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From bathrooms to buddies - Indian workplaces get transgender-friendly

Topix TG News - Tue, 06/20/2017 - 23:25

During a training session for its first set of transgender recruits, officials from the new metro rail company in the southern Indian city of Kochi asked them if they had any concerns. They had just one: bathroom access.

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Feminist author: Giving kids transgender hormones is 'criminal' - Lifesite

Google Transgender - Tue, 06/20/2017 - 19:47

Lifesite

Feminist author: Giving kids transgender hormones is 'criminal'
Lifesite
PHILADELPHIA, PA, June 20, 2017 (LifeSiteNews) -- In a surprisingly aggressive stand against the politically correct tide, feminist bestseller Camille Paglia asserted that transgender puberty blockers for children are "a criminal violation of human ...

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Transgender Actors Call for Representation: - We're Not All...

Topix TG News - Tue, 06/20/2017 - 18:56

"Imagine if all the movies in the theater were coming-of-age stories... That's what it's like for us" Films like "Dallas Buyers Club," "The Danish Girl," and now "Anything" tell the stories of trans women, but don't actually star trans actors. What's up with that? Trans actors Jen Richards , Alexandra Billings , Trace Lysette , Ian Harvie , D'Lo , Rain Valdez , Elliot Fletcher , Alexandra Grey and Jazzmun gathered for a new PSA put together by GLAAD and Screencrush to make the case for why Hollywood needs trans actors, and the issue is multi-faceted.

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Transgender Actors School Med Students in Appropriate Care - Medscape

Google Transgender - Tue, 06/20/2017 - 18:19

Transgender Actors School Med Students in Appropriate Care
Medscape
By acting out scenarios commonly seen in the clinic, real-life transgender actors can help medical residents learn to provide more sensitive care to transgender patients, new research shows. "The opportunity to interact with a transgender patient in a ...

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Terrific Transgender Candidates - HuffPost

Google Transgender - Tue, 06/20/2017 - 17:46

HuffPost

Terrific Transgender Candidates
HuffPost
Aisha C. Moodie-Mills, president of the Victory Fund political action committee, said her organization plans to coordinate a massive fundraising effort on Roem's behalf in hopes of opening the door for other lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender ...
Gender Odyssey conference in Los Angeles explores transgender issuesLos Angeles Blade

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This School District Partners With LGBT Advocacy Group to Impose ... - Daily Signal

Google Transgender - Tue, 06/20/2017 - 17:40

Daily Signal

This School District Partners With LGBT Advocacy Group to Impose ...
Daily Signal
One LGBT advocacy group exercises significant influence on the school board and superintendent of a New Jersey school district, some parents say.

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Dear Toronto, This Is What It's Like To Be Transgender - Huffington Post Canada

Google Transgender - Tue, 06/20/2017 - 16:12

Huffington Post Canada

Dear Toronto, This Is What It's Like To Be Transgender
Huffington Post Canada
Dear Toronto, This Is What It's Like To Be Transgender. 06/20/2017 11:44 EDT | Updated 9 hours ago. Sheesha YaDil The BlackCAP Transgender Community Advisory Committee includes a diverse group of people from the transgender community.

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Transgender Actors Calls For Equality In Hollywood Via New Video From GLAAD, ScreenCrush - Deadline

Google Transgender - Tue, 06/20/2017 - 16:10

Deadline

Transgender Actors Calls For Equality In Hollywood Via New Video From GLAAD, ScreenCrush
Deadline
Transgender actors have a message for Hollywood and have taken part in a video to spread the word and equality. In a video written by actress/writer Jen Richards, a number of actors — Alexandra Billings (Transparent), D'Lo (Sense8), Elliot Fletcher ...
Actors Release PSA About Transgender Representation in HollywoodTeenVogue.com
Transgender Actors Call for Representation: 'We're Not All Serial Killers' (Video)TheWrap
Why Hollywood Needs Trans ActorsYouTube

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From bathrooms to buddies: Offices get transgender-friendly - Hindustan Times

Google Transgender - Tue, 06/20/2017 - 15:29

Hindustan Times

From bathrooms to buddies: Offices get transgender-friendly
Hindustan Times
A sign protesting a recent North Carolina law restricting transgender bathroom access adorns a bathroom stalls at the 21C Museum Hotel in North Carolina. Several offices in India are revamping their policies to make the space more welcoming and ...

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The biological ironies of transgender debates

Topix TG News - Tue, 06/20/2017 - 14:13

Transgender issues have made significant headlines in the United States. Not long ago, North Carolina struggled to repeal a 2016 law that required people to use only public restrooms that matched the sex on their birth certificate, not their lived gender identity.

