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1 in 5 college students so stressed they consider suicide

Topix TG News - Tue, 09/11/2018 - 05:06

College can be so stressful that many students think about killing themselves, and some even try, a new study suggests. Among more than 67,000 students surveyed, over 20 percent said they experienced stressful events in the last year that were strongly associated with mental health problems, including harming themselves and suicidal thoughts or attempts, researchers found.

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'X Factor' Judge Robbie Williams Under Fire for Asking for Transgender Contestant's 'Birth Name'

Topix TG News - Tue, 09/11/2018 - 00:29

X Factor judge Robbie Williams has been taken to task for a remark he made while judging a trans contestant on the show over the weekend. Twenty-year-old contestant Felix Shepherd took to the stage on the Saturday night broadcast of the longstanding reality competition, performing a rendition of Kodaline's "All I Want" to rousing applause.

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Fair Point: Gay sex should be made legal worldwide

Topix TG News - Mon, 09/10/2018 - 22:07

APRIL 3: Gay, lesbian and transgender activists react to the unanimous decision by the Iowa Supreme Court earlier in the day recognizing same sex marriage as a civil right during a celebration on April 3, 2009 at the University of Iowa i WHEN I first saw the news that India's Supreme Court has ruled that gay sex is no longer a criminal offence, I was over the moon. The part of the law in question in India known as Section 377 stated that gay sex was unnatural and an offence punishable by up to 10 years in prison.

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The Planet Fitness Transgender Case Is Headed Back To Trial Court

Topix TG News - Mon, 09/10/2018 - 17:36

After three-plus years of legal wrangling, resulting in four court decisions, an ejected Planet Fitness club member in Michigan scored a victory over the franchise chain's unwritten membership policy that allows men who self-identify as women to use the women's locker rooms, showers and restrooms. Legal documents in 42nd Circuit Court, County of Midland explain that a Planet Fitness franchisee revoked Yvette M. Cormier's membership in March 2015, one month after joining the fitness gym, when she began complaining to fellow club members that she had encountered a transgender individual, a man who identified as a woman, in the ladies' locker room.

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Transgender X Factor star Felix Shepherd nearly died from anorexia as a teen

Topix TG News - Mon, 09/10/2018 - 12:53

X Factor hopeful Felix Shepherd has revealed he nearly died from anorexia as a teen as he struggled to come to terms with his trans identity. The 20-year-old singer, who told the judges on Saturday's show he was transgender, has opened up about how he came to terms with his body, and how he almost risked his life before coming out to his family.

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Can you fire Mississippians for being transgender? Governor wants high court to hear appeal.

Topix TG News - Mon, 09/10/2018 - 08:28

Jorden Blosser is graduating from Pass Christian High. He's the first out transgender student to do so.

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Transgender footy star quits women's league days after release of new policy

Topix TG News - Mon, 09/10/2018 - 06:20

White Texas cop is CHARGED with manslaughter for gunning down and killing a black neighbor after she walked into his apartment by mistake, a year after she was involved in another shooting Wife, 31, is charged with murder after 'shooting dead her estranged husband in a Walmart parking lot while their three children watched on just days after he sued her for custody' Seven people are injured as 'Afghan' knifeman goes on rampage through central Paris before local petanque players throw boules in a bid to disarm him Tropical Storm Florence upgrades to hurricane and is expected to hit the East Coast on Thursday - as two other storms swirl behind Les Moonves STEPS DOWN as CBS chief after being accused of sexual misconduct by SIX more women in New Yorker expose - and the network will now donate $20million to the #MeToo movement How Les Moonves fell: The stories of all 12 women who made ... (more)

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Peer Pressure and - Transgender' Teens

Topix TG News - Mon, 09/10/2018 - 02:03

If your teenage daughter suddenly declares herself transgender, should you assume she's mature enough to make decisions that will permanently affect her health, fertility and future? Or could she be influenced by societal and peer pressure? Physician and researcher Lisa Littman doesn't have the answer, but transgender ideologues are trying to silence her for even asking the question.

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Criminal fights to get two convictions removed from her record due to being transgender

Topix TG News - Sun, 09/09/2018 - 21:41

A transgender criminal is fighting to get two convictions removed from her record because they reveal that she was born male. The woman, named only as Helen, was convicted for 'importuning as a man' when she worked at a Soho 'clip joint' in the 1970s and 1980s.

