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'Biggest and best' Exeter Pride as thousands flock to city celebrations

Topix TG News - Thu, 05/17/2018 - 13:31

More than 7,000 people showed their support for the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer or questioning communities in the region by taking part or attending Saturday's event. Marking its tenth year, 1000s of people took part in the march from the St Sidwell Community Centre, down Exeter High Street and along Queen Street into Northernhay Gardens.

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Del. Danica Roem, Transgender Advocates See Progress - Patch.com

Google Transgender - Thu, 05/17/2018 - 13:04

Patch.com

Del. Danica Roem, Transgender Advocates See Progress
Patch.com
By Ryan Persaud, Capital News Service. RICHMOND, VA – Del. Danica Roem's first session in the Virginia General Assembly shows the progress that has been made to achieve transgender representation in public office, advocates say. While Roem ...

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Transgender moves Delhi High Court for name change in certificates

Topix TG News - Thu, 05/17/2018 - 09:10

A 24-year-old transgender, who lived as a male until the time she embraced her identity as a transgender in 2012-13, has moved the Delhi High Court seeking to change her name from 'Rahul Sharma' to 'Riya Sharma'. She also sought changes in her gender in Class X and XII certificates, issued by the Central Board of Secondary Education in 2010 and 2012.

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Guam's first transgender candidate in the running

Topix TG News - Thu, 05/17/2018 - 04:50

Lasia Casil is ready to run. As Guam's first transgender candidate for public office, Lasia says she knows that the road to where she stands now hasn't always been easy to travel on.

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Transgender Prisoner Rights Could Be In Even More Danger After The Trump Admin's Latest Rule Change - Bustle

Google Transgender - Thu, 05/17/2018 - 02:52

Bustle

Transgender Prisoner Rights Could Be In Even More Danger After The Trump Admin's Latest Rule Change
Bustle
The Trump administration has decided to roll back an Obama-era protection for transgender inmates that was specifically designed to keep them safe from unnecessary sexual or physical harassment in prison. The Trump administration's new rules for ...

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Middle Arm school parents keep children from attending LGBTQ presentation

Topix TG News - Thu, 05/17/2018 - 00:32

Only 13 of about 85 eligible students at MSB Regional Academy in Middle Arm attended a LGBTQ presentation Tuesday by Get Real Movement, according to one of its organizers. - Google Earth MIDDLE ARM, N.L. - Only 13 of about 85 eligible students at the school in Middle Arm attended a presentation on LGBTQ inclusion May 15, according to Marley Bowen, a Get Real Movement representative.

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Two transgender women found dead in Dallas within a week - AOL

Google Transgender - Wed, 05/16/2018 - 23:49

AOL

Two transgender women found dead in Dallas within a week
AOL
Dallas police are investigating the apparently unrelated deaths of two transgender women of color whose bodies were found within a span of four days. The body of a black transgender woman was found Saturday floating in a creek, Dallas Deputy Chief ...

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Attorney: Too little cash for transgender killing defense

Topix TG News - Wed, 05/16/2018 - 19:59

The head of Missouri's public defender system says a suspect in the slaying of a transgender teen should be spared from facing the death sentence if he's convicted because there isn't enough money to adequately defend him. Missouri State Public Defender Office director Michael Barrett argued this month in a motion filed in Andrew Vrba's first-degree murder case that it's not fair that the state is stepping in to help county prosecutors while also "depriving the defense of the resources necessary to provide diligent, effective, and conflict-free-representation."

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Attorney: Too little cash for transgender killing defense - Fox News

Google Transgender - Wed, 05/16/2018 - 19:19

Attorney: Too little cash for transgender killing defense
Fox News
KANSAS CITY, Mo. – The head of Missouri's public defender system says a suspect in the slaying of a transgender teen should be spared from facing the death sentence if he's convicted because there isn't enough money to adequately defend him. Missouri ...

