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UK doctor's horrifying - cure' for Peter's homosexuality

Topix TG News - Sun, 07/08/2018 - 10:19

Peter Price was 18 when he underwent conversion therapy, which was intended to "cure" his homosexuality but instead left him deeply damaged. "I thought I was going mental.

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A Transgender Director Who Defies Genres (to France's Confusion) - New York Times

Google Transgender - Sun, 07/08/2018 - 08:00

New York Times

A Transgender Director Who Defies Genres (to France's Confusion)
New York Times
Ms. Ménard is one of few prominent transgender artists in France, a country where transgender issues have struggled to gain public traction. Gender is the dominant theme of this year's Avignon Festival, a 19-day event that is the most important in the ...

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LGBT campaign group in U-turn over claims transgender guidelines were ...

Topix TG News - Sun, 07/08/2018 - 05:46

LGBT Youth Scotland were threatened with court action by the Christian Institute over claims their guidelines had official government support. A campaign group have backed down on claims that their controversial guidance to schools on transgender pupils had Government backing.

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India: no country for transgender women - South China Morning Post

Google Transgender - Sun, 07/08/2018 - 05:06

India: no country for transgender women
South China Morning Post
While violence against women in India has gained national attention – millions protested against sexual assault after a student was gang raped in Delhi in 2012 – many in the country's transgender community say they feel like crimes against them stay ...

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India: no country for transgender women - South China Morning Post

Google Transgender - Sun, 07/08/2018 - 05:06

South China Morning Post

India: no country for transgender women
South China Morning Post
While violence against women in India has gained national attention – millions protested against sexual assault after a student was gang raped in Delhi in 2012 – many in the country's transgender community say they feel like crimes against them stay ...

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Colourful pride celebrations in London

Topix TG News - Sun, 07/08/2018 - 01:19

More than a million people have taken part in London's Pride celebrations, transforming the centre of the British capital into a rainbow-coloured festival for LGBT rights. Around 30,000 revellers in extravagant costumes marched through the city in the parade on Saturday, campaigning for equality and diversity.

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Mayor of London Sadiq Khan condemns anti-transgender group who 'hijacked' Pride march - PinkNews

Google Transgender - Sat, 07/07/2018 - 21:54

PinkNews

Mayor of London Sadiq Khan condemns anti-transgender group who 'hijacked' Pride march
PinkNews
After brief negotiations Pride in London organisers took the decision not to remove the protesters, who subsequently led the Pride parade across much of its route bearing the sign “Transactivism erases lesbians” while distributing anti-transgender ...

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Red Hen reaction is why blue donkey keeps losing

Topix TG News - Sat, 07/07/2018 - 20:47

Two weekends ago, after joining her husband and a handful of friends at the 26-seat Red Hen restaurant in Lexington, Va., White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders was asked to leave the establishment. The following Monday, after Sanders tweeted a statement regarding the incident in response to media inquiries, the story went viral.

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Hundreds march for better transgender healthcare - The Irish Times - Irish Times

Google Transgender - Sat, 07/07/2018 - 18:55

Irish Times

Hundreds march for better transgender healthcare - The Irish Times
Irish Times
About 300 people protested in Dublin on Saturday to call for proper healthcare within the State for members of the transgender and non-binary community.

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Transgender person stabbed in back in Cleveland's Union-Miles ... - cleveland.com

Google Transgender - Sat, 07/07/2018 - 17:19

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Transgender person stabbed in back in Cleveland's Union-Miles ...
cleveland.com
The incident happened just after 2:30 a.m. on East 98th Street near Union Avenue, Cleveland police spokesman Det. Reginald Lanton said.

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Court: Louisiana oil pipeline construction can continue

Topix TG News - Sat, 07/07/2018 - 16:03

In this Friday, April 27, 2018 photo, a old logging canal cuts through Bayou Sorrel in the Atchafalaya River Basin in Louisiana. A federal appeals court's ruling allows construction to continue on a crude oil pipeline through an environmentally fragile Louisiana swamp.

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Lukas Dhont's Girl Breaks New Ground for Transgender Representation

Topix TG News - Sat, 07/07/2018 - 11:13

Beautifully constructed by VallA©e and Noxon, and unforgettably performed by an ensemble that seems destined for awards ceremony stages in the near future, this is For most of two hours, Reed and his colleagues take super-fans on a long, strange trip with some of the most sympathetic cinematic crime-fighters in "The Ballad of Narayama" is a Japanese film of great beauty and elegant artifice, telling a story of startling cruelty. What a space it opens Roger Ebert's speech on empathy for the "11th Hour" series on April 9th, 1994, being republished here in honor of his birthday June 18. Roger Ebert was born on this day in 1942, and died a little over five years ago.

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Weekend Read: 'The Rosa Parks of the transgender movement' - Southern Poverty Law Center

Google Transgender - Sat, 07/07/2018 - 11:10

Southern Poverty Law Center

Weekend Read: 'The Rosa Parks of the transgender movement'
Southern Poverty Law Center
By the time she was 17, she would be well on her way to becoming, as one writer would later call her, “the Rosa Parks of the modern transgender movement.” It's a title that was all but lost with the passage of time. But as we look back on her life ...

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I'm a surgeon who helps transgender people live the way they feel inside

Topix TG News - Sat, 07/07/2018 - 06:32

Surgery can transform the lives of people with gender dysphoria. And when a trans person is at death's door, talking of suicide, it can even save lives.

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Scarlett Johansson faces casting backlash, this time for playing a transgender man

Topix TG News - Sat, 07/07/2018 - 01:55

Scarlett Johansson is set to star in a film based on the true story of transgender massage parlor owner Dante 'Tex' Gill, The Hollywood Reporter and Variety have reported. Scarlett Johansson is again at the center of a casting controversy, this time for accepting a role to play a transgender man.

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Letter to the editor: Shootings, transgender people & society - Tribune-Review

Google Transgender - Sat, 07/07/2018 - 01:01

Letter to the editor: Shootings, transgender people & society
Tribune-Review
Now we have transgenders. Why? In Connecticut, two transgender athletes placed first in events at the state track finals. The girls trained hard, only to lose to these students. Picture the Olympics with all men. It could happen. Say you're a ...

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Transgender man's legal challenge to N Ireland Secretary

Topix TG News - Fri, 07/06/2018 - 21:13

The High Court declared in 2016 that his rights to privacy were breached over a reference on the publically accessible marriage certificate. The man's lawyers claim the political stalemate at Stormont means the Department of Finance cannot remove the gender reference.

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2 States Are Trying to Forcibly Out Transgender Kids - NewNowNext

Google Transgender - Fri, 07/06/2018 - 21:12

NewNowNext

2 States Are Trying to Forcibly Out Transgender Kids
NewNowNext
Two states, Ohio and Delaware, are attempting to forcibly out transgender children to their parents. In Ohio, lawmakers are considering a bill, HB658, that would require both teachers and healthcare professionals to tell parents if their children are ...

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