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Transgender military personnel sue Trump over service ban

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

Five transgender members of the U.S. military including Iraq and Afghanistan war veterans sued President Donald Trump on Wednesday, challenging his ban on transgender people serving in the armed forces. The surprise announcement, citing healthcare costs and unit disruption, appealed to some in Trump's conservative political base but created uncertainty for thousands of transgender service members, many of whom came out after the Pentagon said in 2016 it would allow transgender people to serve openly.

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Lawsuit opposes Trump's ban on transgender military service

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

Dozens of protesters gather in Times Square near a military recruitment center to show their anger at President Donald Trump's decision to reinstate a ban on transgender individuals from serving in the military on July 26, 2017 in New York City. Trump citied the "tremendous medical costs and disruption" for his decision.

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FBI raided Paul Manafort's home — the same morning Trump tweeted his transgender ban - Salon

Google Transgender - Wed, 08/09/2017 - 18:01

Salon

FBI raided Paul Manafort's home — the same morning Trump tweeted his transgender ban
Salon
After obtaining a search warrant, the FBI raided the home of President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman, Paul Manafort, in the early morning hours on July 26 in order to “seize documents and other materials,” according to the Washington Post.

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Lawsuit opposes Trump's ban on transgender military service - San Francisco Chronicle

Google Transgender - Wed, 08/09/2017 - 17:42

San Francisco Chronicle

Lawsuit opposes Trump's ban on transgender military service
San Francisco Chronicle
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. Transgender people have been allowed to service openly in the military since June 2016. Trump, in a ...

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Transgender service members sue over Trump ban - CNN

Google Transgender - Wed, 08/09/2017 - 16:45

CNN

Transgender service members sue over Trump ban
CNN
The service members, who are not named, all say they have relied on the Defense Department's current policy permitting open service by transgender service members and argue Trump's ban, which may result in early termination or failure to renew their ...
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Kentucky man, transgender wife sue Amazon for workplace bias

Topix TG News - Wed, 08/09/2017 - 16:42

A Kentucky man and his transgender wife are suing Amazon, alleging that they endured sustained discrimination and harassment during a year as co-workers at an Amazon warehouse in northern Kentucky. A lawyer working with the couple said the case is notable in part because Amazon, one of the largest corporations in the nation, has a record of strongly supporting gay and transgender rights.

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Kentucky man, transgender wife sue Amazon for workplace bias

Topix TG News - Wed, 08/09/2017 - 16:42

A Kentucky man and his transgender wife are suing Amazon, alleging that they endured sustained discrimination and harassment during a year as co-workers at an Amazon warehouse in northern Kentucky. A lawyer working with the couple said the case is notable in part because Amazon, one of the largest corporations in the nation, has a record of strongly supporting gay and transgender rights.

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Kentucky man, transgender wife sue Amazon for workplace bias

Topix TG News - Wed, 08/09/2017 - 16:42

A Kentucky man and his transgender wife sued Amazon on Wednesday, alleging that they endured sustained discrimination and harassment during a year as co-workers at the mammoth online retailer's warehouse in northern Kentucky. A lawyer working with the couple said the case is notable in part because Amazon, one of the nation's largest corporations, has a record of strongly supporting gay and transgender rights.

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Tomi Lahren, 'I Am Jazz' star discuss transgender rights | Fox News - Fox News

Google Transgender - Wed, 08/09/2017 - 16:33

Fox News

Tomi Lahren, 'I Am Jazz' star discuss transgender rights | Fox News
Fox News
Jazz Jennings and conservative pundit Tomi Lahren discuss transgender on the season finale of I Am Jazz.

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Kentucky man, transgender wife sue Amazon for workplace bias - ABC News

Google Transgender - Wed, 08/09/2017 - 15:34

Kentucky man, transgender wife sue Amazon for workplace bias
ABC News
This Aug. 4, 2017, photo provided by Jillian Weiss shows Dane Lane, left, and his transgender wife, Allegra Schawe-Lane, outside the federal courthouse in Covington, Ky. The couple is filing a lawsuit against Amazon, alleging that they endured ...
Kentucky man, transgender wife sue Amazon, claim workplace biasSeattle Times

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#WomensMonth: Transgender person launches crowdfunding campaign

Topix TG News - Wed, 08/09/2017 - 14:13

When you meet Robyn Alaina Botha, you wouldn't suspect that she is a transgender woman who has been struggling with her gender identity since birth. "I always felt as if there was something wrong with me.

