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Transgender members of US military sue Donald Trump for discrimination - Telegraph.co.uk

Google Transgender - Thu, 08/10/2017 - 13:54

Telegraph.co.uk

Transgender members of US military sue Donald Trump for discrimination
Telegraph.co.uk
The five unnamed individuals filed the suit in Washington DC on Wednesday, claiming that Mr Trump's declaration discriminates against the troops “based on their sex and transgender status,” violating due process and equal protection under the Fifth ...
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Transgender Service Members Sue Over Planned Ban On Trans People In MilitaryNPR
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Atlanta gym owner defends 'no cops' rule after death threats

Topix TG News - Thu, 08/10/2017 - 10:42

A gym owner in Atlanta who banned police officers and military members defended his policy on Wednesday after receiving scores of death threats prompted by the rule posted on his business's door. Jim Chambers said the rule had been in place since early 2016 when he opened the East Atlanta Barbell Club in Georgia's capital.

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Commentary: Transgender people's rights are civil rights - Austin American-Statesman

Google Transgender - Thu, 08/10/2017 - 10:01

Austin American-Statesman

Commentary: Transgender people's rights are civil rights
Austin American-Statesman
Unfortunately, the transgender community is an easy target for politicians even though suicide attempts are alarmingly common among them. Forty percent of transgender people try to kill themselves compared to 4.6 percent of the general public ...

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Tales of transformation: transgender plays at Edinburgh festival - The Guardian

Google Transgender - Thu, 08/10/2017 - 08:55

The Guardian

Tales of transformation: transgender plays at Edinburgh festival
The Guardian
In a festival where identity politics is a significant theme, the experiences of transgender men and women are taking centre stage. As with those early feminist theatre-makers, simply telling your personal story is often deemed sufficient, although ...

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Transgender military personnel in legal bid to block Trump ban - BBC News

Google Transgender - Thu, 08/10/2017 - 08:51

BBC News

Transgender military personnel in legal bid to block Trump ban
BBC News
Five transgender people in the US military have launched a legal bid to block a ban announced by President Trump on Twitter last month. The anonymous plaintiffs from the army, air force and coast guard are suing Mr Trump and several officials. They say ...
Transgender Service Members Sue Over Planned Ban On Trans People In MilitaryNPR
5 Transgender Service Members Sue Trump Over Military BanNew York Times
Transgender Soldiers Are Suing President Trump Over His Proposal to Ban Them From the MilitaryTIME
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Indian-American Transgender a Girla Sues US School For Sex Discrimination

Topix TG News - Thu, 08/10/2017 - 06:21

Washington, Aug 10: An eight-year-old Indian-origin transgender girl has sued a US school for alleged gender discrimination. Nikki Brar and her parents Priya Shah and Jaspret Brar have sued Heritage Oak Private Education in California for forcing their kid to wear a boy's uniform and refusing to call her by her chosen name.

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For Transgender Women, an Extra Dose of Fear - New York Times

Google Transgender - Thu, 08/10/2017 - 02:19

New York Times

For Transgender Women, an Extra Dose of Fear
New York Times
Her partner Eveline Carr, also a transgender woman, feels similarly. “All it takes is one guy to be attracted to you, and feel embarrassed because of it, and you can be assaulted or killed for 'tricking' him,” said Ms. Carr, 59, a tech writer in Lake ...

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School district settles with transgender teens

Topix TG News - Thu, 08/10/2017 - 01:56

A Pennsylvania school district has settled a lawsuit with three transgender teens, moving to allow all transgender students to use bathrooms in accordance with the gender they identify with and scrapping a rule that required students to use bathrooms that corresponded to their "biological sex." Transgender teen Juliet Evancho, whose sister Jackie sang at President Donald Trump's inauguration and later pleaded to meet the president on behalf of transgender students, sued the Pine-Richland School District after the board passed a resolution barring her from the girls' bathroom last fall.

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The Evancho sisters are ready to fight against Trump's transgender military ban - AOL

Google Transgender - Thu, 08/10/2017 - 01:40

AOL

The Evancho sisters are ready to fight against Trump's transgender military ban
AOL
The Evancho sisters, Jackie and Juliet, are ready to fight against President Trump's recent ban on transgender people serving in the military. Jackie is the 17-year old singer who performed at Trump's inauguration. She told PEOPLE, "It was another one ...
Trump inauguration singer: Transgender ban another 'disappointment'The Hill (blog)
Juliet & Jackie Evancho On Tackling Transgender Dating, Trump Backlash & More On New ShowHollywood Life

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5 Transgender Service Members Sue Trump Over Military Ban - New York Times

Google Transgender - Thu, 08/10/2017 - 00:16

New York Times

5 Transgender Service Members Sue Trump Over Military Ban
New York Times
WASHINGTON — Five transgender people serving in the United States military sued President Trump and top Pentagon officials on Wednesday, asking that transgender troops be allowed to stay in the military. The lawsuit was filed in response to Mr. Trump ...
Transgender military personnel in legal bid to block Trump banBBC News
Transgender Service Members Sue Over Planned Ban On Trans People In MilitaryNPR
Trump says he is 'doing military a great favour' with transgender troop banThe Independent
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School district settles with transgender teens - The Mercury News

Google Transgender - Wed, 08/09/2017 - 22:50

The Mercury News

School district settles with transgender teens
The Mercury News
A Pennsylvania school district has settled a lawsuit with three transgender teens, moving to allow all transgender students to use bathrooms in accordance with the gender they identify with and scrapping a rule that required students to use bathrooms ...

