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Second transgender woman found dead in Dallas in same week

Topix TG News - Wed, 05/16/2018 - 05:26

The Dallas Police Department is working to identify the body of a transgender female found floating in the water at White Rock Creek in Texas Saturday. The victim, found dead by a kayaker, is the second trans woman to die unexpectedly this week, according to the Dallas Police Department.

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Transgender athletes, firearms threats among MCCSC policy changes - The Herald-Times

Google Transgender - Wed, 05/16/2018 - 02:25

Transgender athletes, firearms threats among MCCSC policy changes
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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Kittery School Committee considers new transgender policy - Seacoastonline.com

Google Transgender - Wed, 05/16/2018 - 01:46

Seacoastonline.com

Kittery School Committee considers new transgender policy
Seacoastonline.com
KITTERY, Maine — The School Committee held a first reading Tuesday night of a new policy proposal on transgender and gender expansive students, outlining how the district will address the needs of such students moving forward. The policy, which ...

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Gubernatorial candidate criticizes grant to LGBT group

Topix TG News - Wed, 05/16/2018 - 00:44

An evangelist running against Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey is criticizing anti-violence grants the state gave to a support organization for gay and transgender individuals. Scott Dawson in a Tuesday press conference said Ivey "betrays our values" with the grants worth nearly $800,000 to Free2Be.

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Second transgender woman found dead in Dallas in same week - New York Daily News

Google Transgender - Tue, 05/15/2018 - 22:24

New York Daily News

Second transgender woman found dead in Dallas in same week
New York Daily News
The Dallas Police Department is working to identify the body of a transgender female found floating in the water at White Rock Creek in Texas Saturday. The victim, found dead by a kayaker, is the second trans woman to die unexpectedly this week ...
Body of Transgender Woman Pulled From White Rock CreekNBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth
Transgender woman found dead in White Rock CreekFOX 4 News
Transgender Woman Found Dead In White Rock Creek: PolicePatch.com
CBS DFW
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Rape investigation prompts calls for better protection of transgender ... - ABC Online

Google Transgender - Tue, 05/15/2018 - 20:50

ABC Online

Rape investigation prompts calls for better protection of transgender ...
ABC Online
Juvenile Justice New South Wales investigates the alleged rapes of a transgender prisoner in two Sydney correctional centres in the 1990s.

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Researchers call for transgender-inclusive healthcare providers

Topix TG News - Tue, 05/15/2018 - 19:35

More should be done to take care of the mental health of transgender people in the US, a new survey carried out in Colorado indicates. The survey results show that four in every ten respondents suffered from depression, while one in every ten tried to commit suicide in the year prior to the survey being conducted.

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Pakistan Passes Widespread Reforms To Grant Transgender Rights - GOOD Magazine

Google Transgender - Tue, 05/15/2018 - 18:17

GOOD Magazine

Pakistan Passes Widespread Reforms To Grant Transgender Rights
GOOD Magazine
Pakistan's parliament recently passed a landmark bill that may expand fundamental rights for the country's transgender community. The Transgender Persons (Protection of Rights) Act — which passed on May 8, 2018, and is headed to Pakistan's president ...

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The gay, transgender and bisexual men on Manus are forced into silence - The Guardian

Google Transgender - Tue, 05/15/2018 - 18:01

The Guardian

The gay, transgender and bisexual men on Manus are forced into silence
The Guardian
Revealing stories related to gay, transgender or bisexual men in the prison had always been frightening for the immigration because those stories are like a gateway, disclosing other incidents in the prison and showing more systematic and in-depth ...

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Lexington delegation stands up for transgender rights - Wicked Local

Google Transgender - Tue, 05/15/2018 - 17:38

Lexington delegation stands up for transgender rights
Wicked Local
On May 15, Rep. Jay Kaufman, D-Lexington, Sen. Cindy Friedman, D-Arlington, and Sen. Mike Barrett, D-Lexington, raised their voices in support of transgender equal rights in the wake of the recent decision to allow a question onto the November 2018 ...