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Transgender athletes among MCCSC policy additions - The Herald-Times

Google Transgender - Wed, 05/16/2018 - 18:40

Transgender athletes among MCCSC policy additions
The Herald-Times
“All MCCSC middle schools will follow IHSAA (Indiana High School Athletic Association) guidelines and rules in regards to participation of students that identify as transgender,” the middle school handbook states. “These rules and guidelines state that ...

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The Transgender Brain: New Insights - Medscape

Google Transgender - Wed, 05/16/2018 - 17:59

Medscape

The Transgender Brain: New Insights
Medscape
The term "transgender" refers to the mismatch between individuals' experienced or expressed gender and their biological sex at birth. Gender dysphoria describes the distress caused by this discrepancy, which can lead to social, occupational, and ...

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HRC Mourns Nino Fortson, Transgender Man Fatally Shot in Atlanta - Human Rights Campaign (blog)

Google Transgender - Wed, 05/16/2018 - 17:16

Human Rights Campaign (blog)

HRC Mourns Nino Fortson, Transgender Man Fatally Shot in Atlanta
Human Rights Campaign (blog)
HRC is saddened to learn of the death of Nino Fortson, 36, a transgender man fatally shot multiple times during an argument early Sunday in Atlanta. Atlanta police were nearby executing a traffic stop and rushed to the scene, but Forston later died at ...

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Tony Perkins compares transgender people to a suicidal bird-man - ThinkProgress

Google Transgender - Wed, 05/16/2018 - 15:57

Tony Perkins compares transgender people to a suicidal bird-man
ThinkProgress
Tony Perkins, president of the Family Research Council, had just been officially appointed to the U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom on Tuesday afternoon when he took to his radio show “Washington Watch” to smear transgender people.

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Transgender inmates at Colorado Territorial prison welcome reforms,...

Topix TG News - Wed, 05/16/2018 - 15:07

Transgender inmate's Taliyah Murphy, 34, Jessica Guitron, 58, Paula Thompson, 44, Monica Anaya, 44 and Acacia Lyndarr, 39, at the Colorado Territorial Correctional Facility in CaA-non City May 4, 2018. Some transgender inmates at Colorado Territorial prison want reforms - including the option to be jailed in a woman's prison - that could result from Lindsay Saunders-Velez's outspokenness.

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2 transgender women have turned up dead in Dallas in the last week - Sacramento Bee

Google Transgender - Wed, 05/16/2018 - 14:33

2 transgender women have turned up dead in Dallas in the last week
Sacramento Bee
No missing person in the Dallas Police Department database matched the description of the woman found Saturday either: a black, transgender woman about 5 feet, 3 inches tall, weighing approximately 130 pounds, with no tattoos or other identifying marks.

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Transgender inmates at Colorado Territorial prison welcome reforms, but are outraged by behavior that sparked it - The Denver Post

Google Transgender - Wed, 05/16/2018 - 12:01

The Denver Post

Transgender inmates at Colorado Territorial prison welcome reforms, but are outraged by behavior that sparked it
The Denver Post
Some transgender inmates at Colorado Territorial prison want reforms — including the option to be jailed in a woman's prison — that could result from Lindsay Saunders-Velez's outspokenness. They just don't like how she went about it. They say the ...

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Why A Compromise On Transgender Politics Would Be Capitulation - The Federalist

Google Transgender - Wed, 05/16/2018 - 11:09

The Federalist

Why A Compromise On Transgender Politics Would Be Capitulation
The Federalist
J.J. McCullough, a gay man and columnist for National Review Online, recently argued it is time for conservatives and progressives to compromise on transgenderism, just as they did decades ago on homosexuality, to preserve a free and peaceful social ...

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Transactional Transgenderism

Topix TG News - Wed, 05/16/2018 - 10:07

There's a new book out: When Harry Became Sally Responding to the Transgender Moment , by Ryan T. Anderson, which is one of the first rational looks at what I call "transactional transgenderism" that I've come across. This book was reviewed and the author interviewed in National Review , and that interview got me thinking.

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