mayoral election
Japan Today
A transgender University of Tokyo professor was defeated by the incumbent in the mayoral election in Higashimatsuyama near Tokyo on Sunday. Ayumi Yasutomi, a 55-year-old professor whose campaign focused on preventing child abuse, failed to win ...

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PHOTOS: 20 pictures to make you smile

Topix TG News - Mon, 07/09/2018 - 04:20

A dog wearing a rainbow bow tie is seen during the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender Pride Parade in Budapest, Hungary on July 7, 2018. Newlyweds pose on a zebra crossing for wedding photographers during the 2018 soccer World Cup in Samara, Russia, Sunday, July 8, 2018.

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Scarlett Johansson Will Make Another Bad Decision and Play a Trans...

Topix TG News - Mon, 07/09/2018 - 00:00

Apparently Scarlett Johansson didn't get the memo about how problematic it is for actors to play characters of different racial and gender identities. Despite the whitewashing controversy around  Ghost in the Shell , Johansson is reteaming with her  Ghost director Rupert Sanders for another problematic portrayal.

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Christian doctor is refused work over transgender row | News | The ... - The Times

Google Transgender - Sun, 07/08/2018 - 23:04

The Times

Christian doctor is refused work over transgender row | News | The ...
The Times
A Christian doctor was turned down for a job as a disability assessor with the Department for Work and Pensions after refusing to refer to transgender people ...
Christian Doctor Fired by UK Gov't for Refusing to Use Transgender People's Pronouns of ChoiceChristian Post

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Transgender muffin exercise 'sends wrong message' | News | The ... - The Times

Google Transgender - Sun, 07/08/2018 - 23:04

The Times

Transgender muffin exercise 'sends wrong message' | News | The ...
The Times
A challenge used to teach young people about gender has been criticised for suggesting to teenagers that they may be transgender if they do not fit designated ...
Transgender 'muffin challenge' for young people 'reads like satire ...Daily Mail

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Insight into a transgender's life - The Hindu

Google Transgender - Sun, 07/08/2018 - 20:09

Insight into a transgender's life
The Hindu
A day-long cultural festival of the transgender community was held in Odisha's Berhampur on Sunday to increase their acceptance in society. Transgenders from different parts of the State took part in the cultural festival organised by Anwesha Kala ...

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Scarlett Johansson faces backlash over controversial new role

Topix TG News - Sun, 07/08/2018 - 19:38

According to reports, the actress, who was criticized for playing a traditionally Asian character in Rupert Sanders' 2017 film, Ghost in the Shell , has teamed up with the director again to star as a transgender man in his upcoming film, Rub & Tug . The Hollywood Reporter writes that the movie centers on the real-life story of Dante "Tex" Gill, who ran a massage parlor and prostitution ring in Pittsburgh in the 1970s and 1980s.

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Danni Newbury serves to support the NJ LGBTQa

Topix TG News - Sun, 07/08/2018 - 15:01

Danni Newbury, coordinator at Union County and New Jersey's first Office of LGBTQ Services, serves to support the LGBTQ community. NJ LGBTQ community: Danni Newbury's Union County office supports equal rights for all Danni Newbury, coordinator at Union County and New Jersey's first Office of LGBTQ Services, serves to support the LGBTQ community.

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A transgender girl rises up against alien invaders in Rich Larson's novel Annex - The Verge

Google Transgender - Sun, 07/08/2018 - 14:00

The Verge

A transgender girl rises up against alien invaders in Rich Larson's novel Annex
The Verge
Later this month, Rich Larson will publish his debut novel, Annex, the start to his Violet Wars trilogy. The book is set in the aftermath of an alien invasion, and follows Violet, a transgender girl who has escaped capture and discovered that an alien ...

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Transgender refugees in Greece reclaim their dignity - Deutsche Welle

Google Transgender - Sun, 07/08/2018 - 12:27

Deutsche Welle

Transgender refugees in Greece reclaim their dignity
Deutsche Welle
A couple of months ago, Natasha (pictured above) was anxiously waiting for her court hearing to start. Natasha's case was unique: Apart from the fact that she is a transgender woman, she is also a refugee from Pakistan who has received asylum in Greece.

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