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Six people reveal the moment they first knew they were transgender - The Independent

Google Transgender - Wed, 08/09/2017 - 14:00

The Independent

Six people reveal the moment they first knew they were transgender
The Independent
And if you're cisgender (someone whose sense of personal identity and gender corresponds with their birth sex), what must it be like to feel born into the wrong gender? People are now sharing their memories of when they first realised they were ...

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Transgender candidate faces off against longtime conservative - W*USA 9

Google Transgender - Wed, 08/09/2017 - 13:28

W*USA 9

Transgender candidate faces off against longtime conservative
W*USA 9
But this year, all eyes are on the 13th District, where a longtime incumbent, most well-known for his proposed bathroom bill, is facing off against a transgender woman. Democrat Danica Roem joined WUSA9 for an interview in Manassas to talk about why ...

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Matt Thorn Talks Trump's Transgender Military Ban and LGBTQ Issues (AUDIO) - HuffPost

Google Transgender - Wed, 08/09/2017 - 12:47

HuffPost

Matt Thorn Talks Trump's Transgender Military Ban and LGBTQ Issues (AUDIO)
HuffPost
This week I talked with Matt Thorn, President and CEO of OutServe-SLDN, the national voice for LGBT service members, about Trump's threatening tweets that transgender service members would be banned from serving in the Armed Forces. Trump claimed ...
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A transgender man has given birth to a healthy baby boy with his husband after changing gender 14 years ago. - Daily Mail

Google Transgender - Wed, 08/09/2017 - 11:30

Daily Mail

A transgender man has given birth to a healthy baby boy with his husband after changing gender 14 years ago.
Daily Mail
A transgender man has given birth to a healthy baby boy with his husband after changing gender 14 years ago. Trystan Reece, 34, was raised as a girl but identified as man and decided to transition - but he stopped taking his testosterone tablets so he ...
Transgender dad Trystan Reese shows off newborn baby boy with husband Biff on This Morning after 'unimaginably ...The Sun

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Australians set for non-binding mail ballot on gay marriage

Topix TG News - Wed, 08/09/2017 - 09:34

Australians are set to vote on gay marriage through a non-binding ballot by mail next month after the Senate on Wednesday thwarted the government's preferred option for gauging public opinion before legislating the issue. But the so-called postal plebiscite has never been tried in Australia and faces court challenges by gay-rights advocates who want Parliament to legislate marriage equality now without an opinion poll.

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Kiwi retailers introduce transgender policies

Topix TG News - Wed, 08/09/2017 - 05:12

The supermarket chain promised the use of preferred names and pronouns for transgender employees. Staff also had the right to use sick leave for medical treatments during their transitioning, and could use whichever bathroom and changing room suited their gender identity.

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Loved ones gather to remember transgender woman found dead - KSAT San Antonio

Google Transgender - Wed, 08/09/2017 - 03:43

KSAT San Antonio

Loved ones gather to remember transgender woman found dead
KSAT San Antonio
SAN ANTONIO - Family, friends and supporters of the LGBTQ community gathered Tuesday night to celebrate the life of Kenne McFadden. "I'm holding two candles. One is for me. One is for my baby," said Joanna McFadden, Kenne's mother.

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Can transgender TV characters help bridge an ideological divide? - San Francisco Chronicle

Google Transgender - Wed, 08/09/2017 - 01:15

Can transgender TV characters help bridge an ideological divide?
San Francisco Chronicle
Time's “transgender tipping point” from a few years ago was attributed to fictional trans characters in shows like “Transparent” and “Orange Is the New Black” and news coverage of controversial policy issues, such as discrimination lawsuits about ...

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