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Camberley transgender army officer believed she 'would never...

Topix TG News - Sun, 09/09/2018 - 17:23

Captain Hannah Winterbourne believed no-one would ever love her before her fairytale wedding to an actor who used to be a woman Britain's highest ranking transgender army officer believed she would never marry as she presumed "no-one would ever love her". Hannah Winterbourne, 31, is the highest ranking transgender officer in the British Army and married actor Jack Graf, 40, at London's Chelsea Town Hall back in March.

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Pakistan: Transgender set on fire by four men for resisting sexual assault

Topix TG News - Sun, 09/09/2018 - 12:53

A transgender in Pakistan died on Saturday after he was set on fire allegedly by four persons when he resisted their attempt to sexually assault him. The transgender suffered 80 per cent burn injuries and died while he was being taken to a hospital in Lahore.

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Robbie Williams draws criticism after asking transgender X Factor contestant about their birth name

Topix TG News - Sun, 09/09/2018 - 10:39

The X Factor hasn't been on our screens long, but it's already drawing some criticism after new judge Robbie Williams asked a transgender contestant about their birth name. Felix Shepherd received a standing ovation from the audience after his rendition All I Want by Kodaline, and said that he was on the singing competition to prove that he was "more than just a transgender guy."

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Transgender teen writes heartbreaking note thanking neighbour for support

Topix TG News - Sun, 09/09/2018 - 06:10

A transgender teenager has left a heartbreaking letter on his neighbours doorstep, thanking her for flying a flag in support of trans rights. The unnamed 15-year-old penned the letter in response to her flying the blue, white and pink flag in the front garden of her home in Salt Lake City, Utah.

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Verdict shot in the arm for Aishwarya

Topix TG News - Sun, 09/09/2018 - 02:00

Paradip: The state's first government gazetted officer from the transgender community plans to marry her live-in partner following the Supreme Court judgment that decriminalised "sexual intercourse against the order of the nature". A five-judge constitution bench on Thursday unanimously decriminalised private homosexual acts between consenting adults, striking down as unconstitutional a British-era provision that punished such acts with jail terms up to life.

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X Factor judges wowed by transgender singer

Topix TG News - Sat, 09/08/2018 - 21:44

Felix Shepherd, a 20-year-old songwriting student, claimed four yeses from Simon Cowell and company with a rendition of Kodaline's All I Want. The competition hopeful from Birmingham announced that he had been born Emily, and had undergone private treatment paid for by his mother.

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Pay TV: Pose delivers funny, poignant peek into queer and transgender community

Topix TG News - Sat, 09/08/2018 - 17:29

It ain't perfect, but my goodness it's something to behold. There's over-the-top-dialogue.

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Rapist transgender woman found guilty despite calling new abuse case 'b*****ks'

Topix TG News - Sat, 09/08/2018 - 13:07

A convicted rapist transgender woman who told the jury a new child abuse case against her was 'a load of bollocks' has been found guilty. Carrie Cooper, 52, was convicted of eight charges of sexual assault and one assault by penetration after attacking the girl in Hertford between 2007 and 2012.

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Trump Surprised Top Staff With Ban On Transgender Troops, Says Bob Woodard Book

Topix TG News - Sat, 09/08/2018 - 10:55

President Donald Trump announced his transgender military ban before hearing from top officials, according to a new book by journalist Bob Woodward. According to excerpts from the upcoming book published by the Washington Examiner , Woodward claims that Trump tweeted about the ban before a planned meeting to discuss options.

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Vicious trolls harass transgender daughter of Whose Line Is It Anyway? star Colin Mochrie

Topix TG News - Sat, 09/08/2018 - 06:44

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Transgender Woman Shot to Death in Philadelphia

Topix TG News - Sat, 09/08/2018 - 02:27

Transgender woman Shantee Tucker was shot to death in Philadelphia Wednesday, and activists say her gender identity was likely a motive in the attack, although police are doubtful. Tucker, 30, was observed having an argument with someone in a pickup truck about 1 a.m. Wednesday in the city's Hunting Park neighborhood, the Philadelphia Daily News reports.

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