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#Pride30: LGBTQ Advocate Kyle Sawyer Is Building Transgender Allies - NBCNews.com

Google Transgender - Tue, 06/20/2017 - 12:45

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#Pride30: LGBTQ Advocate Kyle Sawyer Is Building Transgender Allies
NBCNews.com
"Being an ally, being an activist, it's not always a grand gesture," Kyle Sawyer said over the phone in an interview with NBC Out. "The goal is to supply folks with actionable items and tools to use in their every day lives." Based in Los Angeles, the ...

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From bathrooms to buddies - Indian workplaces get transgender-friendly - Reuters

Google Transgender - Tue, 06/20/2017 - 12:11

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From bathrooms to buddies - Indian workplaces get transgender-friendly
Reuters
MUMBAI (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - During a training session for its first set of transgender recruits, officials from the new metro rail company in the southern Indian city of Kochi asked them if they had any concerns. They had just one: bathroom ...
Watch: Kochi Metro's Transgender Recruits Have an Important Message & You Can't Miss ItThe Better India
WATCH: Transgender Employees Of Kochi Metro Have A Simple RequestHuffington Post India

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How the play Rotterdam has led the way for transgender stories on stage - The Independent

Google Transgender - Tue, 06/20/2017 - 11:35

The Independent

How the play Rotterdam has led the way for transgender stories on stage
The Independent
Flash forward almost a decade, and the situation has – happily – changed, with many more visible transgender narratives and characters on TV and film, from Transparent to Orange is the New Black, The Danish Girl to Boy Meets Girl. Meanwhile, Rotterdam ...

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Survey reveals transgender discrimination in Maine | WCSH6.com - WCSH-TV

Google Transgender - Tue, 06/20/2017 - 10:56

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Survey reveals transgender discrimination in Maine | WCSH6.com
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A new national survey advocates are calling “groundbreaking” revealed transgender people in Maine experienced discrimination in recent years—data that ...

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UC Berkeley Releases Insurance Coverage For Laser Hair Removal For Transgender Students

Topix TG News - Tue, 06/20/2017 - 09:50

For many individuals out there, beauty and body care is not just a part of their daily routine to look good, but also part of a process that helps theM feel comfortable in their own skin. Many transgender individuals, especially trans women, have to deal with the act of shaving, waxing, and plucking the many hairs on their body.

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For transgender Canadians, Bill C-16 is symbolic-yet meaningful

Topix TG News - Tue, 06/20/2017 - 05:52

The passage of Bill C-16 is a victory for transgender Canadians. But here's why more work still needs to be done.

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A Married Transgender Woman Fighting For A New Birth Certificate Won The Backing Of The UN - BuzzFeed News

Google Transgender - Tue, 06/20/2017 - 03:40

BuzzFeed News

A Married Transgender Woman Fighting For A New Birth Certificate Won The Backing Of The UN
BuzzFeed News
In a decision made on March 17 and published on June 15, the UN Human Rights Committee found in favour of a married transgender woman from New South Wales, Australia, who had tried unsuccessfully on multiple occasions to change the sex on her ...
Advocates call for repeal of transgender forced divorce lawsOUTinPerth

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Canada takes major step in criminalizing discrimination of transgender people

Topix TG News - Tue, 06/20/2017 - 01:36

The bill will become law as soon as it passes royal assent, a "formality" that is expected to happen sometime this week, according to NBC News. Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau tweeted out a celebratory message after the bill passed on Thursday night, saying "Great news: Bill C-16 has passed the Senate - making it illegal to discriminate based on gender identity or expression."

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The Future of Transgender Troops in the United States - Pacific ... - Pacific Standard

Google Transgender - Tue, 06/20/2017 - 00:31

Pacific Standard

The Future of Transgender Troops in the United States - Pacific ...
Pacific Standard
As it stands, transgender troops already in the military have been able to serve openly since then-Secretary of Defense Ash Carter's statement last year.
Service chiefs are raising issues with transgender recruitment ...Washington Examiner

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Canada takes major step in criminalizing discrimination of transgender people - Business Insider

Google Transgender - Tue, 06/20/2017 - 00:28

Business Insider

Canada takes major step in criminalizing discrimination of transgender people
Business Insider
(Mic) — Canada just took a major step forward in ensuring rights and protections for its transgender citizens. The Canadian Senate passed Bill C-16 on Thursday, a new law that expands the Canadian Human Rights Act to prohibit discrimination on the ...
For transgender Canadians, Bill C-16 is symbolic—yet meaningfulMacleans.ca

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