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Eye-watering tale of budding transgender ballerina is Cannes hit

Topix TG News - Tue, 05/15/2018 - 14:48

This year is no exception with a Belgian director's debut about a transgender budding ballerina trying to force her boy's body into executing perfect pointes drawing gasps. Based on the true story of a 15-year-old girl trapped in a boy's body who dreams of becoming a prima ballerina, Lukas Dhont's "Girl", has drawn rave reviews, with 16-year-old Victor Polster hailed for his stand-out cinematic debut.

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Researchers call for transgender-inclusive healthcare providers - EurekAlert (press release)

Google Transgender - Tue, 05/15/2018 - 13:45

Researchers call for transgender-inclusive healthcare providers
EurekAlert (press release)
More should be done to take care of the mental health of transgender people in the US, a new survey carried out in Colorado indicates. The survey results show that four in every ten respondents suffered from depression, while one in every ten tried to ...

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Transgender Filipinos and playing journalism's conflict card when the conflict's largely settled - GetReligion (blog)

Google Transgender - Tue, 05/15/2018 - 13:00

GetReligion (blog)

Transgender Filipinos and playing journalism's conflict card when the conflict's largely settled
GetReligion (blog)
A tried, true and irrepressible journalistic contrivance to pull media consumers into a story is the widely played conflict card. And by conflict I mean of any kind — two nations in opposition, or two politicians, two ideas, two religions, two ...

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Port Townsend Library slates 'Transgender Youth' program for Wednesday - Peninsula Daily News

Google Transgender - Tue, 05/15/2018 - 11:05

Peninsula Daily News

Port Townsend Library slates 'Transgender Youth' program for Wednesday
Peninsula Daily News
PORT TOWNSEND — The Port Townsend Public Library will partner with Port Townsend's Mandala Center for Change to present “Transgender Youth, Transforming Society” at 7 p.m. Wednesday. “Transgender Youth, Transforming Society” will highlight last ...

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Trump administration reverses Obama-era protections for transgender prisoners

Topix TG News - Tue, 05/15/2018 - 09:58

The Trump administration is rolling back an Obama-era protection for the LGBTQ community with a reversal of guidelines designed to defend transgender inmates from being harassed, assaulted or sexually assaulted while in prison. The Bureau of Prisons posted a change notice on Friday to their Transgender Offender Manual outlining new recommendations to use biological sex as the "initial determination" for housing designation.

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LHC seeks details of transgender rights bill 2018 for review - DAWN.com

Google Transgender - Tue, 05/15/2018 - 08:26

DAWN.com

LHC seeks details of transgender rights bill 2018 for review
DAWN.com
The Lahore High Court (LHC) on Tuesday directed the federal government to submit details of the recently passed Transgender Persons (Protection of Rights) Bill, 2018 by June 29 for a review. Justice Shams Mahmood Mirza passed the orders while hearing ...
BLOG: Pakistan's landmark transgender bill still doesn't feel like victoryGeo News, Pakistan

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Transgender inmates now placed by biological sex, not identity

Topix TG News - Tue, 05/15/2018 - 05:01

The Federal Bureau of Prisons is removing protections put in place during former president Barack Obama's era, which used gender identity as the guideline. The BOP says "rare cases", such as strong progress toward a transition and behavioral history, could lead to a change in placement.

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Rosanna Arquette on the Death of Her Sister, Transgender Pioneer Alexis: 'It's a Huge Wound' - PEOPLE.com

Google Transgender - Tue, 05/15/2018 - 03:30

PEOPLE.com

Rosanna Arquette on the Death of Her Sister, Transgender Pioneer Alexis: 'It's a Huge Wound'
PEOPLE.com
Rosanna Arquette and her family are continuing to mourn the death of their sister, transgender pioneer Alexis, who died nearly two years ago at the age of 47. “Alexis was our hero and it's a huge wound, an open gaping wound, in our family,” the actress ...

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