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Pennsylvania school district settles with transgender teens who alleged discrimination over bathroom policy - Washington Post

Google Transgender - Wed, 08/09/2017 - 21:51

Washington Post

Pennsylvania school district settles with transgender teens who alleged discrimination over bathroom policy
Washington Post
A Pennsylvania school district has settled a lawsuit with three transgender teens, moving to allow all transgender students to use bathrooms in accordance with the gender they identify with and scrapping a rule that required students to use bathrooms ...

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It's Time To Talk About Gun Violence, Hate And Protecting The Transgender Community - Essence.com

Google Transgender - Wed, 08/09/2017 - 21:34

Essence.com

It's Time To Talk About Gun Violence, Hate And Protecting The Transgender Community
Essence.com
Earlier this year, I had the pleasure of meeting transgender activist Janet Mock at the Women's March, when we were both there to address the scores of women who came to Washington, D.C. to have their voices heard. I've followed Janet's career for some ...

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Transgender Service Members Sue Over Planned Ban On Trans People In Military - NPR

Google Transgender - Wed, 08/09/2017 - 21:32

NPR

Transgender Service Members Sue Over Planned Ban On Trans People In Military
NPR
Five openly transgender members of the U.S. military are suing President Trump and other leaders of the U.S. government over Trump's declaration, over Twitter, that trans people will no longer be allowed to serve in the U.S. military. The suit alleges ...
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Active-duty military members sue Trump over transgender banWashington Post
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Dallas Stars become 1st Texas team opposing 'bathroom bill'

Topix TG News - Wed, 08/09/2017 - 21:28

The NHL's Dallas Stars have become the first Texas professional sports franchise to officially oppose a "bathroom bill" targeting transgender people. Team President James Lites said in a statement Wednesday that the Stars are "strongly opposed to any legislation perceived as discriminatory."

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Bobby V Has Filed a Warrant Against His Transgender Accuser - BET

Google Transgender - Wed, 08/09/2017 - 21:23

BET

Bobby V Has Filed a Warrant Against His Transgender Accuser
BET
Bobby Valentino's reputation was pretty much shot to hell after video of him fleeing a transgender woman's apartment went viral. But now, the R&B singer is ...
Bobby Valentino's Transgender Prostitute Reima Houston Scandal ...Celebrity Insider (blog)

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Transgender Graduates Get $20000 Each After Restroom Dispute - Daily Signal

Google Transgender - Wed, 08/09/2017 - 20:30

Daily Signal

Transgender Graduates Get $20000 Each After Restroom Dispute
Daily Signal
A Pennsylvania school agreed to pay three transgender students $20,000 each in a settlement allowing the students to use the restroom corresponding to their gender identity. The details of the costly settlement—totaling $60,000 awarded to the students ...

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Trump inauguration singer: Transgender ban another 'disappointment' - The Hill (blog)

Google Transgender - Wed, 08/09/2017 - 20:14

The Hill (blog)

Trump inauguration singer: Transgender ban another 'disappointment'
The Hill (blog)
Jackie Evancho, the 17-year-old singer who performed at President Trump's inauguration, is calling his plan to ban transgender service members from the U.S. military another “disappointment” of his first year. “It was another one of those moments where ...
Juliet & Jackie Evancho On Tackling Transgender Dating, Trump Backlash & More On New ShowHollywood Life

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Amazon sued by transgender woman, husband for workplace harassment - Reuters

Google Transgender - Wed, 08/09/2017 - 19:53

Reuters

Amazon sued by transgender woman, husband for workplace harassment
Reuters
(Reuters) - A transgender woman and her husband sued Amazon.com Inc on Wednesday, accusing the company of subjecting them to severe harassment and physical threats when they both worked at the retailer's warehouse in Kentucky. A group ...
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Lawsuit Opposes Trumpa s Ban on Transgender Military Service

Topix TG News - Wed, 08/09/2017 - 19:10

Two LGBT-rights organizations filed a lawsuit in federal court Wednesday challenging President Donald Trump's tweets declaring he wants a ban on transgender people serving in the military. The suit was filed in U.S. District Court in Washington on behalf of five transgender service members with nearly 60 years of combined military service.

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